Carroll University Resource Center; help in the aftermath of the parade tragedy


In an effort to connect the victims of the Waukesha Christmas Parade tragedy with useful resources, a center has been set up at Carroll University.

“This has been a wild couple for 48 hours,” said Paul Farrow, Waukesha County Director. “We have an amazing community that has grown stronger and has reached out to help each other. We are grateful for all that everyone is doing and continues to do to help each other.”

Inside the center of the Carroll University campus, there are a resource center in the process of being created.

“We’re preparing the ‘Family and Friends Resource Center.’ It’s here at Carroll University, Carroll was kind enough to host this during this time,” Farrow said.

As tables are set and signs are laid out, salespeople say they are ready to help in any way they can.

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“We’ve been a part of this community for 127 years, it’s part of us – it’s who we are. A strong community, we believe, is one that will hug when things like this happen. , roll up our sleeves and help, ”said Major Tim Nauta of the Salvation Army. “We provided meals, we provided prayer support, counseling, and referred people to where they need to go.”

Help comes from groups like the Salvation Army and the Red Cross …

“This is an opportunity if you have any concerns, thoughts, questions, if you need any help in any way with this incident – please come here and reach out,” said Farrow.

Paul Farrow

To the Department of Justice who talks to people about compensation for victims.

“We have a community that can bounce back, work together, come together, embrace and make sure we know we are there for each other and that we are helping each other,” said Farrow.

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The specificities


Carroll University
100 N. East Ave., Waukesha


Tuesday 23 November, 2 p.m.-6 p.m.
Wednesday November 24, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Details on the Friends and Family Resource Center are available here. More help can be found here.

Additional resources are available for the community by NAMI Sud-Est Waukesha, or anyone can contact 800-985-5990 be put in touch with a trained and caring counselor.

The Waukesha County District Attorney’s Victim Assistance Program is also available to assist victims and can be contacted at [email protected].


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