UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Emergency Response Guide

Child Abuse & Neglect

REPORTING INCIDENTS OF CHILD ABUSE & NEGLECT AT UWRF

If you are a UWRF employee and, in the course of employment, have observed an incident or threat of child abuse or neglect, or learned of an incident of child abuse and neglect, and have reasonable cause to believe child abuse or neglect has occurred or will occur, you must report such information in person or by telephone to the county department of human services where the child resides or the county sheriff or the city, village, town, or university police department.  If you are unsure where the child resides, please use the following local contacts:

  • Pierce County Department of Human Services, 412 W. Kinne Street, Ellsworth, WI  54011  715-273-6766
  • Pierce County Sheriff’s Department, 432 W. Main Street, Ellsworth, WI  54011  715-273-5051
  • River Falls Police Department, 125 E. Elm Street, River Falls, WI  54022  715-425-0909
  • UWRF Police Department, 715 Wild Rose Avenue, 410 South 3rd Street, River Falls, WI  54022  715-425-3133

More information is available through the Human Resources at x3518 or  www.uwrf.edu/campussafety/childabuse.cfm.