Agency Overview

CADV History

Citizens Against Domestic Violence, Inc (CADV) is a private non-profit service organization serving victims of domestic and sexual violence and their families in the Lake of the Ozark Area.  We were founded in 1984 and serve Miller, Morgan and Camden counties.  All services we provide are free and confidential for our victims.  We have an active and engaged board of directors, consisting of community business owners, school representatives, healthcare professionals, law enforcement, business leaders and concerned citizens.  In addition, our staff includes 15 dedicated individuals who are passionate about serving victims!

CADV Mission

Citizens Against Domestic Violence strives to cultivate a culture of resiliency in which individuals experiencing abuse are empowered to thrive.  Through advocacy services and community engagement we will purse an end to violence in the lake area.

CADV Continuum of Services

CADV services include:  emergency housing - shelter, 24-hour crisis hotline, hospital advocacy, legal advocacy, crisis intervention, community based outreach advocacy, Crime Victim’s Compensation application assistance, Safe-At-Home application assistance, community referrals for counseling, community referrals for general resources and weekly support groups.  



Projects from Citizens Against Domestic Violence, Inc