Domestic/Family Violence Legal Services

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    Programs that provide information and guidance and/or representation in court proceedings for individuals who have been abused in an intimate relationship and/or for people who are facing a summary conviction offence or criminal charge for perpetrating abuse. Included are domestic violence law clinics and other legal assistance programs that represent victims of domestic abuse at restraining order hearings or in other civil or criminal actions involving charges against an abuser. Most also represent the person's interests in complexities that arise as part of the legal process such as restitution, payment of debts or child support, custody and visitation and property control. Some programs may also represent victims of domestic abuse who have been charged with a crime and/or handle cases involving accusations of child abuse filed by one parent against the other, abuse of an elderly person by an adult child or abuse of an adult child by a parent.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Advocate Safehouse ProjectSupport survivors of domestic and/or sexual violence. Emergency housing, counseling, support groups, case management, 24 hour helpline. Garfield CountyAdvocate Safehouse ProjectAdvocate Safehouse Project
    Advocate Safehouse ProjectSupport survivors of domestic and/or sexual violence. Emergency housing, counseling, support groups, case management, 24 hour helpline. Pitkin CountyAdvocate Safehouse ProjectAdvocate Safehouse Project
    Alpine Legal Services - Eagle CountyWe provide free civil legal services to qualified community members. We serve victims of crime, including domestic violence, low-income, senior citizens (60+) and at-risk youth. Intake in Rifle Courthouse is on Thursday's 9:30 am - 11:30 am. Intake in Aspen is on Thursday's from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm. Eagle CountyAlpine Legal Services - Pitkin/Eagle CountyAlpine Legal Services
    Alpine Legal Services - Garfield CountyWe provide free civil legal services to qualified community members. We serve victims of crime, including domestic violence, low-income, senior citizens (60+) and at-risk youth. Intake in Rifle Courthouse is on Thursday's 9:30 am - 11:30 am. Intake in Aspen is on Thursday's from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm. Garfield CountyAlpine Legal Services - Pitkin/Eagle CountyAlpine Legal Services
    Alpine Legal Services - Pitkin CountyWe provide free civil legal services to qualified community members. We serve victims of crime, including domestic violence, low-income, senior citizens (60+) and at-risk youth. Intake in Rifle Courthouse is on Thursday's 9:30 am - 11:30 am. Intake in Aspen is on Thursday's from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm. Pitkin CountyAlpine Legal Services - Pitkin/Eagle CountyAlpine Legal Services
    Battered Women Assistance (Adams County) - Project SafeguardProvides legal advocacy and assistance for domestic violence victims. Services include crisis intervention, court support, information regarding the legal system (civil and criminal), safety planning, and a daily protection order clinic at the Adams County Justice Center.Adams CountyAdams County - Project SafeguardProject Safeguard
    Battered Women Assistance (Arapahoe County) - Project SafeguardProvides legal advocacy and assistance for victims of domestic violence. Services include crisis intervention, court support, information regarding the legal system (civil and criminal), safety planning, and a daily protection order clinic at the Arapahoe County Justice Center (ACJC).Arapahoe CountyArapahoe County - Project SafeguardProject Safeguard
    Battered Women Assistance (Broomfield County) - Project SafeguardProvides legal advocacy and assistance for domestic violence victims. Services include crisis intervention, court support, information regarding the legal system (civil and criminal), safety planning, and a daily protection order clinic at the Broomfield Combined Courts.Broomfield CountyBroomfield County - Project SafeguardProject Safeguard
    Battered Women Assistance (Denver City and County Building) - Project SafeguardProvides legal advocacy and assistance for victims of domestic violence. Services include crisis intervention, court support, information regarding the legal system (civil and criminal), safety planning, and a daily protection orders clinic at the Denver County Courthouse.Denver CountyDenver City and County Building - Project SafeguardProject Safeguard
    Battered Women Assistance (Rose Andom Center) - Project SafeguardProvides legal advocacy and assistance for victims of domestic violence. Services include crisis intervention, court support, information regarding the legal system (civil and criminal), safety planning, and a daily protection orders clinic at the Denver County Courthouse.Denver CountyRose Andom Center - Project SafeguardProject Safeguard
    Child Abuse support - Bikers Against Child AbuseWe provide aid, comfort, safety, and support for children who have been physically, sexually, or emotionally abused, and are afraid.El Paso CountyOrganizational/Community/International - Bikers Against Child Abuse (BACA)Bikers Against Child Abuse (BACA)
    Court Advocacy (E Alameda Pkwy) - Gateway Domestic Violence ServicesAt the Aurora Municipal Court, Gateway houses a Court Advocacy Program (CAP) that provides victims of domestic violence with emotional support, information on their legal options and court processes, and obtain no contact letters (with an open court case) for those involved in domestic violence incidents. All domestic violence cases at the Aurora Municipal Court are directed to Gateway.Arapahoe CountyE Alameda Pkwy - Gateway Domestic Violence ServicesGateway Domestic Violence Services
