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17th JUDICIAL DISTRICT
V A L E GRANT FUNDING DETERMINATIONS
JANUARY 1 through DECEMBER 31, 2016

2016 GRANT APPLICANTS

16-VA-20 17th JUDICIAL DISTRICT PROBATION DEPT
APPROVED $ 4,725
VW: Victim Services Program
REQUESTED $ 7,047
PURPOSE OF GRANT FUNDS: VALE funds are approved for a percentage of printing, postage, training and in-state travel associated with providing direct services to 1,840 victims of VRA crimes in which the offender is sentenced to supervision by the 17th Judicial District Probation Department. Project Director : Renee Stewart renee.stewart@judicial.state.co.us
303 255-4225 Website: www.courts.state.co.us

16-VA-26 ACCESS HOUSING, INC.
APPROVED $ 17,466
VW: VRA Crime Family Support Program Personnel
REQUESTED $ 17,466
PURPOSE OF GRANT FUNDS: VALE funds are approved for partial salaries of one full-time and two parttime employees to provide safe emergency and short-term shelter, crisis intervention and transitional housing supportive services for 50 victims that are homeless as a result of a VRA crime in the 17th Judicial District. Project Director : Alicia Aguilar alicia@acchouse.org 303 289-7078 Website : www.acchouse.org

16-VA-07 ADAMS COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARMENT
APPROVED $ 900
VW: Victim Services Direct Assistance
REQUESTED $ 3,900
Agency declined 2016 17th JD VALE Grant funds
PURPOSE OF GRANT FUNDS: VALE funds are approved for 12 nights at $75.00 per night and hoping to give victims up to 2 nights stay so it allows them more time to make more long term arrangements without feeling so stressed. We are expecting to serve 8 victims during the 2016 VALE grant funding period. Project Director : Jaylynn Wayman jwayman@adcogov.org 720 322-1242 Website : www.adcogov.org/sheriff/va.html

16-VA-39 ALTERNATIVES TO FAMILY VIOLENCE
APPROVED - DENIED
VW: Domestic Violence Victim Services
REQUESTED $ 98,590
PURPOSE OF GRANT FUNDS: VALE funds were requested for two full-time Community Outreach and Support Services staff, a full-time Women’s Counselor, Bi-Lingual Women & Children Counselors to provide all non-residential services in Spanish and English to 200 women and children/adolescents of who have experienced violence. VALE funds were denied based upon the late submission of the required complete grant application hard copy by or before Monday, August 3, 2015 at 5:00 P.M. Project Director : Yolanda Gotier yolanda@atfv-adamsco.org 303 289-4411 Website : www.atfv-adasmco.org

16-VA-09 ASIAN PACIFIC DEVELOPMENT CENTER
APPROVED $ 19,945
VW: Victim Assistance Program
REQUESTED $ 30,000
PURPOSE OF GRANT FUNDS: VALE Grant funds are approved for specific number of hours per week of the full-time project director and two full-time victim advocates to provide multi-faceted services including crisis intervention, court related support, resources advocacy and information about victim rights to 80 victims of VRA crimes in the 17th Judicial District Asian American Pacific Islander communities. Project Director : Harry Budisidharta hbudisidharta@apdc.org 303 923-6370 Website : www.apdc.org

16-VA-29 ARISING HOPE
APPROVED - DENIED
VW: Domestic Violence Program
REQUESTED $ 5,000
PURPOSE OF GRANT FUNDS: VALE funds were requested for general operation expenses of the current shelter location and general operation expenses of a new transitional housing location within Adams County. Grant funds will be used for much need repairs and maintenance to the new facility as well as updated appliances and security system. Grant funds were also requested for the purchase of beds and furniture for the new location, security system and general minimal repair and maintenance for our new transitional housing facility.. The VALE Board determined that the grant application submitted provided included funding requests for purchases and payment of statutorily ineligible line items and was therefore denied. Project Director : Angela McMahan info@arisinghope.org 720 436-2306 Website : www.arisinghope.org

