CRISIS PHONE LINE 575-437-2673 (COPE) or outside the Alamogordo calling area 1-866-350-2673 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Trained staff are available to assist callers with family violence issues.
SHELTER SERVICES Safety and shelter, food, clothing, transportation, assistance in filing Orders of Protection (restraining orders), and counseling for adults and children experiencing family violence.
ADVOCACY SERVICES Services that link people experiencing family violence to legal, housing, and employment services as well as assistance in filing Orders of Protection and other community resources.
COUNSELING SERVICES Individual and group counseling addressing issues of family and relationship violence for domestic violence victims, perpetrators, and their children. Groups focus on building and acquiring skills to avoid further abuse and family violence.
COPE’s Domestic Violence Offender Treatment and Intervention program is certified by the State of New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department.
OUTREACH AND EDUCATION SERVICES Trained professionals are available to offer presentations to schools, churches, law enforcement, medical and legal professionals, civic organizations and businesses. Theses presentations convey valuable information about preventing and dealing with family and relationship violence and dating violence.
WHAT ARE COPE’S OFFICE HOURS? Monday - Thursday 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Friday 8:00 to Noon
Arrangements can be made for after-hours appointments. Most services are available at no cost or on a sliding fee scale. For information, call 575-434-3622.
COPE has a chat line on their web page, too, if you can’t make a call without being overheard. Just go into your bathroom, and use your phone to go to COPEdv.com, and look for the chat icon on the lower left.