Resources for Those Dealing with Domestic Abuse
The Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office - The DA’s office operates a specialized domestic violence unit to charge and prosecute misdemeanor and felony domestic violence offenses. In addition to prosecutors, the DV Unit consists of six Victim Witness Specialists assigned to the three Domestic Violence Courts. Specialists are responsible for keeping victims and witnesses informed of all domestic violence misdemeanor and felony case proceedings. They attend court on a daily basis and answer any questions and concerns victims and witnesses may have and make support service referrals for crime victims.
Phone (414) 278-4656
Sojourner Truth House - The Domestic Abuse Victim Advocates, located in the Domestic Violence Unit of the Milwaukee County District Attorney's office, room 110 in the Criminal Justice Facility (949 North 9th Street), provide confidential services including; education, support and referral services to help victims understand the criminal justice system.
Phone: (414) 278-4978
24 hour Domestic Violence Hotline and Shelter (414) 933-2722
Task Force on Family Violence Courthouse Advocacy - Advocates in the Restraining Order Clinics will explain the process, help you with the paperwork, go with you to court, and help you find shelter, counseling or other services.
When: 8:30 - 10:30 AM, 1:00 - 2:30 PM and by appointment
Where: Milwaukee County Courthouse, Room 711, 901 North 9th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53233
Domestic Violence Courts - Milwaukee County has three specialized domestic violence courts. Judges hear misdemeanor and felony domestic violence matters.
Office of the Chief Judge (414) 278-5116
The Women’s Center offers free and comprehensive services including domestic violence, sexual assault, and abuse counseling, an emergency domestic violence shelter, a 24-hour hotline, free on-site child care, legal advocacy, transitional living, and life skills programming that includes employment, parenting and grandparents support groups, educational forums and advocacy.
Phone: 262-547-4600 505
Address: N. East Ave., Waukesha, WI 53186
Phone: 262-633-3233 (24⁄7)