How We Help

The Denver Center for Crime Victims provides an immediate response to a client’s call for help.

All  services are confidential and provided by counselors and supervised student interns.

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24-Hour Hotlines – Emotional support and emergency assistance

Information and Referral – Link clients with community resources and provide crime prevention education

Assistance with Emergency Services – Food, clothing, shelter, financial aid, crime scene cleanup and other emergency needs

Advocacy – Communication of needs to employers, landlords, service providers, the criminal justice system and others

Crisis Counseling and Case Management – Short-term individual and group sessions to explore recovery options

Support Groups – Emotional support and education on the trauma recovery process

Volunteer/Intern Program – Volunteers and interns receive 40 hours of training to assist clients

Community Outreach and Education – Speakers available for presentations on crime prevention, victimology and vicarious trauma

Specialized Services

Elder Program – customized services for persons 60 and older

–          Words of Wisdom senior support groups
–          Personalized crime prevention plans

Children, Youth and Families Program – Individualized and group services for children 6–17 years and their families

–          BROTHERS™ support services for boys and young men
–          The Girl’s Group™ support services for girls and young women

Mi Gente- VAWA Legal Solutions – Legal assistance for immigrant survivors of domestic/sexual violence to remain in the U.S. under the Violence Against Women Act

Befriending the Body- Trauma-sensitive yoga program promoting health and wellness for clients and community

Community Programs

The Translation & Interpreting Center - Professional services offered in more than 40 languages

Health Enabling for Listening Professionals (HELP) – Full-day workshops for professional to address vicarious trauma and burnout