Self Help Legal Info

  • Dependency & Neglect

    Dependency & Neglect cases are ones of abuse or neglect of children. A D&N case is a civil case that does not involve the criminal prosecution of parents. Children involved in a D&N case are placed under the jurisdiction of the juvenile court for their safety and protection. Both of these links will take you to a different brochure by the State of Colorado regarding D&N cases. Read More

    Colorado Judicial Branch
  • Empowering Youth to End Domestic Violence

    Everybody has the right to safe and healthy relationships. Break the Cycle's mission is to engage, educate and empower youth to build lives and communities free from domestic violence. Content Detail

    Break the Cycle
  • Help for Young Adults in Crisis

    Urban Peak helps young people overcome homelessness and other real life challenges by providing safety, respect, essential services and a supportive community, empowering them to become self-reliant adults. Content Detail

    Urban Peak
  • Hilltop - Youth Services

    This organization provides support, guidance and structure to youth as they work through the youth adjudication system, or simply needs a safe place to sleep. Hilltop also has therapeutic space and professional youth workers to assist individuals. Content Detail

  • My Friend is Being Abused. What Can I Do?

    It?s not easy to see someone you care about being hurt in a relationship. But dating violence isn?t a one-time occurrence. It?s a pattern of abusive behaviors?name calling, isolation from friends and family, threats, and even physical harm?that escalate over time. This tip sheet helps address the situation. Content Detail

    Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women
  • Office of Dispute Resolution

    If you have a legal dispute, the Office of Dispute Resolution (ODR) may be able to help. This link will take you to their homepage. The ODR exists to establish and make available dispute resolution programs and services within the Colorado Judicial Branch. Content Detail

    Colorado Judicial Branch
  • Justice Corps Colorado Springs

    Staffed by volunteers, the purpose of this program is to supplement the help provided in the Self Help Center of the El Paso County Combined Courthouse for the public in the Pikes Peak region, by helping you gain access to the resources you need to answer your questions regarding family law and other civil matters (not criminal). Read More

    Justice Corps Colorado Springs
  • Stop Bullying Now!

    This website explains what bullying is and what you can do about it. There are webisodes giving examples of how students are bullied at school. Content Detail

    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • What is Bullying?

    A student is being bullied or victimized when he or she is exposed, repeatedly and over time, to negative actions on the part of one or more other students. Content Detail

    Colorado Department of Education
  • Warning Signs of Youth Violence

    Violence is the act of purposefully hurting someone and it is a major issue facing today's young adults. This resource helps recognize violent behavior and how to prevent it from happening. Content Detail

    American Psychological Association