16-VA-01 AURORA-ARAPHAOE GATEWAY BATTERED WOMEN’S SERVICES
APPROVED $ 25,654
VW: Comprehensive Services to Domestic Violence Victims & Children
REQUESTED $ 25,654
PURPOSE OF GRANT FUNDS: VALE grant funds are approved for a percentage of salary / benefits of a Women Counselor, a Bilingual Counselor, and Residential Director at the Emergency Shelter. All positions provide direct services to 95 victims of domestic violence and 15 child witnesses of domestic violence crimes which have occurred with the 17th Judicial District portion of Aurora. Project Director : Linda James lindaj@gatewayshelter.com 303 343-1856 Website : www.gatewayshelter.org

16-VA-05 BRIGHTON POLICE DEPARTMENT
APPROVED $ 39,104
VW: Victim Advocate Specialist
REQUESTED $ 39,104
PURPOSE OF GRANT FUNDS: VALE Grant funds are approved for 79% salary of 1 full time Victim Advocate Specialist (VAS) to provide direct services to 840 victims/witness of crime. Project Director : Kim Messina kmessinal@brightonco.gov 303 655-2308 Website : www.brightonco.gov

16-VA-19 BROOMFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT
APPROVED $ 30,170
VW: Victim Advocate
REQUESTED $ 30,170
PURPOSE OF GRANT FUNDS: VALE grant funds are approved for a portion of the Broomfield Police Department Victim Service Unit's full-time victim advocate salary to assist 220 crime victims and witnesses by providing 793 services in 2016. Project Director : Maureen Testa mtesta@broomfield.org 303 438-6429 Website : www.broomfield.org/police/victimservices.shtml

16-VA-27 CATHOLIC CHARITIES
APPROVED $ 88,450
VW: New Options for Victim Assistance
REQUESTED $ 91,000
PURPOSE OF GRANT FUNDS: VALE grant funds are approved for a percentage of salary and benefits of the three-quarter time program coordinator, a percentage of general office supplies, postage, mandatory administrative costs, mileage reimbursement and direct assistance funds to provide services to 130 victims of VRA crimes in the 17th Judicial District. Project Director : Hilary Lancaster hlancaster@ccdenver.org 303 742-0828 Website : N / A

16-VA-28 CITY OF THORNTON
APPROVED $ 64,746
VW:Thornton/Northglenn Police Dept Victim Services Unit Advocates
REQUESTED $ 67,012
PURPOSE OF GRANT FUNDS: VALE grant funds are approved for a specific percentage of salary for two full-time victim advocate specialists serving 1,000 victims of VRA crimes and providing a total of 3,530 individualized victim-centered services. Services will include on-scene crisis interventions and follow up supports that will address safety concerns, referral information to system and community-based agencies to address social, financial and mental health needs and maintain victims involved in the justice system.
Project Director : Christina Amparan Christina.amparan@cityofthornton.net 720 977-5183 Websites : www.cityofthornton.net www.northglenn.org

16-VA-03 CITY OF WESTMINSTER
APPROVED $ 27,147
VW: Westminster Police Dept Domestic Violence Victim Advocate
REQUESTED $ 27,147
PURPOSE OF GRANT FUNDS: VALE grant funds are approved for a percentage of one full-time victim advocate salary Advocate assigned to the Fast Track Program at the Municipal Court who will provide direct services to 242 victims of Adams County municipal domestic violence crimes. Project Director: Barb Lamanna BLmanna@cityofwestminster.us 303 658-2411 Website : www.ci.westminster.co.us/Safety/PoliceDepartment/VictimServices.aspx

16-VA-33 COLORADO ORGANIZATION FOR VICTIM ASSISTANCE
APPROVED $ 26,127
VW: Victim Services Intern Program
REQUESTED $ 27,542
PURPOSE OF GRANT FUNDS: VALE grant funds are approved for 10% salary/benefits of the Intern Program Coordinator, a percentage of specific line item operating expenses and the hourly salaries and benefits of two interns to work 20 hours/week in a 17th JD victim service agency providing direct services to 220 victims during the grant funding period. Project Director : DoraLee Larson doralee@coloradocrimevictims.org 303 861-1160 Website : www.coloradocrimevictims.org/intern_program.html

