Center Against Sexual & Family Violence

Center Against Sexual & Family Violence 24-hour crisis hopeline: 915-593-7300 or 800-727-0511 our hopeline is open 24 hours a day and is completely confidential. The Center Against Sexual & Family Violence (CASFV), provides confidential assistance, educational programs and, most importantly, hope to families in need.
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The scope of family violence is limitless: from the casualties of physical and mental abuse, to the after-effects of violence spanning generations. casfv's staff and volunteers are aware of the ever-changing definition and complexity of family violence. At casfv, you will always have help.

The scope of family violence is limitless: from the casualties of physical and mental abuse, to the after-effects of violence spanning generations. casfv's staff and volunteers are aware of the ever-changing definition and complexity of family violence. At casfv, you will always have help.

Mission: With Hope, Become Mighty.

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Did you know? El Paso has a 24hr SANE program. Our Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners ensure people who have experienced sex...
11/11/2020

Did you know? El Paso has a 24hr SANE program. Our Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners ensure people who have experienced sexual violence who enter our hospitals are provided the support they need. 🧡✨ Let’s honor the essential workers that even during a pandemic, continue to provide the comprehensive and compassionate support. #ElPaso #SANE

November 9-13 is Forensic Nurses Week. Forensic nurses ensure that patients who are affected by violence receive expert, compassionate, and comprehensive care. Learn more: https://buff.ly/31PvY8W

HOY a las 12PM en vivo con Dilo fuerte estara Yazmin Perez de CASFV para platicar sobre los servicios que tenemos para g...
10/28/2020

HOY a las 12PM en vivo con Dilo fuerte estara Yazmin Perez de CASFV para platicar sobre los servicios que tenemos para gente que ha pasado por la violencia domestica y abuso sexual. 🧡✨

Today, Yazmin Perez will be on Facebook LIVE with Dilo fuerte to discuss CASFV's services available to people in our communities experiencing sexual and family violence.

Mañana en Dilo Fuerte hablaremos de la violencia intrafamiliar/abuso sexual, conoce los servicios de apoyo que ofrecen en nuestra Ciudad.

Check out CASFV staff wearing purple on #GoPurpleDay 💜✨ The day’s not over yet! Snap a selfie and make sure to tag us 🥰 ...
10/22/2020

Check out CASFV staff wearing purple on #GoPurpleDay 💜✨ The day’s not over yet! Snap a selfie and make sure to tag us 🥰 #DVAM

You don't have anything to wear for Go Purple Day!? 😲 No worries, CASFV's got you covered! We have two purple kit option...
10/21/2020

You don't have anything to wear for Go Purple Day!? 😲
No worries, CASFV's got you covered! We have two purple kit options available.
Order right this second and pick up at our Family Resource Center before we close at 6PM. Have your shirt for #GoPurpleDay tomorrow! 💜✨ (Don't forget your masks during pick up please!) Buy yours here: https://casfv.org/get-involved/events/go-purple-day/10-22-2020

This DVAM, we invite you to share your story. We know sharing is never easy but we also recognize that it can be crucial...
10/21/2020

This DVAM, we invite you to share your story. We know sharing is never easy but we also recognize that it can be crucial to healing and may provide hope to others who find themselves in similar situations. 💜 Share what you can and as much as you want. ✨ Visit bit.ly/casfvhope to share today.

10/20/2020
Lead With Hope Forum

Texas RioGrande Legal Aid's Policy Director, Maricarmen Garza and our very own Executive Director, Sandra García discuss the support TRLA offers to people who have experienced sexual and family violence even now during a pandemic.

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Thursday is Go Purple Day 💜 This month, we are focusing on the impacts ...
10/19/2020

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Thursday is Go Purple Day 💜 This month, we are focusing on the impacts of domestic violence, resources available such as legal advocacy, rights of someone who has experienced these forms of violence and more. Bringing awareness lets people in our community know that we see them and are here to offer support when needed! #DVAM

The numbers are in!  El Paso you donated $41,070 to support survivors of sexual and family violence. You helped us achie...
10/16/2020

The numbers are in! El Paso you donated $41,070 to support survivors of sexual and family violence. You helped us achieve our first matching opportunity and we received an additional $10,000 from Walmart. Finally, you all woke up at 6am to secure our Caffeinated Power Hour win of $1000. Thank you for helping us make this our most successful #elpasogivingday yet!

10/16/2020
Because of You

Because of you we are able to continue the life saving work to help and support the most vulnerable in our community. All of those who are traumatized by sexual and family violence have a safe shelter, access to advocacy and therapy services. Thank you El Paso! #elpasogivingday #BelieveSurvivors

Thank you #elpasogivingday for 5 years of giving! Not only are we unified as a community to support one another, this da...
10/16/2020

Thank you #elpasogivingday for 5 years of giving! Not only are we unified as a community to support one another, this day is a testament to the generous spirit of all El Pasoans. 6 hours remain so head over to bit.ly/casfvgiving20 to make your donation. #LauterbachBorschow

10/15/2020
Reached $40,000

You have helped us reach $40,0000!! Thank you El Paso. The day isnt over yet so there is still time to give on this #elpasogivingday. To give please donate at bit.ly/casfvgiving20

$500 is all we need to surpass the $40,000 mark!  Make your gift to support so many families and survivors in need! Foll...
10/15/2020

$500 is all we need to surpass the $40,000 mark! Make your gift to support so many families and survivors in need! Follow bit.ly/casfvgiving20 to donate this #elpasogivingday #TexasGasService

10/15/2020

We are $1,315 away from reaching $40,000! Donate during your lunch hour and help us hit that mark. give at bit.ly/casfvgiving20 #elpasogivingday

Thank you to all of our supporters who woke up this morning to donate during the Caffeinated Power Hour! You helped us s...
10/15/2020

Thank you to all of our supporters who woke up this morning to donate during the Caffeinated Power Hour! You helped us secure an additional $1000 this #elpasogivingday #ArrowheadCenter

10/15/2020
TOMORROW is El Paso Giving Day! Your gift creates life-changing support and services for people experiencing domestic an...
10/14/2020

TOMORROW is El Paso Giving Day! Your gift creates life-changing support and services for people experiencing domestic and sexual violence in their lives. Your gift of $100 provides a safe place at our emergency shelter for one night. Visit bit.ly/casfvgiving20 and double your impact with the de Wetter Family Fund in the El Paso Community Foundation matching up to $10,000 in donations.

