You deserve
to be safe.

We all do. That’s why TESSA empowers victims of partner violence to take back the life that is rightfully theirs.


It happens here. More than you think.

domestic violence calls made to police daily in Colorado Springs

More than a safehouse

Our Safehouse is just one of six major services we offer for victims of domestic and sexual violence. We also provide a 24-hour confidential crisis line, counseling, legal aid, programming for children, and outreach programs and presentations in the community.



Upcoming Events

TESSA is proud and excited to announce that we will celebrate our 40th Ruby Anniversary with a one-of-a-kind gala on Saturday, September 30, 2017. This event will be unlike any event you attend this year—replete with performing and visual art displays that are sure to delight, inspire and move all who attend. The event will also showcase 40 movers-and-shakers who have been TESSA’s champions throughout our 40-year history.

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24-Hour Crisis Line

TESSA staff provides help in crisis situations, works with victims to create safety plans, and connects victims with other community services.

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The Safehouse

TESSA’s Safehouse provides shelter, food, case management, housing assistance, counseling, and support to female survivors and their children.

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Victim Advocacy

The TESSA team helps victims navigate the criminal justice system, provides legal assistance, and connects victims with community resources.

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Children's Program

TESSA team members provide counseling, case management, support groups, and fun group activities for kids both in and out of the TESSA Safehouse.

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Counseling

TESSA Therapists provide individual and group psychotherapy, as well as therapeutic support groups for DVSA survivors.

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All Programs

TESSA offers confidential support and services for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault and their children.

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Survivor Story

Jessica was new to Colorado after fleeing her state to escape her violent husband, who had severely beaten and nearly killed her. She was not familiar with the resources available in the Colorado Springs region, so a family member referred her to TESSA. Jessica came to TESSA seeking help and information, which she quickly received through a confidential victim advocate.

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Give help

Ready to be a champion for a violence-free community? Your donation of time, expertise and/or money will change lives.

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Get Help

For safe shelter or to request critical information contact TESSA’s Crisis Line (24/7): 719.633.3819. For additional support and general questions contact TESSA’s Main Office: 719.633.1462.

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