Deaf Overcoming Violence through Empowerment (DOVE)
Description: Deaf Overcoming Violence through Empowerment (DOVE) provides advocacy services to Deaf, DeafBlind, DeafDisabled, and Hard of Hearing (DDBDDHH) victims of domestic violence (DV) and sexual assault (SA) in the entire state of Colorado since 2000. DOVE’s mission is to provide culturally accessible services that empower and offer hope to Deaf and hard of hearing individuals who experience abuse. DOVE offers our services to DDBDDHH primary and secondary victims of DV and SA via 24-7 crisis support, advocacy, and information and referral. DOVE is committed to changing attitudes that perpetuate violence within the DDBDDHH community through community education, cultural responsiveness training, and collaboration with service providers.
Dedicated Staff For: LGBTQIA Survivors, Latinx Survivors, Survivors with disabilities, Immigrant/Refugee Survivors, Asian Pacific Islander Survivors, Native American/Indigenous Survivors, Deaf & hard of hearing Survivors, Undocumented Survivors, Adults with Intellectual and developmental disabilities, Sexual Assault Survivors.
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Learning about Healthy Relationships
This website is a great resource for identifying that may help youth determine the differences between healthy and unhealthy relationships in their lives. The website discusses healthy characteristics of a relationship such as mutual respect, honesty, trust, support, good communication, separate identities, and equity. The website also provides warning signs that a relationship may be in trouble.
Ask yourself, does my partner:
Safe House Denver
24-Hour Crisis & Information Hotline: 303-318-9989
Center for Advocacy Prevention & Empowerment at University of Denver
This organization provides advocacy and support for survivors of sexual assault.
Address: 1981 S University Blvd, Denver, CO 80208
Support Line: 303-871-2205
Counseling Service Fees: Accepts Health Insurance
Servicios de La Raza
Address: 3131 W 14th Ave. Denver, CO 80204
Support Line: 303-953-5930
Languages Spoken: Spanish
Mission: Provide and advocate for culturally responsive, essential human services and opportunities to our community. The VISTAS provide culturally responsive services to English and Spanish-speaking victims of intimate partner violence, sexual assault, stalking, dating violence, and general crime. Through our service, the following resources are available for victims: 24-hour crisis hot line, case management, mental health, legal/victim advocacy, education, referrals and to victims of intimate partner violence and sexual assault, and general crime victims.
Counseling Service Fees: Sliding Scale, Crime Victim Compensation
Dedicated Staff for: LGBTQIA Survivors, Latinx Survivors, Immigrant/Refugee Survivors, Native American/Indigenous Survivors, Undocumented Survivors