Resources for Women Veterans

Eastern Colorado

VA Health Care System

Carole Donsbach, RN MPH - Women Veterans Program Manager
Address: 1700 N Wheeling St, Aurora CO 80045
Phone: 720-857-5372
Email: Carole.Donsbach@va.gov
Website: https://www.denver.va.gov

Military Sexual Trauma Coordinator for the Grand Junction VA Health Care System

Mary McDonald, LCSW
Daytime Phone: 970-263-2824 or 970-263-2816
After Hours Phone: 970-263-2800 Ext. 2346 (Leave a message)

Help Heal Veterans

Help Heal Veterans provides therapeutic craft kits to Veterans at no charge.

Eligibility: Proof of Veteran Status.

Phone: 970-424-0499
Email: grandjunction@healvets.org
Address: 2500 North Ave, Grand Junction, CO 81501

Center for Independence

Free program for people with disabilities to help with disability benefits, vocational training and placement, assistive technology, housing location and applications, youth with disabilities transition into adult services and supports, peer mentoring, advocacy, low-vision and deaf services, computer training lab, information and referrals to other human service providers

Eligibility: Must be a person with a disability willing to participate in their own recovery or goals for self sufficiency

Phone: 970-241-0315
Contact Web Page: https://cfigj.org/contact/
Address: 740 Gunnison Ave, Grand Junction, CO 81501

Grand Junction

VA Health Care System

Pamela Schultz, RN-BC - Women Veterans Program Manager
Address: 2121 North Avenue,

Grand Junction, CO 81501
Phone: 970-263-2800 Ext. 2508
Email: Pamela.schultz1@va.gov
Website: https://www.grandjunction.va.gov

Comitis Crisis Center: Transitional VA shelter

For veterans and their families as they gain self-sufficiency

  • For single female veterans and male/female veterans with families

  • Meals, hygiene items and seasonal clothing available

  • Case management and financial literacy classes

Phone: 303-341-9160
Website: https://www.comitiscrisiscenter.org/comitis-crisis-center

Operation EQUINE

Equine Assisted Psychotherapy, Learning, and Coaching for Military Service Members, Veterans, First Responders and their families, caregivers, and supporters.

Eligibility: Active Military Service Member, Veteran, First Responder, or any of their family members, caregivers, or supporters

Phone: 303-506-9920
Website: https://operationequine.com/
Address: 1990 W 150th Ave, Broomfield, CO 80223

Dress for Success

The mission of Dress for Success is to empower women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and the development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.

Phone: 303-832-1889
Website: https://denver.dressforsuccess.org

Military Sexual Trauma 

Coordinator for the VA Eastern Health Care System

Dr. Katherine Dahm
Katherine.dahm@va.gov

The Delores Project

Emergency Shelter with Basic Services

  1. The Delores Project welcomes unaccompanied Women and Transgender Individuals

Emergency shelter number: 303-534-5411 (at 5:30 pm daily)
First time quests may also call on Mondays at 10:00 am
Returning guests may also call on Mondays at 11:30 am

Website: https://www.thedeloresproject.org/

Medicine Horse

Medicine Horse offers free/donation-based Equine Assisted Psychotherapy and learning sessions to enhance the mental health of individuals, couples, children & teens, families, and groups. The groups offered include veterans & active service members, people in recovery from substance abuse, people with disabilities, the LBGTQ+ population, women impacted by breast cancer, trauma & abuse survivors, children with autism, under-served youth, and more.

Website: https://www.medicinehorse.org/
Contact Web Page: https://www.medicinehorse.org/contact
Address: 9143 Valmont Road, Boulder, CO, 80301

Womens Resource Agency

Phone: 719-471-3170
Website: https://wrainc.org

Participants receive:

  • Individualized coaching for personal and career development

  • Job search skills

  • Interview and resume assistance

  • Computer training

  • Workshops to alleviate stress and further their professional growth

  • Access to our signature Suit-Up for Success program for interview and employment clothing