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Hotline Numbers

National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233 or 1-800-787-3224 (TDD)

Crisis Text Line: Text START to 741741 from anywhere in the USA, anytime, about any type of crisis

Boulder County Mental Health – 24-hour Emergency Services: 303-447-1665 Domestic Violence

Child Abuse Hotline (To report child abuse in Boulder County.) – 303-441-1240

MESA/Rape Crisis Team – 24-hour hotline - 303-443-7300

National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline - 1-866-331-9474; 1-866-331-8453 TTY

Suicide Prevention – 303-447-1665

DOVE Advocacy Services for Abused Deaf Women and Children - TTY/Phone: 303-831-7932; 24-hour TTY Crisis Line: 303-831-7874

211 - Information on local shelters and their availability

Local Resources

Longmont Police Department – 303-651-8555

Longmont United Hospital – 303-651-5111

Emergency Family Assistance Association (EFAA) – Boulder: 303-442-3042; Lafayette: 303-665-8064
Food and shelter, financial assistance for medical prescriptions, rent and utilities for families in Boulder County

OUR Center – 303-772-5529
Emergency resource assistance including food, clothing, and financial assistance to qualified individuals. 303-772-5529


Safe Shelter of St. Vrain Valley (Longmont, CO) – Crisis Line: 303-772-4422

A Woman’s Place (Greeley, CO) – Hotline: 970-356-4226

Gateway Battered Women’s Shelter (Aurora, CO) – Hotline: 303-343-1851

Safehouse for Progressive Alliance for Non-violence (Boulder, CO) - 303-444-2424

SafeHouse Denver (Denver, CO) – Crisis Line: 303-318-9989

Crossroads Safehouse (Ft. Collins, CO) – Crisis Line: 970-482-3502

Women in Crisis (Arvada, CO) – Crisis Line: 303-420-6752

State Resources

LINC - The Legal Information Network of Colorado (LINC) is a collaborative network that provides confidential, no-cost, comprehensive legal information services to victims of crime in the Denver metro area.

VINE - 888-263-8463
This automated system notifies victims about the status of their abuser (whether they are in custody or not), can be accessed by phone or internet 24 hours a day, and can be set up to notify victims of a change in status. It works for most county jails in Colorado, but is not currently set up for Boulder County.

Colorado Coalition Against Domestic Violence (CCADV)
A diverse network of rural and urban advocates who work together through the coalition to coordinate services, exchange information and work on issues of common concern, thereby providing a unified, statewide environment that will nurture members’ local, community-based efforts to stop domestic violence.

Boulder County Legal Services - 303-449-7575
Provides legal assistance to qualified individuals in Boulder County. 303-449-7575

County Office Finder - Use this site to locate your county assessor, board of elections, chamber of commerce, child support offices, colleges, coroner, courts, and much more, with all relevant details

National Resources

National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence

National Sexual Violence Resource Center

National Resource Center on Domestic Violence

National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life

Battered Women's Justice Project

National Council on Juvenile and Family Court Judges

Futures Without Violence

Financial Help for Women in Abusive Relationships

Preventing Sexual Assault on College Campuses

Sacred Circle - Resources for violence against native women.

#iCANHELP Social Media Action Campaign

That's Not Cool Online Teen Dating Violence Prevention Campaign

College Student Safety Guide

My Strength Is Not For Hurting

Hands & Words Are Not for Hurting Project

Multilingual Access Project (MAP) - specializing in serving immigrants and refugees; website provides information on domestic violence and how to get help in 9 languages: Chinese, Korean, Amharic, Russian, Cambodian, Vietnamese, Tagalog, Somali, and Spanish.

Parents for Megan's Law and the Crime Victims Center
PFML/CVC provides national Helpline community support and assistance on issues related to Megan’s Law, sex offender management and sexual assault prevention. Call 1-888-275-7365

Suicide and Depression Awareness for Students - Resource guide for recognizing signs of suicidality and depression in our youth.

Addiction Resorces - We work to provide free resources to help people better understand their addiction and motivate them to make the first step in seeking support.

Advocates work directly with victims of domestic violence to address all areas of concern. Call 303.772.0432
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