You deserve
to be safe.

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

domestic violence calls made to police daily in Colorado Springs

It happens here. More than you think.

Resources for COVID-19


At TESSA, we are doing our best to serve you as we face these uncertain times. We are stronger together, but distant. We are not far away and are only a moments call away or a click away. As we learn more about COVID-19, we are also learning how it can impact you, and our work to support you.

Below is a link to resources and recommendations in our community to help as it relates to you and our work to end domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and human trafficking.

Advocacy Phone Numbers

Monday-Fridays, 8am-5pm




TESSA’s 2020 Fundraiser

With Pasta on the Porch, we brought the pasta to you! We hoped to raise $30,000 and on August 29, 2020 ended up raising $45,917!!!! Which will help us to continue to support our clients and their children through the pandemic and through every day life of being a survivor of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and/or human trafficking.

24-Hour Safe 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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Youth & 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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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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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 Safe Line (24/7): 719.633.3819. For additional support and general questions contact TESSA’s Main Office: 719.633.1462.

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