The State of Colorado, Department of Human Services, Office of Children, Youth, and Families, Domestic Violence Program (DVP) has released a Request for Applications (RFA) for the purpose of expanding the availability of domestic violence services. Click on the Read More link to learn about this funding opportunity.
DVP requests feedback from advocates at funded organizations on the draft of Data Collection Best Practices Organization Self-Assessment and other data collection documents. This Self-Assessment will be completed by each organization as part of the contract requirements listed in Outcome #5.
Did you know that DVP and Violence Free Colorado have policy templates available for funded organizations? There is an extensive index of policy templates available for download on the DVP website. DVP funded organizations are encouraged to use the policy templates to ensure required policies meet Federal Rules and State Standards.
MINDSOURCE has opened a funding opportunity for community organizations and individuals dedicated to educating, creating awareness, and fulfilling other projects that offer innovative training approaches to professionals, parents, survivors, families and the general community about brain injury.
All domestic violence advocates are considered mandatory reporters of child maltreatment and April is a great time to revisit the FREE online mandatory reporter training
Join Colorado Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Campaign Partners to launch National Child Abuse Prevention Month in Colorado on Tuesday, April 2nd from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the Colorado State Capitol. Learn more about Chil Abuse Prevention Awareness Month!
You can support local community-based domestic violence organizations with your tax refund. Learn more about this fund and it's benefits today!
Do you ever have a question regarding what is required by DVP? Every month DVP features common questions we received from funded programs and our response.
Question: I am a Spanish/English bilingual advocate and other organizations (and sometimes even my own organization) has requested that I serve as the interpreter for a monolingual Spanish-speaking client. What is DVP’s guidance on bilingual advocates serving in this capacity?
Click to learn more about DVP requirements, free training opportunities, and a chance to attend DVP's Advisory Committee meetings.