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Advocates Building Peaceful Communitites

  • Overview

    Advocates was incorporated in December 1983. The grassroots beginnings of the organization were initiated by the Routt County District Attorney’s office. Initial services included 24-hour crisis response by volunteers and the director. Through the years services were expanded as gaps in services presented in the community. AABA began providing 24-hour crisis response to other crime victims in 1999. A sexual assault program was initiated in 1985 and outreach services expanded in the following years to include a high school peer education program, criminal justice advocacy, and a residential shelter. Services: 24-hour crisis response for all victims of crime, Residential Shelter, Counseling, Women's Support Group, Teen Support Group, Criminal Justice Advocacy, Civil Protection Order Assistance, Consulting, Education/Awareness Presentations