County Offices, Courts and Landfill will be closed on Monday, July 4 for the Independence Day Holiday. Critical services at Larimer County are not disrupted by closures.
Alternatives to Violence (ATV)
Phone: (970) 669-5150
Nonprofit organization serving southern Larimer County as victim's rights advocates. ATV services any victim of violent crime and specializes in domestic violence and sexual assault. They provide 24 hour victim advocates, court advocates, individual and group therapy, transitional and temporary housing, referrals and resource information, and community education programs.
ChildSafe Colorado Inc.
Phone: (970) 472-4133
Provide comprehensive treatment to victims of child sexual abuse and their non-offending family members, and the only program that offers them group therapy. No family is turned away due to lack of financial resources.
Colorado Legal Services
Phone: (970) 493-2891
Provides meaningful access to high quality, civil legal services in the pursuit of justice for as many crime victims, low-income persons, and members of vulnerable populations as is possible.
24-hour hot line: (970) 221-5551
Services are strictly confidential and all services are free except for counseling, which is low-cost and based on your ability to pay. Services include:
Phone: (970) 482-3502
Offers free safe housing, advocacy, legal assistance, transitional housing, and education. They have a secure safehouse where food, clothing, and support is provided for over 300 residents.
Estes Valley Victim Advocates
Phone: (970) 577-9781
Nonprofit agency committed to providing 24 hour emergency crisis intervention and advocacy services to victims of crime and trauma. This includes safe housing for domestic violence victims, counseling, referrals and community education.
Justice Center, Self-Help Center
201 Laporte Avenue
First floor, Justice Center
Fort Collins, CO 80521
The center is part of a Colorado Judicial Branch program to assist the growing number of people who are not represented by attorneys in issues such as divorce and family matters, evictions and small claims disputes, a release states. The center can assist with such things as:
The center is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday and Friday, noon to 4 p.m. Wednesday, and by appointment on Thursday. To schedule an appointment, email 08SelfHelp@judicial.state.co.us or visit the Self-Help Center during regular business hours.
Larimer County Department of Human Services
Phone: (970) 498-6990
Respond to reports of child abuse and neglect as well as mistreatment or neglect of at-risk adults who are, due to age or disability, unable to advocate for themselves. Services include risk assessment, crisis resolution, individual and family counseling around protective issues, referral to and coordination with service providers, financial management, guardianships, placement, and care coordination.
Larimer County Pro Bono Program
Recorded information line: (970) 402-2075
Provides referrals, as available, to private attorneys (Pro Bono) and to appropriate agencies for residents of Larimer County who meet financial and income guidelines. The Pro Bono Program does not handle bankruptcy, criminal, workers compensation, social security or personal injury cases. Intakes occur weekly in Fort Collins on Wednesdays and in Loveland on Thursdays, with some holiday restrictions.
Murphy Center for Hope
Phone: (970) 494-9940
Provide support for people who are either on the brink of homelessness or currently without a permanent place to live. They assist men, women, and children of all ages who are not homeless by choice, but forced into homelessness by circumstance with the goal of providing the support needed to assist people in achieving stability and long-term self-sufficiency. Services include:
Fort Collins: (970) 407-0305
Loveland: (970) 635-5912
Assists crime victims and low-income single parents in Larimer County in their efforts to achieve economic independence, and become free from community and government assistance.
Sexual Assault Victim Advocate Center (SAVA)
Hotline: (970) 472-4200
Office: (970) 472-4202
Focus on support of people affected by sexual assault and the reduction of sexual violence in Larimer County through education. They provide support and assistance to sexual assault victims, their families, and friends, information and referrals concerning the law enforcement, medical, and legal processes, support groups and individual counseling for survivors and their loved ones. They also have several community education programs on sexual assault awareness and hold special events to promote a creative means of healing (help victims age 14 and older).
The Family Center: La Familia (TFC)
Phone: (970) 221-1615
TFC is a high-quality bilingual education center that connects clients to basic needs, training, and education. They seek to strengthen and stabilize low-income, at-risk families with children under the age of 18 and non-English speaking families through the provision of support services, and coordinated collaboration with other service providers.
