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

      Thank you Santa Fe for voting Esperanza Shelter one of the best non-profits!  Even after 40 years of caring for victims of domestic abuse Esperanza stands committed to our mission and the people we serve. http://www.sfreporter.com/santafe/article-13706-bosf-2017-living.html

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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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