What is Technical Assistance?
Technical Assistance (TA) refers to resource sharing and problem-solving interactions designed to assist domestic violence service programs, affiliated professionals, governmental and other human service systems with a variety of issues that arise around the complexities of domestic violence work.
Violence Free Colorado Technical Assistance is provided with the overarching goal of advancing effective interventions based on national best practices that contribute to the safety and well-being of child, youth, and adult victims/survivors of domestic violence. Grounded in the fundamentals of feminist-based, survivor-defined advocacy, Violence Free Colorado staff members who provide training and technical assistance are domestic violence experts having over 100 combined years of experience in all areas of domestic violence advocacy, safety services, and nonprofit management and operations.
Violence Free Colorado provides an extensive scope of technical assistance on topics including, trauma-informed care, working with child welfare, enhancing services to survivors and their families, coordinated community response, Latin@ outreach, working with boards, nonprofit management, executive mentoring, advocacy, and more. More Technical Assistance Topics.
Technical Assistance is provided through telephone, email, webinars, the Violence Free Colorado website, in-person contact, and member outreach visits.
CLICK HERE TO REQUEST TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE FROM Violence Free Colorado.
Please note that there will be a delayed response to your request during the following dates: Nov. 24 – Nov. 29 and Dec. 23 – Jan. 3
If you are in crisis or need immediate help, you can find your local domestic violence program here: https://www.violencefreecolorado.org/find-help/programs-by-county/
or call the National Domestic Violence Hotline: (800) 799-SAFE (7233) or TTY: (800) 787-3224 or https://www.thehotline.org/
Free Technical Assistance is a benefit of Violence Free Colorado membership and is also available to domestic violence programs funded by the CDHS Domestic Violence Program (DVP).
The fee structure for non-members is as follows:
Violence Free Colorado Program Service Fees
|Program||Notes||Cost to DV Program Members||Cost to Community Partner and Individual Members||Cost to Non-members|
|Annual Conference||DV Program Members receive 1 room per program for each night of the conference||
Early registration $125
Early registration $125
Early registration $250
|Training||For professional groups in victim services or related work||No cost||
Community Partner: No cost for up to 4 trainings/yr.
Individual: No cost for 1 training/yr.
|$75/hr. for development and presentation (plus mileage and other travel costs if needed)|
|Additional trainings at reduced fee|
|Technical Assistance||No cost||No cost||Most TA is available at no cost. For more in-depth TA, there may be a cost. Please contact Violence Free Colorado with your TA request.|
|Webinars||No cost||No cost||$35/module/person|
|Online Learning Center Courses||No cost||No cost||$50/course/individual|
|With CEs||Cost added to that of the webinar/training; same cost for all regardless of membership||Depends on number of credits||Depends on number of credits||Depends on number of credits|
|Print Materials||No cost||No cost||Cost varies by document|
* All services are based on staff availability and Coalition capacity.
** The above fee schedule and benefits may be altered by Violence Free Colorado from time to time.