Victim & Survivor Resources

This list of resources is dedicated to survivors and/or victims who need assistance in a time of need.

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Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-8255

24-Hour Crisis Line: 608-265-5600

Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741

Domestic Abuse Intervention Services

  • Helpline: 608-251-4445
  • Text Helpline: 608-420-4638
  • Office: 2102 Fordem Avenue, Madison, WI 53704.

Rape Crisis Center

  • Helpline: 608-251-7273
  • UW-Madison Campus Office: 333 East Campus Mall, Room 7901.
  • Main Office: 2801 Coho Street Suite 301, Madison, WI 53713.

University Health Services Survivor Services

  • UHS 24/7 Crisis Support Line: 608-265-5600 (option 9)

Basic Needs Resources offers support through UW-Madison and the local community.

Emergency Financial Support offers a variety of options to provide some assistance during a financial crisis.

The Dean of Students Office has a variety of ways to support including the Dean of Students Crisis Loan, housing resources, community support, and the ability to work with faculty.

  • Reach out to dean @studentlife.wisc.edy to get connected for support.

Wisconsin SAFE Fund can provide financial assistance to pay for a forensic medical exam.

  • Forensic nurse exams conducted at UHS and at Meriter can be paid for using the SAFE Fund.

Healthy Minds is a digital well-being tool that combines podcast-style lessons and both seated and active mediations to develop important skills for a healthy mind.

SilverCloud is an online, self-guided, interactive mental health resources that provides accessible cognitive-behavioral interventions.

UHS Mental Health Resources provides no-cost mental health services and offers an open, safe, and confidential environment to help students.

YOU@WISC is a student connection portal with tools, content, and resources specific to UW–Madison student life designed to build resilience within students and foster campus connection.

UHS Gynecology Clinic / Sexual Health Clinic offers confidential medical services for students affected by sexual assault and dating violence.

  •  24-hour nurse line: 608-265-5600 (option 1)
  • Address: 333 East Campus Mall, Floors 5 & 6
  • Forensic medical exams are available at UHS during business hours through DaneMAC for no-cost.

UnityPoint Health, Meriter Forensic Nurse Examiner Program provides confidential medical and forensic examinations for the victims of sexual assault and dating violence.

  • 608-417-5916
  • Address (emergency room entrance): 202 South Park Street, Madison, WI 53715
  • Call for information about payment; insurance does not need to be billed and some services can be accessed at no cost.

Filing a police report with UW-Madison Police Department.

  • Call 608-264-2677 to file a report or speak to an officer for non-emergencies, as the department does not accept online / emailed reports.
  • Headquarters (open 24/7): 1429 Monroe Street, Madison, WI 53711.

Filing a police report with the Madison Police Department.

  • Call 608-266-4316 for non-emergencies.
  • Office: 211 S. Carroll Street, Madison, WI 53703.

Filing a sexual harassment / violence report to UW Campus Title IX Coordinator or Dean of Students Office.

Filing a hostile and intimidating behavior report through UW.

Filing a bias or hate incident report through UW.