Community Against Violence (CAV) needs your help more than ever! Please join us Thursday, October 8th, 7am - 7pm for CAV’s Annual Radiothon. Tune in to KTAOS 101.9 FM and call in your donation to 575-758-8882 or text 575-770-1325. Make sure to tell us why you support CAV! Thank you to our supporters - we could not provide services without you!Read More
If you have questions about how CAV can help you. If you would like to know what happens when you call, go here to What to Expect When You Call Us. Are you asking, Do I need help? Here is more information for you.Read More
Good news! Thrift Store is now open - Tuesday through Saturday from 10 am to 6 pm. CLOSED SUNDAY AND MONDAY. Donations accepted Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 10 am to 6 pm. We thank you for your patience and continued support!Read More
CAV needs volunteers to help with our Thrift Store, information booths, fundraising events, our front desk reception and landscaping.Read More
Each year we ask area businesses if they can show their support for CAV by becoming a business sponsor and helping us provide our free & confidential services to those in crisis.Read More
We care about our community and the people we serve - We are currently suspending our group services and encouraging everyone to stay healthy.Read More
CAV offers a 24-Hour Crisis Hotline (575.758.9888) for survivors of domestic and sexual violence. We provide legal and medical advocacy services, counseling and support groups, children’s programs, community prevention and outreach programs, and are able to provide information and resources for those in need.
CAV also has an on-site emergency shelter for adults and children, and offers short and long-term transitional housing programs.Read More
CAV offers a variety of services, from 24-hour crisis hotline offering intervention services which providing emotional support, advocacy, and information for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault...Read More
CAV Thrift Store accepts tax-deductible donations of gently used household items, furniture, small appliances, books, jewelry, and clothing. Donated items go to CAV clients or are sold to help fund CAV services for survivors of domestic/sexual violence.Read More
We want you to know that we are here, our office hours M-F 8am-5pm, and that our hotline is available 24/7, 1-575-758-9888.
We are about our community and the people we serve - At this time, counselors are doing "emergency" counseling. When people call wanting to talk to a counselor, a CAV counselor will respond within 24 hours and provide a full session over telehealth.
We are currently suspending our in-person group services and encouraging everyone to stay healthy. There is an hour-long CAV internet-based support group over Zoom on Tuesdays at 1pm. If you are a CAV client and would like to join, call the hotline in advance and give your phone number for a counselor to call you back and go over how to join in.
Individual services and shelter are still up and running! Please reach out - we are here to help!
CAV offers a 24-hour confidential crisis hotline (575.758.9888) for people who have, or are, experiencing domestic & sexual violence. If you or someone you love needs help, call us.
We provide legal & medical advocacy services, counseling & support groups, children’s programs, community prevention and outreach programs, and are able to provide information & resources for those in need. CAV also has on-site an emergency shelter for adults and children, and offers short & long-term transitional housing programs.
Hotline is available 24/7