The Mission of the St. Louis Family Violence Council is to significantly reduce the incidence of family violence in St. Louis through discussion, education, advocacy, intervention, systemic change, and coordination of community resources.  “Family violence” is understood to include physical, emotional and/or sexual abuse occurring between family members or those involved in intimate relationships including children and the elderly.

 

At the the St. Louis Family Violence Council, we aim to:

  • Strengthen and expand coordination and collaboration
  • Promote effective prevention, intervention, and treatment based on community needs
  • Shape the community’s response to family violence and instigate systemic change to reduce incidence and impact of violence