The Denver Center for Crime Victims’ Cortney Paddock received Denver Foundation’s Helen M. McLoraine Nonprofit Employee Scholarship. The scholarship benefits employees of Denver area human services agencies who are pursuing undergraduate and graduate coursework related to their career.
The scholarship supports current nonprofit employees who will continue to invest in the nonprofit sector. Ms. Paddock is dedicated to working for state universities and colleges as an advocate for better accessibility to higher education for all Coloradans.
This fall she will be a first-year graduate student in the Student Affairs in Higher Education at Colorado State University, Fort Collins, pursuing a master of science, student affairs in higher education degree.
Her long-term goal is to be a director of a community service/learning office at a state university. She wants to encourage students to become connected and give back to the cities where universities and colleges are located.
After graduating in 2009 with a bachelor of science in human development and family studies, Ms. Paddock joined The Denver Center for Crime Victims (DCCV) providing support to the program staff and leadership team.
About The Denver Center For Crime Victims: The Denver Center for Crime Victims (DCCV) is a beacon of hope and safety net for more than 6,000 people each year. Our services are broad, supporting survivors of simple theft, domestic and sexual violence, to suicide/homicide survivors. We provide crisis intervention, grief therapy, case management, financial assistance, client relocation and more, all without cost to victims. For additional details about programs, volunteering or if you are a victim of a crime and need assistance, please call (303) 860-0660 or see http://www.denvervictims.org/.