La Casa, Inc. is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) specializing in domestic violence emergency shelter relief and comprehensive services to help families living with violence. Each year the plea for domestic violence services grows, and La Casa, Inc. is in need of funds to support these families in crisis. Contributions to La Casa, Inc. are fully tax-deductible!
La Casa, Inc. was founded in 1981 and is currently the largest shelter in the state of New Mexico. Many people know La Casa as a shelter, but La Casa also provides many comprehensive services including:
Outreach and Education
*Services provided over a 12 month period
213 adults and 316 children in shelter
27,670 meals provided
249 adults received non-residential counseling
166 children received comprehensive services including counseling
141 offenders received Batterer’s Intervention Services
43 victims received assistance with immigration rights
65 victims received assistance with restraining orders
59 families were assisted with transitional housing support including rental assistance
Not all domestic violence is physical. It can be emotional abuse, economic abuse, sexual abuse, threats, using male privilege, intimidation, isolation, and a variety of other behaviors used to maintain fear, intimidation, and power.
Domestic Violence is often called Spousal Abuse, Woman Battering, and Wife Bashing.
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IS A CRIME, EVEN WHEN COMMITTED BY SOMEONE YOU LOVE.