The 12th Judicial District VALE Board announces the availability of local Victim Assistance and Law Enforcement (VALE) grant funds authorized by Title 24, Article 4.2, of the Colorado Revised Statutes.
VALE funds Colorado criminal justice agencies that help to implement the Victim Rights Act and organizations whose projects help implement or coordinate statewide or multi-jurisdictional victim programs and services. Possible programs and services include the provision of services, training programs, additional personnel, and equipment and operating expenses related to victim assistance and notification programs.
A message from the District Attorney ~ Crista Newmyer-Olsen
The Office of the District Attorney for the Twelfth Judicial District strives to fairly and impartially seek justice for all citizens of Colorado's Twelfth Judicial District. We seek to protect victims of crime through vigorous and effective prosecution of criminal offenders and to promote the health, safety and well-being of the community by working with law enforcement and community partners to develop and operate programs geared toward rehabilitation, reducing recidivism, and the prevention of crime.
We work to provide tough, competent and ethical representation to the community.
The Office of the District Attorney for the Twelfth Judicial District Serves
Alamosa ~ Rio Grande ~ Saguache ~ Costilla ~ Conejos ~ Mineral Counties
National Domestic Violence Hotline
(800) 799-SAFE (7233)
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Search for Safe Havens for Pets of Domestic Violence Victims
Violence Free Colorado was established in 1977 as a nonprofit statewide membership program. Members include domestic violence service providers and community members.
Sheltering Animals & Families Together (SAF-T)™ is the first and only global initiative guiding domestic violence shelters on how to house families together with their pets. SAF-T enables more domestic violence victims to leave abusive households without leaving their pets behind and at risk. SAF-T also celebrates the human-animal bond and how family pets can provide comfort, reassurance and healing to adult and child survivors.
When you call Colorado Crisis Services, you will be connected to a trained crisis counselor.
Text "TALK" to 38255
You'll immediately be put in contact with a trained counselor, ready to text with you about anything.
We keep our conversation with you confidential. We want you to feel safe openly sharing your thoughts, concerns and needs with us.
Call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1
A responder specially trained to support Veterans and Service members will answer your call and provide immediate support.
Send a text to 838255. You can say as much or as little as you like to get the conversation started.
When you call, chat, or text the Veterans Crisis Line, one of our trained responders will help you through any personal crisis, even if it does not involve thoughts of suicide. You decide how much you want to share — we’re here to listen and to help.
For confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, call 1-800-273-8255 (TALK).
Text "START" to 741741 from anywhere in the U.S., and a trained Crisis Counselor will respond quickly.
Despite the strengths of American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) families and communities, suicide remains a devastating and all too frequent event. Complex, interrelated factors contribute to an increased suicide risk among AI/AN people and include mental health disorders, substance abuse, intergenerational trauma, and community-wide issues.
NewsChannel 13 teamed up with the Colorado State Patrol to see how well drivers follow the 'move over' law.