Touchstone Health Partners
24-hour access center: (970) 494-4200
Serving Fort Collins, Loveland, and Estes Park, they are the community mental health partner for residents of Larimer County. Touchstone's mission is to provide unsurpassed behavioral prevention, intervention, and treatment services in order to transform lives through recovery, renewal, and respect.
United Way, 2-1-1
Phone: (970) 407-7000
Call 2-1-1 (or 866-485-0211 from a cell phone)
A community connection to services and information that anyone can access. All services are confidential and free of charge. By calling 2-1-1, you can get help or information on crisis hotlines, food and clothing, housing and utility assistance, aging services, disaster recovery, mental health services, volunteer opportunities, health and medical needs, legal assistance, donation referrals, substance abuse services, and so much more.
Victim Assistance Unit – Fort Collins Police Department
Phone: (970) 224-6089
Provide aid to innocent persons who suffer physical, emotional, or financial loss as a result of a crime of violence. Victim assistance team services include:
Colorado Anti-Violence Program (LGBTQ)
Phone: (303) 852-5094
Agency dedicated to eliminating violence within and against the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) communities in Colorado, and providing the highest quality services to survivors. Colorado Anti-Violence Program (CAVP) provides direct services including crisis intervention, information and referrals, for LGBTQ survivors of violence 24 hours a day.
Colorado Coalition Against Domestic Violence (CCADV)
Phone: 1(888) 778-7091
Seek to protect and empower battered women and children through vigilance and sponsorship of national public policy initiatives and federal legislation such as the Violence Against Women Act. CCADV strives to unite all safe houses, shelters; battered women's and children's programs and local domestic violence services under its umbrella so that their unified voice is a powerful one and those underrepresented groups are heard.
Colorado Office for Victim Assistance (COVA)
Phone: (303) 861-1160
State agency committed to fairness and healing for crime victims, their families, and communities through leadership, education, and advocacy. By operating in an inclusive and compassionate manner, COVA creates solutions and positive change. Their vision is to be recognized as a national leader in building a collaborative environment where crime victims are given the opportunity to heal and restore balance to their lives.
Domestic Violence Initiative for Women with Disabilities
Phone: (303) 839-5510
Nonprofit organization that provides comprehensive case management, client advocacy and collaborative community outreach for all crime victims living with disabilities and their children with empowering tools for self-sufficiency that support safe and fulfilling lives free of violence and abuse.
Childhelp USA National Hotline
Seeks to meet the physical, emotional, educational, and spiritual needs of abused, neglected, and at-risk children. They focus their efforts on advocacy, prevention, treatment, and community outreach.
Federal Trade Commission
National resource to learn about the crime of identity theft; it provides detailed information to help you deter, detect, and defend against identity theft.
Identity Theft Resource Center
Phone: 1(888) 400-5530
Provides victim assistance at no charge to consumers throughout the United States; also educates consumers, corporations, government agencies, and other organizations on best practices for fraud and identity theft detection, reduction, and mitigation.
Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)
The mission of MADD is to stop drunk driving, support the victims of this violent crime and prevent underage drinking. If you or a loved one has been affected by a drunken driving crash, MADD can help with grief and emotional support, injury support, the legal process, and financial recovery.
National Domestic Violence Hotline
Phone: 1(800) 799-7233
Nonprofit organization that provides crisis intervention, information, and referrals to victims of domestic violence, perpetrators, friends, and families.
National Organization of Parents of Murdered Children, Inc. (POMC)
Phone: 1(888) 818-7662
Provide the on-going emotional support needed to help parents and other survivors facilitate the reconstruction of a "new life" and to promote healthy resolution. Not only does POMC help survivors deal with their acute grief, but they also help with the criminal justice system.
National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline
Phone: 1(866) 331-9474
A 24 hour resource that can be accessed by phone or the internet; specifically designed for teens and young adults. They offer real-time, one-on-one support from trained peer advocates.
Office for Victims of Crime
National organization committed to enhancing the nation's capacity to assist crime victims and to providing leadership in changing attitudes, policies, and practices to promote justice and healing for all victims.
Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN)
Phone: 1(800) 656-4673
The nations largest anti-sexual violence organization offers a free and confidential hotline both over the phone and online; educates the public about sexual assault and leads national efforts to prevent sexual assault, improve services to victims, and ensure that rapists are brought to justice.