How We Help

Sexual Assault Services

​Anyone can be a victim of sexual assault. 

One in four girls and one in six boys will be sexually abused before the age of 18.

One in five women and one in 25 men will be victims of sexual assault in their lifetime.  
Turningpoint is dedicated to serving everyone who is seeking support for recent or past trauma.  

Please contact Katie Ryan, Sexual Assault Services Director at 715-425-6751; or call our our crisis line 24-hours a day, 365 days a year at 800-345-5104 to speak to an advocate and receive confidential support.

24-Hour Crisis Support

  • 24-Hour Crisis Line

    Our crisis line is staffed by trained advocates, 24-hours a day, every day. Call 1-800-345-5104 or 715-425-6751 if you need support.

  • Turningpoint offers support groups for victims and survivors of sexual violence.

  • Individual Support

    Meet with an advocate one-on-one for more specialized support. For more information, contact Katie Ryan Niznik, Sexual Assault Services Director, at 715-425-6751, ext. 104 or

  • Crisis Support

    After an assault, a Turningpoint advocate can go to the hospital or clinic to support you during an evidentiary exam. For support, call our crisis line at 1-800-345-5104 or 715-425-6751.

  • Legal System Advocacy

    A legal advocate can help you file a restraining order, navigate the criminal justice system, and provide a list of attorneys.

If you were recently assaulted

You are not alone, and it was not your fault.  Resources and support are available.  Call the 24-hour crisis line at 715-425-6751 or 1-800-345-5104.

If the assault is ongoing

Turningpoint supports victims who are experiencing sexual trauma as a result of domestic violence, dating/intimate partner violence.  We also provide resources to victims of trafficking.  Call our crisis line at 1-800-345-5104 or 715-425-6751 to speak to an advocate.

If something happened in the past

Many things can trigger a past trauma. Turningpoint can support you and connect you to additional resources, including one-on-one advocacy and support groups.  Call 1-800-345-5104 or 715-425-6751 to speak to an advocate.