Eligibility Requirements

A prospective Safe at Home participant:

  • Has good reason to believe she or he is a victim of domestic violence, rape, sexual assault, human trafficking, stalking, or other crime who fears future harm, or she or he resides with a victim;
  • Has a valid Missouri address where she or he can immediately begin receiving mail;
  • Is an adult person or a parent or guardian acting on behalf of a minor or incapacitated person;
  • Is willing to designate the secretary of state as her or his legal agent to receive legal documents, service of process and first-class and certified mail; 
  • Understands the best use of the program is for those who have relocated or are about to relocate to an address unknown to the assailant and that is not already part of any public record; and
  • Understands there will be a 5 -to 7-day mail delay as mail first comes to Safe at Home and is then forwarded to her or his confidential mailing address.