|Asian Victim Advocacy (Alton Street) - Asian Pacific Development Center||Offers the following free assistance to individuals who are victims of crime:
- Crisis counseling
- Criminal justice support
- Emergency legal advocacy
- Case management
- Assistance filing out a police report and victims compensation forms
- Personal advocacy||Adams County||Alton Street - Asian Pacific Development Center||Asian Pacific Development Center|
|Child Advocacy and Abuse Services - SungateKids||Provides a number of services for children who have experienced abuse, including:
- initial crisis intervention and ongoing support
- community resource referrals
- victims’ rights information
- assistance with victims’ compensation applications
- support groups
- forensic interviewing services
- prevention programs for schools, grades 3rd through 5th.||Arapahoe County||SungateKids||SungateKids|
|Child Advocacy - The Center||The Western Slope Center for Children (WSCC) offers services for victims of child abuse and their families.
Referrals are required from Law Enforcement or Social Services for interviewing of a child suspected of abuse.
Abuse may be physical, sexual, psychological, and emotional or neglect. If abuse is suspected call local law enforcement or call the child abuse hotline at 970-242-1211 or 1-844-CO-4-KIDS (1-844-264-5437)
Educational and supportive services are available to the community, and victims or families of victims.
Those services can include:
- Active Parenting of Teens
- Teens in Action
- Online Safety Information for Parents and Kids at www.netsmartz.org/Parents
- Online Resource link on the WSCC website
- Mandatory Reporting available through a class or online at www.coloradocwts.com/mandated-reporter-training at no cost.
- Online Training through National Children’s Advocacy Center (NCAC) at www.nationalcac.org
||Mesa County||Western Slope Center for Children||The Center|
|Children, Youth and Families Support - Center for Trauma & Resilience||The Children, Youth, and Families Program addresses immediate and multifaceted needs of child or youth ages 6-17 and their families who are victims or witnesses of a crime. Provides crisis intervention, advocacy, emotional support, counseling, financial assistance and case management services. Programs include:
- BROTHERS (Brothers Reaching Out Toward Healing, Exploration, and Respect of Self), an eight-week support group for boys and young men ages 6-17.
- Girls’ Group, a six- to eight-week support group for girls and young women, ages 6-17, who have witnessed or experienced violence.
||Denver County||Center for Trauma & Resilience||Center for Trauma & Resilience|
|Colorado Springs Police Department Victim Services (705 S Nevada Ave) - City of Colorado Springs||Provides victim supportive services, such as crisis counseling and intervention, advocacy, victim rights information and education, assistance with victims compensation applications, referrals, court support, and more.
||El Paso County||705 S Nevada Ave - City of Colorado Springs||City of Colorado Springs|
|Crime Victim Assistance - 4th Judicial District Attorney||Assists victims of crime by providing information on the criminal justice system, court case updates, victim compensation, and accompany victims to court and provide referrals to community support organizations.||El Paso County||4th Judicial District Attorney||4th Judicial District Attorney|
|Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault/Elder Abuse Victim Advocacy - Haseya Advocacy||Provides advocacy for Native American/American Indian survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, & elder abuse. Advocacy services include medical advocacy, civil advocacy, legal advocacy, and other advocacy services for survivors.||El Paso County||Haseya Advocacy||Haseya Advocacy|
|Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Services for Eastern El Paso County - Community Outreach Center||Provides a location for agencies to meet with those in eastern El Paso county, so that they can access services/resources without having to travel long distances.
TESSA provides confidential victim advocacy to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. TESSA staff come to the community outreach center every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday by appointment only.
||El Paso County||Community Outreach Center||Community Outreach Center|
|Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Victim Advocacy (Buena Vista) - The Alliance||Provides confidential victim advocacy services to domestic violence and sexual assault survivors. Services include, assistance with protection orders, referrals, advocacy, and more.||Chaffee County||Buena Vista - The Alliance||The Alliance|
|Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Victim Advocacy (Colorado Springs) - TESSA||Provides confidential victim advocacy services to domestic violence and sexual assault survivors. Services include, court support, assistance with protection orders, referrals, advocacy, and more.||El Paso County||Colorado Springs - TESSA||TESSA|
|Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Victim Advocacy - Mountain Peace Shelter||Provides confidential victim advocacy services to domestic violence and sexual assault survivors. Services include, assistance with protection orders, referrals, advocacy, and more.||Park County||Mountain Peace Shelter||Mountain Peace Shelter|
|Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Victim Advocacy Rural Program (Calhan) - TESSA||Provides confidential services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. This office is based in Calhan (serving Eastern El Paso County). Adult Counseling services are available by appointment at this location, and advocacy is available on a walk-in basis.
