Central Visitation Program (CVP) provides on-site supervised visitation services in Denver and Brighton, Colorado. Our main office and visitation site is in the Central Presbyterian Church in downtown Denver at 1660 Sherman Street. CVP has a second location in Brighton at the 1st Presbyterian Church of Brighton at 420 S. 27th Avenue. CVP's third location is in Aurora, Colorado, at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 111 Del Mar Circle.
CVP is an independent not for profit and not related to any of our host churches. All supervised parenting time takes place on-site at our facility. All visits are scheduled with a 15 minute time difference between when the children are dropped off and the visiting parent arrives. This time cushion serves to avoid any confrontations between the parents and also allows the children time to make the transition from one parent to another.
Non-residential parents may bring food and games or other activities to their parenting time which are age appropriate and take into consideration the child(ren) dietary needs. CVP also has many games and toys available on-site for the children and parents to enjoy. The parenting time is a chance for parents and children to begin to repair their relationships, to maintain them, or sometimes to begin them for the first time.
Supervisors are present in the room to observe but do not usually participate in the visit. However, supervisors may intervene, if necessary, with support, limits, or suggestions. Supervisors may also intervene if something is upsetting or traumatic to the child (children), and may even stop the visit at that time.
Supervisors monitor and record the activities of the visit as well as the impact of the visits on the children. However, supervisors are not therapists, and their observations are not an analysis of the children or the parents.
For more information about fees for service and how to begin the process of requesting services, see the Getting Started page.