Abuse and Disability Services - The Initiative

The Initiative

Data Provided By
Mile High United Way - MHUW
General Information
Description of ServiceProvides 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
Geographical 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.
Fees or Charges
Fee AmountsNone
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (By Appointment Only)
Contact Information
Contact's Phone (303) 839-5510
Physical Site Address 1 6825 E Tennessee Ave
Physical Site Address 2 Bldg 2, Ste 475
Physical Site City, State, Zip Denver, CO 80224
Main Phone (303) 839-5510
Other Phone 1-877-839-5510; 720-503-9580 (Text)
Fax (303) 957-1958
Service Location Email info@theinitiativeco.org
Web Address http://www.theinitiativecolorado.org/
Additional Information
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: The Initiative
Affiliated Program: The Initiative
This Service: Abuse and Disability Services - The Initiative
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Crime Victim Accompaniment Services (FN-1900.0500)
Crime Victim Safety Planning (FN-1900.2000)
Domestic Violence Intervention Programs (FN-1500.9100-180)
Specialized Information and Referral (TJ-3000.8000)
Undesignated Temporary Financial Assistance (NT-8900)
Workshops/Symposiums (TJ-6500.9500)