New Year, New Opportunity: SAVA’s New Year’s Resolutions for 2018

2017 has been a year of change and incredible growth for SAVA Center. All of our programs and services have expanded to reach more survivors throughout the Northern Colorado community. Our staff has learned so much in just 12 months, and we’re excited for increased demand and learning opportunities in 2018.

Here are our goals for the new year:

Serve more survivors of sexual assault

In 2016, SAVA served o...


It’s All About Balance: 5 Resolutions to Consider from SAVA’s Direct Services Team

The Direct Service Team at SAVA offers advocacy, support and crisis intervention to all individuals affected by sexual assault. In 2017, SAVA provided direct services to over 916 individuals in Larimer and Weld Counties, and we expect the number will continue to increase. Despite these challenges, we are looking forward to the new year! 

Here are five new year’s resolutions for our team in 2018:

Develop our Work/Life Bala...


Self-Care Central: How SAVA’s Prevention Education Team Takes on 2018!

The Prevention Education team focuses on solving problems before they begin.

We educate young people in our community about interpersonal and sexual violence, but we don’t stop there. What truly prevents sexual violence is equipping young people with skills to alter rape culture, foster their self-confidence, and teach them that relationships are rooted in respect and equality. We hope that young people will leave our programs with additional skills and deeper...


SAVA SWEEPS: The Clinical Team’s New Year’s Resolutions for 2018

Every year following the celebrations, libations, confetti, and champagne comes the calm and peaceful day of reflection on Jan. 1.  New Year’s Day offers us an opportunity to assess 2017 and set resolutions for the year to come. 

At SAVA, we’re intensely grateful for so much support throughout the year. With thankful hearts, the clinical team presents to you our top five resolutions for 2018:

The More You Know!



Take a Deep Breath! Here are 20 Coping Mechanisms for Holiday Stress!

In 2017, SAVA educated 5982 young people through our prevention education programs in Weld County and Larimer County. Our Prevention Education team leads age-appropriate education sessions in the Poudre School District, Thompson School District, The Rodarte Center and District 6, to teach Northern Colorado youth about consent, gender stereotypes, and gender violence. 

This makes them experts in stress management.

If you...


Let’s Get Clinical – Five Reasons Our Clinical Team is Thankful for SAVA!

The Clinical Team at SAVA offers counseling services to clients who have experienced sexual trauma.  Our counseling services serve adults, children, and groups. Given our intensive work at SAVA, there is always so much to be thankful for, that narrowing it down to five points was difficult. 

Here’s our attempt to be brief: We have five things we are truly, majorly, passionately thankful for in 2017:

There’s something about the...


SAVA Center is thankful for you!

My name is Courtney Carrick, and I am the Director of Operations at SAVA Center. In addition to working as an advocate, I handle bookkeeping, human resources, and daily office tasks. The best part about my job is being able to go home at the end of the day and say that I helped survivors personally or made it possible for staff members to assist survivors.

2017 has been the busiest year SAVA has ever experienced, and we are so thankful for the incredible suppor...