Seeking Help & Finding Hope :: An ABQ Area Crisis Resource Guide


Do you or someone you know need help? Times are tough right now, but so are you! There are a lot of crisis resources out there. As alone as we might feel sometimes, there are people out there who care. You are never truly alone.

Reach out if you need help.

There are specialists, non-profit organizations, and government entities set up to help you handle whatever crisis you are going through.

There are help and hope available to you.

ABQ Area Crisis Resource Guide

Perhaps you are a friend or family member to someone who needs help. Be sure to make yourself available to listen (not give advice or counsel them) and help your friend or family member find support.

If this is an emergency, as always, please call 911.


As trained crisis hotline specialists, Agora’s volunteers are ready to provide compassionate, non-judgmental help for anyone in need of emotional support. Our services include a help-line, online emotional support (chat), information and referrals, volunteer opportunities and community training workshops. Call at 505-277-3013. 

LGBT National Hotline

The LGBT National Hotline provides a safe space that is anonymous and confidential where callers can discuss many different issues, including crisis. Call 1-888-843-4564.

Call 1-800-273-8255. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

New Mexico Crisis and Access Line

Call 1-855-NMCRISIS (662-7474). If you or a loved one is experiencing any kind of emotional crisis, mental health or substance use concern, you can find help 24 hours a day, seven days a week, by calling the New Mexico Crisis and Access Line.

New Mexico Peer to Peer Warm Line

Call 1-855-4NM-7100 (466-7100). If you or a loved one is experiencing any kind of emotional crisis, mental health or substance use concern, you can call or text to connect with a peer. Call 3:30pm – 11:30pm / text 6pm – 11pm.

Trans Lifeline

Trans Lifeline offers direct emotional and financial support to trans people in crisis. Call their hotline at 877-565-8860.

The Trevor Project

The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25. trained counselors are here to support you 24/7. If you are a young person in crisis, feeling suicidal, or in need of a safe and judgment-free place to talk, call the TrevorLifeline now at 1-866-488-7386.

Veterans Crisis Line 

Are you a Veteran in crisis or concerned about one? Connect with the Veterans Crisis Line to reach caring, qualified responders with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Many of them are Veterans themselves. Call 1-800-273-8255 and press 1. Or text 838255.


Adult Protective Services

Adult abuse, neglect, and exploitation are under-reported, yet can have severe or even deadly consequences. If you suspect an adult is being abused, neglected, or exploited, call Adult Protective Services Statewide Intake, toll-free at 1-866-654-3219 or 1-505-476-4912.

National Domestic Violence Hotline

NDVH advocates are available 24/7 at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) in more than 200 languages. Highly trained expert advocates are available 24/7 to talk confidentially with anyone in the United States who is experiencing domestic violence, seeking resources or information, or questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationship. There is also a confidential live chat feature on the website.

Domestic Violence Resource Center

The Domestic Violence Resource Center in Albuquerque is a trauma-informed agency whose main focus is to help victims  of domestic violence break the cycle of abuse in their lives. Each department (advocacy, case management, & counseling) are all here to provide resources, help, guidance, and support to help victims get safe, become independent, and heal. Their 24 Hour Line is 505-248-3165.

Enlace Comunitario (Spanish Speaking)

Enlace Comunitario transforms lives of individuals and their families experiencing domestic violence by working to decrease gender inequity and intimate partner violence in the Latino immigrant community in Central New Mexico through prevention efforts and services such as case management, legal services, housing and financial stability, support groups, and parenting classes.

Haven House (Rio Rancho)

Haven House is the only domestic violence shelter for Sandoval County. If you need emergency shelter any time during the day or night, you can call 1-800-526-7157 or locally 505-896-4869. Services include emergency shelter, case management, support groups, life skills classes, legal advocacy, referrals to job opportunities, housing and other supportive services, therapeutic counseling for both women and their children and children’s programs.

NM Asian Family Center

NMAFC is the only agency in the state providing culturally tailored programming to uplift a Pan-Asian community that can advocate for and support itself. Services include services for all crime victims and survivors, including those who have experience domestic violence and sexual assault. Call for help: (505) 717-2877.

S.A.F.E. House

The mission of S.A.F.E. is to shelter and empower survivors of intimate partner domestic violence. This shelter is an 85-bed facility that offers 90 days of free lodging and services, including case management, therapy for adults and children, enrichment classes, a children’s program, and safety planning — onsite, 24/7. If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic violence, please call our 24/7 hotline at 1-800-773-3645.

Valencia Shelter Services (Los Lunas)

Valencia Shelter Services an advocacy organization providing comprehensive services in a trauma informed environment to individuals and families in crisis in Valencia County, NM. Their services include emergency shelter, transitional housing, intervention groups, legal advocacy programs, and mental health therapy. Contact their 24/7 hotline at 505-864-1383.


CYFD Statewide Child Abuse Hotline

Report child abuse & neglect by texting #SAFE (#7233) from a cell phone or calling 1-855-333-SAFE (7233) from a land line. You may report suspected child abuse 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

All Faiths Children’s Advocacy Center

All Faiths Children’s Advocacy  Center is the trusted advocates for children and their families affected by trauma. We focus on the prevention, intervention, investigation and treatment of childhood trauma.


Albuquerque SANE (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners)

The Albuquerque SANE (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners) Collaborative serves sexual assault and domestic violence victims by providing immediate, compassionate, culturally sensitive, and comprehensive medical treatment and forensic evaluation by nurse experts. They provide victims of sexual assault and domestic violence care in an empowering setting that addresses emotional and medical needs. All care is comprehensive, timely, and patient centered. Their services are always confidential and free and available 24 hours a day. For Emergency SANE response or to schedule a medical/forensic examination, call (505) 884-SANE.

Rape Crisis of Central New Mexico

The Rape Crisis Center of Central New Mexico offers free and confidential services to anyone affected by sexual violence. They have advocates that offer 24-hour support, advocacy, crisis intervention, resources, and referrals. Clinical counseling is available to anyone age 13 and up. Educational sessions and trainings are available to professionals, schools, and the community. Their 24-hour hotline is 505-266-7711.

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ABQ Area Crisis Resource Guide