Please contact April Barnett or

Rita Ivy if you would like to

support our Tiger!








Tax Credit Info

We have TAX CREDITS available!


Rainbow House Volunteers


Parenting Classes

Rainbow House's full schedule of Parenting Classes offered.


Rainbow House Wish List

Rainbow House is always in need of items throughout the year. We appreciate these donations to operate our programs to serve children, youth and families in need.



We are a National Safe Place Agency










City of Columbia


Rainbow House has the team approach to ending child abuse in Mid-Missouri. This is facilitated by many services, which includes the Children's Emergency Shelter, Regional Child Advocacy Center, Homeless Youth Program and Clinical Programs. Please click on the links below to take you directly to the program or service you wish to learn more about


Since 2002, the Children’s Emergency Shelter has been located on Towne Drive. It can house up to 14 children at a time, ages birth to 18. The Shelter is staffed by full and part time house parents.






Children's Emergency Shelter

Since 1986, Rainbow House’s Children’s Emergency Shelter has provided a safe haven for children in crisis from birth to 18 years of age.   Rainbow House provides a stable, short-term home for children taken into protective custody by the Missouri Children’s Division as a result of abuse and neglect ... learn more


Children's Emergency Shelter

Regional Child Advocacy Center

The CAC opened in 1998 to provide children a safe and friendly environment in which they

may disclose their experience with abuse or neglect just one time.... learn more


Sol House

Homeless Youth Program

The Homeless Youth Program is Rainbow House's newest program, serving homeless youth ages 16-21. The Homeless Youth Program opened in November of 2007... learn more


Clinical Services

Clinical Programs

Rainbow House's Clinical Programs provide the additional therapy services our clients need,

as well as parenting classes, community education and other services... learn more