Parental Counseling and Education:

 

Families First
http://www.familiesfirstcolorado.org                                     (303) 695-7996 (Helpline)       
Parent support groups, education and a family helpline for helping parents navigate challenging family circumstances: (Spanish-speaking services available)
Toll Free and Bilingual Contact numbers:                
(877) 695-7996 or 1-800-CHILDREN
Spanish: (866) 527-3264 or 1-866-LAS FAMILIAS

The Conflict Center                                                              (303) 433-4983
http://conflictcenter.org/
(parenting classes, as well as classes that focus on communication skills, consequences, negotiation, anger management, conflict management, and assertiveness)

Shared Parenting Support Program                                   (720) 272-7830
http://coloradofamilycenter.net/shared_parenting_support_program
(structured 10-session program for parents who are interested in learning effective communication and co-parenting skills)

 In the Best Interests of Children                                         (303) 273-0459
http://disputepro.com/parenting/
(co-parenting classes offered throughout the Denver metro area)

Solutions for Families                                                           (303) 772-4450
http://coloradocoparenting.com/
(skills-based co-parenting program/classes for separated parents)

Adams County and Broomfield Family Resource Guide
http://www.courts.state.co.us/userfiles/File/Court_Probation/17th_Judicial_District/Community_Resource_Guide_final.pdf

Blue Iris – Divorce Support for Women
http://www.theblueiris.org/

 Colorado Families – Web Calendar
https://www.cofamilies.com/
(a free web calendar for co-parents, step-parents and blended families)

 Dads 24/7
www.dads247.org
(education and resources to support fathers in making long-term commitments to their children) 

 Douglas County Youth and Family Resource Guide
http://www1.dcsdk12.org/secondary/dchs/docs/440911.pdf

Proud to Parent
http://www.proudtoparent.org/
(free, confidential, interactive web site for never married parents who are separating or separated)

Resource Directory for Single Parents – Boulder County
http://bcn.boulder.co.us/pss/spd.html

Single Mothers of Color                                                       (303) 293-2126
http://smocdenver.org/
(information, resources and advocacy for working single mothers of color in the Denver area)

Up to Parents
http://www.uptoparents.org/
(free, confidential, interactive web site for divorcing and divorced parents)

 

Marriage Counseling:

 

University of Denver Couples Clinic                                   (303) 871-3306
http://www.du.edu/psychology/child_and_family_clinic/index.html
(evaluation, treatment and couple’s therapy using PREP, a research-based educational program)

 

County Child Support Offices:

  • Information on establishing child support, paternity, child support payments, and enforcement
  • Help with financial and medical needs of children
  • Help with collecting child support - Provide services for county residents who have custody of their children but are not receiving child support to which they are entitled
  • Provide a full range of services in trying to collect current child support and arrearages

Denver Department of Human Services, Child Support Enforcement
1200 Federal Blvd., Denver, CO 80204
(720) 944-2960, (800) 809-0805        www.denvergov.org/Child_Support
Hours: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday

Boulder County Department of Social Services, Child Support Enforcement Unit
529 Coffman Street, Ste. 190, Longmont, C0 80501
(303) 678-6300           www.co.boulder.co.us./ss/cse
Hours: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday

Adams County, Child Support Enforcement
7190 Colorado Blvd., 5th Floor, Commerce City, CO 80022
(303) 227-223             www.co.adams.co.us
Hours: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday

Arapahoe County, 18th Judicial District Attorney’s Child Support Division
7305 S. Potomac, Ste. 100, Centennial, CO 80112
(720) 874-8700           www.co.arapahoe.co.us
Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday-Friday

 Douglas County, 18th Judicial District Attorney’s Child Support Division
4000 Justice Way, Ste. 2525A, Castle Rock, CO 80104
(720) 874-8700           www.douglas.co.us./humanservices.htm
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday

 Jefferson and Gilpin Counties, Child Support Enforcement
3500 Illinois Street, Ste. 1300, Golden, CO 80401
(303) 271-4300           www.jeffco.us/cse
Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., Monday-Friday 

Broomfield County, Health and Human Services, Child Support Enforcement
6 Garden Center, Broomfield, CO 80020
(720) 887-2261           www.broomfield.org/index.aspx?nid=260  

 

Additional information is also available at: www.childsupport.state.co.us

 

