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Community Against Violence, Inc. is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization. Your contribution is tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

LGBTQI Support


CAV's mission is: To foster and support a community free from all forms of domestic and sexual violence. This community includes LGBTQI members, and all survivors of violence regardless of sexual orientation or sexual/gender identity. CAV believes in creating a community where everyone is welcome to live, love, and express themselves openly.

You deserve to feel safe, we will listen to you and support you. Services are available if you have experienced domestic or sexual violence (which includes emotional, verbal and physical violence, sexual assault or sexual harassment) and are looking for support.

All our services are free and confidential, they include:

Maybe you aren't sure if you need help or you have more questions. Click here for more information.

If you are questioning your safety or the safety of a loved one due to a relationship that feels unhealthy, violent, or abusive, CAV can help you answer your questions. Call CAV's 24-Hour Crisis Hotline 575-758-9888 (collect calls accepted). If you can't call us collect, you can call toll-free 1-888-758-8082, M-F, 8-5.

If you are looking for more resources, try these links:

Equality New Mexico
CDC: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Health
PFLAG National
UNM's LGBTQ Resource Center
GLBT National Help Center
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