LEVI MEMBER: Safe Shelter of St. Vrain Valley- Confidential Emergency Shelter
SAFE SHELTER OF ST. VRAIN VALLEY is a 501(c)3 agency, in existence since 1978. Safe Shelter serves the geographical jurisdiction of northeast Boulder County including Longmont and its surrounding areas, as well as, southwest Weld County. The mission of Safe Shelter is to provide safety, support and resources to individuals affected by domestic abuse. We promote empowerment through direct services and community education, advocating for the right of every individual to live a life free of intimidation, exploitation and abuse.
Safe Shelter currently employs full-time/part-time career staff, with 20-30 volunteers and interns.
The agency currently has speakers to address the issues of domestic violence, teen-dating abuse and elder abuse. Training and education is provided for community organizations, law enforcement and service providers. On hand are additional videos, a library of books, safety packets and other domestic violence community materials.
All Safe Shelter services are provided to clients at no cost. Individuals affected by domestic violence do not have to be housed in the shelter to be eligible for services.
- Services are provided regardless of ethnicity, sex, religion, disability, race, sexual orientation, color, gender identify, marital status, age, national origin, or documentation status.
- Individual and group counseling for adults, elderly, children, youth and teens
- Children, Youth and Teen counseling, both 1:1 and in group settings
- Advocate facilitated support groups
- Crisis intervention and safety planning
- Information, resources and referrals
- Legal Advocacy: assistance with permanent and temporary civil protection orders. Criminal justice advocacy and court accompaniment. Information and referrals to appropriate legal agencies.
- Transitional Housing: Safe Shelter has programs that provide transitional housing for qualified clients and their children for up to 1 year. Safe Shelter provides transitional housing support through referral and case management services to facilities in Longmont and Boulder.
- Intern program for bachelor and graduate level students.
- TERA (Teens Ending Relationship Abuse) Program. TERA is a prevention/education program for youth that uses high school students as “peer educators.” TERA exists to create awareness among middle and high school students about unhealthy and abusive relationships.The TERA Program hopes to encourage teens to create positive healthy relationships and to safely intervene when they or a friend is in an unhealthy relationship.
- Financial Assistance: Safe Shelter is able to provide limited emergency funds to their clients on a case by case basis. Safe Shelter of provides all services on a sliding fee scale. No victim of abuse will be turned away for lack of funds.
- 24 hour crisis line is 303.772.4422.
- Safe Shelter provides residential safe shelter to women and child victims of domestic violence. Maximum stay is six weeks on a case by case basis. Shelter staff provides intake and assessment. Services are limited to female and child victims in imminent danger. 24 hour day admittance. 24 hour Crisis line is 303.772.4422.
- Safety is the number one focus of the shelter and therefore, it is in a confidential location. If safety of a client is compromised, Safe Shelter will work with her to have her moved to another location.
Safe Shelter of St. Vrain Valley
P. O. Box 231
Longmont, CO 80502-0231
Office – 303.772.0432
Fax – 303.772.1576
Email Safe Shelter of St. Vrain Valley
Executive Director – Jackie List