24-Hour Crisis Help Line – Lincoln County
636-224-1850 EXT 1
24-Hour Crisis Help Line – St. Charles County
636-224-1850 EXT 2
Compass Health (Counseling / Support Groups)
Lincoln County Sheriff's Office
Adult Abuse Information
YOU HAVE A RIGHT NOT TO BE ABUSED.
If you feel you are being abused (physically, mentally, verbally, or sexually), call one of these numbers for information on what you can do to stop the abuse or get away from your abuser.
COLLECT CALLS ACCEPTED!
These phone numbers will be answered 24 hours a day and you will be able to get information free of charge on housing, financial aid, medical aid, counseling services, and shelter.
You do not have to give your name to the person you talk to and all information you give over the phone at these numbers is confidential.
ASSAULT AND BATTERY CRIMES. Any person who hits, chokes, kicks, threatens, harasses, or places you in fear of harm, either with or without a weapon, has broken the law. You can file criminal charges against your abuser.
*Assault and battery reports are reported to your local sheriff’s office. The sheriff’s office will refer you to the proper location for the filing of charges or advise you if the sheriff’s office is obtaining a warrant.
IF YOU HAVE BEEN PHYSICALLY ABUSED, CALL THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE.
IF YOU HAVE INJURIES, SEEK MEDICAL ATTENTION. Emergency rooms of local hospitals will see you if you do not have a regular physician.
You may download the Compass Health Network – Crisis Access Point Stabilization Centers brochure: [ Click Here ]