Blue Bench

Partnership Affiliation

Data Provided By
Mile High United Way Mile High United Way - MHUW
General Information
Description of AgencyProvides the following services for victims of sexual assault:
- 24 hours/7 days a week rape crisis hotlines
- Victim advocacy to secure medical treatment
- Legal support
- Job placement
- Housing
- Counseling for rape and incest survivors
- Abuse Prevention Training
- Personal safety skills and instruction
MissionTo one day live in a world where sexual assault no longer exists; where there are no more victims, friends and families suffering in its wake.
HistoryFounded in 1983 in response to an absence of services for sexual assault survivors, The Blue Bench (formerly RAAP is metro-Denver's only sexual assault prevention and support center. In addition to providing a comprehensive range of quality victim services, we are the leader in educating the public about preventing sexual violence.
LocationDenver County
Geographic AreaAdams, Arapahoe, Broomfield, Denver, Douglas, Elbert, Gilpin, Lincoln, Jefferson counties
Facility/ADA AccessYes
Intake ProcedureCall or visit the website for more information.
Agency TypeNonprofit
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish Interpretation Available
EligibilityAny victim of sexual assault and their family.
Hours of OperationMonday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Contact Information
Contact's NameKarmen Carter
Contact's PositionExecutive Director
Contact's Phone(303) 329-9922
Physical Site Address 1No Physical Address
Mailing Address 1PO Box 18951
Mailing City, State, ZipDenver, CO 80218
Main Phone(303) 329-9922
Hotline Phone(303) 322-7273 (English; 24 hours/7 days a week); (303) 329-0031 (Spanish; 24 hours/7 days a week)
Other Phone1-888-394-8044
Fax(303) 329-9964
Additional Information
Date Agency Entered1/25/1996
Affiliated Programs and Services
This Agency: Blue Bench
Affiliated Programs: Blue Bench
Affiliated Services: 24 Hour Sexual Assault Hotline - Blue Bench
Personal Safety Skills for Women - Blue Bench
Sexual Assault Prevention Training - Blue Bench
Victim Support - Blue Bench