National Hotlines

National Domestic Violence Hotline (live chat available via website)


National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline (live chat available via website)


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National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

National Network to End Domestic Violence – National Online search tool for finding shelter & help near you.

Managed by the Safety Net Project at the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV), this blog explores the intersection of technology and privacy and intimate partner violence, sexual assault and violence against women. Includes safety tips and best practices for things like cyberstalking and keeping social media info, like your Facebook profile, private and protected.

A project of the National Network to End Domestic Violence, providing legal information and support to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.

Statewide Crisis Lines

New Mexico Crisis and Access Line(NMCAL): 1-855-662-7474
Helping New Mexicans get immediate access to local help and resources during a mental health crisis.  Staffed by master’s level clinicians who can respond to a crisis 24 hours per day and 7 days per week.

New Mexico Legal Aid Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault/Stalking HelpLine1-877-974-3400
The New Mexico Legal Aid Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking HelpLine is a free statewide service that provides legal information, advice and referrals to attorneys and other community agencies who can help you. The helpline is available Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. – Provides information on domestic violence, orders of protections and resources for legal help from New Mexico Legal Aid. 


The Link between Animal Abuse and Violence

Companion Animal Rescue Program (CARE)
CARE is a network of safe havens for the animals of domestic violence victims in New Mexico.

Positive Links
Positive Links raises awareness about the connection between animal abuse and human violence.


NM VINE is New Mexico’s Statewide Automated Victim Information and Notification Service. NM VINE is an innovative service providing crime victim, and other concerned citizens free and confidential notification regarding a particular State and/or County inmate’s release, transfer or escape from participating agencies. NM VINE can provide registered users access to timely information about particular offenders 24-hours a day, over the phone, through the internet, or by e-mail.

The New Mexico District Attorneys are committed to protecting the public and ensuring that the rights of crime victims are observed. The New Mexico SAVIN (State Automated Victim Information Notification) System is a free service that provides information to crime victims, crime victim’s families, witnesses, and any interested members of the public with case status and hearing notifications on Metropolitan Court, Magistrate and District Court criminal cases in the State of New Mexico.


National Domestic Violence Resource Network

National Resource Center on Domestic Violence
800-537-2238 and
The National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV) provides a wide range of free, comprehensive and individualized technical assistance, training and resource materials. The scope of NRCDV’s technical assistance is broad and includes domestic violence intervention and prevention, community education and organizing, public policy and systems advocacy, and funding.

National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center
The National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center, Inc. (NIWRC) is a Native nonprofit organization that was created specifically to serve as the National Indian Resource Center (NIRC) Addressing Domestic Violence and Safety for Indian Women. NIWRC seeks to enhance the capacity of American Indian and Alaska Native (Native) tribes, Native Hawaiians, and Tribal and Native Hawaiian organizations to respond to domestic violence.

Battered Women’s Justice Project: Criminal and Civil Justice Center
800-903-0111 ext. 1
The Battered Women’s Justice Project (BWJP) promotes change within the civil and criminal justice systems that enhances their effectiveness in providing safety, security and justice for battered women and their families.

Battered Women’s Justice Project:
 National Clearinghouse for the Defense of Battered Women
800-903-0111 ext. 3
The National Clearinghouse for the Defense of Battered Women, located in Philadelphia, PA, addresses the unique needs of battered women who, as a result of the abuse they have experienced at the hands of their intimate partner, end up charged with a crime.  The National Clearinghouse strives to prevent the re-victimization of battered women defendants by providing specialized technical assistance, resources, and support to battered women charged with crimes and to members of their defense teams.

National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health

The National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health is committed to developing comprehensive, accessible, and culturally-relevant responses to the range of trauma-related issues faced by domestic violence survivors and their children; to promoting advocacy that is survivor-defined and rooted in principles of social justice; and to eradicating the social and psychological conditions that contribute to interpersonal abuse and violence across the lifespan.

National Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence: Futures Without Violence
The National Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence (HRC) supports health care practitioners, administrators and systems, domestic violence experts, survivors, and policy makers at all levels as they improve health care’s response to domestic violence.

Resource Center on Domestic Violence: Child Protection and Custody

The Family Violence Department of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges provides leadership and assistance to consumers and professionals dealing with the issue of child protection and custody in the context of domestic violence through operation of the Resource Center on Domestic Violence: Child Protection and Custody.

Asian & Pacific Islander Institute on Domestic Violence

The Asian & Pacific Islander Institute on Domestic Violence is a national training and technical assistance provider and a clearinghouse on gender violence in Asian, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander communities. It serves a national network of advocates, community members, organizations, service agencies, professionals, researchers, policy advocates and activists from community and social justice organizations working to eliminate violence against women.

Casa de Esperanza

The National Latin@ Network for Healthy Families and Communities (NLN) exists to advance effective responses to eliminate violence and promote healthy relationships within Latin@ families and communities.  The NLN addresses four primary issues: increasing access for Latin@s experiencing domestic violence through training and technical assistance; producing culturally relevant tools for advocates and practitioners; conducting culturally relevant research that explores the context in which Latin@ families experience violence; and interjecting the lived realities of Latin@s into policy efforts to better support Latin@ families. The NLN is led by five dynamic and experienced national leaders and supported by three national steering committees in policy, technical assistance, and research.

Institute on Domestic Violence in the African American Community
The Institute on Domestic Violence in the African American Community (IDVAAC) is an organization focused on the unique circumstances and life experiences of African Americans as they seek resources and remedies related to the victimization and perpetration of domestic violence in their community.  IDVAAC recognizes the impact and high correlation of intimate partner violence to child abuse, elder maltreatment, and community violence.

Other National Resources

The National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence designs, provides and customizes training and consultation; influences policy, promotes collaboration; and enhances diversity with the goal of ending domestic and sexual violence.

The Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing the costs and consequences of partner violence at work – and eliminating it altogether. This website is a good source for information, materials and advice concerning the affects of intimate partner violence on the workplace. Materials include information on programs, legal issues, legislation and policies.

The mission of WISP, Inc. is to enhance efforts to end domestic violence by offering access to higher education.  The primary programs of WISP, Inc. are the Women’s Independence Scholarship Program (WISP) and the Counselor, Advocate and Support Staff (CASS) scholarship. For more information on WISP, Inc. please visit or by phone at (910) 397-7742.

Communications X-change from Futures Without Violence is an innovative website and digital library that calls on organizations and activists throughout the world to find, share, and learn from campaigns and content focused on ending violence against women and children.  Please visit the site to both submit and search for resources to end violence.


Domestic Violence in the Workplace

Gun Violence Toolkit

Saving Women’s Lives: Ending Firearms Violence Against Intimate Partners