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Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month Program Spotlight: Safe Shelter of St. Vrain Valley

February was Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, and CDHS will continue to address dating violence year-round. The Domestic Violence Program (DVP), together with the Tony Grampas Youth Services (TGYS) Unit in the Division of Child Welfare, support many community-based programs throughout Colorado that work directly with youth experiencing dating violence and implement programs designed to prevent dating violence. Below is a description of one such program funded by both DVP and TGYS.

Teen Dating Violence Awareness & Prevention Month Organization Spotlight: Bright Future Foundation of Eagle County

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness & Prevention Month. It is a national effort by activists, community leaders, and national and local organizations, to raise awareness about dating abuse, to promote programs that support young people, and to encourage communities to prevent this form of abuse. Here is a spotlight on how Colorado is addressing Teen Dating Violence.

Recorded Webinar: Serving All Genders

Join DVP, Survivors Organizing for Liberation (SOL), and Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence (SPAN) to learn more about the FVPSA requirements and considerations in implementing this policy. You will hear from other programs that have already started working with all genders and orientations including their triumphs and struggles:

Safe Shelter of St. Vrain Valley Launches Mobile Advocacy Services for Diverse Communities

Safe Shelter of St. Vrain Valley has launched a mobile advocacy services project that has been designed to expand its public awareness and free confidential services to survivors of domestic violence (DV) with the help of its community partners. The program will focus on members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer/questioning (LGBTQ) community, seniors, people with disabilities and those who identify as Latin@.