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There are several types of child abuse, including; physical abuse, emotional abuse, sexual abuse, and neglect. Abused children cannot predict how their parents/caregivers will act. Their world is unpredictable and often frightening.

Physical abuse involves harm to the child; cases include evidence of skin bruising, bleeding, malnutrition, failure to thrive, burns, fracture of a bone, subdural hematoma, tissue swelling or death AND there is not a justifiable reason for the condition or death.

Emotional abuse involves constant belittling, shaming, humiliation, name calling, telling a child he or she is worthless, no good, bad or a mistake, frequent yelling, threatening or bullying, ignoring or rejecting a child, limited physical contact with the child and exposing a child to violence or abuse of others.

Sexual abuse includes criminal sexual contact, incest or criminal sexual penetration or exploitation.

Neglect includes abandonment of a child by a parent or caregiver, the failure of a parent or caregiver to provide a child with proper parental care, education, medical or other care or control necessary for the child’s well being and when a child is physically, emotionally or sexually abused and the child’s parent or caregiver knew or should have known of the abuse and failed to take reasonable steps to protect the child from further harm.

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For every woman who needs a helping hand, there is now an opportunity to get it. These programs provide food, housing, clothing, and other resources as well. Services may vary through the different organizations.

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To report child abuse, sexual assault or neglect in New Mexico, call 911 for emergencies, otherwise call CYFD's Statewide Central Intake child abuse hotline (1-855-333-SAFE [7233] or #SAFE from a cell phone). You may also call your local law enforcement agency

New Mexico has a mandatory reporting law that mandates all citizens who know or suspect that a child (infant to 17 years old) is being abused or neglected must report the matter immediately. This mandate gives the citizenry the state’s authority to act on its behalf to protect the welfare of a child. If you’re not sure if the situation fits into the category of child abuse or neglect err on the side of safety and report your concerns immediately. See something, say something! Get involved! A child’s life may just depend on you!

Everyone needs a little Help sometimes

Here are some #s for assistance..

Albuquerque Rescue Mission – Women’s Center Of Hope
Phone (505) 243-3310

Albuquerque Rescue Mission
525 Second St. SW
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102
 (505) 346-4673

Barrett House Foundation, Inc. – Barrett House Attic
4308 Lomas NE
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87110
(505) 246-9244

City Of Albuquerque – Alamosa Multi-service Center
6900 Gonzales Road
Albuquerque, NM 87121
(505) 836-8800

City Of Albuquerque – East Central Multi-service Center
Main address is 306 B San Pablo SE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87108
(505) 256-2070

John Marshall Multi-service Center
1500 Walter Street
Albuquerque, NM 87102
(505) 848-1345

Los Griegos Multi-service Center
1231 Candelaria NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107
(505) 761-4050

Family Advocacy Center – Asian Family Center
625 Silver SW Ste. 200
Albuquerque, NM 87102
(505) 243-2333

Enlace Communitario
625 Silver SW Ste. 200
Albuquerque, NM 87102
(505) 246-8972

Family Advocacy Center
625 Silver SW Ste. 200
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102
(505) 243-2333

Para Los Ninos
625 Silver SW Ste. 600
Albuquerque, NM 87102
 (505) 243-2333

From The Heart Foundation
300 San Mateo Blvd NE Ste. B-2, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87108
(505) 256-7664

Haven Of Love Rescue Mission
Location is 4025 Isleta SW
Albuquerque, NM 87105
(505) 873-3771

S.A.F.E. House
PO Box 25363
Albuquerque, NM 87125
Main number is (800) 773-3645

House Shelter For Victims Of Domestic Violence
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87125
 (800) 773-3645

St. Martin’s Hospitality Center
1201 Third Street NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
(505) 843-9405

The Act/on Society, Inc.
6314 Edith NE Ste B
Albuquerque, NM 87107
(505) 344-4956

The Storehouse
106 Broadway SE
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102
(505) 842-6491

Urban Indian Advocacy Program
1410 San Pedro NE
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87110
(505) 232-8299

Young Women’s Christian Association, Ywca Our Sister’s Closet
5211 Lomas NE
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87110
(505) 266-0448