JADASA's goal is to expand our resources and in the future open a emergency drop in facility in the North St. Louis County area. 2016 Statistics from the Missouri Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Violence Organization (www.mocadsv.org) states:
-1 in 4 women in the United States have experienced some form of physical violence by an intimate partner.
-In 2016, in Missouri 10,883 received safety in shelters while more than 19,130 (an increase from the previous year) were turned away because shelters were full.
- In 2016 24,011 requests for services were unmet (Increase from the previous year) due to a lack of resources.
-In 2016 there were 44,074 incidents of domestic violence reported by law enforcement in the state of Missouri.
-2015 there were 948 reports of rape or attempted rape to law enforcement. (2016 numbers are not out as of this entry).