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Crisis: Abuse & Sexual Assault

 

Vet Center Program – Department of Veterans Affairs

Military sexual trauma counseling may include individual or group counseling, marital and family counseling, referral for benefits assistance, liaison with community agencies or substance abuse information and referral to help you deal with the emotions of military sexual trauma and regain confidence in your everyday life. Eligible for any veteran who was sexually traumatized while serving in the military is eligible to receive counseling regardless of gender or era of service.

Medical services are available at your local VA Medical Center and can be accessed by contacting the Military Sexual Trauma Coordinator (or Women Veterans Program Manager).  Assessment and referral for sexual trauma counseling are available all all Vet Centers.  On site counseling is available at selected Vet Centers across the country.

Milwaukee: (414) 434-1311 Madison: 608-264-5342 Green Bay: 920-435-5650 Wausau: 715-842-1724 LaCrosse: 608-782-4403

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Hotline: 1-877-WAR-VETS (1-877-927-8387)

Support for: Qualified Service Members, Qualified Veterans, Families (maybe)

 

Wisconsin Military Sexual Assault Response Coordinators

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Phone: 1-800-342-9647

Support for: Service Members, Veterans, Families

 

Safe Harbor

Provides prevention education, crisis intervention,  and ongoing outreach services to empower individuals, families and the community to live lives free of domestic abuse and sexual assault.

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Phone: 1-800-499-7640

Support for: Service Members, Veterans, Families

 

Give an Hour

Free, confidential counseling for veterans and families in need of mental health resources and help. Counselors will help you cope, refer you to additional help, and let you talk about your situation with an actual mental health professional.

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Support for: Service Members, Veterans, Families

 

DOD Safe Helpline

Provides live, confidential support 24/7, either via phone or online.

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Phone: 1-877-995-5247

Support for: Service Members, Veterans (during transition), Families (maybe)

 

The National Domestic Abuse Hotline

Highly-trained advocates are available 24/7 to talk confidentially with anyone experiencing domestic violence, seeking resources or information, or questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationship.

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Phone: 1-800-799-7233

Support for: Service Members, Veterans, Families

 

Sojourner Truth House – Sojourner Truth Family Peace House, Milwaukee

Milwaukee-area campus with coordinated services for those impacted by domestic violence, treating the whole person—mind, body and spirit. Shelter, support groups, legal aid, case management, education & life skills training.

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Phone: 414-933-2722

Support for: Service Members, Veterans, Families

 

Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault

Membership agency comprised of organizations and individuals working to end sexual violence in Wisconsin.

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Sexual Assault Service Provider Listing

Support for: Service Members, Veterans, Families