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Interpersonal Violence

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Where to Get Help

Viterbo students are encouraged to disclose abuse and seek help from any of the individuals listed below. However, contacting any of the resources below does not mean you must make a formal report.


Student Development Center staff, 936 Franciscan Way

  • Lesley Stugelmayer, Counseling Services, 608-796-3808
  • Diane Brimmer, VP for Student Development, 608-796-3801
  • Sue Danielson, Health Services, Nurse and Educator, 608-796-3806


  • Great Rivers 211-Dial 211 from any non-campus phone or 1-800-362-9255 (24-hour crisis hotline)
  • Franciscan Skemp Safe Path Domestic Abuse and Sexual Assault Services, 608-791-7804 or 1-800-362-5454, ext. 27804
  • Gundersen Lutheran Sexual Assault Services, 608-775-5950 or 1-800-362-9567, ext. 5950
  • New Horizons Shelter and Women's Center, 608-791-2600 or 1-888-231-0066 (24/7 hotline)
  • National Domestic Abuse Hotline, 1-800-799-SAFE (24/7 hotline)
  • RAINN: Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network, 1-800-656-HOPE (24/7 hotline)

Remember, experiencing violence can have long-lasting effects, so even if the violence happened some time ago you are encouraged to contact any of the resources listed here.