Deaf Overcoming Violence through Empowerment (DOVE)

 
Data Provided By
Mile High United Way Mile High United Way - MHUW
General Information
Description of AgencyProvides services that empower and offer hope to survivors of domestic violence/sexual assault in Colorado who are deaf, hard of hearing, Deaf-blind or Children of Deaf Adults (CODAs). Services include:
- Victim Service Provider Training
- Developing a Safety Plan
- Youth Prevention Workshops
- Information and Resources
- Crisis Intervention
- Video Phone Hotline
- Support Groups
- Deaf Culture Training Workshops
- Community Education Workshops
MissionTo provide culturally accessible services that empower and offer hope to Deaf or hard of hearing individuals who experience abuse.
HistoryFounded in 1999 by 5 Deaf women from Colorado, and became a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization with the ability to provide advocacy services in 2000.
LocationDenver County
Geographic AreaStatewide
Facility/ADA AccessYes
Intake ProcedureCall office or Crisis Hotline for an intake over videophone or in person.
Agency TypeNonprofit
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish, American Sign Language
EligibilitySurvivors of domestic violence/sexual assault in Colorado who are deaf, Deaf Blind, Deaf Disabled, Hard of Hearing or Children of Deaf Adult (CODAs).
 
Availability
Hours of OperationMonday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
 
Contact Information
Contact's NameValerie Fasold
Contact's PositionAdministrative Assistant
Contact's Phone(303) 831-7932
Contact's Emailvalerie@deafdove.org
Physical Site Address 1190 E 9th Ave #370
Physical Site City, State, ZipDenver, CO 80203
Mailing Address 1PO Box 150449
Mailing City, State, ZipDenver, CO 80215
Main Phone(303) 831-7932 (Video Phone - Office)
Hotline Phone(303) 831-7874 (Video Phone 24 hours/7 days a week)
Emailhotline@deafdove.org
Web Addresshttp://www.deafdove.org/
 
Additional Information
Date Agency Entered12/31/03
SourceMHUW
 
Affiliated Programs and Services
This Agency: Deaf Overcoming Violence through Empowerment (DOVE)
Affiliated Programs: Deaf Overcoming Violence through Empowerment (DOVE)
Affiliated Services: Advocacy for Abuse Victims - Deaf DOVE