Denver County Victim Assistance Center

Find Denver County Colorado victim assistance centers. Victim assistance centers provide information about crime and criminal victimization, domestic violence, NOVA, victims compensation funds and impact statements.

Colorado Organization for Victims Assistance 90 Galapago Street Denver CO 80223 303-861-1160

Denver Center For Crime Victims Assistance 1000 East 16th Avenue Denver CO 80218 303-860-0660

Denver Colorado Victims Assistance 625 East Evans Avenue Denver CO 80210 303-777-0112

Denver Crime Victims Assistance 1751 Gilpin Street Denver CO 80218 720-381-6163

About Denver County Victim Assistance

Denver County Victim Assistance is an agency that provides a range of services to victims of crimes in Denver County, CO. The purpose of the Office of Victim Assistance is to help victims recover from the effects of the crime, to provide protection against future victimization, and to train other service providers that support Denver County victims. Victim Assistance agencies can be federal, Colorado, or Denver County government agencies. There are also numerous non-profit Victim Assistance organizations with similar missions.

You may contact Victims Assistance for questions about:
  • Denver County victim services programs
  • Crime victim compensation programs
  • Denver County domestic violence programs
  • The criminal justice system
  • Crime reporting
Denver County Victim Compensation & Advocacy

Denver County victim compensation programs provide financial assistance to victims and their families for expenses related to a crime that are not covered by insurance. Victim notification systems provide Denver County crime victims with alerts regarding the status of criminal court cases, parole and pardon requests by the perpetrator, registration in the sex offender registry, and other notifications to help victims protect themselves. Victim advocacy services in Denver County are designed to help victims understand the criminal justice process, guide victims in exercising their rights, and assist victims in requesting compensation or restitution.

Victim Assistance Agencies

At the Colorado State and Denver County level, Victim Assistance Offices can be organized as a division within the Department of Corrections, as an office within the Judicial branch or Colorado District Attorney Office, or as a component of the parole and probation system. At the federal level, the U.S. Department of Justice runs Victim Assistance programs through the Office of Justice Programs and the FBI.

Denver County Services for Crime Victims

The Office of Justice Programs operates the Office for Victims of Crimes (OVC). This agency administers a Crime Victims Fund, which supplements Colorado State funding programs for compensating and assisting crime victims. The OVC also runs a Training and Technical Assistance Center as a resource for service providers and victims' advocates. In addition, the FBI operates the Office of Victim Assistance. The Denver County Office of Victim Services ensures that victims of crimes investigated by the FBI have access to victim services and notification systems. This office also provides emergency services to victims of terrorism and their families.

Non-Governmental Programs

Non-profit Victim Assistance organizations in Denver County provide a range of similar advocacy and financial assistance programs for victims. They may also engage in advocacy for policies and Colorado and local Denver County laws that support victims of crime.