Women Against Crime is committed to empowering women everywhere through self-defense training, education, and sharing resources. Below you will find useful phone numbers, websites, and guides to help you stay empowered.
Remember, in an emergency, dial 911.
Personal Safety in Online Dating
Online dating doesn’t have to be scary. Sign up here to download Trish’s one-page guide to maintaining personal safety while using online dating tools. She’ll also give you tips on staying safe on that first date! Fill out the form below to download the Personal Safety in Online Dating Guide:
Protecting Your Home and Car From Burglary
In the U.S., a burglary occurs every 15.4 seconds. Having someone break into your home or car to steal your property can leave you feeling violated and unsafe. But there are ways you can prevent a break-in to your home or car, and keep you and your personal property safe from theft. Fill out the form below to download the Protecting Your Home and Car From Burglary Guide:
Safety when Approached By Person with Mental Illness
What would you do if you were approached by someone who was behaving erratically? If you are approached and feel threatened by someone who is behaving erratically, either because they are experiencing a mental health issue or because they are on drugs or alcohol, there are several safety tips you can follow. Sign up to download my guide below:
National Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Resources
These websites provide chat options, phone numbers, email addresses, and access to hundreds of resources for women experiencing sexual assault or domestic violence.
RAINN National Sexual Assault Hotline
Call 800-656-HOPE (4673)
The Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN) works to help women, children, and families across the country recover from sexual abuse. Their online chat platform is confidential and safe.
National Domestic Violence Hotline
The National Domestic Violence Hotline website is set up to hide your session if you are afraid your computer is being monitored. Over more than two decades, the service has helped survivors of domestic abuse across the country with access to service providers and shelters.
New Mexico Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Resources
Because we are based in New Mexico, Women Against Crime has experience with various local resources for New Mexican women. We recommend reaching out to the following services when you are in need.
Albuquerque Police Department Non-Emergency
Use this line to call the police or fire department if there is a non life-threatening emergency.
Rape Crisis Center of Central New Mexico
9741 Candelaria Road NE
Albuquerque, NM 87112
The Rape Crisis Center of Central New Mexico (RCCNM) provides emotional support and advocacy to survivors of sexual assault and abuse throughout Central NM and serves as a resource to provide healing from and prevention of sexual abuse.
Grief Resource Center
1113 University Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87102
The Grief Resource Center was created to help any and all who may be grieving, regardless of the reason why. They serve as a statewide resource through partnerships with professionals in local communities.
Domestic Violence Resource Center
625 Silver SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Domestic Violence Resource Center (DVRC, Inc.) empowers victims and engages the community to break the cycle of domestic violence through a continuum of services, including events, education, intervention through crisis advocacy, and case management through individual and group counseling.
The New Mexico Coalition Against Domestic Violence
2340 Alamo Avenue SE, Suite 120
Albuquerque, NM 87106
The NMCADV coordinates local and national responses to domestic violence, particularly through legislation and political action. They also provide resources to programs throughout the state. Their work includes advocacy for children as well as work to provide service animals for emotional support for domestic violence survivors. Their website lists several resources for survivors.
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