Every person deserves to be treated with respect and dignity. Because this statement is at the heart of  the services provided at Bolton Refuge House, the LGBTQ+ Services Program is available to help meet the needs of LGBTQ+ victims and survivors of intimate partner violence and sexual assault. Bolton Refuge House provides shelter, support groups, outreach services, legal advocacy, and has partnerships throughout the community to meet the specific needs of LGBTQ+ people who have experienced intimate partner violence. Explore this page to learn more about the programs and services available to LGBTQ+ Individuals. You can also contact one of the LGBTQ+ Advocates by completing the form below or by calling the office at 715.834.9578

LGBTQ+ Support Group

*Held in Eau Claire

Held on Mondays

4:00-5:00 PM

While Bolton Refuge House provides support groups for all gender identities and sexual orientations, this group is specific to LGBTQ+ victims of intimate partner violence and provides a holistic and LGBTQ+ specific approach in addressing the dynamics unique to LGBTQ+ people. This group is held at the Chippewa Valley

LGBTQ+ Community Center



There are many other resources available for LGBTQ+ people in the Chippewa Valley. Please check out the websites of these resources below. 


Your email will be delivered directly to an LGBTQ+ Advocate who will respond as soon as possible. If you need to speak to someone immediately, you can call an advocate 24/7 at 715.834.9578

Thank you for contacting the LGBTQ Advocates at Bolton Refuge House, someone will contact you shortly. If you need immediate assistance, please call our 24-hour advocacy line at 715.834.9578