1455 Dixon Ave. Suite #210, Lafayette 80026
Moving to End Sexual Assault (MESA) has served as the sexual violence resource center for Boulder County since 1972. MESA assists people who have experienced sexual violence by providing information about legal support, medical care, counseling referrals, and community resources. MESA offers a hotline, text line, advocacy, and holistic services for survivors of sexual violence.
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24-hour Hotline: 303-443-7300 or Text BRAVE to 20121
- Emotional support services by phone and text
- Accompaniment to the hospital and local police department
- Information about legal resources, medical care, counseling services and other community resources
Who reaches out for our services?
- Those who have experienced any form of sexual violence
- Those who are struggling with a history of sexual trauma
- Those who are not sure if they have been sexually assaulted or harassed
- Friends and family of survivors
- Service providers working with survivors
Victim advocates provide information about medical care and meet survivors at the hospital for support and advocacy.
A victim advocate can support you to get a forensic examination done by an expertly trained Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) at the hospital. MESA victim advocates provide support at the following hospitals:
- Boulder Community Health Hospital: 4747 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder, CO 80303
- UCHealth Medical Center of the Rockies: 2500 Rocky Mountain Ave., Loveland, CO 80538
- UCHealth Longs Peak Hospital: 1750 E Ken Pratt Blvd., Longmont, CO 80504
- St Anthony North Health Campus: 14300 Orchard Pkwy., Westminster, Colorado 80023
Support through the Legal System
A victim advocate can provide referrals to seek legal advice and information, as well as offer support in making informed decisions about your legal rights.
An advocate will always respect your decision to report or not to report to law enforcement.