Domestic violence is a pattern of behavior one intimate partner uses to control the other and it goes beyond physical abuse and also includes stalking, verbal, emotional, psychological, sexual and financial abuse.
As the only full-service domestic violence shelter in Larimer County, Crossroads Safehouse acts as the safety net for domestic violence victims in Northern Colorado by providing victims and their famlies with safety, options and stability.
You can help provide victims of domestic violence and their children with hope.
1 in 4 women and 1 in 14 men will become a victim of domestic violence in their lifetime. It is likely that someone you know, someone you love, may be among them. Crossroads exists to ensure the thousands of domestic violence victims in our community have access to potentially life-saving shelter, resources and support.
Donate today and provide victims and their children with a new beginning.
Our Mission: Crossroads Safehouse is a domestic violence emergency shelter for victims of intimate partner abuse and their children. Crossroads offers a continuum of services, including advocacy, intervention, awareness and education.
Our Vision: Domestic violence/intimate partner abuse is a human rights issue. Crossroads Safehouse envisions a world in which every person lives in a safe environment, free from oppression and with the opportunity to thrive.
Our history: The need for emergency safehousing for domestic violence victims was identify by a concerend group of Fort Collins citizens in 1970. In 1980 Crossroads Safehouse opened and was full within the first four hours. Since then Crossroads has expanded from a four bedroom safehouse to a 29,000 square foot facility with a state-of-the-art security system and 32 bedrooms that can provide sanctuary to up to 104 victims and their children.