If you or someone you know has been impacted by domestic violence , we can help. We provide services in Douglas, Elbert, Lincoln and Arapahoe Counties in Colorado, though we help individuals from across the state and those who come here from other states.
If you need immediate assistance, please call our 24-hour crisis line at (303) 688-8484 or toll free (888) 247-7472.
The Crisis Center provides direct service programs as well as outreach and education to the community. All services offered by the Crisis Center are free to clients and meet best practices of trauma informed care.
- Our 24-hour crisis line is answered by trained staff who provide crisis intervention, counseling, advocacy, information and referrals.
- Our 7-bed emergency shelter provides safety for those in imminent danger from a violent perpetrator. We provide daily essentials, case management, therapy, safety planning, referrals to community resources and other vital resources to help enhance safety and well-being.
- Community-Based Advocacy helps victims protect themselves and their children from further violence by utilizing the community resources that a victim reports needing.
- Masters-level clinicians provide individual and group therapy for adults and children affected by domestic violence, with the goals of assisting clients in gaining an understanding of how the violence has impacted them; healing from trauma; and working towards safety planning and greater well-being.
- Legal Advocacy provide information and assistance about legal options including protection orders, child custody issues, legal separation, and supports clients through the civil process.
- Outreach, education and prevention programs include expert testimony, case consultation, technical trainings for individuals working within the Criminal Justice System and educational workshops for the broader community. Specific to youth and prevention, we partner with Douglas County schools for The Outrage, a dramatic, theatrical presentation performed by teens-for teens, which exposes the threats and realities of teen dating violence and sexual assault. This program is part of the curriculum for Douglas County 10th graders.