    Divorce and Custody Clinic - Project SafeguardA Divorce and Custody Clinic is provided weekly for pro se victims of domestic violence. Clinics are conducted by an attorney and the appropriate court forms are provided free of charge.Denver CountyDenver City and County Building - Project SafeguardProject Safeguard
    Domestic Violence Advocacy - Alternative HorizonsAlternative Horizons offers extensive advocacy for victims of domestic violence. Advocacy may be provided in regards to: - Court visits or District Attorney's office visits - Civil and criminal cases - Assistance with filing civil protection orders and Victim's Compensation claims - Issues with law enforcement - Accompaniment to appointments at medical facilities and the Department of Human Services (DHS) Limited legal representation may also be available on a case-by-case basis. Call Alternative Horizons to find out more details in regards to this service.La Plata CountyAlternative HorizonsAlternative Horizons
    Domestic Violence Legal Advocacy - Alternatives to ViolenceProvides assistance with understanding and completing paperwork such as protection orders, divorce applications, and child custody orders as well as providing court accompaniment and legal advocacy to victims of domestic violence. The Legal advocate is available on Friday; individuals must set up an appointment ahead of time to meet with them. They are also able to make appointments with attorneys for further legal assistance as needed.Larimer CountyAlternatives to ViolenceAlternatives to Violence
    Immigration Legal Clinics (Boulder) - Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence (SPAN)Provides an immigration legal clinic once a month. Primarily services domestic violence victims with VAWA (Violence Against Women Act), U visa and T visas; however, there is no limit as to who can receive these services. Also provides assistance with completing forms.Boulder CountyBoulder - Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence (SPAN)Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence (SPAN)
    Legal Advocacy (Boulder) - Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence (SPAN)Assists victims with obtaining protection orders, answering questions about the legal process, and accompanying victims to court in Boulder and Broomfield. Also provides training to prosecutors, judges, police, and the community at large. Court advocates are available at the Justice Center to assist clients by providing support and information. They accompany clients to court hearings and advocate on their behalf during interactions with judicial officials in both Boulder and Broomfield Counties.Boulder CountyBoulder - Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence (SPAN)Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence (SPAN)
    Legal Advocacy - Crisis CenterProvides legal advocacy to victims of domestic violence which includes: - Assistance with restraining orders - Legal referrals - Court accompaniment - General support navigating the civil and criminal justice systems.Douglas CountyCrisis CenterCrisis Center
    Legal Advocacy - Crossroads SafehouseProvides education and support on legal procedures for victims of domestic violence. Services include: - Crisis intervention over the phone - Assistance in filing temporary restraining orders - Accompaniment to bond and court hearings Larimer CountyCrossroads SafehouseCrossroads Safehouse
    Legal Advocacy (Lafayette) - Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence (SPAN)Assists victims with obtaining protection orders, answering questions about the legal process, and accompanying victims to court. Also provides training to prosecutors, judges, police, and the community at large. Court advocates are available at the Justice Center to assist clients by providing support and information. They accompany clients to court hearings and advocate on their behalf during interactions with judicial officials in both Boulder and Broomfield Counties.Boulder CountyLafayette (Tri-City) - Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence (SPAN)Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence (SPAN)
    Legal Services - Crossroads SafehouseBringing Justice Home offers free civil legal services, representation, and referrals to low income victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking.Larimer CountyCrossroads SafehouseCrossroads Safehouse
    Project Hope of Gunnison ValleyProject Hope of Gunnison Valley is available to support, educate and provide confidential advocacy to individuals affected by relationship violence, child abuse and/or sexual assault. Services include but not limited to: Advocacy Services: - Crisis Intervention and Safety Planning - Court Advocacy - Address Confidentiality Program Emergency Services: - 24/7 Crisis Line - Safe Shelter - Food - Clothing/Personal Items - Transportation out of town Assistance with utilizing Community Resources - Legal Aid - Crime Victims Compensation - Counseling (up to 6 sessions) - Peer Support Groups - Community Outreach and Education - All of our services are CONFIDENTIAL - All services provided are available at NO COST to individuals in Gunnison and Hinsdale Counties - Individuals DO NOT have to be a resident of either county to receive services - We DO NOT require proof of citizenship - Individuals are NOT REQUIRED to report the crime to law enforcement to receive services Gunnison CountyProject Hope of Gunnison ValleyProject Hope of Gunnison Valley
