General Resources (Statewide)


Colorado Coalition Against Domestic Violence 303-831-9632 / 888-778-7091

  • Telephone numbers for community-based programs, shelters, and resource centers are listed by region.  

Colorado Organization for Victim Assistance 303-861-1160 / 800-261-2682

    • Victim Assistance Academy offers trainings for professionals and volunteers working with victims of crime and trauma.

    • Provides links to Statewide and National Trainings.

    • COVA’s Online Directory of Victim Services allows one to search for service agencies in specific geographic areas or find agencies by specific service type. 

    • Colorado Network to End Human Trafficking (CoNEHT) operates a 24-hour hotline, which can be used as an emergency line for victims to call  directly, to request trainings or information about human trafficking, and for community members to leave information about a suspected trafficking situation.

    • Offers a Voluntary Certification Program for victim advocates.

Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CCASA) 303-839-9999

    • Includes links to hotlines for child advocacy centers, rape crisis centers, the deaf community, domestic violence, and Spanish language. 

    • Provides information and education on sexual violence via trainings, webinars, conferences, and fact sheets on all aspects of sexual assault.

Domestic Violence Program (DVP) within the Colorado Department of Human Services 303-866-2855

    • Provides a link for locating domestic violence crisis shelters in Colorado. 

    • Administers funding to 45 domestic violence programs throughout Colorado that provide crisis intervention, advocacy, prevention, and various support and skill-building services.

    • Local programs funded by the DVP represent rural and urban, shelter and non-shelter, and specialized services. 

    • Programs provide direct services to victims in traditionally underserved areas and populations.

Address Confidentiality Program (ACP) Act (Section 24-21-204, et seq.C.R.S.) 303-866-2208 / 888-341-0002

    • Provides survivors of domestic violence, sexual offenses or stalking/harassment with a legal substitute mailing address and a first-class mail forwarding service to prevent abusers and potential abusers from locating them through public records. 

    • No financial eligibility requirements.

Colorado Anti-Violence Program (CAVP) 303-839-5204 / 24 hour hotline: 303-852-5094 / 888-557-4441

    • Offers a 24-Hour Crisis Line providing crisis intervention, information, and referrals for LGBTQ victims of violence. 

    • Arranges for emergency services such as food, transportation, and emergency shelter for victims of violence. 

    • Trains professionals working with LGBTQ victims of violence to understand their experiences and needs. 

    • Provides technical assistance and case-by-case consultation to law enforcement officers, domestic violence and homeless shelters, and healthcare professionals working with the LGBTQ community who are victims of violence.

Domestic Violence Initiative for Women with Disabilities 303-839-5510

    • Dedicated to the survival and safety of Colorado women with disabilities and their children who are victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, caregiver abuse, elder abuse, and other crimes. 

    • Women and their children have access to advocacy, information, support, and safety planning.

DOVE – Advocacy Services for Abused Deaf Women and Children 

866-283-5632 / 303-831-7932 (TTY / Voice)     24-Hour Crisis Line 303-831-7874 (TTY/Voice)

    • Offers a 24-crisis line, crisis intervention for domestic violence victims; legal, medical, and peer advocacy; and workshops to assist victims with personal growth (e.g. self defense class, self esteem building). 

    • Provides training for interpreters, and training related to technology for the deaf and hard of hearing population, shelter accessibility, and cultural responsiveness.

Victim Assistance Coordinators for Sheriff Offices and Police Departments

    • Generally sheriff departments and major police departments have victim assistance coordinators who may be contacted.

    • COVA has a Crime Victims Service Directory that provides access by agency name, judicial district, county, and/or by specific services provided.

Project Safeguard 303-863-7416,  Legal Advocate: 303-863-7233

    • Provides court support and courtroom advocacy to victims at their temporary and permanent protection order hearings, as well as divorce/custody and other court hearings. 

    • Technical assistance and support for professionals working on domestic violence issues and victims of abuse throughout Colorado. 

    • Daily legal clinics to assist victims with completion of legal forms.