16-VA-12 COMMUNITY REACH CENTER
APPROVED $ 69,500
VW: Victim Counseling Program
REQUESTED $ 69,500
PURPOSE OF GRANT FUNDS: VALE funds are approved for a percentage of fees for contract mental health clinicians to provide services to 150 survivors of violence who are ineligible for Crime Victim Compensation and who do not have other resources such as health insurance. Project Director : Elisabeth Walsh l.walsh@communityreachcenter.org 303 853-3674 Website : www.communityreachcenter.org

16-VA-08 CASA of ADAMS & BROOMFIELD COUNTIES
APPROVED $ 58,867
VW: Volunteer Advocate Program
REQUESTED $ 76,357
PURPOSE OF GRANT FUNDS: VALE funds are approved for a percentage of salaries and benefits of three Senior Program Coordinators (formerly Advocate Coordinators) who supervise and support the CASA volunteers providing direct service to 200 VRA-eligible child victims. Additional funding will pay for operational expenses related to annual background checks for 80 CASA volunteers who advocate for VRAeligible victims and who are supervised by VALE grant funded staff. Project Director : Lindsay Lierman lindsay@casa17th.com 303 654-3378 Website : www.casa17th.org/about.html

16-VA-08 17th JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT CLERK’S OFFICE
APPROVED $145,168
VW: Collections Investigation Program Personnel
REQUESTED $145,168
PURPOSE OF GRANT FUNDS: VALE funds are approved for the salaries and benefits of three personnel within the Collections Department to handle a caseload of defendants who owe court costs and or restitution. Funds collected include surcharges for 17th JD Crime Victim Compensation, 17th JD VALE and restitution owed to crime victims. Project Director : Beth Stewart beth.stewart@judicial.state.co.us 303 659-1161 Website : N / A

16-VA-37 DEAF OVERCOMING VIOLENCE THROUGH EMPOWERMENT
APPROVED $ 5,132
VW: Collaboration, Victim Advocacy & Education
REQUESTED $ 10,842
PURPOSE OF GRANT FUNDS: VALE funds are approved for partial salary and benefits of two full-time employees designated to provide direct services to 25 victims of VRA crimes in the 17th Judicial District, as well professional service expenses for ASL certified interpreters to assist in conducting two trainings for 17th JD law enforcement and victim service personnel. Project Director : Avi Haimowitz ami@deafdove.org 720 445-4145 Website : www.deafdove.org

16-VA-17 DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE
APPROVED $ 1,968
VW: Language Line Services
REQUESTED $ 1,968
PURPOSE OF GRANT FUNDS: VALE funds are approved to reimburse the District Attorney’s Office Victim Witness Services Unit for actual expenses incurred to communicate mandatory court status information to 20 victims of VRA crimes through the use of telephonic interpreting services. Project Director: Kate Horn-Murphy kmurphy@da17.state.co.us 303 835-5562 Website : www.adamsbroomfieldda.org

16-VA-16 DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE
APPROVED $108,385
VW: VRA Specialized Victim Services Advocates
REQUESTED $108,385
PURPOSE OF GRANT FUNDS: VALE funds are approved to reimburse the District Attorney’s Office for the salary and benefits of one full-time specialized victim advocate to provide designated services to 315 at-risk adult and juvenile victims of VRA crimes that are filed for prosecution in the 17th Judicial District; for the salary and benefits of one part-time victim advocate to assist 400 victims of VRA crimes with court-ordered restitution; for the partial salary and benefits of one full-time volunteer coordinator to supervise direct services to 1,200 victims of misdemeanor domestic violence crimes filed for state prosecution in the 17th Judicial District. Project Director: Kate Horn-Murphy kmurphy@da17.state.co.us 303 835-5562 Website : www.adamsbroomfieldda.org