    Resident Program - A Woman's PlaceProvides free and confidential services to victims and survivors of domestic violence, as well as education and support services to family and friends of victims and the community. Serving victims and survivors of domestic violence in Weld County by providing: -Safe Housing -Crisis Support -Counseling Services -Legal Advocacy -Child and Youth Programs -Prevention and Intervention Counseling -Information and Referrals -24 Hour Crisis Line -Outreach Services and Education Weld CountyA Woman's PlaceA Woman's Place
    Sí, Puedo! - Centro de la Familia¡Sí, Puedo! (Yes, I Can!) Provides an array of services to Hispanic women and their children who are victims of domestic violence, support group, crisis intervention, personal/legal advocacy, a 24-hour emergency hotline and individual counseling. El Paso CountyCentro de la FamiliaCentro de la Familia
    Supportive Services for Victims of Domestic Violence - Safe Shelter of St. Vrain ValleyOffers emergency safe shelter for men, women, persons from the LGBTQ communities, and their children (ages 0-17), who are in imminent danger. Individuals may reside at the shelter for six weeks, with stays extended on a case-by-case basis. Also provides the following supportive services: - Food, clothing, and other basic needs - Domestic violence education - Information about legal rights - Referrals to community resources - Individual and group counseling - Case management - Safety planning - Advocacy - A 24 hour/7 day a week crisis line - Support groups for survivors of domestic violence - Financial Guidance - Legal Advocacy, which provides assistance with temporary and permanent restraining orders and support at court proceedings - Child and Youth servicesBoulder CountySafe Shelter of St. Vrain ValleySafe Shelter of St. Vrain Valley
    Support Services for Victims of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault - Advocates Crisis Support ServicesProvides confidential crisis intervention and emotional support to all victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, teen dating violence, and other victims of crime and trauma. Support services provided include the following: - 24 hours/7 days a week crisis hotline and counseling - Information and referrals - Protective Order assistance and safety planning - Personal advocacy and support - Judicial advocacy - Follow-up counseling - Community education and prevention services - Teen violence prevention programMoffat CountyAdvocates Crisis Support ServicesAdvocates Crisis Support Services
    Victim Advocacy (Colorado Springs) - TESSAConfidential TESSA Victim Advocates provide support, systems assistance (criminal justice and other institutional systems), court support, and community resources. Advocacy allows victims to: Identify Options Develop Safety Plans Receive Assistance with Temporary Restraining Orders (TROs) Acquire Information and Referrals *Hospital Call-Outs: Confidential Victim Advocates provide 24/7 hospital response to victims seeking medical attention due to an incidence of DV/SA *DHS Liaisons: Two of TESSA’s Confidential Victim Advocates are co-located in the El Paso County Department of Human Services’ TANF (Temporary Aid to Needy Families) Division. These advocates work with TANF clients who identify domestic violence as an issue or barrier to achieving self-sufficiency.El Paso CountyColorado Springs - TESSATESSA
    Victim Advocacy Rural Program (Calhan) - TESSATo better serve victims of Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault in rural areas, TESSA has a full-time Confidential Victim Advocate based in Calhan (serving Eastern El Paso County). Adult Counseling services are also available by appointment at this location. Advocacy is available on a walk-in basis. Calhan Office Walk-in Hours and location information: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Community Outreach Center 328 10th Street Calhan, CO 80808 (719) 243-4833 El Paso CountyCahlan - TESSATESSA
    Victim Advocacy Rural Program (Cripple Creek) - TESSATo better serve victims of Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault in rural areas, TESSA has a full-time Confidential Victim Advocate based in Cripple Creek (serving Teller County). Adult Counseling services are also available by appointment at this location. Advocacy is available on a walk-in basis. Cripple Creek Office Walk-in Hours and location information: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Aspen Mine Center 166 E. Bennett Avenue Cripple Creek, CO 80813 (719) 243-5508El Paso CountyCripple Creek - TESSATESSA
    Victim Advocacy Services - Advocates Victim Assistance TeamProvides the following to individuals who have been victims of crime: - Safe housing - Court advocacy - Crisis intervention - Legal assistance - Relocation assistance - Safety planning - Referrals and information - Community outreach and educationGrand CountyAdvocates Victim Assistance TeamAdvocates Victim Assistance Team
    Wraparound Services for Victims of Domestic Violence - Servicios de la RazaThe VISTAS (Victims in Safe Transition and Self-Sufficiency) program offers services to victims of domestic violence and their families throughout the state of Colorado, including the following: - Case management - Victim and legal advocacy - Crisis intervention - 24-hour crisis line, - Assistance with victims’ compensation - Support groups - Referrals and assistance in accessing free or low-cost legal representation for family and immigration casesDenver CountyServicios de la RazaServicios de la Raza

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