Area Resources

Crisis and Support Resources

  • Crawford County Crisis Services- (888) 552-6642
  • Crisis Hopeline- Text based support for all ages- text “hopeline” or “LGBTQ” to 741741
  • Grant/Iowa County Crisis Line– 24-hour support for residents of Grant or Iowa counties in Wisconsin-  1-800-362-5717
  • Lafayette County Crisis Line– 24-hour support for residents of Lafayette county Wisconsin- 1-888-552-6642
  • NAMI Southwestern Wisconsin- Phone 608-485-3719, Email southwestwisconsin.nami@gmail.com, Website southwesternwi.wix.com/nami
  • National Runaway Safeline– 1-800-786-2929
  • National Suicide Hotline– 1-800-273-8255 
  • Richland County Crisis Hotline- 888-552-6642
  • SAGE LGBT Elder Hotline– Peer-support and local resources for older adults- 1-888-234-SAGE
  • Teen Crisis Text Support– Text based support for teens- text “Life” to 839863
  • Trans Lifeline – Peer support hotline- 877-565-8860 or www.translifeline.org
  • Trevor Project– LGBTQ support line- 1-866-488-7386 or www.thetrevorproject.org

Local Resources

Southwest Wisconsin Rainbow Alliance is a group of individuals in the southwest Wisconsin area who are dedicated to support and advocate for the LGBTQIA+ individuals in our community. They host monthly support groups, public board meetings, and opportunities for social engagement. A link to contacting members of the group can be found on their website. Or you can send mail to:

P.O. Box 125

Platteville, WI 53818

#BLKPvilleCom Black Platteville Community is simply a group of people who share aspirations. They support and realize new possibilities for Black full existence and liberation. If you believe you want to be a part (*and identify as part of Black Disapora, person of color, bi-interracial, parent/guardian/caretaker of Black children, Black affiliation/association from Grant, Iowa, Lafayette, and Dubuque counties) you are invited to join their group. This group can be contacted via email at blkplattcom@gmail.com or by phone at 608-301-5328 or by visiting their social media platforms.

The MultiCultural Outreach Program located in Dodgeville, WI offer services to those living in Grant, Green, Iowa, Lafayette, & Richland Counties. They issue ID cards, provide guidance in identifying medical providers, and offer bilingual services. The MultiCultural Outreach Program can be reached at mcopwi@gmail.com or 608-642-1753. Or you can send mail to:

PO Box 414

Dodgeville, WI 53533

Resource Guides

Crawford County Community Resource Guide

Grant County Directory of Services

Iowa County Community Resource Guide

Richland County Resource Guide English

Richland County Resource Guide Spanish