Resources for domestic violence service providers

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Colorado's Domestic Violence Program (DVP) contracts with community-based domestic and sexual violence advocacy organizations throughout Colorado that provide no-cost, voluntary and confidential services to people experiencing domestic and sexual violence in Colorado. DVP does not provide services directly to members of the community.

If you are a community member looking for community-based resources, please visit the Resources for Community Members page.

Our mission

To partner with communities to promote the safety and well-being of domestic and sexual violence survivors and prevent domestic and sexual violence through good stewardship of funding resources and the advancement of quality programming.

Non-discrimination commitment

DVP is committed to serving Colorado community-based domestic violence advocacy programs and survivors without prejudice regarding level of income, actual or perceived sex, including gender identity, gender expression, religious beliefs, actual or perceived sexual orientation, immigration status, age, race, creed, ethnicity, color, national origin, marital status, spoken language, disability, or military status or any other factor. DVP is dedicated to funding programs that are committed to creating an environment that is accessible, culturally relevant, and trauma-informed for all domestic violence survivors and their families.


What does the Domestic Violence Program fund?

DVP funds community-based organizations that provide free, voluntary and confidential services to survivors of domestic and sexual violence, including:

  • Crisis intervention
  • Advocacy services
  • Support groups and counseling
  • Civil or criminal legal advocacy
  • Medical accompaniment
  • Transportation assistance
  • Emergency shelter and other housing supports
  • Safety planning
  • Outreach and prevention services
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Requirements for funded organizations

Organizations funded by DVP demonstrate adherence to federal, state and CDHS contract requirements, including:


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Training and technical assistance

DVP ensures that no-cost training and technical assistance (TTA) is available to support survivor-defined advocacy best practices, promote accessible, culturally responsive, and trauma-informed approaches, and enhance meaningful access to free, voluntary, and confidential services for survivors of domestic and sexual violence. Our partners for this TTA include:


Funding Opportunities

DVP periodically opens solicitations for funding domestic and sexual violence services. Funding opportunities are posted on the Colorado Vendor Self-Service (VSS) portal.

Organizations interested in DVP funding opportunities are encouraged to sign up on VSS to receive solicitation notifications. Eligibility and the project scope of work varies from solicitation to solicitation, so review carefully to check for specific project details.

Please note that DVP does not post information about funding opportunities on this website.


Contact us

If you have questions about funding requirements or anything else related to the Domestic Violence Program, contact your DVP liaison or use the Contact the Domestic Violence Program form to get in touch with our team.


Procurement survey data for currently funded organizations

The Colorado Department of Human Services created a survey to collect demographic information from CDHS vendors. The survey requests information on the gender, racial and ethnic makeup of staff and leadership, and currently funded organizations were asked to complete the survey. View the 2023-24 data to learn more about DVP's currently funded organizations.

Annual reports

View an archive of past annual reports.