There is no excuse for abuse . . .

bldgfrontEl Refugio (ERI) operates the Casa Carmel Shelter for battered women and their children, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Temporary shelter is provided for up to 90 days with 30 day reviews. Safety and security are provided along with case management services and educational programs.
 
Our guidelines and rules set a safety structure for single women and their children. Women entering the shelter must be self-sufficient and in immediate danger. Arrangements for shelter needed by male victims can be made as needed. El Refugio's mission and goal is to provide the doorway that is essential to a new life without violence and a path to taking control and restoring self-respect through our [ Services & Programs ].
 
home_sundaymealsEl Refugio's Casa Carmel Shelter, a doorway to a new life without violence, a doorway to reclaiming control and restoring self-respect. We provide classes that deal with dynamics of domestic violence and ways to break the cycle. We are able to do this work because of the dedication and continuous support of [ Volunteers ] from the community.
 
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 DVI Awareness Month - October

Year round El Refugio, Inc. continues to educate and bring awareness to all people of Grant and Hidalgo County about the devastating effects of domestic, family and teen dating violence in our communities. We can all help reduce the incidence and trauma of domestic violence to create healthier relationships, more peaceful lives and a community without violence. We have special events and additional programs during DVI Awareness Month.

El Refugio
800 S. Robert Street
Silver City, NM 88061
Office: 575-538-2125
Fax: 575-538-0495
agencyinfo@eridv.org

Satelite Office
524 Moss Street
Lordsburg, NM 88061
Toll Free: 1-888-538-2125
agencyinfo@eridv.org

CRISIS HOTLINE
575-538-2125
Toll Free: 1-888-538-2125

NEW MEXICO COALITION
AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

505-246-2940

NATIONAL DOMESTIC
VIOLENCE HOTLINE

1-800-799-SAFE(7233)
or TTY 1-800-787-3224

 
Peace in the World
Begins at Home