domestic violence/sexual assault resources

Domestic violence is an epidemic affecting individuals in every community in our nation.  It is often accompanied by emotional abuse and intimate partner violence. 

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Turn to us for help

Healthfirst is a resource that can not only assist you with your healthcare concerns related to the violence, but is also a link to help you obtain the needed resources for your situation, including sexual assault nurse examiner referrals.  STI and pregnancy testing is available at all of our sites.

The caring team of healthcare professionals at Healthfirst screens all clients for possible domestic violence at every visit.  For clients under the age of 18, Healthfirst is mandated to report certain abusive situations. 

If you are in need of immediate help due to violence the following organizations are available to help.

The Women’s Community (Wausau - Serving Marathon County)

Haven (Merrill - Serving Lincoln County)

Hope House of South Central Wisconsin (Baraboo - Serving Sauk, Juneau & Adam Counties)

PDC Orenda Center (Marshfield - Serving Wood & Clark Counties)

The Family Center (Wisconsin Rapids - Serving Wood County)