On May 1, Gov. Jared Polis proclaimed May as Mental Health Month to raise awareness of mental health needs and Colorado's efforts to improve mental health services for all.
As partners of Colorado’s Project Catalyst, DVP and Violence Free Colorado would like to offer resources for funded organizations geared towards the health, wellness, and safety of domestic violence survivors. Any DVP-funded organization is eligible to receive these free resources, which include reproductive coercion toolkits, first aid kits, individual use over-the-counter medication, and more.
According to a May 2016 National Insurance Crime Bureau report, Colorado had the second highest number of hail claims in the United States from 2013-2015 (182,591), second only to Texas. Colorado's damaging hail season is considered to be from mid-April to mid-September.
Have you experienced flood damage to your home or business as a result of Colorado rainstorms? There are always many questions from the community on what is covered by insurance companies or other programs. The first step is to meet with your insurance agent to review your policy. Flood damage is covered under a separate flood insurance policy and not under your general policy. Flood insurance is purchased directly from your insurance agent.
Wildfires continue to be a growing threat in the Rocky Mountain Region where population is booming in high-risk wildland-urban interface (WUI) areas. While many people move to and live in Colorado for its forests, mountains and breathtaking views, they don’t always see the potential risks of losing their homes to wildfire – even in suburban neighborhoods. It is critical homeowners understand the risks of living in wildfire prone areas, the potential insurance impacts and what steps they should take to protect themselves, their property and personal finances.
Thank you to everyone who provided feedback on the “Data Collection Best Practices” tools in March and April. DVP incorporated many of the suggested changes, reviewed the tools with the Advisory Committee, and would like to provide everyone with the revised copies for one last review before they are finalized.
DVP is pleased to announce that our very own Chelsea Baldwin has been promoted! Find out more about this by clicking Read More.
Question: When completing the Second Quarter Report in April, I was a little confused about the Services Provided section. Is this new?
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Question: Is the CAFE able to track data for other types of crime victims?
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