The Initiative

 
Data Provided By
Mile High United Way Mile High United Way - MHUW
General Information
Description of ProgramProvides a wide variety of supportive services for individuals who are victims of abuse and self-identify as having a disability. Services include:

- Safety and self-sufficiency services (e.g., relocation, information and referral)
- Workplace and housing advocacy
- Court accompaniment and criminal justice support though the legal process
- Limited financial assistance (e.g., bus tickets, partial rent and deposit, etc.)
- Peer counseling
- Rural advocacy
- Bilingual advocacy
- Trainings for organizations and community members
LocationDenver County
Geographic AreaStatewide
Facility/ADA AccessLimited, call for specific information
Intake ProcedureCall, email, or text for more information and to complete an initial screening or to set up an appointment for in-person advocacy.
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish, Interpretation Available
EligibilityIndividuals of all genders who are victims of abuse and self-identify as having a disability. Abuse may include physical, emotional, sexual, financial, domestic violence, caregiver abuse, stalking, etc. Disabilities may be physical, cognitive, developmental, sensory, etc. Does not assist with random abuse cases.
 
Availability
Hours of OperationMonday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (By Appointment Only)
 
Contact Information
Contact's Phone(303) 839-5510
Physical Site Address 16825 E Tennessee Ave
Physical Site Address 2Bldg 2, Ste 475
Physical Site City, State, ZipDenver, CO 80224
Main Phone(303) 839-5510
Other Phone1-877-839-5510; 720-503-9580 (Text)
Fax(303) 957-1958
Program Emailinfo@theinitiativeco.org
Web Addresshttp://www.theinitiativecolorado.org/
 
Additional Information
SourceMHUW
 
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
The Initiative
This Program: The Initiative
Affiliated Services: Abuse and Disability Services - The Initiative