Chimera Self Defense, Rape Crisis Center
Practical psychological and physical techniques to help women protect themselves from sexual harassment and assault. Full-length classes and short workshops; students of any age or physical ability welcome. Low cost, scholarships available.
2801 Coho St., Suite 301, 53713
608-251-5126 (office); 608-251-7273 (24-hour crisis line); En Espanol: La Linea de Ayuda, 608-258-2567
Domestic Abuse Intervention Services
Help line provides peer counseling, advocacy, information and referral. New emergency shelter houses women, children and pets. Offers support groups and community education. Services free of charge to survivors/victims of domestic violence.
P.O. Box 1761, 53701
608-251-1237 (office); 608-251-4445 or 800-747-4045 (24-hour help line)
End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin
1245 E. Washington Ave., Suite 150, 53703
Give Back a Smile
American Association of Cosmetic Dentistry program offers free care to domestic abuse survivors.
402 W. Wilson St., 53703
Men Stopping Rape
Men reaching other men with information about growing up male in America. Emphasis on recognizing attitudes, beliefs and actions that promote rape culture; suggestions on how men can stop rape. Schools and community workshops.
PO Box 2361, 53701
Rape Crisis Center
Serves women, men and children in Dane County harmed by sexual assault, child sexual abuse, sexual harassment and more. Free individual short-term counseling, support groups, medical and legal advocacy, 24-hour crisis intervention and referral.
2801 Coho St., Ste. 301, 53713
608-251-7273 (24-hour crisis line); 608-251-5126 (office)
Sheltering Animals of Abuse Victims Program
All-volunteer organization that provides emergency/confidential temporary shelter for the animals of domestic abuse victims attempting to leave an abusive relationship and raising awareness about the link between domestic abuse and animal cruelty. Victims wishing to use SAAV should call the 24-hour help line for Domestic Abuse Intervention Services at 608-251-4445, or, toll-free, 800-747-4045.
PO Box 5152, 53705
UNIDOS Against Domestic Violence
Confidential support and leadership groups for victims; education and training offerings; all programs in Spanish.
128 E. Olin Ave., Suite 201, 53713
Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault
Works in collaboration with communities throughout the state to support existing services to victims/survivors of sexual violence, plan for the development of new services, and create and support community prevention efforts.
2801 W. Beltline Hwy., Ste. 202, 53713
Women Ending Abuse Via Empowerment (WEAVE)
Free support services for older abused or battered women who have experienced domestic violence; support groups.
P.O. Box 46037, 53711