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Court Order of Protection Assistance

Victim Advocates in the Court Order of Protection Assistance Program work in partnership with the St. Louis City and County Family Courts to assist petitioners who going through the Order of Protection process. These advocates work on-site in the St. Louis City and St. Louis County courthouse to ensure that advocacy and support is available to victims of abuse petitioning for Orders of Protection. In addition, these advocates work closely with our Legal Program and our Domestic Violence Advocates to provide court advocacy to victims. 

The Court Order of Protection Assistance Program began in 1999 and these programs serve as resources for judges, Adult Abuse Clerks, other court personnel, and law enforcement.

Services Provided:
  • Immediate crisis support

  • Long term case management including follow up support and information about their case

  • Guidance navigating the legal system

  • Safety Planning 

  • Information about Adult and Child Orders of Protection

  • Assistance with completing the petition

  • Attending the Order of Protection dockets to provide information to clients about the court hearing process

  • Connecting clients to community resources

Contact Information:

St. Louis City Advocate Office:​ 

Location:10 North Tucker Blvd 9th Floor, St. Louis, MO 63101

Phone: (314) 621 - 4402

St. Louis County Advocate Office: 

Location: 105 South Central, Clayton, MO 63105

Phone: (314) 615 - 3210


Were you a petitioner in an Order of Protection case filed in the St. Louis Region?  Would you like to give feedback about your court


If so, click here

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