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These resources are still available for anyone dealing with domestic violence

Posted at 1:38 PM, Apr 09, 2020

With the COVID-19 global pandemic, people are being told to go home and stay home in order to keep others safe. Unfortunately, the unprecedented stress of our current situation could lead to unsafe situations at home. We have put together a list of local and national resources that are continuing to offer support for anyone who is experiencing domestic violence during this time.

National Domestic Violence Hotline:

The staff is currently working remotely and continues to offer support to survivors 24/7. You can call 1-800-799-7233, or if you’re unable to speak safely, you can log onto to chat online or text LOVEIS to 22522.

Services are available in English and Spanish.

National Teen Dating Abuse Hotline:

Highly trained advocates offer support, information and advocacy to young people who have questions or concerns about their dating relationships. Information and support are also provided to concerned friends and family members, teachers, counselors, service providers and members of law enforcement. Free and confidential phone, live chat and texting services are available 24/7/365.

Start a chat with a peer advocate here
Text LOVEIS to 22522
Call 1-866-331-9474

All services are available in English. Calling is available in Spanish 24/7 and online chat is available in Spanish every day from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

National Sexual Assault Telephone Hotline:

If you need to talk, the National Sexual Assault Hotline is available at 800-656-HOPE or you can chat online at Services are free, confidential and 24/7.

All services are available in English and Spanish.

The Crisis Center:

The crisis line is available 24/7 and can be reached at (303) 688-8484 or toll-free at 1-888-247-7472.

All services are available in English and Spanish.

Gateway Shelter:

You can reach out to their 24-hour crisis hotline at 303-343-1851 to speak with a trained staff and volunteers who offer support, referrals, counseling and crisis intervention.

Gateway Shelter’s short-term facility in Aurora and long-term facility in Arapahoe Country are both accepting new clients and are going by the governor’s guidelines to keep everyone safe during COVID-19.

Safehouse Denver:

Due to COVID-19, SafeHouse Denver is not able to accept new clients into their emergency shelter, but their 24-hour crisis line remains fully operational and their advocates continue to provide support, options and safety plans with clients over the phone at 303-318-9989.

All services are available in English and Spanish.

Safe Shelter of Vrain Valley

Their advocates are able to offer crisis intervention, counseling, information and referrals through their 24/7 crisis line at 303-722-4422. They also provide non-emergency services via phone or video conferencing between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. This includes non-emergency legal services and housing navigation.

Due to COVID-19, their emergency shelter is currently accepting clients on a case-by-case basis.

All services are available in English and Spanish.

Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence (SPAN)

The domestic violence 24-hour crisis and information hotline can be reached at 202-444-2424.

SPAN offers Boulder, western Broomfield, smaller towns and unincorporated Boulder County advocacy for victims of interpersonal violence. The SPAN Emergency Shelter will continue to provide safe refuge for survivors and their children, but capacity will be reduced to limit the spread of Covid-19.

All services are available in English and Spanish.

The Family Tree:

The 24-hour crisis hotline can be reached at 303-420-6752. At this time, they are continuing to offer virtual support to clients, including safety planning and legal advocacy.

They are still accepting new clients into their emergency shelter, but space is limited due to COVID-19.

All services are available in English and Spanish.


Because of COVID-19, TESSA is not accepting walk-in visits, or new clients into their confidential safe house, but their 24/7 safe line is available to anyone experiencing domestic violence at 719-633-3819.

The Rose Andom Center

Staff is continuing to operate and provide services remotely. If you or someone know you is a victim of domestic violence and would like to access their remote services, they are available by phone at 720-337-4400 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. every Monday through Friday.