16-VA-18 DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE
APPROVED $ 19,000
VW: 17th Judicial District Collaborative Victim Services
REQUESTED $ 19,000
PURPOSE OF GRANT FUNDS: VALE funds are approved for direct services provided to assist in the security and protection of victims of VRA crimes through the Javad Marshall-Fields and Vivian Wolfe Witness Protection Program C.R.S.§ 24-33.5-106 and specific operating expenses to continue coordination of collaborative sexual assault victim service activities through the 17th Judicial District Sexual Assault Response Project. Project Director: Kate Horn-Murphy kmurphy@da17.state.co.us 303 835-5562 Website : www.adamsbroomfieldda.org

16-VA-34 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE INITIATIVE FOR WOMEN WITH DISABILITIES
APPROVED $ 10,505
VW: DVI Program Services
REQUESTED $ 15,000
PURPOSE OF GRANT FUNDS: VALE funds are approved for 6% salary /benefits of one full time Direct Service Coordinator and will continue to fund 18% salary/benefits of one three-quarter time Victim Advoccate and 8.75% of one full-time Program Director. All personnel will provide safety-related direct services to 85 VRA primary and secondary victims in 17th Judicial District victims living with disabilities. In addition, the Program Director will conduct three trainings for law enforcement personnel and three trainings for victim service community personnel regarding safety, accessibility and coordination of culturally appropriate services to crime victims with disabilities. Project Director : Ashlee Lewis ashlee@dviforwomen.org 303 389-5510 Website : www.dviforwomen.org

16-VA-21 FAMILY TREE, INC.
APPROVED $ 8,142
VW: Supervised Parenting Time
REQUESTED $ 10,000
PURPOSE OF GRANT FUNDS: Vale funds are approved for direct victim assistance dollars as well as partial salary and benefits of two full-time victim service personnel to provide direct services to 125 victims of VRA crimes from the 17th Judicial District through the Parenting Time Program, which is a safety-based supervised visitation and exchange program for unsupervised visits of children. Project Director: Debbie Bittner dbittner@thefamilytree.org 303 420-0412 Website : www.thefamilytree.org

16-VA-31 FEDERAL HEIGHTS POLICE DEPARTMENT
APPROVED $ 33,924
VW: Victim Services Advocate
REQUESTED $ 33,924
PURPOSE OF GRANT FUNDS: VALE funds are approved for 100% salary of one full-time victim advocate specialist to provide direct services to 339 victims of VRA crimes in the municipality of Federal Heights. The Victim Specialist provides crisis intervention and psychological first aid; informs each victim/witness of their rights under the Colorado Victim Rights Act; informs victims of their eligibility to apply for Crime Victim Compensation; makes food, legal and public assistance referrals; connects victims to outside resources, and helps victims prepare for what to expect next in the criminal justice process. Project Director: Elizabeth Sanchez esanchez@fedheights.org 303 428-8539 Website : www.fedheights.org

16-VA-04 INTERVENTION, INC.
APPROVED $ 37,814
VW: Victim Services Specialist
REQUESTED $ 37,814
PURPOSE OF GRANT FUNDS: Funding was approved for the salary of one full-time victim services specialist to provide direct services to 300 victims of VRA crimes in cases crimes in which the offender is sentenced to supervision by Intervention. Project Director: Randy Saucedo rsaucedo@int-thornton.com 303 450-6000 Website : www.intervention-inc.net

16-VA-32 LA RAZA SERVICIOS, INC.
APPROVED $ 13,558
VW: VISTAS 2016
REQUESTED $ 45,195
PURPOSE OF GRANT FUNDS: Grant funds approved for one .15 VISTAS ( "Victims In Safe Transition and Self-Sufficiency and Domestic Violence Program") Case Manager salary and fringe benefits, and one .15 VISTAS Legal Victim Advocate salary and fringe benefits to serve 170 domestic violence victims within the 17th J.D. Project Director: Fabian Ortega fabiano@serviciosdelaraza.org 720 276-9099 Website : www.serviciosdelaraza.org

