Child Abuse & Neglect Emergency Shelter, Inc., dba Rainbow House

What we do:

Provide a temporary home for homeless children and youth, offer stability, medical and therapeutic help to children in crisis, and protect child victims of sexual and physical abuse.

Why we’re great:

For over 30 years we have responded to the needs of the community and delivered on the promise made in our mission statement to keep children safe through prevention, assessment, and intervention in child abuse and neglect.

Why does your organization deserve community financial support?

Rainbow House has been part of the Columbia community since 1986. Our services are unique, unduplicated, and vital to the community. We have the only Emergency Shelter and Child Advocacy Center in the area. We are the best at what we do.

List of volunteer and in-kind needs

Volunteers to help with office support, maintenance, special events, and in the children’s shelter. In-kind needs are: cleaning supplies, food, paper products, gas cards and gift cards.

Name of Executive Director

Janie Bakutes

Address of Operations

1611 Towne Drive
Columbia, Missouri 65202


(573) 474-6600

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