2018 Purple Ribbon Awards!

Each year, Violence Free Colorado recognizes and promotes excellence in domestic violence victim advocacy throughout Colorado by presenting to outstanding individuals and organizations a Purple Ribbon Award. This year, we honored: Emily Osan of the

New OLC Courses!

Check out CCADV’s newest OLC Courses: Survivors with Disabilities This course is an introduction to working with Survivors with disabilities who have or are experiencing domestic violence. It is a broad overview which should lead

We are now Violence Free Colorado

In honor of our 40th year, we are transitioning from the Colorado Coalition Against Domestic Violence to Violence Free Colorado, a name that reflects the future we are dedicated to building. We will continue to make

New Online Learning Center Courses Available!

Check out CCADV’s newest OLC Courses: Introduction to LGBTQ Domestic Violence This course begins with the basics of working with LGBTQ Survivors. It includes a discussion about terminology and the every-changing use of language. It

New Online Learning Center Course Available!

Check out CCADV's newest OLC Course: Understanding Public Benefits Description: Advocates often find themselves working with Survivors who may want to apply for, or are already receiving, public benefits. The process of applying for public

Courage. Compassion. Commitment.

A message from CCADV's Executive Director as we look back on 2017: "This year has brought incredible challenges to our communities and country, and as advocates, we are made for these times. In these times

Domestic Violence and the Holidays

The Question: Does domestic violence increase during the winter holiday season(the time period beginning the week of Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day)? The Answer: No The holidays can be stressful, but domestic violence is not

Our New Housing Newsletter

Check out the first edition of CCADV's NEW monthly housing newsletter! CCADV is offering a once-a-month newsletter dedicated to housing. There are continual stories, trainings, webinars, and opportunities every month, and we want to ensure

Save the Date for #LEAD2018: February 12th

          Says Lydia Waligorski, CCADV’s Public Policy Director, “The LEAD event is an opportunity for citizens to share with their legislators how domestic and sexual violence impacts their communities. We are

Schedule your CGD donation starting Nov 1st!

CCADV is proud to participate in Colorado Gives Day! Colorado Gives Day is an initiative to increase philanthropy in Colorado through online giving. Colorado Gives Day takes place during a 24-hour period on December (12.5.17), and