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 theory- and evidence-informed sexual and intimate partner violence, sexual harassment and gender-based violence, and stalking (sexual/intimate partner violence) prevention strategies, policies, programs, and services to support student success. The VPC is housed at 318 South Hall and can be reached by calling 715-425-4367. Current hours are 10 am - 3:30 pm Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Hours may vary due to Covid-19, so call ahead to confirm 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. The CVA is also someone with whom victims can discuss options before deciding what a victim's next step/s could be.
The CVA is located in 318 South Hall. The CVA works 8-12 hours per week on campus, flexible based on client needs and can meet with clients in South Hall or elsewhere based on client preference. Currently the CVA is in the office on Tuesdays, this may vary due to Covid-19 so call ahead to confirm hours.
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).
The CVA is provided through an agreement with Turningpoint for Victims of Domestic and Sexual Violence, where she is the Sexual Assault Services Director. For more information about Turningpoint, go to http://www.turningpoint-wi.org/
For resources in the event of a crisis or emergency, please see also the following information for crisis/emergency situations (Click on victims of violence or sexual assault).