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Colorado Domestic Violence Fatality Review Committee Annual 2018 Report

DV Fatality Report.PNGThe Colorado Office of the Attorney General, Office of Community Engagement has published the Colorado Domestic Violence Fatality Review Board 2018 Annual Report. Learn more about the domestic violence-related fatalities reviewed by the board and the policy and practice change recommendations made by the committee to reduce the number of domestic violence-related fatalities in Colorado.

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month


Every year, approximately 1.5 million high school students nationwide experience physical abuse from a dating partner, but 3 out of 4 parents have never talked to their kids about dating violence. Every relationship is different, but the things that unhealthy and abusive relationships have in common are issues of power and control. Violent words and actions are tools an abusive partner uses to gain and maintain power and control over their partner. February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month and you can click read more to learn about events and resources to support the national awareness campaign.

CAFE Training

CAFE Icon.jpgThe CAFE is a Salesforce platform application used by organizations funded by DVP for client data management and reporting. DVP offers free training for any DVP-funded organization. If you are interested in a training that is not currently listed, contact the CAFE Barista with a request. 

February DVP Requirements Corner

DTS-Phone7.jpgDo you ever have a question regarding what is required by DVP?  Every month DVP features common questions DVP received from funded programs and our response.

Question: A client in our shelter was trying to move to another city in Colorado and was calling other shelters looking for space. The advocate at the other shelter was requiring the client to sign a release of information with our organization so that we could talk about the client with the staff at the other shelter prior to admitting them. Is this allowed? 

E-Verify Resumes Operation

E-Verify is a web-based system that allows enrolled employers to confirm the eligibility of their employees to work in the United States. E-Verify employers verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided by employees on the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). 

DVP Monthly Alert - October 2018


October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the start of the DVP contract year. This alert includes information regarding important upcoming deadlines, creating inclusive and welcoming spaces contract requirement, and changes to data reporting requirements. You can also learn more about three funded programs: San Miguel Resource Center, Renew, and Alternative Horizons.​​