UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls
Violence Prevention Coordinator
The Violence Prevention Coordinator (VPC) is a UW-River Falls employee whose role is to plan, implement, and evaluate prevention strategies, policies, programs, and services to support student success. Areas addressed include sexual/intimate partner violence, sexual harassment/gender-based violence, and stalking (sexual/intimate partner violence). The VPC is housed at 318 South Hall and can be reached by calling 715-425-4367. Please call for current hours.
Campus Victim Advocate
The Campus Victim Advocate (CVA) provides advocacy as well as direct and outreach/prevention services to UWRF students, faculty, and staff who have experienced sexual assault, harassment, dating/domestic violence, and stalking. The CVA is someone who can provide immediate support and resources, and with whom victims can discuss options before deciding next steps.
The CVA is located in 318 South Hall and is on-campus 8-12 hours per week to support students. These hours are flexible based on student needs and preferences.
The CVA is provided through an agreement with Turningpoint for Victims of Domestic and Sexual Violence. Call 715-425-3877 to set up an appointment or to leave a message for the CVA, or the CVA can be reached by contacting Turningpoint directly by calling 715-425-6751 or 715-821-8626 (text hotline), 1-800-345-5104 (24 Hour Crisis Line) - all Turningpoint numbers are available 24 hours/7 days per week. For more information about Turningpoint, go to http://www.turningpoint-wi.org/
In the event of crisis/emergency situations (click on, "Victims of violence or sexual assault").