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. needs 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.

Our Mission

To support those affected by domestic violence while striving to prevent abuse and promote healthy relationships among individuals and families.

Our Vision

A community without domestic violence.


La Casa Inc. History

Founded in 1981 by a group of community volunteers, La Casa, Inc. has been providing 36 years of safe housing and counseling for victims of domestic violence and their children.  As the needs in the community have grown, La Casa, Inc. has expanded its services to include non-resident counseling to victims/survivors, children’s services, case management, civil legal advocacy services, community outreach and education, parenting education, transitional housing, and a counseling program for court- and self-referred domestic violence offenders.  La Casa, Inc. also offers ESL, GED, financial literacy and mentorship services for the families served.

La Casa, Inc. has one of the safest, largest and most modern emergency shelter facilities in the state of New Mexico.   It is open 365 nights per year and is staffed around the clock with a paid staff person trained in crisis intervention and intake procedures.  The Shelter has a total of 26 rooms for 80 people at any given time.