Intimate Partner Violence/Homelessness

LGBT+ Identity IPV in Lifetime
Gay 25.2%
Lesbian 40.4%
Bi Men 37.3%
Bi Women 56.9%
Transgender Individuals 31.1 – 50%

 

Domestic Violence Resources

Safety Planning Tool PDF: FORGE’s safety planning guide can be used to help someone think through the safety options while living in an abusive relationship or planning to leave one. http://forge-forward.org/2013/01/10/safety-planning-tool/

The National Domestic Violence Hotline: You can anonymously reach trained advocates 24/7 or access other resources and information directly at www.thehotline.org

The National Sexual Assault Hotline: 800.656.HOPE or online at www.rainn.org

The following LGBT specific agencies can help you find resources in your area:

TheNetworkLaRed: The Network/La Red is a survivor-led, social justice organization that works to end partner abuse in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, BDSM, polyamorous, and queer communities. Learn more at www.tnlr.org

FORGE: FORGE is a national transgender anti-violence organization providing direct services to transgender, gender non-conforming and gender non-binary survivors of sexual assault. Learn more at www.forge-forward.org

In Our Own Voices: In Our Own Voices works to ensure the physical, mental, spiritual, political, cultural, and economic survival and growth of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people of color communities. Learn more at www.inourownvoices.org

Homelessness Resources

Transgender Housing Network: This is a temporary housing network intended to connect trans people in need with safe and supportive places to crash. http://www.transhousingnetwork.com/

CASA Q:Provides safe living options and services for LGBTQ+ youth (14-18) who are at risk of or experiencing homelessness in New Mexico.
Call 505-872-2099 or email nmcasaq@gmail.com to get more information.

La Casa, Inc.: 800 S Walnut St. Las Cruces, NM 88001. Phone: (575) 526-2819
“La Casa is a non-profit organization providing comprehensive services, including shelter, in order to diminish domestic violence and abuse in all forms.”