Sexual Misconduct Resources

There are many resources, most of which are free of charge, available to CU students, faculty, and staff to help with stressful or difficult situations related to experiences of sexual misconduct. These offices can provide additional support related to your concern(s), i.e. assist you in exploring your reporting options, provide prevention education tools, etc. Please note that campus resources that are not confidential are required to comply with mandatory obligations to report.

The Phoenix Center at Auraria | Anschutz (PCA)

The Phoenix Center at Auraria and the Phoenix Center at Anschutz (PCAs) serve students, staff, and faculty associated with CU Denver, CU Anschutz, Community College of Denver, and Metropolitan State University Denver.

The PCAs provide free, confidential resources and assistance to survivors of interpersonal violence (relationship violence, sexual violence, and stalking), as well as their friends, families, and concerned others; services are provided to all regardless of race, ethnicity, color, biological sex, national origin, age, religion, ability, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, marital status, mental health status, and/or veteran status.

The PCAs support services include academic advocacy, assistance reporting to the school and/or law enforcement at the survivor’s request, safety planning, court accompaniment, emotional support, and more. The PCAs also provide campus education and training, awareness-raising events, and campus policy guidance.

The PCAs do not provide long-term counseling or legal advice. If you are in need of counseling or legal resources, please call the PCA office affiliated with your respective campus for a referral.

If you are not an Auraria or Anschutz student, staff, or faculty member, see the community resources provided below.

Dating/Domestic Violence Resources

211 is a comprehensive source of located curated social services information in the U.S. and most of Canada; helpful resource if you are not sure where to turn but are experiencing a crisis or are worried about someone who might be.

  • Phone: 24/7 at 211

Crisis Text Line

  • Text "HOME" to 741741 
  • Text "AYUDA" to 741741 (ESP)

Deaf Overcoming Violence Through Empowerment (DOVE)

Collaborating, educating, and advocating to end domestic violence and sexual assault in the Colorado Deaf community.

National Domestic Violence Hotline

  • Phone: 800.799.SAFE (7233)
  • TTY: 800.787.3224

Rose Andom Center is a place for domestic violence victims to find safety, support, and services needed to rebuild their lives and heal their families.  

  • Physical Location: 1330 Fox St. Denver, CO 80204
  • Phone: 720.337.4400

Violence Free Colorado

Violence Free Colorado is Colorado's domestic violence coalition. They work with hundreds of organizations and individuals in local communities across the state to prevent and end relationship violence, and support those affected by relationship abuse.

Translation and interpretation services available.

General, Sexual Exploitation, & State/Federal Compliance Resources

Sexual Assault Resources

The Blue Bench

The Blue Bench offers counseling and support around sexual assault. Their support includes the availability of volunteers to accompany someone who experienced sexual assault to a hospital for a medical forensic exam. 

  • Phone: 24/7 at 303.322.7273 

Crisis Text Line

  • Text "HOME" to 741741 
  • Text "AYUDA" to 741741 (ESP)

MESA provides support and advocacy for those who have experienced sexual assault in the Boulder area. 

  • Phone: 24/7 303.443.7300

WINGS Foundation 

The WINGS Foundation provides education, advocacy and support to adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse, their loved ones, providers and communities.  

  • Phone: 303.238.8660

Translation and interpretation services available.