Disability Rights Wisconsin’s Victim Advocacy Program provides direct services to individuals with disabilities who have experienced a crime — whether or not that crime was reported to law enforcement. Advocates provide support to victims and their families to ensure they understand and know how to exercise their rights. DRW also works with service providers, government agencies, and the criminal justice systems to insure that victims with disabilities are able to access those systems to obtain safety. Please don’t hesitate to call us at 1-800-928-8778.
Disability Rights Wisconsin has specialists in many areas of advocacy and law. Some advocacy services provided by Disability Rights Wisconsin include:
- Personal Advocacy
- Victim Accompaniment
- Information and Referral
- Criminal Justice Support (Law Enforcement, Courts)
- Advocacy within Civil Proceedings
- Crime Victim Compensation/Rights
- Co-Advocacy with Local Service Providers
- Employment Victim Related Supports
- Access to Services (criminal justice, victim, and disability services)
- Post-Crisis Stabilization
- Safety Planning
Other places that may be able to help you:
You can find more information on this topic from these websites and publications:
If you are in urgent need of protective services, please call:
- End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin (End Abuse): (608) 255-0539
- Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault: (608) 257-1516
- The National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233
- The National Domestic Violence Hotline Deaf Services: 1-855-812-1001
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