Haven House

Mailing Address: PO Box 15611, Rio Rancho, NM 87174
County of Location: Sandoval
Phone: (505) 896-4869
NTEE Code: L- Housing and Shelter, P- Human Services
Mission Statement:

Help domestic violence victims gain immediate safety plus knowledge, skills and resources to succeed in lives free of violence.

Primary Programs:

Our organization provides:

- A 24-hour crisis hotline.

- Emergency shelter, meals, personal care items, and clothing as needed, for women and children.

- Individual in-depth service assessments for women and children in shelter.

- Legal advocacy for women and, occasionally, men who are DV victims—information about the court system; help in obtaining orders of protection, help in preparing for court hearings, and referrals to and advocacy with attorneys for DV-related family law issues such as child custody and support and divorce.

- In-shelter and out-of-shelter support groups for women—information on the dynamics of violent relationships, discussions of healthy relationships, understanding why it is so difficult to leave, assertiveness skills, DV’s effects on children who are DV witnesses/victims, building self-esteem, etc.

- Case management—assessment of needs, assistance with personal goals, and referrals to other social services agencies (such as transitional housing).

- Individual therapeutic counseling for women and children, including some not currently in shelter.

- Educational/therapeutic/recreational activities for children in shelter and those who, with their mothers, attend out-of-shelter support groups.

- Community education and outreach on the topic of domestic violence and on Haven House services in particular.

Populations Served: All Populations, Children and Youth, Homeless, Women and Girls, Other
Counties Served: Bernalillo, Sandoval
Year Founded:


Annual Budget: $750,000 - $999,999
Personnel: 10 to 29 FTE
Executive Director:

Estella Weitz

Accepts inquiries: Accepts inquiries about volunteering, Accepts inquiries about board member positions, Accepts inquiries about service learning, Accepts inquiries about internships
Nonprofit Status: Has 501(c)(3) nonprofit status from the IRS, Is registered as a Nonprofit Corporation with the State of New Mexico
Types of Services Offered: Advocacy, Direct Services, Community Organizing


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