Below is a list of national and statewide resources for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, as well as their friend and loved ones.
Violence Free Colorado [formerly The Colorado Coalition Against Domestic Violence (CCADV)] offers training, technical assistance and other resources to domestic violence programs across the state. As a leader in the anti-violence movement, they are also a domestic violence resource for policymakers, the media, and the community.
Founded in 1984, the Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CCASA) is the collective voice of survivors of sexual violence and those who support a society free from violence and oppression. CCASA works to eliminate sexual violence by providing education, training and prevention initiatives; influencing public policy; advocating for resources; and promoting offender accountability.
CCH advocates for and provides a continuum of housing and a variety of services to improve the health, well being and stability for homeless and at-risk families, children and individuals throughout Colorado.
The Colorado Organization for Victim Assistance (COVA) is a statewide membership organization committed to addressing the needs of all crime victims by providing support and education for individuals, systems, agencies, and communities in such a way as to value diverse backgrounds.
Hopeline® from Verizon donates wireless phones, complete with voice and text capabilities, to local domestic violence shelters and non-profit organizations and agencies for use by victims and survivors. If you’re a domestic violence survivor who would like to get a HopeLine phone, you can get in touch with a contact in your area by clicking the above link and going to “Contact Hopeline.”
Based in Colorado, NCADV’s work includes coalition building at the local, state, regional and national levels; support for the provision of community-based, non-violent alternatives; public education and technical assistance; policy development and innovative legislation; focus on the leadership of NCADV’s caucuses and task forces developed to represent the concerns of organizationally under represented groups; and efforts to eradicate social conditions which contribute to violence against women and children.
The Hotline provides trained advocates 24/7 who can offer help in over 170 languages. All calls are confidential and anonymous. The same support is offered through live chat services on the site.
Based in Washington, DC, NNEDV is a social change organization representing state domestic violence coalitions, is dedicated to creating a social, political and economic environment in which violence against women no longer exists.
Online Colleges provides resources for current and soon-to-be college students. This guide covers how to research and choose a safe school, proactive ways for students to minimize their risks at school, and information for those who have fallen victim to crime.
Purple Purse, founded by Allstate Insurance Foundation, is a national campaign focused on ending domestic violence through a proven solution: financial empowerment services for survivors. Purple Purse offers resources and financial tools for survivors, and also offers ways you can get involved in preventing and ending domestic violence.
Money Geek created a guide offering Financial Help for Women in Abusive Relationships. The goal is to enable women to utilize this financial guide to provide options when stuck in a challenging situation.