We are more

Than a domestic violence shelter

Newhouse is the catalyst to true healing and where survivors of domestic violence become empowered to achieve their full potential.

our ecosystem approach

Domestic violence is a multi-faceted issue. To meet the unique needs of survivors and reverse the impacts of trauma, we provide a comprehensive ecosystem of whole person healing resources to confront a myriad of issues. Strategic collaboration and partnerships enable us to respond, shift and shatter the barriers that feed the cycle of domestic violence.

Transforming Lives


We are a safe shelter for victims fleeing domestic abuse. With 88 beds, Newhouse houses Kansas City women, men, and children who are most in need.


We are the catalyst for survivors of domestic violence to rise through the impacts of trauma by providing an ecosystem of transformative services that lead to safety, self-sufficiency and whole-person healing.


We are committed to investing in and influencing the next generation, knowing this is where we truly have the power to break the cycle of domestic violence.


We value zealous collaboration. Domestic violence is a community health problem. Only when the community links arms, can we shatter the barriers that feed the cycle of abuse. 

2020 Impact

hotline calls answered
adults and children received support services
bednights provided
program sessions for adults and children



Every dollar provides life-saving services for survivors.

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Your time and talent is needed at Newhouse.

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Amplify the work of Newhouse, and be a voice for survivors.

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new beginning for newhouse

New vision, new mission, new brand & new approach.
Meet the new Newhouse.

We shatter the barriers that feed the cycle of abuse and for all people to live a life free of domestic violence.

words from residents

Thank you for being there for me when no one else was. It really means a lot.
Newhouse means everything to me. It has helped me feel safe & stay safe.
Newhouse means hope. It means transformation. It means future success.