Creating an Abuse Free Culture for All

The Initiative (previously known as the Domestic Violence Initiative for Women with Disabilities or DVI) advocates for persons with disabilities who have experienced abuse. Through our direct services and our outreach program, The Initiative strives to create an abuse-free culture for all. We are located in Colorado. 

Call: (303) 839-5510

Text: (720) 503-9580


The Initiative's advocates are available 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM, Monday - Friday to assist and support you. 

We do not require documentation of abuse, disability, or citizenship. We are located in Colorado and serve all people who live in Colorado.

No requerimos ninguna documentación de abuso, discapacidad o ciudadanía.

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The Initiative is dedicated to creating a systemic and cultural shift to be compassionate, inclusive, and a community that is safe for everyone.  All of our trainings are free!

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The Initiative strongly believes that education on issues surrounding disability and abuse can be transformative. Our "Get Informed" page will give you key information on a wide range of issues related to disability and abuse.

Founded over 30 years ago, The Initiative (previously known as the Domestic Violence Initiative for Women with Disabilities or DVI) is the only organization in Colorado that focuses our services on the intersection of cross-disability issues and abuse.

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Our work wouldn't be possible without your generous donations, volunteering, and support on social media.

We are always interested in creative ways to be involved with our community. Contact us if you'd like to host an event, create a menu item, or donate a service! 

Thank you to our wonderful corporate sponsors!

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