Victim - FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

Victims have many questions about VOI's services.

Community - FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

The Jefferson County community is an important part of VOI.

 

 

Answers for Victims

Do you provide shelter or housing? - We do not. You may call 211 for referrals for general assistance with homeless shelters.

What do you charge for your services? - There is no charge for our services.

My daughter/family member/friend is the victim, but I wonder if you offer services for me? - Please call us at 303-202-2196 and we can assist you in finding the support you need.

Do I come to your office for appointments? - We are able to meet clients at the law enforcement agencies we work with, - Arvada, Wheat Ridge, Golden, Edgewater, Lakeside, Mountain View, Morrison and the Colorado School of Mines.

May I use your services if nothing has happened but I fear for my safety? - Yes. If you are in imminent danger, call 911 and report to police. Please contact us at 303-202-2196 for support services, information and referrals.

How do I get a protection order? - Contact the district or city you live in.
Refer to our list of departments and phone numbers here.
For example: Jeffco Courts Jeffco Court Clerk 303 271 6228 Women In Crisis Legal Advocates 303 271 6559

I can't decide if I should make a police report or not. Can you help? - Yes. Please contact us and we can discuss your options confidentially.


Answers for the Community

Do you provide shelter or housing? We do not. You may call 211 for referrals for general assistance with homeless shelters.

Do you offer general rental assistance? You can dial 211 for assistance in finding help with paying your rent.

Do you have motel vouchers? We do not.

Will you come and speak to my group? We are available to speak to community groups, criminal justice classes etc. Please contact us at 303-202-2196 to discuss your needs.

I would like to volunteer as an advocate. What do I need to do? Please review the Volunteer page of this website here. Or call 303-202-2196 or email [ victimoutreachinfo@gmail.com ] our Volunteer Coordinator. We will discuss the qualifications, training and job description with you.