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School Safety and Crisis Resources

School Safety and Crisis Resources

Office of School Safety

The Office of School Safety provides Colorado schools and communities with the tools and resources to create safe and positive school environments for all Colorado students, pre-kindergarten through higher education.

Visit the Office of School Safety to learn more.

Office of School Safety

Many organizations have developed resources to help schools, parents and students dealing with the emotional trauma of violent events and who are seeking information on how to create safe school environments.


Safety and Crisis Supports for Communities

Colorado Crisis Services
1-844-493-TALK (8255)
Text "TALK" to 38255

Colorado 211
2-1-1 is a confidential and multilingual service connecting people to vital resources across the state. Call 211 or visit See also: Mental Health and Addiction Resources.

Colorado Educator Support
Call or Text 303-724-2500 or visit for resources and support just for Colorado educators.

I Matter.

The I Matter program connects Colorado youth with a therapist for up to six free, confidential counseling sessions. Youth 11 years old or younger must have a parent or guardian help them fill out the survey.

Visit to get started.

Visite para comenzar.

School Resources for Colorado Wildfires

Health resources, wildfire incident reports and resources for families displaced by wildfires and other natural disasters.

View the webpage here.

School Safety Resources

Office of School Safety
Resources, toolkits and support for creating safe, positive and successful school environments for Colorado students.

Safe To Tell
Safe2Tell is an anonymous tip line that can get help to students and schools immediately.

Safety and Security information
Information to promote a safe and secure environment for students and school staff. Includes virtual toolkits, guides of operations and planning advice.

Youth Violence Prevention
Bullying prevention and violence prevention resources.

COVID Resources
Archive of CDE COVID-19 Resources.

Resources for countering antisemitism and Islamophobia
Tools to Tackle Antisemitism, Islamophobia, and Related Forms of Discrimination and Bias and protections under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act

School Crisis Resources

After a School Tragedy / Readiness, Response, Recovery & Resources
Developed by the Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network, this publication is designed to help schools better support students and families in the aftermath of violence and trauma.

REMS Technical Assistance Center
Readiness Emergency Management for Schools

School Safety and Crisis – Tips for Families and Educators
National Association of School Psychologists

Talking to Children about Violence