There are a variety of resources available throughout the Denver Metro area to help victims of gender violence, their families and friends. These resources include:
- Criminal justice
- Sexual violence
- Domestic/dating violence
- Population-specific services
- Legal advocacy
COLORADO CIVIL RIGHTS DIVISION
The Colorado Civil Rights Division (CCRD) is charged with enforcing the State's anti-discrimination laws in the areas of employment, housing and public accommodations. CCRD works to eliminate and prevent discrimination in these areas through investigation, education, mediation and enforcement.
Colorado Civil Rights Division, 1560 Broadway, Suite 1050, Denver, CO 80202
CITY OF DENVER ANTI-DISCRIMINATION OFFICE
The Denver Anti-Discrimination Office works toward giving every individual, within the City and County of Denver, an equal opportunity to participate fully in all aspects of life including employment, housing and commercial space, public accommodations, educational institutions, health and welfare services.
201 W. Colfax Ave., Dept. 1102, 2nd Floor, Denver, Colorado 80202 Phone: 720-913-8458
CIVIL RESTRAINING ORDERS
You can request a temporary restraining order if there has been harm, the threat of harm, or an act of violence. The Protection Order Courtroom is located in Denver's City and County Building at 1437 Bannock Street, Courtroom 170. Phone: 720-865-7275
"Since its Wild West beginnings, Denver has attracted all kinds of people. The rich ethnic history and diverse cultural heritage of the city are celebrated with a number of events throughout the year, from the nation's largest Cinco de Mayo celebration in the spring to the Longs Peak Scottish Irish Festival in the fall. Summer brings the Colorado Gay Rodeo and Denver PrideFest, a celebration of community and culture. The historically rich African-American Five Points neighborhood is home to the Black American West Museum (3091 California St.), while the Museo de las Americas (861 Santa Fe Dr.) hosts some of the world's top contemporary artists from Latin America. A trip to The Mile High City will find no shortage of year-round cultural activity."
DENVER OFFICE OF DISABILITY RIGHTS SERVICES
As one of the most accessible cities, the Denver Office of Disability Rights (DODR) is an integral division of the Agency for Human Rights & Community Partnerships. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a federal civil rights law that provides people with disabilities equal access to employment, state and local government programs, goods and services. The Denver Office of Disability Rights coordinates the City and County of Denver's efforts to ensure compliance with Titles II and III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Our role is to ensure that all City services and programs are accessible to people with disabilities. The Office of Disability Rights also investigates complaints of alleged discrimination on the basis of disability filed locally or federally under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
201 West Colfax Avenue, Dept. 1102 - 2nd Floor, Denver, CO 80202
Phone: (720) 913-8485
US DEPARTMENT OF VETERAN'S AFFAIRS, DENVER REGIONAL BENEFITS OFFICE
The Mission Statement of the VA is to fulfill President Lincoln's promise 'To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan' by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's veterans.
155 Van Gordon St., Lakewood, CO 80228 Phone: 1-800-827-1000
COLORADO DIVISION OF VETERAN'S AFFAIRS
The Colorado Division of Veterans Affairs is here to assist Veterans, their dependents, and their survivors in obtaining the State and Federal benefits for which they are qualified for.
1355 South Colorado Blvd., Building C, Room 113, Denver, Colorado 80222
ASIAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
The Asian Chamber of Commerce (ACC) was incorporated in the state of Colorado in February of 1984 as a 501 c(6) nonprofit organization.
ACC's mission includes:
• Supporting and promoting Asian-owned businesses, as well as providing information, resources, training, exposure, networking opportunities, monthly events and two major annual events.
• Assisting Asian vendors and contractors in obtaining MBE/DBE certification, as well as in sharing requests for bids on various project opportunities.
• Assisting large corporations, government agencies and universities in enhancing their diversity programs to ensure greater diversity in procurement, project bids, employee candidate pools, customers and student populations.
• Providing services which are customized to effectively meet the needs of more than 15 various ethnic communities within Colorado's Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) business community.
• Advocating for the AAPI community in national, state and local legislative issues.
• Facilitating international trade and tourism.
The ACC has a volunteer board of directors comprising of over 10 members who represent various Asian ethnicities and countries, as well as those who are interested in Asian business and cultures. The ACC's network has grown to over 800 individual, small business, corporate and nonprofit members.
924 West Colfax Avenue, Suite 104-G | Denver, CO 80204 | Phone: 303-595-9737
COLORADO BLACK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
The Colorado Black Chamber (CBCC) began in 1985 with just a staff of one and a handful of Black business members. Now, the organization boasts more than 50 corporate members and nearly 1,000 business members. The Chamber remains a solid voice for the Black business community while continuously refocusing its efforts to meet the ever changing needs of its members.
The CBCC provides extraordinary customer service, reasonable member rates and value-add resources. It works with other area chambers to give members a broad range of opportunity for networking and visibility. It's more than a business as usual membership organization. It's the best friend and partner of its members, working exclusively on their behalf and providing the assistance and support they need.
924 W. Colfax Ave. Suite 104-G, Denver, CO 80204 Phone: (303) 833-0746
DENVER INDIAN CENTER
The Denver Indian Center, Inc. was established as a non-profit Colorado corporation October 11, 1983.
The Denver Indian Center, Inc. serves a diverse group of tribes, the majority of which represent the Southwest and the Northern and Southern Plains. Most come seeking economic stability, education and security for their families. The Center continues to be a highly sought after location for the community to gather for powwows and various other activities held at the facility throughout the year.
Mission: To empower our youth, families and community through self-determination, cultural identity and education.
4407 Morrison Road, Denver, CO 80219 Phone: (303) 936-2688
DENVER METRO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
For nearly 150 years, the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce has been a leading voice for Colorado's business community.
With a membership that spans the seven-county metro region and includes 3,000 businesses and their 300,000 employees, the Chamber is a powerful and effective advocate for both small and large businesses at the local, state and federal levels.
As business leaders committed to creating a healthy business climate, the Chamber focuses on key issues: a solid multimodal transportation infrastructure; access to quality, affordable health care; and a competitive primary, secondary and higher education system.
1445 Market St. Denver, CO 80202 Phone: (303) 534-8500
HISPANIC CHAMBER OF COMMERCE OF METRO DENVER
The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Denver is a membership driven organization comprised of small-business owners, corporate representatives, community leaders, and association members representing various professions. With over 2,500 members, the Hispanic Chamber is the state's largest minority Chamber, and one of the top four chambers of commerce in Metro Denver.
924 W.Colfax Ave. Suite #201 | Denver, CO 80204 Phone: 303.534.7783
URBAN LEAGUE OF METROPOLITAN DENVER
Established in 1946, the ULMD has worked tirelessly to create a level playing field for African Americans and others of all ethnic and cultural backgrounds who reside in the Denver area. At both the national and local level, the focus has broadened to encompass "people of color" in vulnerable educational and economic circumstances, as well as impoverished whites who live in the target communities served by the League.
700 E. 24th Avenue, Suite 8, Denver CO 80205 Phone: 303.377.2790