Community Against Violence

Mailing Address: PO Box 169, Taos, NM 87571
County of Location: Taos
Phone: (575) 758-8082
NTEE Code: B- Education, E- Health Care, F- Mental Health, Crisis Intervention, I- Crime, Legal Related, L- Housing and Shelter, O- Youth Development, P- Human Services, R- Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy, S- Community Improvement, Capacity Building, W- Public, Society Benefit
Mission Statement:

The Mission of Community Against Violence, Inc. is to foster and support a community free from all forms of domestic and sexual violence.

Primary Programs:

Taos County's only domestic violence service provider, shelter, child abuse and rape crisis center offers crisis intervention through 24 hour hot-line at 575-758-9888, and emergency shelter; ongoing support and recovery services including accompaniment during medical exams and visits with law enforcement; legal advocacy; individual adult and child counseling; support groups for survivors of domestic and/or sexual violence; and age appropriate prevention and education programs including outreach to Native communities and within the immigrant population. CAV is  home to the Taos Children's Saferoom which provides forensic interviews to law enforcement in Taos, Colfax, Union and San Miguel Counties of children and developmentally delayed adults  who have been the victims of domestic or sexual abuse or who have witnessed violent crime.

Populations Served: African-American, Asian-American, Children and Youth, Disabled, Elderly, Families, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Homeless, Immigrants, Latino/Hispanic, Low Income, Men and Boys, Native American, Rural, Women and Girls
Counties Served: Colfax, San Miguel, Taos, Union
Year Founded:


Annual Budget: $1,000,000 - $4,999,999
Personnel: 30 to 59 FTE
Executive Director:

Malinda Williams

Accepts inquiries: Accepts inquiries about volunteering, Accepts inquiries about board member positions
Nonprofit Status: Has 501(c)(3) nonprofit status from the IRS, Is registered as a Nonprofit Corporation with the State of New Mexico

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