Office for Victims Programs

Office for Victims Programs

The Office for Victims Programs (OVP) houses a number of programs to support victims of crime. The programs include grant funding for victim service agencies, support for local victim compensation and Victim Assistance and Law Enforcement (VALE) programs, victim rights compliance, supporting statewide human trafficking efforts, and supporting statewide responses to sexual assault.

For general inquiries, please call 303-239-5719.

Crime Victim Services Advisory Board is seeking applications

The Crime Victim Services Advisory Board is seeking applications for the following representatives:

  • Culturally Specific Organization
  • Community Member (2)
  • Ute Mountain Ute

The Crime Victims Services Advisory Board terms are for three (3) years and are appointed by the Executive Director of the Department of Public Safety.

All interested parties for the open positions should send a letter of interest and an application via email to Kelly Kissell.  Ms. Kissell is also available to answer any questions about the Board responsibilities.  

The  Colorado Mass Violence Toolkit for Crime Victim Advocates helps victim advocates and other emergency responders develop tools, templates and guidelines for their community to effectively respond to crime victims following a major criminal incident or mass crisis event. 

The Colorado Human Trafficking Council brings together a statewide group of stakeholders who are dedicated to enhancing Colorado's response to human trafficking.

 2020 Colorado Human Trafficking Council Report 

To receive monthly updates about the anti-trafficking field in Colorado, please subscribe to the Anti-Trafficking Insider. 

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2-1-1 Colorado offers assistance in locating community services and programs.

Colorado Crisis Services offers support and counseling for yourself or a loved one.