SAFETY ALERT!    Computer, telephone, tablet, and internet usage can be monitored by abusers -- remotely and without a user's knowledge -- and device history can be impossible to clear completely. If you think your internet and/or device usage may be tracked, use a safe friend's cell phone or computer. Most public libraries have computers and internet for public use.




Local Resources

This is a very brief list; more local and regional resources are found elsewhere on this page.

  • Women's Resource Center 970-247-1242. Advocating for the personal empowerment and economic self-sufficiency of women in La Plata County, offering information and support toward those goals. Empower a woman, change a life.
  • SASO, Sexual Assault Services Organization 970-247-5400. Providing advocacy to victims of sexual assault as well as community education and prevention programs.
  • Southwest Safehouse, 970-259-5443. Providing a safe refuge for adult and children survivors of domestic abuse.
National and State DV Resources     
Crisis Hotlines
Children’s/Teens' Services & Programs
Correctional Facilities & Services
Temporary/Permanent Disability and Developmental Disability Services
Financial Independence After Abuse
Food Resources
LGBTQ+ Resources
Legal Resources
  • Colorado Legal Services, Durango office 970-247-0266. Providing a variety of high-quality legal services for low-income persons and vulnerable populations; civil legal issues only.
  • National organization providing plain-language legal information and resources for victims of abuse.
  • Lambda Legal, National nonprofit devoted to the legal protection of civil rights of LGBTQ+ individuals and anyone living with HIV.
Senior Services
Southern Ute Indian Tribe Services
Teen and Young Adult Relationships