16-VA-38 MARIA DROSTE SERVICES OF COLORADO, INC.
APPROVED $ 17,373
VW: Survivors Mental Health Program
REQUESTED $ 17,400
PURPOSE OF GRANT FUNDS: VALE funds are approved for 9% salary and benefits of two agency fulltime personnel as well as fees for contract mental health clinicians to provide comprehensive treatment services to 14 indigent adult survivors of violence from the 17th Judicial District with chronic mental health issues, who do not have health insurance and are not eligible for Crime Victim Compensation. Project Director: Dawn Goers dawn_goers@mariadroste.org 303 756-9052 x 124 Website : www.MariaDroste.org

16-VA-06 MILE HIGH MINISTRIES
APPROVED $ 86,500
VW: Justice and Mercy Legal Aid Clinic
REQUESTED $107,300
PURPOSE OF FUNDS: VALE funds are approved for a percentage of salaries and benefits of .50 of two full-time senior attorneys and .50 of two full-time paralegal / legal advocates to provide civil legal consultation and advocacy services to 65 victims of VRA crimes and full legal representation for 50 victims in the 17th Judicial District. Project Director: Steve Thompson sthompson@milehighmin.org 303 859-5198 Website : www.milehimin.org

16-VA-10 MOTHERS AGAINST DRUNK DRIVING
APPROVED $ 15,584
VW: 17th JD MADD Victim Services
REQUESTED $ 15,584
PURPOSE OF FUNDS: VALE funds are approved for 25% salary and benefits of a full time Victim Services Specialist position to provide information, assistance and support services to 80 victims in the 17th Judicial District. Project Director: Jennifer Clouse Jennifer.clouse@madd.org 303 425-5902 x 6851 Website : www.madd.org

16-VA-24 PROJECT SAFEGUARD
APPROVED $ 84,404
VW: Domestic Violence Victim Civil Legal Advocacy Services
REQUESTED $ 84,404
PURPOSE OF GRANT FUNDS: VALE funds are approved for the salaries and benefits of two full-time and one part-time victim advocates providing civil legal advocacy services for 2,500 victims in Adams and Broomfield Counties. Services provided in Broomfield County will be coordinated with personnel from Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Non-Violence as formalized in a written Memorandum of Agreement. Project Director: Nancy Olson nancy.olson@psghelps.org 303 909-5958 Website : www.psghelps.org

16-VA-13 RALSTON HOUSE
APPROVED $ 61,800
VW: Child Advocacy Center Services
REQUESTED $ 61,800
PURPOSE OF GRANT FUNDS: VALE funds are approved for one forensic interviewer (40% of one position) who will serve 120 children and teens from the 17th Judicial District with VALE grant funding and one victim/family support advocate (40% of one position) who will serve 150 children and teens from the 17th Judicial District at Ralston House. Project Director: Don Moseley dmoseley@arvada.org 720 898-6745 Website : www.ralstonhouse.net

16-VA-22 ROCKY MOUNTAIN VICTIM LAW CENTER
APPROVED $ 29,243
VW: 17th JD Victim Rights Enforcement Project
REQUESTED $ 31,740
PURPOSE OF GRANT FUNDS: VALE funds are approved for a percentage of salary and benefits of three RMVLC full-time employees (Executive Director, Legal Director, and Client Services Coordinator) as well as specific supplies and operating expenses to provide help to 45 victims of VRA crimes in the enforcement of their statutory rights through consultation, direct representation, legal counsel, information, referrals, and support. Project Director: Emily Tofte Nestaval emily@rmvictimlaw.org 303 295-2001 Website : www.rmvictimlaw.org

16-VA-23 SAFEHOUSE PROGRESSIVE ALLIANCE FOR NONVIOLENCE
APPROVED $ 20,214
VW: Broomfield Outreach Program
REQUESTED $ 20,214
PURPOSE OF GRANT FUNDS: VALE funds are approved for partial salary and benefits of two full-time employees, as well as mileage reimbursement, to provide civil legal advocacy and counseling services to 100 victims of domestic violence in Broomfield County. Services provided in Broomfield County will be coordinated with personnel from Project Safeguard as formalized in a written Memorandum of Agreement. Project Director: Anne Ttapp anne@safehousealliance.org 303 449-8623 Website : www.safehousealliance.org

