Summit Advocates for Victims of Assault

Advocates for Victims of Assault, Inc. provides services which enhance safety and justice for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and associated traumas while promoting peace in our community. The vision of Advocates for Victims of Assault, Inc. is to help create a violence-free community in Summit County, through safety, support, education and accountability.

If you or a loved one needs help, we are here for you 24/7. You can contact us at any time at (970) 668-3906 or email us at

Our volunteers provide support, advocacy, information and referrals to help victims make changes in their lives. Learn more about becoming a volunteer.

We offer crisis counseling, individual and group counseling, financial assistance, pet-friendly emergency housing, and more. Help us help victims in our community.

Our Impact


of emergency shelter provided
to survivors and their dependent children in 2021

*Pet-friendly shelter*

crisis calls

received at our 24 hour crisis hotline
in 2021 in English and Spanish

new clients

received free
advocacy services in 2021


Ari's Story

Ari, a survivor, who reached out to Advocates for help. This video provides her heartfelt and courageous story of moving from sexual assault victim to survivor and activist. Ari now works to help other victims and promote prevention efforts in local and state government.

Click here to see the full video.