LINCOLN COUNTY SHERIFF'S VICTIMS
ASSISTANCE COORDINATOR/ ON-CALL
ADVOCATE
Amy Seymour
101 3RD AVENUE
P.O. BOX 91
HUGO, CO 80821

719-743-2889 OFFICE
719-743-2392 FAX
719-743-2426 DISPATCH
CONTACT INFO:
ASIAN PACIFIC
303-355-0710

CENTENNIAL MENTAL HEALTH
719-775-2313

CENTER FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
719-663-3819

COLORADO DIVISION OF CRIMINAL
JUSTICE
303-239-4442

COVA
800-261-2682

DISTRICT ATTORNEY'S OFFICE
719-743-2223

FAMILIES FIRST HOTLINE
303-695-7996

LINCOLN COUNTY COMBINED
COURT
719-743-2455

LINCOLN COUNTY SOCIAL
SERVICES
719-743-2404

NATIVE AMERICAN COUNSELING
SERVICES
303-692-0054

RAAP-RAPE CRISIS HOTLINE
303-322-7273

SUICIDE CRISIS LINE
303-757-9088

WOMEN'S CRISIS CENTER
303-688-8484
THERE'S "NO"
EXCUSE FOR
VIOLENCE
EASTERN PLAINS
VIOLENCE COALITION
CRISIS LINE
1-888-247-7472
Victim Assistance:


Overview

The Victim Assistance Program is a unit within the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office.  
Advocates from the unit provide assistance to crime victims, those in crisis, and
family survivors in cases of violent or sudden death. Victim advocates provide 24
hour, 7 day a week on-call assistance. Victim advocates are non-sworn, civilian
employees and volunteers of the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office who are available 365
days a year.

  • These advocates provide outreach and evaluate the needs of victims
  • Provide information and referrals about resources in the community
  • Victims’ compensation benefits
  • Education and awareness of victim's rights
  • Advocates work in cooperation with other community service provider agencies



Victim Advocacy Services

Services are based upon need and delivered without discrimination of age, race,
gender, or religion. It is the victim’s right to request or refuse these services.

Victim advocates provide information and referrals to appropriate county agencies. In
addition to the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office advocates work in conjuction with:

  • Limon Police Department
  • Hugo Marshals Office
  • Colorado State Patrol
  • Lincoln County Coroner
  • District Attorney Victim/Witness Program (18th Judicial District)
  • Other community agencies



Volunteers

The Victim Assistance Program is staffed with one civilian employee and three
trained and dedicated volunteers.  Individuals interested in becoming a volunteer
advocate must:

  •  Be at least 18 years of age
  • Submit an application to the Victim Assistance Program Coordinator
  • Successfully pass a background/criminal history check
  • Provide personal references
  • Complete the Volunteer training course
  • Commit one year to the program.
  • Complete a ride-along with patrol each year
  • Be willing to take call one time a month for 2-3 days(that may include nights,
    weekends, and holidays)

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer victim advocate,
contact us at (719) 743-2889.
103 3rd Avenue
P.O. Box 10
Hugo, CO. 80821