The Blue Bench (formerly RAAP) is metropolitan Denver’s only comprehensive sexual assault prevention and support center. Since our founding in 1983 we’ve worked tirelessly to eliminate sexual assault and diminish the impact it has on individuals, their loved ones and our community.


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We are raising awareness and driving change in the culture related to sexual assault.

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We all play a role in preventing sexual assault, for ourselves and for each other.

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We’re here to help anyone in need of care and compassion on their journey toward healing.

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Breakfast with

The Blue Bench











Date: Friday, October 9, 2015

Time: 7:30 - 8:30 a.m., registration: 7:15 a.m.
LocationDenver Athletic Club 1325 Glenarm Place, Denver, CO
Cost: Complimentary

RSVP by October 1, 2015 to Karmen Carter at The Blue Bench,, (303) 329-9922 ext 305.  


News & Events

Cancellation Notice: August 22nd Safety and Empowerment Skills for Women and Girls class

The August 22, 2015, Safety and Empowerment Skills class has been cancelled. If you were planning to register/attend, please email Caroline Yates at to transfer your registration to another upcoming class.

Classes will be offered again on October 17th and December 5th, 2015, 9am – 4pm. To register, email


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August 12th: Someone I Love Workshop in English

Join us for our next Someone I Love workshop for partners, family and friends of sexual assault survivors on August 12th, 2015 from 6pm to 9pm at our Denver Central Office.

Suggested donation: $15
For more information call 303.329.9922 ext 302 or email


We also hold Someone I Love workshops in SPANISH for

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