Enrolling in the ACP

Eligibility Requirements

  • An applicant must be a survivor of sexual assault, domestic violence or stalking/harassment who fears for their safety.
  • Co-applicants can be listed on the application if they reside with an enrolling survivor and their enrollment will contribute to the survivor's safety.
    • Co-applicants can be children or adults, but all adults must understand and agree to enrollment terms before signing the application.
  • The applicant must provide evidence of victimization, such as a police report, protection order, agency documents, or a letter from a professional who has provided counseling, medical services, religious support, referrals, or other direct services.
  • An applicant has relocated within the past 90 days or is planning to relocate.
    • Applicants must reside in Colorado.

Enrollment Process

  1. Meet with an Application Assistant (AA) - a person who provides counseling, referral, or other direct victim services and has been trained and registered by the ACP. A listing of enrolling agencies is found at the end of this page.
    • You and the AA will discuss your eligibility for the ACP and assess whether the program is a good fit for your circumstances.
    • AAs are not employees of the ACP and may have agency service limitations.
    • Only AAs can make ACP referrals and submit ACP applications.
  2. If you and the AA determine that the ACP should become part of your overall safety plan, you and the AA will complete and sign the ACP Application Form.
    • Individuals who reside in the same location as the Primary Applicant can enroll as a co-applicant and should be listed on the Application Form.
    • Anyone you intend to list as a co-applicant, who is 18 years of age or older, must be present at the meeting to sign the Application form.
    • Children can enroll with the permission of their legal guardian.
  3. The AA submits your application to the ACP.
  4. The ACP processes the application within 3-4 business days.
  5. The ACP assigns your household a substitute address and mails you a "Welcome Packet," containing program information, guidance, and forms.
  6. Your certification in the program is valid for 4 ears from your enrollment date. You will be contact prior to that date regarding renewal.

Application Center Locations:

To begin the enrollment process, contact an application center in your area and request a meeting with an Application Assistant. A listing of Application Assistants and enrolling agencies can be found on the Application Center Locations page.


General ACP Contact Information
1001 E. 62nd Ave., Denver, CO 80216
Phone: 303-866-2208 | Fax: 303-866-3946 | acp@state.co.us

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