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Call to Report Abuse and Neglect

Colorado Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline (24 hour/365 days) 1-844-CO-4-KIDS (844-264-5437)
1-844-CO-4-KIDS is the Colorado Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline. The line is available 24 hours a day, every day. Anyone witnessing a child in a life threatening situation should call 911 immediately. You are not required to provide proof. Anyone who makes a good faith report based on reasonable grounds is immune from prosecution. For more information, visit co4kids.org.

Some people are obligated by law in Colorado to report known or suspected incidents of child abuse and/or neglect. These mandatory reporters are part of the safety net that protects children and youth and have the ability to provide lifesaving help to child victims in our community.  To learn more about mandatory reporting in Colorado or find out if you are a mandatory reporter, visit www.co4kids.org/mandatoryreporting  

Helplines 

Rocky Mountain Crisis Partners-Crisis Helpline (24 hour) – 1.844.493.TALK

Domestic Violence and Rape Helpline (24 hour) – 800.799.SAFE

Colorado Coalition Against Domestic Violence – ccadv.org/resources

Mile High United Way – 2-1-1

DOVE: 24 Helpline for deaf and hard of hearing victims of abuse – 303-831-7874

Victim Advocacy

Victim Advocates – Denver DA – 720.913.9000

CO Organization for Victim Assistance (COVA) – 303.861.1160

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) Program – 303.623.5380

Colorado Children’s Alliance: List of Child Advocacy Centers – coloradocac.org/findacoloradocenter

Arc of Colorado – https://thearcofco.org/

Support Group for Survivors & Parents/Families of Children Who Have Been Abused

Wings Foundation  The mission is to break the cycle and heal the wounds of childhood sexual abuse by providing education, advocacy, and support to adult survivors, loved ones, providers and communities

Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Abuse Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Abuse (CCASA) provides leadership, advocacy, and support to address and prevent sexual violence. To find out more information about programs you can call this number, 303-839-9999

1in6 – Support for men who have been sexually abused

Additional Training

Illuminate Colorado Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Training  Illuminate Colorado works to ensure that every child grows up healthy and free from sexual abuse by educating and empowering adults. Our certified staff offer evidence-based training and on-going support to local organizations and facilitators through the following programs to increase Colorado’s capacity to create safe spaces where children can thrive

Darkness to Light is a leader in child sexual abuse prevention and uses the power off behavior change to protect children by providing education to further knowledge and awareness about the problem.

Stop It Now!  Prevents the sexual abuse of children by moblizing adults, families and communities to take actions that protect children before they are harmed. They provide support, information and resources to keep children safe and create healthier communities. 

Violence Free Colorado  Advancing the well-being of all Coloradans through relationships free from abuse and oppression. 

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