Local Sexual Assault Resources

Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assult -

The Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CCASA) is a membership organization promoting safety, justice, and healing for survivors while working toward the elimination of sexual violence. Colorado communities believe and support survivors, hold perpetrators accountable, and take action to end sexual violence.

Colorado Division of Criminal Justice Reporting Options -

Victims of sexual assault in Colorado have three options for reporting. They may choose to file a law enforcement report, a medical report, or an anonymous report. In all cases, victims determine whether to have a medical forensic exam (sexual assault specific medical care and evidence collection). They are not financially responsible for the cost of the evidence collection portion of the exam. During the exam, the individual determines what, if any, evidence will be collected.

Advocate Safehouse Project -

The Advocate Safehouse Project's mission is to promote healthy relationships free from violence through education, advocacy, empowerment, and safehousing. Serving Garfield County.

Response -

Our mission is to support, educate and empower survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. Serving Pitkin County.


Meeker Safehouse

National Sexual Assault Resources


RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline (800.656.HOPE, y in partnership with more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the country and operates the DoD Safe Helpline for the Department of Defense. RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help survivors, and ensure that perpetrators are brought to justice.

Safe Horizon -

Safe Horizon envisions a society free of family and community violence. We will lead the way by empowering victims of domestic violence, child abuse, sexual assault and human trafficking to move from crisis to confidence. Safe Horizon is the nation’s leading victim assistance organization. Our mission is to provide support, prevent violence, and promote justice for victims of crime and abuse, their families and communities.

1in6 -

For men whose lives have been disrupted by unwanted or abusive sexual experiences, working through it can help turn things around.The mission of 1in6 is to help men who have had unwanted or abusive sexual experiences live healthier, happier lives. Our mission also includes serving partners, family members, friends, and service providers by offering information and support resources online and in the community.

Forge -

FORGE is a national transgender anti-violence organization, founded in 1994. Since 2009, we have been federally funded to provide direct services to transgender, gender non-conforming and gender non-binary survivors of sexual assault. Since 2011, FORGE has served as the only transgender-focused organization federally funded to provide training and technical assistance to providers around the country who work with transgender survivors of sexual assault, domestic and dating violence, and stalking. Our role as a technical assistance provider has allowed us to directly see key continued and emerging challenges many agencies are experiencing in serving sexual assault survivors of all genders.

Sexual Assault Nurse Examination Resources

The International Association of Forensic Nurses -

The International Association of Forensic Nurses is the recognized authority on forensic nursing. The Association is the catalyst for universal access to forensic nursing care for patients impacted by violence and trauma. Its members are sought out by the public, policymakers, media, governments and worldwide healthcare systems for their expertise and knowledge. The Association and its members are valued for their collaborative leadership across systems. The Association defines and advances the global research agenda to enhance nursing’s evidence based response to the needs of forensic populations. Regulatory bodies and certifying agencies look to the Association for guidance on setting standards of care for forensic nursing services in a variety of settings. The Association serves as a global network for forensic nurses to exchange ideas, serve as mentors and enhance their practice.

University of Colorado Sexual Assault Program -

Beginning in January of 2013, through a competitive grant offered through the Division of Criminal Justice, UCHealth’s Memorial Hospital assumed responsibility for the Colorado State SANE/SAFE Project. Our primary purpose is to provide statewide SANE/SAFE education, clinical training, and technical assistance to all programs in the state of Colorado based on the International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN) SANE Education Guidelines.

Colorado Division of Criminal Justice Sexual Assult Programs -

The Office for Victims Programs (OVP) provides resources to assist hospitals, communities, and sexual assault victims respond to the crime.