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Domestic Violence

Resources: Albuquerque, New Mexico

New Mexico Confidential Address Program (CAP)
Is administered through the Secretary of State’s Office and allows victims of domestic violence a substitute address when interacting with local and state agencies. It also allows participants with first-class mail forwarding service. For more information please log onto the Office of the Secretary of State’s website-http://www.sos.state.nm.us/ or by Phone: (505) 827-3600 Toll Free 1-800-477-3632

Family Abuse and Stalking (FAST) Albuquerque Police Domestic Violence and Stalking Response Team (505) 768-2300.

New Mexico Coalition Against Domestic Violence is dedicated to freedom from violence for all individuals. The Coalition is an authority on relationship violence and provides support and resources including an extensive shelter listing. (505) 246-9240.

24-Hour crisis/shelter hotline 1-800-773-3645

Albuquerque Police Department Victim's Rights and Assistance for domestic violence and sexual assault. Phone (505) 768-2104 Resources Inc. offers advocacy and support for battered women. (505) 768-2104.

New Mexico Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs 1-800-883-8020.

New Mexico District Attorney's Office Victim Impact Program. (505) 841-7107.

New Mexico Domestic Violence Legal Helpline provides free legal information and referrals. (505) 243-4300 or 1-877-3400.

From the Heart Foundation helps single parents and victims of domestic violence with household furnishings, needs assistance, counseling, literacy, employment skills and more. (505) 256-7664

Resources, Inc. Advocacy & support for battered women (505) 768-2104

NM Legal Aid A civil legal advocacy organization dedicated to equal access to justice for all low-income people and communities throughout New Mexico. (505)- 243-7871

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Resources: Shelters

S.A.F.E. House Provides an immediate safe haven for victims of domestic violence. Provides counseling, support services and information for victims of domestic violence. Increases community awarness through educational program. 24- hour crisis hotline 1-800-773-3645 or (505) 247-4219.

Enlace Comunitario offers services in Spanish, especially for immigrant women. Focuses on bi-cultural support services for battered immigrant women and children. (505) 246-8972.

Morning Star community-based advocacy program that provides safety, advocacy, education, and support for Indian women and children who are victims of domestic violence. Crisis number 1-800-658-6967. Non-crisis phone number (505) 232-8299.

Haven House domestic violence shelter serving Sandoval County, children welcome. Office (505) 896-4869. Hotline 1-800-896-7157

Esperanza Shelter 24 Hour Crisis Line 1800-473-5200

Resources: How to get a Restraining Order

Women's Law Initiative website has answers about domestic violence in New Mexico. The website also has information about protection orders designed to stop violent and harassing behavior and to protect you and your family from the abuser.

Resources: University of New Mexico

The WRC offers crisis intervention and information referral.

Campus Police/Security Escort Servicee If you are concerned about your safety leaving campus there are campus police security aides available. This service is provided on a first come first serve basis and waiting for campus police to arrive may be required. The area the escort service covers is: Student Family Housing, main, and south UNM campus. The caller must specify the pick-up location. Arrangements can be made with the UNM Child Care Center for the child to be ready upon the arrival of the parent. (505) 277-2241

Counseling and Therapy Services (CATS) provides UNM students with individual and occasional group counseling. Phone (505) 277-4537

Counseling, Assistance & Referral Services (CARS) provide a confidential and accessible setting for faculty and staff to freely discuss concerns that affect their personal lives or job performance.

UNM Student Health & Counseling - Phone (505) 277-3136

UNM Hospitals - Phone (505) 272-2111

Resources: National

National Domestic Violence Hotline toll-free, 24-hours a day, 365 days a year. 1-800-799-7233 (SAFE) or 1-800-787-3224.

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence is dedicated to the empowerment of battered women and their children and therefore is committed to the elimination of personal and societal violence in the lives of battered women and their children. The are involved in coalition building, non-violent alternatives, public education, and policy development.

National Research Center for Women and Families dedicated to improving the health and safety of women, children, and families. We scrutinize the latest research, and explain it clearly to make it useful to you.

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Updated November 12, 2012