About Us

La Casa, Inc. is a 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit organization in domestic violence prevention, awareness, advocacy and support. Our services are comprehensive and community-based.

The incidence of domestic violence is very high in Doña Ana County and La Casa, Inc. is the sole provider in the County. As a result, demand for services are high and organizational needs to meet demands are high as well.

We appreciate every financial contribution: 85 cents of every dollar is used to provide high-quality services to families in need.

Contributions to La Casa, Inc. are fully tax-deductible!

FACT: La Casa, Inc. was founded in 1981 as a safe haven for women impacted by domestic violence. La Casa, Inc. has grown to become one of the largest providers of domestic violence services in the State of New Mexico. Services are provided to ALL PERSONS impacted by domestic violence.

Our Mission

To Support Everyone affected by Domestic Violence.

Our Vision

A just and safe community free from violence and abuse.


Founded in 1981 by a group of women leaders who took a stand against domestic violence, La Casa, Inc. has been providing safe housing, advocacy, support, education and counseling for survivors of domestic violence and their children. As the needs in the community have grown, La Casa, Inc. has expanded its services to include non-residential services to survivors, comprehensive children and youth services, case management, civil legal advocacy, rural outreach and services, community awareness and education, transitional housing, and support for court and self-referred domestic violence offenders. La Casa, Inc. is committed to high-quality, relevant and impacting services. Our employees serve on local, state and national boards and taskforces.

La Casa, Inc. has one of the safest yet largest emergency shelter facility in the state of New Mexico. We are open 365 days/nights per year. All intake employees are trained in crisis intervention and trauma-informed practices. The emergency Shelter houses up to 90 at any given time.