Victim Resources

Victims of crime and other traumatic events often benefit from having access to community organizations and the publications they produce. When responding to crimes, we provide these resources to victims as needed. However, we also want to make these resources available to all community members, including victims of crimes that we’re not able to respond to. Below, you’ll find a number of resources for victims, including mental health resources, domestic violence resources, suicide prevention resources, and more! Please use the filters below to refine the list of resources by type (i.e. organization or publication) and topic (e.g. mental health, domestic violence, sexual assault, etc.).

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Restraining Order Information

Topic: Domestic Violence Type: Organization

A restraining order is a court order that orders someone not to hurt you, to stay away from you, move out of the house, have no contact with you, or stop harassing you. Learn more with the link below.

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Power and Control Wheel Resource

Topic: Domestic Violence Type: Organization

The Power and Control Wheel is a tool utilized in the domestic violence/interpersonal violence field to understand the tactics abusers use to gain power and control over their victims. The wheel is instrumental to our understanding of how abusers operate. The wheel was created by the Domestic Abuser Intervention Programs as part of “The Duluth Model”, which focuses on training and education that teaches how communities can work together to shift blame to abusers and better support survivors.

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UMOS

Topic: Domestic Violence Type: Organization

UMOS, a non-profit advocacy organization, provides programs and services which improve the employment, educational, health and housing opportunities of under-served populations.

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Your Statutory Rights as a Victim

Topic: Crime Type: Organization

If you are the victim of a crime, you may come in contact with the criminal justice system. As this process begins, you are entitled to certain rights under Wisconsin laws.

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Legal Action of Wisconsin

Topic: Legal Advice Type: Organization

Legal Action of Wisconsin provides free legal services to low-income people who would be denied justice without our help. We deliver top-quality, personalized legal service to each and every client we serve. We also emphasize legal work with a broader reach, aimed at systemic changes that will help more people achieve a decent quality of life.

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The Trevor Project

Topic: LGBTQIA+ Type: Organization

You deserve a welcoming, loving world. And so do the people you care about. Here you can reach out to a counselor if you’re struggling, find answers and information, and get the tools you need to help someone else.

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Diverse & Resilient

Topic: LGBTQIA+ Type: Organization

At Diverse & Resilient, we see a future in which lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer people in Wisconsin thrive, living healthy, satisfying lives in safe, supportive communities.

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Victim Crime Compensation Form

Topic: Crime Type: Organization

Victims of violent crime and family or household members of deceased victims may have significant out-of-pocket expenses through no fault of their own.  Crime Victim Compensation (CVC) helps pay for unreimbursed eligible expenses that result from the crime.

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Center for Grieving Children

Topic: Death Type: Organization

Every year thousands of area children grieve the loss of a parent, grandparent, a friend or loved one. The Center for Grieving Children is a safe place for children, teens and their families to find compassionate peer support, engage in commemorative activities, gain information about the grieving process, and express feelings and experiences in an accepting environment. Programming is provided at no charge to children, ages 3 – 18, and the adults who care for them.

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Christine Ann – Domestic Violence Emergency Shelter

Topic: Domestic Violence Type: Organization

Christine Ann Domestic Abuse Services (CADASI) operates a 37 bed emergency shelter for individuals and families needing safety and shelter from an abusive situation. While the shelter and 24-hour help line are essential we recognize that it is our outreach services to those not living in the shelter along with the teen/children’s programs and community education that truly fulfil our mission.

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Mental Health And Substance Use Services

Topic: Mental Health Type: Organization

The Division of Mental Health and Substance Use Treatment is to provide services to individuals and their families who are affected by mental illness and/or alcohol and other drug abuse, which meets their needs and assists them in living independently in the community in the least restrictive setting.

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Prevent Suicide – Fox Cities

Topic: Suicide Type: Organization

Prevent Suicide Fox Cities exists to decrease suicide and its toll on survivors.

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Center for Suicide Awareness

Topic: Suicide Type: Organization

The Center for Suicide Awareness brings help, hope, and resources to families and individuals in our communities through programs that reach others where they are at and when they need it most. Of the many Center programs and initiatives, bringing HOPELINE™ to all of Wisconsin, has given individuals across our state free emotional support anytime, from anywhere by simply texting: HOPELINE™ to 741741.

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Puro Clean

Topic: Crime & Death Scene Cleaning Services Type: Organization

PuroClean, a leader in property emergency services, helps families and businesses overcome the devastating setbacks caused by water, fire, mold, and other conditions resulting in property damage. Each of our independently owned franchises pledges to do whatever it takes to respond, restore and rescue properties in all of the communities we serve.

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CSCU Crime Scene Clean Up

Topic: Crime & Death Scene Cleaning Services Type: Organization

Our Crime Scene Clean-Up (CSCU) and biohazard-certified crews are dedicated to helping families and communities after a tragedy occurs — compassionately, safely and discreetly.

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