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  • Posted: April 2, 2017

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Dozens of people, including the newly elected district attorney and mayoral candidate and state Auditor Tim Keller, gathered Sunday to draw attention to sexual assault prevention and the conversations necessary to help victims.

    Other local politicians, public health professionals and advocates took to the Civic Plaza stage Sunday afternoon during a rally focused on destigmatizing the subject and offering support to those affected by sexual ...

  • Posted: September 22, 2016

    It’s time for the University of New Mexico to tell the truth about its handling of sexual assault on campus.

    Yes, as UNM President Robert Frank said in his recent guest column in this paper, it is true that the University of New Mexico has made strides toward addressing the sexual assault crisis on campus.

    Those steps include trainings on sexual assault reporting and prevention; new policies and procedures to resolve complaints in a more fair and timely manner; and ...

  • Posted: May 9, 2008

    If you have been assaulted, you have options. We have Advocates available 24 hours a day. Please don't hesitate to call us with any questions or if you just need to talk.

    Our 24-Hour Telephone Crisis Hotline is available 24 hours, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
    Call 505-266-7711 for assistance regarding sexual assault and abuse issues.

    TTY Interpretype equipment and interpreters are available for people who are deaf or hard of hearing. Bilingual services are available for Spanish-speaking clients.

    Staff and volunteer advocates are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to provide in-person crisis intervention, support, advocacy, information, and accompaniment to the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE) program, and law enforcement agencies. Our Crisis Intervention advocates ...

  • Posted: May 9, 2008

    Crisis Services

    Volunteer Advocates provide support, advocacy, and crisis intervention for people affected by sexual violence through the 24-hour crisis hotline. Learn more about our Volunteer Advocate program and download an application.

    If you have any further questions about volunteering, please don't hesitate to contact us.


    Volunteer Advocate Job Description

    If your words could heal, would you speak up?
    If your presence could provide comfort, would you show up?

    If you answered yes, perhaps you should consider becoming a Volunteer Advocate. Crisis Services Volunteer Advocates provide support, advocacy, and referrals for survivors of sexual assault, their families, and loved ones. Volunteers respond to calls on a 24-hour crisis hotline by providing emotional support, ...

  • Posted: May 23, 2016

    The Rape Crisis Center of Central New Mexico (RCCCNM) is seeking a FTE therapist. Please send resume, cover letter, and three references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Contact Ken at (505) 291-3575, if you have any questions about the ...

  • Posted: October 19, 2016

    RCCCNM Executive Director Jim Harvey writes that Donald Trump’s recorded remarks send a message to young people that women and girls may be disrespected with damaging words, and says that this is never acceptable.

    Story from the Albuquerque Journal, Monday, October 17, ...

  • Posted: May 6, 2008

    Community Education and Outreach provides education and training on sexual assault and other issues that affect violence in our communities. We offer presentations and trainings for youth, professional staff, community groups and others who are interested. All presentations are age appropriate and can be modified to individual needs.


    • Create and provide cutting-edge, creative curriculums to educational institutions and professional organizations.
    • Provide compassionate education opportunities for those who have been affected by sexual assault.
    • Act as an energetic community presence through our participation in community events, information and health fairs.
    • Address the root causes of sexual violence through primary prevention education.
    • Use cultural strengths when ...
  • Posted: February 28, 2012

    Message from the Chair

    The Center's Board of Directors is a diverse group of community members who have a common interest in providing emotional support and advocacy to survivors of sexual assault and abuse. We are always interested in meeting other committed community members who would like to make a contribution to the Center by joining the Board of Directors. We welcome you to consider joining our volunteer working board as we celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Rape Crisis Center of Central New Mexico and its service to our community.

    RCCCNM provides community education and outreach with age-appropriate curricula to educational institutions, organizations, community members and professionals. Our crisis intervention department provides 24-hour support, advocacy, crisis ...

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