Sexual Violence Resources

If you feel that you have been a victim/survivor of sexual violence, here are some organizations and programs to assist you.

Office of Affirmative Action/Equity & Legal Affairs: 507.457.2766

  • Responsible for investigating allegations/reports of sexual violence

Campus Security: 507.457.5555

  • Offers 24 hour walking escorts,
  • Ensures 24/7 on-campus security staff presence

Counseling Services: 507.457.5330

  • Licensed counselor are available free of charge to students at the WSU Counseling Center
  • Open Monday - Friday 8am - 4:30pm
  • A confidential resource

Health Services: 507.457.5160

  • Provides medical evaluation and treatment 
  • Open Monday - Friday 8am - 4:30pm
  • A confidential resource

WSU 24/7 Gender-Based Violence Helpline: 507.457.5610

  • Staffed by trained student advocates who will provide support, explain your options, and accompany you to access services such as the campus Title IX office, local law enforcement, and medical care
  • A Confidential Resource

RE Initiative: 507.459.8212

  • Offers resources for survivors of sexual violence and people who support them

Housing and Residence Life: 507.457.5305

  • Offers assistance to students residing in campus housing to change rooms or residence halls
  • Can also offer assistance to a student currently not residing in campus housing who wishes to move into campus housing

Access Services: 507.457.5878

  • Offers help coordinating academic accommodations for student with disabilities

Winona Women’s Resource Center: 507.452.4453 (Crisis Line)

  • Located in Winona, MN
  • Provides a 24-hour crisis line to reach an advocate who will provide support, explain your options, and accompany you to access services such as the campus Title IX office, local law enforcement, and medical care


MN Coalition Against Sexual Assault

MnCASA is a voice for sexual assault victims, sexual assault help programs, and allies committed to ending sexual violence.

Minnesota Day One Crisis Hotline: 866-223-1111

Day One is a statewide network of domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, youth- and community- advocacy programs. Day One hosts the statewide crisis hotline that connects callers to the nearest service or agency in their geographic area.

Minnesota SANE Programs

This is a list of Minnesota hospitals that provide forensic nurses trained in sexual assault.

OutFront Minnesota

OutFront provides programs and services to Minnesota's LBGTQ and allied communities in the areas of community organizing, public policy, anti-violence, law, education and training.

Department Of Justice: Office on Violence Against Women

This office's mission is to provide federal leadership in developing the national capacity to reduce violence against women and administer justice for and strengthen services to victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking.

National Center for Victims of Crime

The National Center for Victims of Crime has a number of resources available to assist crimes of violence. They are the leading resource and advocacy organization for crime victims, as well as for those who serve crime victims.

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

NCADV is an online and mobile accessible database of US Domestic Violence providers.

National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1.800.799.7323

The National Domestic Violence Hotline is a 24/7 confidential help and resources for victims of domestic violence.

Changing Our Campus

Changing our Campus is a federal government resource for students, faculty and staff at our colleges and universities.

Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network: 1.800.656.HOPE

RAINN created and operates the 24/7 National Sexual Assault Hotline. It works closely with more than 1,000 local sexual assault providers to offer confidential support services to survivors, regardless of where they are in their recovery. Resources for victims and a directory of services is available in the US.