Colorado Victim Compensation 

Victims may be eligible to receive up to $30,000 for out-of-pocket expenses not covered by insurance or other collateral resources, or up to $2,000 in emergency funds directly related to the crime.

VOCA Emergency Fund (must have a victim advocate)

COVA has partnered with the Division of Criminal Justice, Office for Victims Programs (DCJ OVP), ​for the VOCA Emergency Fund. ​​This program is intended to make life easier for crime victims in Colorado and for the advocates who work so tirelessly on their behalf.

Colorado Victim Rights Act   

American Psychological Association 

Resources for Coping with Mass Shootings, Understanding Gun Violence 

The National Disaster Distress Helpline 


Dedicated to providing crisis counseling and support 24/7/365 for anyone in the U.S./territories experiencing emotional distress or other mental health concerns related to any natural or human-caused disaster. Callers can connect with DDH hotline counselors in 100+ additional languages via third-party interpretation services. 

Managing your distress in the aftermath of a shooting 

How to find a psychologist 

For Teens: Coping after Mass Violence

Parent Guidelines for Helping Youth after the Recent Shooting 

Psychological Impact of Mass Violence 

Resources in Spanish

Guía para los Padres Para Ayudar a los jóvenes después de un tiroteo reciente