Baker House - Mentoring & Advocacy
Opened in 2005, Baker House is home to twelve women. All residents at Baker House are participants in the organization's mentoring and advocacy program and receive case management services and other assistance. Residents spend most of their days at work, treatment or volunteering. A house manager is present in the evenings to provide monitoring and support. Residents may remain at Baker House for up to one year
Opened on April 1, 2007, Schirmer House is home to 28 women who are fulfilling a state-mandated supervision requirement. The facility is fully funded by the Missouri Department of Corrections as part of the state's Missouri Reentry Process (MRP). Schirmer House is the first of its kind in the state in that it is self-contained; services offered on-site include Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous and Anger Management classes, computer training and employment and life skills classes. The facility is staffed by four full-time employees, a probation officer and a 24-hour security team. Schirmer House residents remain at the facility until they are able to establish a safe and appropriate home plan.
Center for Women in Transition has a zero tolerance policy towards sexual assault, sexual misconduct, and sexual harassment by residents or staff. This includes any sexual act, touching, comments, or gestures. Residents have the right to be free from sexual abuse and sexual harassment in this facility, and to be free from retaliation for reporting any incidents. To view Schirmer House's full Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) policy, please click here.