16-VA-14 ST. ANTHONY HEALTH FOUNDATION
APPROVED $ 45,744
VW: 17th Judicial District SANE Program
REQUESTED $ 76,438
PURPOSE OF GRANT FUNDS: VALE funds are approved for 50% of salary for 4 on-site Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner trained nurses to work 24 hour weekend shifts and 50% of call back services nurse salaries expenses for 100 sexual assault and 200 domestic violence victims projected to need emergency care services at St. Anthony North Hospital locations in Adams and Broomfield counties. Project Director: Shelley Thompson ShelleyThompson@centura.org 303 430-2648 Website : www.stanthonynorth.org/emergency-trauma

16-VA-30 THE BLUE BENCH
APPROVED
$ 74,958
VW: Comprehensive Sexual Assault Victim Services
REQUESTED $ 83,415
PURPOSE OF GRANT FUNDS: VALE funds are approved for percentages of FTE Volunteer Coordinator salary/benefits to oversee 80 highly trained volunteers providing immediate crisis intervention , in English and Spanish, to 150 victims of sexual assault or abuse and members of their support circle on the 24-hour Sexual Assault Hotline; salary/benefits of FTE Case Manager (40% FTE) providing 25 victims of sexual assault with in-person support to include hospital response, accompaniment to law enforcement or court proceedings, and assistance with stabilizing basic needs such as employment, food, and housing, and; percentage of salary/benefits of one FTE North Office Therapist (95% FTE) providing individual and group therapy to 38 victims of sexual assault. Project Director: Karmen Carter kcarter@thebluebench.org 303 329-9922 Website : www.raap.org/programs-services.html

16-VA-02 THE DENVER CENTER FOR CRIME VICTIMS
APPROVED $ 55,200
VW: Language & Legal Service for Crime Victims
REQUESTED $ 55,200
PURPOSE OF GRANT FUNDS: VALE funds are approved for partial salaries of three Center personnel, one one part-time supervising attorney and language professionals to provide translation and interpreting services to 125 victims of crime in the 17th Judicial District. Project Director: Amy Ulrich aulrich@denvervictims.org 303 860-0660 Website : www.denvervictims.org

16-VA-15 VITALHEARTS
APPROVED $ 9,900
VW: Secondary Trauma Resiliency Training Scholarships
REQUESTED $ 9,900
PURPOSE OF GRANT FUNDS: VALE funds are approved for a percentage of personnel and operating expenses necessary to offer 22 direct victim service providers the opportunity of attending one of the Secondary Trauma Resiliency Trainings scheduled for 2016. The funds approved are limited to assisting one paid personnel, from an agency receiving 2016 VALE grant funds, providing direct services to victims of crimes identified in the Colorado Constitutional Amendment Regarding Victims’ Rights, Section 24-4.1302.5 of the Colorado Revised Statutes (VRA) in the 17th Judicial District. Project Director: Dr. Henry Tobey vitalhearts@comcast.net 303 987-3000 Website : www.vitalhearts.org

16-VA-35 WINGS FOUNDATION, INC.
APPROVED $ 12,099
VW: Survivor Services
REQUESTED $ 22,313
PURPOSE OF GRANT FUNDS: VALE funds are approved for Grant funds approved for partial salary and fringe benefits of three full-time and one part-time victim services personnel and of operating expenses directly related to services delivery to (35) adult victims of childhood sexual abuse in the 17th Judicial District. All funded paid personnel will assist in the facilitation of intakes. Project Director: Jennifer Stith execdirector@wingsfound.org 303 238-8660 Website : www.wingsfound.org


TOTAL 2016 FUNDING APPROVED $ 1,369,020
TOTAL 2016 Funding Requested $ 1,680,505