CSPD Victim Advocacy Unit & Senior Victim Assistance Team (705 S Nevada Ave) - City of Colorado Springs

705 S Nevada Ave (CSPD) - City of Colorado Springs

 
Data Provided By
Pikes Peak United Way - PPUW
General Information
Description of ServiceThe Victims Advocacy staff provide services that include:

Crisis counseling
Personal victim advocacy
Assist and support human trafficking victims
Victim Rights Act information
Crisis intervention and follow-up support for victims
Assistance with the application for victims' compensation benefits
Liaison with the District Attorney's Office Crime Victim Compensation Program
Referrals to other community agencies and resources that assist victims
Court support through the criminal justice process (Court support must be requested by the victim.)
The VAU has bilingual Victim Advocates who can provide services to Spanish-speaking victims. We also work in collaboration with the Asian Pacific Development Center to provide advocacy to victims of Asian American and Pacific Islander decadency.

The Senior Victim Assistance Team (SVAT) is a similar service offered to seniors that are victims of a crime and in need of help. Staffed by a dedicated group of highly trained volunteers, we provide the following services:
Urgent Services ProvidedThe Victims Advocacy staff provide services that include:

Crisis counseling
Personal victim advocacy
Assist and support human trafficking victims
Victim Rights Act information
Crisis intervention and follow-up support for victims
Assistance with the application for victims' compensation benefits
Liaison with the District Attorney's Office Crime Victim Compensation Program
Referrals to other community agencies and resources that assist victims
Court support through the criminal justice process (Court support must be requested by the victim.)

SVAT Services:

Immediate crisis intervention and follow-up support for adults 60 years of age or older or to at-risk adults 18 years of age or older.
Referrals to appropriate legal, health and human services agencies.
Help in completing traffic accident reports and insurance forms.
Help in finding emergency food, shelter and medical assistance.
Assistance in the replacement of identification and credit cards, food stamps, Social Security checks, hearing aids, eyeglasses, canes, locks and broken windows.
Information and consultation about crime prevention.
An ear to listen.
LocationEl Paso County
Geographical AreaR5, El Paso County
Facility/ADA AccessFully Accessible
Intake ProcedureCall 9-1-1 for emergency services.

To reach the Victim Advocacy Unit, call (719) 444-7777 or email them at VictimAdvocacy@ci.colospgs.co.us

To reach the Senior Victim Assistance Team, call (719) 444-7438.
 
Client Information
GenderEither
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish, Other
 
Availability
Hours of Operation 24 / 7
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Specific Hours: 24 /7
 
Contact Information
 
Contact's Phone (719) 444-7777 (Victim Advocate Unit) or (719) 444-7441 (Senior Victim Assistance Team)
Physical Site Address 1 705 South Nevada Avenue
Physical Site City, State, Zip Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Main Phone (719) 444-7777 (Victim Advocate Unit)
Emergency/After Hours Phone 9-1-1
Other Phone (719) 444-7000 (Non-Emergency Police)
Service Location Email VictimAdvocacy@ci.colospgs.co.us
Web Address www.cspd.coloradosprings.gov
 
Additional Information
SourcePPUW
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: City of Colorado Springs
Affiliated Program: 705 S Nevada Ave (CSPD) - City of Colorado Springs
This Service: CSPD Victim Advocacy Unit & Senior Victim Assistance Team (705 S Nevada Ave) - City of Colorado Springs
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: General Crime Victim Assistance (FN-1900.2500)