Sensitive Crimes

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Sexual Abuse

Local Resources

Rape Crisis Center

Forensic Nurse Examiner Program

  • Provides FNE exams and care to victims of sexual abuse

  • 202 S. Park Street, Madison, WI 53715

  • (608) 417-5916

Rainbow Project

  • Provides outpatient counseling treatment services and resources for young children and their families who have experienced trauma.

  • 831 East Washington Avenue, Madison, WI 53703

  • (608) 255- 7356


  • Provides services for race and gender equality, empowers women, resources on job training and housing/shelter.

  • Downtown Location: 101 E. Mifflin Street, Suite 100 Madison, WI 53703

  • Empowerment Center: 3101 Latham Drive, Madison, WI 53713

  • Phone Number: (608) 257-1436

Hancock Center

  • Hancock Center provides dance movement therapy services along with health and wellness education

  • 16 North Hancock Street, Madison, WI 53703

  • Phone Number: (608) 251-0908

  • Email:

Canopy Center

  • 1457 E Washington Ave #102, Madison, WI 53703

  • Phone Number: (608) 241-4888

  • Canopy Center specializes in child abuse prevention and treatment by providing services and resources.

Safe Harbor

  • Advocate center for children and families of sexual abuse

  • 1457 E Washington Ave #102, Madison, WI 53703

  • Phone Number: (608) 661-9787

State and National Resources


Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault

  • Provides information about discussions around rape and sexual assault

  • WCASA wants to ensure that victims receive support and services. In addition, WCASA wants to create a social change to end sexual violence.

  • 2801 West Beltline Highway Suite 202, Madison, WI 53713

  • Phone Number: (608) 257-1516


  • 24/7 Helpline: (800) 656-4673

  • Provides statistical information and programs to prevent sexual violence to ensure victims are being supported


Victim Witness Unit

  • Overview of victim and witness rights

  • Victim Witness Unit (Madison): 215 S. Hamilton Street #3000, Madison, WI 53703

  • Phone Number: (608) 266-9003

Chapter 950

  • Rights of Victims and Witness of Crime

Title IX Student Rights

  • Overview of information on student’s legal rights to a safe education free from gender harm.

National Human Trafficking Resources

  • Latest news, information, and resources for human trafficking victims

Domestic Violence


Local Resources

DAIS (Domestic Abuse Intervention Services)

  • Provides individual support, family advocacy, parenting support,  information and referral for shelter residents.

  • 2102 Fordem Avenue, Madison, WI 53704

  • Business Phone Number: (608) 251-1237

  • 24/7 Helpline: (608) 251-4445


End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin: The Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence

  • Support, connect, and empower domestic violence survivors by leading a coalition to end domestic abuse.

  • 1245 East Washington Avenue, Madison, WI 53703

  • Phone Number: (608) 255-0539


  • UNIDOS is committed to helping Latina survivors of domestic violence access local services. Their mission is to provide a bridge to a safe environment through assessment, direct support, referral, education, training and collaborating to break the cycle of domestic violence in Latino communities, one family at a time.

  • 2875 FIsh Hatchery Road, Madison, WI 53713

  • Phone Number: (608) 256-9195

State and National Resources

National Dating Abuse Helpline

  • Helpline: (866) 331-9474

  • Text Line: Text LOVEIS to 22522

  • Provides services and resources to engage, educate and empower young people to prevent and end abusive relationships.

National Center for Victims of Crime

  • Advocacy center on rights for victims of domestic violence

National Resource Center on Domestic Violence

  • Provides resources, services, and information to improve community response to domestic violence crimes