Become a Rainbow House Guardian Angel 
with a Monthly Donation



$10 - provides 3 meals for one child for one day


$25 - provides diapers for one baby for two weeks


$50 - provides weekly educational and recreational outings for a house full of kids. Activities such as bowling, movies, skating, museums and trip to the zoo


$100 - provides fuel for transporting children to and from any Boone County school, doctors appointments, household errands and outings


$500 - provides a loving, supportive full-time staff member for a week



$1000 - provides a safe and secure home environment for up to 14 children. This keeps our lights on, water running, and security system up to date





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Rainbow House Volunteers


Parenting Classes


Rainbow House Wish List



We are a National Safe Place Agency










City of Columbia





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2018 Masquerade Ball was an Amazing Night!



2018 King & Queen: AW and Rachel Smith

AW, Rachel and his team raised over $20,000 for Rainbow House!


Our wonderful team of candidates raised over $51,000 for Rainbow House!





Celebrating 32 Years!


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