||El Paso County||Calhan - TESSA||TESSA|
|Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Victim Advocacy Rural Program (Cripple Creek) - TESSA||Provides confidential services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in El Paso county and Teller county. This office is based in Cripple Creek (serving Teller County). Adult Counseling services are available by appointment at this location. Advocacy is available on a walk-in basis.||Teller County||Cripple Creek - TESSA||TESSA|
|Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Victim Advocacy (Salida) - The Alliance||Provides confidential victim advocacy services to domestic violence and sexual assault survivors. Services include, assistance with protection orders, referrals, advocacy, and more.||Chaffee County||Salida - The Alliance||The Alliance|
|Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Victim Advocacy - Tu Casa||Provides confidential victim advocacy services to domestic violence and sexual assault survivors. This program is also able to assist survivors of elder abuse, human trafficking, child abuse, and hate crimes. Services include, court support, assistance with protection orders, referrals, advocacy, and more.||Alamosa County||Tu Casa||Tu Casa|
|Domestic Violence Victim Advocacy & Counseling & Crisis Line - Centro de la Familia||Provides a variety of services to Hispanic women and their children who are victims of domestic violence, through support groups, crisis intervention, personal/legal advocacy, a 24-hour emergency crisis line, and individual counseling. These services are free of charge.||El Paso County||Centro de la Familia||Centro de la Familia |
|El Paso County Sheriff's Office Victim Services (E Vermijo Ave) - El Paso County||Provides assistance to victims of violent crime and/or their families, victims in crisis, and family survivors in cases of violent and sudden death. Assistance includes providing information and referrals about resources in the community, victim compensation benefits, and education and awareness of victims’ rights.||El Paso County||E Vermijo Ave - El Paso County||El Paso County|
|Information & Support for Crime Victims - United States Department of Justice||Hotlines for crime victims:
- National Child Abuse Hotline (800) 422-4453
- National Domestic Violence Hotline (800) 799-7233
- National Sexual Assault Hotline (800) 656-4673
- National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline (866) 331-9474
- National Victim of Crime Hotline (855) 484-2846
Resources for crime victims:
- National Organization for Victim Assistance Victim Helpline (800) 879-6682
- Office for Victims of Crime directory of crime victim services ovc.ncjrs.gov/findvictimservices/
- Victim Connect Hotline (855) 484-2846 or chat online at http://victimconnect.org/get-help/victimconnect-chat
Hearing notification and case information:
- Bureau of Prisons Victim/Witness Notification Program (202) 307- 0884
- Department of Justice Victim Notification System (866) 365-4968
- U.S. Parole Commission Victim/Witness Coordinator (888) 585-9103||Out of State||United States Department of Justice||United States Department of Justice|
|Limited English Proficient (LEP) - Center for Trauma & Resilience||LEP (limited English proficient) program provides therapy services and creates a model language access plan for other agencies working with those who are non-English speaking. Survivors of crime have access to the 24-hour crisis response and long-term therapy. All services are provided in survivor's native language at no cost. Health screen, psychiatric assessments, and medication management plans are also available for participants in this program.||Denver County||Center for Trauma & Resilience||Center for Trauma & Resilience|
|Outreach Program/Westcliffe||Providing individual advocacy for victims of sexual assault and domestic violence. Meetings are once a week, on Fridays from 10am-1pm at the Hanssen Haus in Westcliffe. This program serves Fremont and Custer county.
If you have been assaulted, please know that whatever you did to survive the assault was the right action. No matter what the circumstances, no one deserves to be victimized. It was NOT your fault.||Custer County||Outreach Program/Westcliffe||Family Crisis Services, Inc.|
|Protection Order Filing Assistance (Colorado Springs) - TESSA||TESSA advocates provide assistance with filing protection orders at the El Paso County combined courthouse.||El Paso County||Colorado Springs - TESSA||TESSA|
|Senior Support - Center for Trauma & Resilience||The Elder Program provides crisis intervention, trauma recovery and other care management services to older adults who are victims of abuse, neglect or exploitation, including physical abuse, sexual abuse, neglect by caregivers and financial abuse.
- 24-hour hotline (English and Spanish)
- Crisis counseling
- Emergency financial assistance
- Care management
- Senior companion accompaniment and transportation services
- Individual and group counseling
- Information and referrals
- Educational workshops
- Kinship support group (Words of Wisdom)
- Crime and injury prevention (Personalized Crime Prevention Plan), including home, neighborhood, and risk assessments (e.g., fraudulent mail offers and telephone solicitors)
||Denver County||Center for Trauma & Resilience||Center for Trauma & Resilience|
|Sexual Assault Prevention & Response (Air Force Academy) - United States Air Force||Provides advocacy and support to survivors of sexual assault in the Air Force. Also provides prevention education, training and outreach.||El Paso County||Air Force Academy - United States Air Force||United States Air Force|
|Sexual Assault Prevention & Response (Peterson Air Force Base) - United States Air Force||Provides advocacy and support to survivors of sexual assault in the Air Force. Also provides prevention education, training and outreach.||El Paso County||Peterson Air Force Base - United States Air Force||United States Air Force|
|Sexual Assault Prevention & Response (Schriever Air Force Base) - United States Air Force||Provides advocacy and support to survivors of sexual assault in the Air Force. Also provides prevention education, training and outreach.||El Paso County||Schriever Air Force Base - United States Air Force||United States Air Force|
|Sexual Harassment/Assault Response & Prevention (Ft Carson) - United States Army||Provides prevention services, as well as victim advocacy services to those who have experienced sexual assault and/or harassment.
