Additional Resources

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

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.

Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault

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.

Colorado Coalition for the Homeless

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.

National Network to End Domestic Violence

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.

Colorado Organization for Victim Assistance

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.

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

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 National Domestic Violence Hotline

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.

RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network)

RAINN is the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline (800.656.HOPE) and Web resources in English and Spanish (En Español:

Online Colleges

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.

Money Geek

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.