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Albuquerque Family Advocacy Center

The Albuquerque Family Advocacy Center is a safe, secure and caring environment that focuses on the needs of victims of interpersonal crime.

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The center is committed to providing victims of domestic violence, child abuse, sexual assault and their families with a safe setting to assist in addressing and overcoming the trauma of their experience and break the cycle of violence that destroys families.

On-Site Partners

Albuquerque SANE (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners)

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Free, immediate, compassionate, culturally sensitive and comprehensive medical treatment and forensic services by nurse experts for survivors of sexual assault and intimate partner violence

  • General Information: (505) 883-8720
  • To dispatch a nurse for an exam: (505) 884-SANE (7263)

Sexual Assault Information Line (SAIL)

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Albuquerque Police Department is working on testing all of the kits in the untested kit backlog. If you believe you have an untested kit, contact us at:

Advocacy for Domestic Violence Survivors

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The DVRC Advocates will help you find resources and options to help you end the domestic violence you are facing. This may include helping you with filing restraining orders, creating safety plans, connecting you with another organization’s resources. We will guide you along your choices.

New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department

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The New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department provides an array of prevention, intervention, rehabilitative and after-care services to New Mexico children and their families.

New Mexico Legal Aid

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New Mexico Legal Aid provides high-quality advocacy and legal representation to eligible and low­-income individuals and families to help them help themselves toward safer, more stable, and healthier futures.

  • Phone: 833-LGL-HELP (833-545-4357)

Para los Niños

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Para los Niños serves children and adolescents for whom there is concern of sexual abuse or sexual assault by providing comprehensive medical examinations, laboratory evaluations, crisis counseling and anticipatory guidance by medical experts and family advocates.

  • Phone: (505) 272-6849 – Only professionals can refer patients to Para los Niños.
  • If you would like to report child sexual abuse, please call the CYFD child abuse hotline at (505) 841-6100.

United Way of Central New Mexico

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United Way of Central New Mexico invests in efforts to ensure that individuals and families in central New Mexico have the opportunity to achieve potential through education, that they are healthy and safe, are financially stable and live life with dignity. As an original partner of the FAC, we support the services provided at the center.

  • Phone: (505) 247-3671

Off-Site Partners

Enlace Comunitario

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Our efforts benefit the entire community by bringing awareness about the magnitude of the problem, engaging the community in a process to find ways to eliminate domestic violence. Because of the dire need for bilingual services (Spanish/English), Latino immigrants are our targeted community for outreach efforts. Of course, all individuals in need of domestic violence services are welcomed and served.

New Mexican Asian Family Center

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NMAFC is the only agency in the state providing culturally tailored programming to uplift a Pan-Asian community that can advocate for and support itself. Services include services for all crime victims and survivors, including those who have experience domestic violence and sexual assault.

  • Phone: (505) 717-2877
  • Hours: Monday to Friday 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Transgender Resource Center of New Mexico

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The Transgender Resource Center of New Mexico provides support, community, and connection to transgender, gender nonconforming, nonbinary, and gender variant people and their families through advocacy, education, and direct services.

  • Phone: (505) 440-3402
  • Address: 149 Jackson St. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87108

UNM Women's Resource Center

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The UNM Women’s Resource Center is a place of advocacy, support, and safety for all members of the University of New Mexico and greater community. Victim services include advocacy, counseling and comprehensive education within a trauma informed space on campus.

VAWA Immigration Project

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The VAVW Immigration Project provides free legal representation to immigrant victims of domestic violence and sexual assault—including child sexual abuse—who may be eligible to apply for immigration protection as a result of their victimization.