Family Support Registry:

 

www.childsupport.state.co.us                                                 (303) 299-9123 or (800) 374-6558                

  • The payment processing center for child support in the state of Colorado
  • Questions regarding the status of a child support payment or account and address changes
  • O. Box 2171, Denver, CO 80201-2171
  • Hours: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m., Monday-Friday

 

Child Support Enforcement Services Clinic:

 

 Provided by Denver Bar Association                                     Call for schedule: (303) 860-1115
3rd Thursday of every other month – Noon-1:00 pm. 
1437 Bannock St., Room 368
This free clinic will provide information on the services provided by Colorado’s County Child Support Enforcement Units. Topics include establishment of paternity, contest of paternity, and the establishment, modification, and enforcement of child support orders under the federal IV-D program.  Information on how to apply for services, guidelines on calculating child support, and all child support obligations will also be provided.  General questions are welcome but direct legal advice may not be provided.

 

Domestic Violence Local and National Hotlines:

 

Domestic Violence (local)                                                      (303) 318-9989
Domestic Violence (national)                                                 (800) 799-7233, (800) 787-3224 TTY

 

Domestic Violence Resources:

 

Project Safeguard                                                                 (303) 317-4157
www.psghelps.org
Project Safeguard, a Colorado non-profit organization, is dedicated to providing legal advocacy and direct court support to victims of domestic abuse, ensuring their safety and survival.

  • Adams County: (303) 637-7761
  • Arapahoe County:    (303) 799-3971
  • Broomfield County: (720) 887-2179
  • Denver County: (720) 865-9159

 

Denver Police Department, Victim Assistance Unit          (720) 913-6035
www.denvergov.org/DPDVAU
On-scene crisis intervention service, advocacy, and referrals
1331 Cherokee Street, Denver, CO 80202
Hours:  8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday; 7 a.m.–3 p.m., Saturday & Sunday

Victim & Witness Services  
Free services to victims of crime: advocacy, crisis counseling, legal information, education on the criminal justice system and crime prevention services                                    

  • (303) 659-7735 (Adams County)
  • (720) 887-2199 (Broomfield County)
  • 303) 441-3700 (Boulder County)

           

Self-Help Centers:

 

Colorado Courts Self-Help Center
www.courts.state.co.us/Self Help/Index.cfm
This site offers general information, forms, and instructions for self-representation in court matters.

 

Adams Combined Courts Self-Help Center
1100 Judicial Center Drive, Brighton, Colorado 80601
email: 17SHRC@judicial.state.co.us    All emails answered within 24 hours
Hours: M-F, 9am – 3pm

Arapahoe District Court Self-Help Center
7325 S. Potomac St., Room 106B, Courthouse II, Centennial, CO 80112
email:  18CourtHelpCenter@judicial.state.co.us
Hours: M-F, 8am – 12pm & 1pm – 4pm
(303) 645-1755

Denver District Court / Denver Probate Court  Self-Help Center
1437 Bannock Street, Room 368, Denver, Colorado 80202
Hours: M-F, 8am – 4pm
Phone (domestic matters): (720) 865-8440
Phone (probate matters): (720) 865-8746

Denver Juvenile Court Self-Help Center  (Adoption, Paternity, Child Support)
520 West Colfax, Room 125, Denver, CO 80202
Hours: M-F, 10 am – 2pm
(720) 337-0583

Douglas County Self-Help Center
4000 Justice Way, Castle Rock, CO 80109
(720) 437-6200
T & W, 8:30am – 12:30pm (staff)
F, 8:30am – 12pm Domestic Only (staffed by volunteer attorneys)

Jefferson County Combined Courts Self-Help Center
100 Jefferson County Pkwy., Golden, CO  80401
(303) 271-6570
Hours:  M-F, 8am – 4pm

 

Legal Advice and Information:

 

Colorado Legal Services
(303) 837-1313           www.coloradolegalservices.org
This organization provides help for low-income individuals wanting information such as self-help legal information; where to find legal help; who qualifies for free or low-cost legal help; and information about the courts, clinics, and other available help.

JAMLAC (Justice and Mercy Legal Aid Clinic)
2330 W. Mulberry Pl., Denver, CO 80204
(303) 839-5198           www.milehighmin.org/jamlac
Bi-weekly consultation clinics on Friday afternoons. JAMLAC addresses the legal needs of people struggling with poverty and oppression. JAMLAC also provides full-service legal services for clients that need assistance with: general civil matters, domestic cases, immigration, bankruptcy, public benefits, landlord/tenant discrepancies, sealing of records.
 

