Domestic Violence Community Resources
Below you will find information and links to various organizations with a local and national presence. These agencies and organizations are spread throughout the United States
Office of the District Attorney, 18th Judicial District Colorado
The mission of the office is to ensure that justice is done by professionally, ethically and vigorously prosecuting criminal offenses. We are committed to advocating for victims’ rights and promoting public safety through cooperation and partnership with law enforcement and our community members.
Financial Help for Women in Abusive Relationships
Goal is to enable women to utilize this financial guide to provide options when stuck in a challenging situation.
In 2000, the Colorado General Assembly passed legislation, which created the Domestic Violence Offender Management Board to develop standards for the assessment, evaluation, treatment and behavioral monitoring of adult domestic violence offenders. A copy of theStandards For Treatment With Court Ordered Domestic Violence Offenders is available upon request by calling (303) 239-4528 or on our website at http://dcj.state.co.us/odvsom.
State statute prohibits the Department of Corrections, the Judicial Department, the Division of Criminal Justice of the Department of Public Safety, or the Department of Human Services from employing or contracting with, or allowing convicted domestic violence offenders to employ or contract with providers unless they are operating under these standards, and appear on the Approved Provider List approved by the Domestic Violence Offender Management Board.
A copy of the Standards is available upon request by calling (303) 239-4528.
If anyone needs to find a Colorado Certified Domestic Violence Offender Treatment Provider they can go to http://dcj.state.co.us/odvsom/domestic_violence/providers.html for a complete list of providers in Colorado.
Colorado Coalition Against Domestic Violence
The Colorado Coalition Against Domestic Violence (CCADV) is dedicated to the elimination of domestic violence in all of its forms. CCADV serves as a forum for social action and the development of services for battered women, men and their families by bringing its membership and the community together.
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
The Mission of the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) is to organize our collective power by advancing transformative work, thinking and leadership in communities and individuals who seek to end violence in our lives.
Love is Not Abuse is hosted by Break the Cycle, a national nonprofit dedicated to ending dating abuse and in engaging everyone in promoting healthy relationships.
Love is Respect was created by Break the Cycle and the National Dating Abuse Helpline as the ultimate resource to engage, educate and empower youth and young adults to prevent and end abusive relationships.
Colorado Victims Assistance
The Colorado Organization for Victim Assistance (COVA) is committed to fairness and healing for crime victims, their families and communities through leadership, education, and advocacy. By operating in an inclusive and compassionate manner, COVA creates solutions and positive change.
COVA’s vision is to be recognized as a national leader in building a collaborative environment where crime victims are given the opportunity to heal and restore balance to their lives.
Be proud of your opinions! Speaking up against injustice and abuse among your friends is a great step you can take towards creating a society in which relationship violence is not tolerated.
Elder Abuse Information
The National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA), directed by the U.S. Administration on Aging, is committed to helping national, state, and local partners in the field be fully prepared to ensure that older Americans will live with dignity, integrity, independence, and without abuse, neglect, and exploitation.
CCERAP promotes statewide understanding of elder/at-risk adult abuse and the rights and protections available to elder and at-risk adults.
The Victims’ Assistance Legal Organization, Inc. (VALOR), a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation, was established in 1979 by the late Frank G. Carrington, one of the early proponents of victims’ rights. It was his intention that the organization provide leadership on issues related to the rights of crime victims in America.
Family Violence Prevention Fund
The Family Violence Prevention Fund works to prevent violence within the home, and in the community, to help those whose lives are devastated by violence because everyone has the right to live free of violence.
NAMI Colorado strives to build communities of recovery and hope by educating, supporting and advocating for individuals affected by mental illness and their families.
The Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CCASA) is a membership organization promoting safety, justice, and healing for survivors while working toward the elimination of sexual violence.
The Office of Victims Programs is committed to the physical and emotional recovery of crime victims and to the restoration of victims’ confidence in the criminal justice system.
Colorado School Safety Resource Center