Safer New Mexico Now

Mailing Address: 9400 Holly Avenue NE, Suite 201, Albuquerque, NM 87122
County of Location: Bernalillo
Phone: (800) 231-6145
NTEE Code: M- Public Safety, Disaster Preparedness and Relief
Mission Statement:

Safer strives to reduce the physical, emotional, and social burden of injuries. In pursuit of safer communities, Safer will advocate for informed policy-making, provide education, support law enforcement, offer resources, and nurture public understanding.

Primary Programs:

Safer has established three divisions: Law Enforcement, Community Education and Outreach, and the Injury Prevention Resource Center. The primary objectives are to:

1. Coordinate enforcement, engineering, and education efforts by building and sustaining community collaborations;

2. Improve and make consistent the training available to New Mexico law enforcement personnel, healthcare providers, EMS professionals, and child safety advocates;

3. Increase a community's capacity to address fatal and non-fatal injuries;

4. Increase New Mexico's seat belt and child restraint usage rates; and

5. Decrease the number of alcohol-related motor vehicle crashes throughout the State.

Populations Served: All Populations
Counties Served: Statewide
Year Founded:


Annual Budget: $1,000,000 - $4,999,999
Personnel: 10 to 29 FTE
Executive Director:

Lisa D. Kelloff

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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