MESA: Resources

The Blue Bench

Denver’s only rape crisis center. In addition to providing a comprehensive range of quality vicim services, Blue Bench is a leader in educating the public about preventing sexual violence (Denver).

Blue Sky Bridge

A child advocacy center providing services to sexually abused children and their families, and providing prevention education to the community (Boulder County).

Carriage House in Boulder

Providing a safe, supporting community for the homeless and working poor (Boulder County).

Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CCASA)

CCASA is the collective voice of survivors of sexual violence and those who support a society free from violence and oppression. CCASA works to eliminate sexual violence by providing education, training and prevention initiatives; influencing public policy, advocating for resources; and promoting offender accountability (Colorado).

Colorado Organization for Victim Assistance (COVA)

COVA is committed to fairness and healing for crime victims, their families and communities through leadership, education, and advocacy (Colorado).

Colorado University Boulder Office of Victim Assistance (OVA)

CU Boulder Victim Assistance offers free confidential information, support and short term counseling to students, faculty and staff at Colorado University (CU) and their significant others. CU Boulder VA is not part of the police department (Boulder).

Mental Health Partners (MHP), Boulder & Broomfield Counties

MHP is dedicated to advancing human potential through excellence in treating mental illness and responding to community needs in service to others (Boulder, Broomfield, Lafayette & Longmont).

Rape, Abuse, Incest National Network (RAINN)

RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline (800.656.HOPE) in partnership with over 1,100 local rape crisis centers across the country (National).

Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence (SPAN)

Boulder Safehouse serves the community by providing safety and support to victims of domestic violence.

Boulder County Victim Compensation

Crime Victim Compensation Act of Colorado, enacted in 1982, helps victims of crime and their families obtain financial assistance for losses incurred as a result of a crime. Funds are paid through the Crime Victim Compensation Fund. To receive funding, victims must complete and submit an application, along with documentation of the requested expenses to the Crime Victim Compensation Fund. For more information please call 303-682-6801.

Colorado Human Trafficking Hotline (CoNEHT)

The Colorado Network to End Human Trafficking (CoNEHT) is a 24/7 statewide hotline dedicated to providing resources and referrals to best serve the unique needs of trafficking survivors in our state. The hotline is operated and supervised by the Laboratory to Combat Human Trafficking (LCHT), in partnership with Colorado Legal Services (CLS) and the Rocky Mountain Immigration Advocacy Network (RMIAN).

Safe Shelter of St. Vrain Valley

Longmont Safehouse serves the community by providing safety and support to victims of domestic violence.