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Alternatives to Family Violence


Statement of Purpose: The mission of Alternatives To Family Violence is to provide H.O.P.E. - Help, Options, Protection and Empowerment, to those subjected to violence and oppression while promoting nonviolence as a social value.


Address: PO Box 385, Commerce City, CO 80037
Phone Number: 303-428-9611
Fax: 3036574754
Email Address:
Web Site:


Number of Employees: 14
Part-Time Volunteers: 20


Major Fund-raisers: Annual Anniversary Gala Event


Executive Committee: Gil Reyes, President; Lila Pedroza, Vice President; Susan Roser, Secretary;
Director(s): Gil Reyes, Adams County Assessor:Lila Pedroza, Community Activist: Susan Roser, Secretary, Senior V.P. Western Union, Retired: Jessica N. Ford, Vice President, FirstBank of Adams County: Karen Barela, La Suavecita Bridal and Formal Wear: Michael A. Garcia, Mutual of Omaha: Maria Sobota, Financial Director, Western Union
Key Personnel: Yolanda Gotier, MSW, Executive Director Cheryle Clarke, Development Director


Founded: 1978
Community Served: Alternatives primarily serves victims ofdomestic and sexual violence from Adams County, but serves any victim who contacts them, including those from around the state, the country and the world.


Ongoing Projects: Emergency Safehouse for Women and Children; Two 24-hour Crisis Lines (one in English and one in Spanish); and Community Outreach and Support Services




Previous Event Coverage:

October 01, 2012 Stories of Hope: Alternatives to Family Violence
November 06, 2009 31 Butterflies of Hope for Alternatives to Family Violence