Mi Casa Resource Center
(303) 573-1302     www.micasaresourcecenter.org
360 Acoma St., Denver, CO  80223

  • Legal night offers free legal information from volunteer lawyers
  • 3rd Tuesday of each month, 5:30 pm-7:00 pm
  • Consultation concerning immigration, credit, housing, landlords, employment issues, family law
  • No appointments, first come first served

Channel 4 Help Line
(303) 831-HELP (4357)
Free advice on each Tuesday of the month, 4pm-7:30pm

Child Support Enforcement (Dept. of Human Services)
(303) 866-4300                       www.cdhs.state.co.us
See section on Child Support for County offices.

 

For the Public - Denver Bar Association
www.denbar.org/index.cfm/ID/1102
Online information and brochures

Lawline 9 — 9 News
(303) 698-0999                       www.9news.com
Every Wednesday, 4:00 - 6:30 p.m.

 

Attorney Referrals:

 

Metropolitan Lawyer Referral Service
(303) 831-8000
Offers referrals in Adams, Arapahoe, Aurora, Boulder, Denver, Douglas/Elbert, Jefferson, and Larimer counties. For El Paso County, call (719) 636-1532. For Larimer County, call (970) 226-2455.

Metro Volunteer Lawyers
(303) 830-8210                       www.metrovolunteerlawyers.org/
1905 Sherman Street, 4th Floor, Denver, CO 80203
(applicants call Colorado Legal Services for intake — (303) 837-1313)

MVL recruits and coordinates volunteer lawyers to perform free and low-cost legal services for people with no or very low income who live and work in Adams, Broomfield, Arapahoe, Denver, Elbert, Douglas, & Jefferson counties.

Find a Lawyer - Colorado Bar Association
www.cobar.org/directory
Online directory, by type of attorney, with contact information

Martindale-Hubbell Law Directories
www.martindale.com/locator
These directories can be found in law libraries or public libraries. The resource lists attorneys in Colorado, along with their specialties.

Legal Clinics/Divorce Resources:

 

Denver Bar Association Pro Se (do it yourself) Litigant Clinics
http://denbar.org/index.cfm/ID/22742/dba/Legal-Clinics/
These clinics assist in understanding the legal process and forms.  They do not provide direct legal advice, and they will not directly assist in completing forms.

Doing Your Own Divorce Clinic
3rd Wednesday of each month, Noon-1:30 pm.
City and County Building, 1437 Bannock St., Courtroom 311, Denver, CO 80204

Legal Night at Mi Casa
3rd Tuesday of each month, 5:30-7:00 pm.
360 Acoma, Denver, CO 80204
(303) 573-1302

Small Claims Clinic
3rd Tuesday of each month, 11:00 am-1:00 pm.City and County Building, 1437 Bannock St., Room 117, Denver, CO 80204

Adams/Broomfield Bar Association
Pro Se Divorce Clinic: 

Adams County Justice Center, 1st floor Training Room,
1100 Judicial Center Dr., Brighton, CO 80601
Advance registration is not required.
No income eligibility requirements.
Please obtain the forms or Dissolution of Marriage or Legal Separation prior to attending the clinic.  These forms can be downloaded at www.courts.state.co.us “Self Help”.
If you have questions, please contact (303) 458-1665.

Douglas County Pro Se Divorce & Post Decree Clinic
Every Friday, Every Month at the Douglas County Justice Center
4000 Justice Way in Castle Rock in the Self-Help Center on the first floor
From 8:30 AM until Noon

For more information, call (303) 663-7266

The Douglas County Pro Se Divorce Clinic is a FREE legal clinic for parties who have no attorney who are going through Dissolution of Marriage, Legal Separation, or Post-Decree cases. All walk-ins are welcome, and will be assisted on a first-come, first-served basis. The free Douglas County Pro Se Clinic is staffed by licensed attorneys knowledgeable about Colorado Family Law. The attorneys assist in completing paperwork, and explaining the divorce process and post-decree procedures, but they will not be able to answer questions specific to the facts of your individual case.  This Clinic is informational only.