||El Paso County||Fort Carson - United States Army||United States Army|
|Victim Advocate Program - Logan County Government||Provides on-scene and direct services to crime victims in Logan County, including assuring that rights of victims and witnesses within the criminal justice system are preserved and that individuals receive the assistance, as needed.||Logan County||Logan County Government||Logan County Government|
|Victim Assistance (9551 Civic Center Dr) - City of Thornton||Provides crisis intervention and support to address emergency needs, referrals to resources, information on the Criminal Justice System, and case status updates for victims of crime in the City of Thornton. Also provides limited hygiene items, clothing, and blankets for victims.||Adams County||9551 Civic Center Dr - City of Thornton||City of Thornton|
|Victim Assistance - ACOVA (A Community Organization for Victim Assistance)||A law enforcement-based service that provides on-scene assistance for victims. Provides crisis intervention, emotional support, information on the judicial system, information on resources in the community, and follow-up if necessary.||Pueblo County||ACOVA||ACOVA (A Community Organization for Victim Assistance)|
|Victim Assistance and Law Enforcement - Integrated Family Community Services||Provides financial assistance to victims and witnesses of crime in the 18th Judicial District. Clients must be referred by a victim’s advocate. Funding provided by the Victim Assistance Law Enforcement (VALE) Grant Program.||Arapahoe County||Integrated Family Community Services||Integrated Family Community Services|
|Victim Assistance - Canon City Police Department||Provides victims/survivors of violent crime and other traumatic incidents with advocacy, crisis intervention, resource referrals, and victim rights information 24 hours/7 days a week. The unit is a law enforcement-based program consisting of one coordinator and 15 volunteers.||Fremont County||Victim Assistance||Canon City Police Dept. Victim Assistance Unit|
|Victim Assistance - Center for Trauma & Resilience||Offers support services to victims of crime in Denver County including:
- 24 hour/7 days a week crisis hotline and intervention
- Information and referrals
- Financial assistance
- Short-term counseling
- Case management services
- Limited funds for rent, transportation, window or door repair, lock repair, relocation services, burial expenses, or crime scene clean-up||Denver County||Center for Trauma & Resilience||Center for Trauma & Resilience|
|Victim Assistance - Victim Outreach Incorporated||Advocates for victims and witnesses of crime providing services such as:
- Crisis intervention
- On-the-scene response
- Referrals to community resources
- Child and elder abuse advocacy
- Compensation application assistance
- Support through the criminal justice process
- Domestic violence advocacy
- Emotional support
- Assistance filing a police report
||Jefferson County||Victim Outreach Incorporated||Victim Outreach Incorporated|
|Victim Services (Colorado Springs) - Colorado Department of Corrections||Assists victims with navigating the Department of Corrections. They also oversee the victim notification program, which provides information about initial facility placement of offenders, reassignment of offenders to other prison facilities, escape from a secure prison facility, community corrections referrals, parole board hearings, resale to parole, absconding from parole, revocation hearings, and more.||El Paso County||Colorado Springs - Colorado Department of Corrections||Colorado Department of Corrections|
|Victim Services - Denver Indian Health and Family Services (DIHFS)||Victim Services address the physical, emotional, financial, and psychological needs of the American Indian adult and child victim/survivor of crime. These services include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Case Management
- Emergency Shelter
Victim Services are funded through the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA).
||Denver County||Denver Indian Health and Family Services (DIHFS)||Denver Indian Health and Family Services (DIHFS)|
|Victim Services - Rangely Victim Services||Offers protection and services for abused and battered persons who are the victims of crime, either on a volunteer basis or by referral from law enforcement, mental health, social services, hospitals and/or judicial systems.||Rio Blanco County||Rangely Victim Services||Rangely Victim Services|
|Victim Support - Blue Bench||Provides advocacy, counseling and support for victims of sexual assault, including the following:
- On-scene crisis response
- Crisis intervention, assistance with completing victim compensation forms, and assistance with finding resources (i.e., food, clothing, shelter, changing of locks, etc.)
- Support groups and family workshops
- Individual, long-term, trauma-focused therapy for sexual assault survivors over the age of 13||Denver County||Blue Bench||Blue Bench|
|Victim/Witness Assistance (Boulder) - Boulder District Attorney||Ensures that victims of crime are treated with fairness, respect, and dignity; by providing comprehensive assistance and services throughout the criminal justice process in an effort to lessen the impact of crime and support the prosecution in successfully seeking justice in criminal cases.
||Boulder County||Boulder - Boulder District Attorney||Boulder District Attorney|
|Victim/Witness Assistance (Longmont) - Boulder District Attorney||Ensures that victims of crime are treated with fairness, respect, and dignity, by providing comprehensive assistance and services throughout the criminal justice process in an effort to lessen the impact of crime and support the prosecution in successfully seeking justice in criminal cases.||Boulder County||Longmont - Boulder District Attorney||Boulder District Attorney|