2012 Fact Sheet
The Denver Center for Crime Victims (DCCV) is a nonprofit agency that provides culturally and linguistically responsive services to victims of crime and crime prevention education. DCCV serves all victims of crime regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, race, religion, sexual orientation, disability or national origin. All services are offered at no cost in over 41 languages and dialects.
People, Respect, Trust, Accountability, Inclusiveness
Since 1987, The Denver Center for Crime Victims has been the beacon of hope for crime victims in our community. In our 25-year history, DCCV’s counselors have served over 165,000 victims of crime. We were founded through the collaboration of concerned citizens, criminal justice and health professionals and community-based organizations.
Programs and Services
Our programs and services include:
• Hotlines in English and Spanish and via Relay Colorado
• Crisis Counseling & Support Groups
• Children, Youth, and Families Programs
• Senior Programs
• Information and Referral
• Mi Gente-Legal Immigration Services
• Community Outreach and Crime Prevention Education
• HELP–Health Enabling for Listening Professionals
• Befriending the Body–Yoga for Trauma Survivors
DCCV is the recipient of the Martin Luther King Jr. Business Social Responsibility Award, Capitol Hill United Neighborhoods Good Neighbor Award, the Carson J Spencer Working Minds Award, and the Colorado Parent Magazine – best employer for working families.
$1.5 million annual operating budget
• 65% grants
• 20% individual donors and events
• 15% earned income
Cathy Phelps, MA, LCSW, Executive Director