The Shelter

Esperanza Shelter provides a safe place to stay if you are in danger because of an abusive situation. Call our hotline number and we’ll make a safety plan with you. We’ll help you figure out the best time to leave and how to do it.  For more information about our shelter and what it’s like … Continued

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Support Center

Esperanza’s Support Center is located at 3130 Rufina Street in Santa Fe. Our administration, non-residential counselors, court advocates and other programs are housed in the Support Center. It’s also the place to drop off donations. Click here for more information.

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History

Can you imagine that providing shelter in the U.S. for women running from domestic abuse is a relatively new idea? Just think about that for a moment. Prior to the 1970s, imagine you’re a woman living with a violent, cruel man. The police consider violence at home a “family affair.” Your extended family is embarrassed … Continued

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Annual Report

Esperanza’s 2017 Annual Report will be available soon.

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PR and Media

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Our Partnerships

Esperanza Shelter is a member of the New Mexico Coalition Against Domestic Violence (www.nmcadv.org). Esperanza also works closely with other local organizations to best serve our clients. These partnerships include: Adelante Companion Animal Rescue Effort (CARE) Christus St. Vincent Hospital La Familia Medical Center New Mexico Immigration Law Center (NMILC) St. Elizabeth Shelter and Supportive … Continued

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Esperanza Leadership

Esperanza Shelter’s leadership is strongly committed to our mission and the people we serve.  The administrative team, lead by the executive director, provides day-to-day management of all programs and personnel at both the Shelter and the Support Center.  Esperanza’s board of directors provides leadership for the organization in terms of vision and policy and also … Continued

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