CASFV Board Member Sofia Larkin shares why she supports our mission during El Paso Giving Day. Young people in our commu...
10/13/2020

CASFV Board Member Sofia Larkin shares why she supports our mission during El Paso Giving Day. Young people in our community who experience sexual violence have a safe space and resources at CASFV and your support brings hope to them during a time where they may need it the most. Visit bit.ly/casfvgiving20 on October 15th for #EPGivingDay 🧡✨

10/13/2020
CASFV Executive Director invites you to support survivors on El Paso Giving Day

In working at CASFV for 16 years, Executive Director, Sandra Nevarez Garcia points out the difference in providing services for survivors under a pandemic. We've seen an increase in hotline calls and emergency shelter intakes, making your support this El Paso Giving Day even more important. Visit bit.ly/casfvgiving20 to survivors on October 15 and help ensure they have access to resources in our community. #EPGivingDay

Since the beginning of the pandemic, CASFV has experienced a 41% increase in the number of crisis hopeline calls we have...
10/13/2020

Since the beginning of the pandemic, CASFV has experienced a 41% increase in the number of crisis hopeline calls we have answered. We knew this pandemic would make our easily accessible services more important than ever. Your gift of $50 #EPGivingDay, provides 5 hours of crisis intervention through our hopeline. Visit bit.ly/casfvgiving20 on October 15th to make your impact.

The transition to virtual learning has not been easy on anyone! As students continue their education online, advocates a...
10/13/2020

The transition to virtual learning has not been easy on anyone! As students continue their education online, advocates at CASFV have ensured students have Wifi, school supplies, and a safe place to learn . Donating $30 to CASFV on El Paso Giving Day, provides support for students in virtual learning at our emergency shelter. Visit bit.ly/casfvgiving20 on #EPGivingDay

There are 3 days until El Paso Giving Day! Your gift of $15 on October 15 provides a welcome kit that includes a mask, h...
10/12/2020

There are 3 days until El Paso Giving Day! Your gift of $15 on October 15 provides a welcome kit that includes a mask, hand sanitizer and other toiletries to people entering our emergency shelter. When fleeing a domestic violence situation, many people leave their homes with nothing more than the clothes on their back. Your gift helps us ensure comfort during a time in their lives where they need it the most. Visit bit.ly/casfvgiving20 to make your gift 🧡✨ #EPGivingDay

10/06/2020
El Paso Giving Day

Shoutout to Charles de Wetter for shouting CASFV out! In additional to support during El Paso Giving Day, the de Wetter Family fund in the El Paso Community Foundation will match up to $10,000 in donations during the month of October.

Give a donation on October 15 and double your impact for support for survivors in our community 🧡 #EPGivingDay

You don’t have to be a major philanthropist to have a big impact on El Paso Giving Day. See why one of our community’s most generous donors encourages you to give! https://elpasogivingday.org/

Two important dates coming up! This Thursday is Early Giving Day and October 15 is El Paso Giving Day 🧡🙌 #EPGivingDay
10/05/2020

Two important dates coming up! This Thursday is Early Giving Day and October 15 is El Paso Giving Day 🧡🙌 #EPGivingDay

"Our collective experience in 2020 has exposed us to some of the emotional trauma experienced daily by people who are ab...
10/02/2020
Come together in October to support survivors of domestic violence – El Paso Matters

"Our collective experience in 2020 has exposed us to some of the emotional trauma experienced daily by people who are abused by an intimate partner or family member. This has been their reality for months or years prior to 2020 and has been exacerbated by this health crisis," CASFV Executive Director, Sandra Garcia covers why it's important for El Paso to come together in support of survivors. 💜 Our 24hr Crisis Hopeline is available at 915-593-7300.

Commentary Justice UncategorizedCome together in October to support survivors of domestic violence Special to El Paso Matters October 1, 2020Share Facebook Twitter By Sandra Nevárez GarcíaDomestic violence is one of the most prevalent and underreported forms of abuse across the globe. The pandemic...

Join us in October for Domestic Violence Awareness Month and El Paso Giving Day 🧡💜 #DVAM is used to raise awareness all ...
09/30/2020

Join us in October for Domestic Violence Awareness Month and El Paso Giving Day 🧡💜 #DVAM is used to raise awareness all over the U.S. on the violence many children, youth, and adults experience within their families and relationships.

With hope, comes new possibilities... Our new website is live! Visit casfv.org  to take a look for yourself and learn mo...
09/15/2020

With hope, comes new possibilities... Our new website is live! Visit casfv.org to take a look for yourself and learn more about CASFV! 🧡

Thank you to Dr. Angelica Machorro for all your work serving as CASFV’s Board President from 2019-2020 during many chang...
09/11/2020

Thank you to Dr. Angelica Machorro for all your work serving as CASFV’s Board President from 2019-2020 during many changes at our agency 🧡

A new journey begins...
09/10/2020

A new journey begins...

CW: Domestic violenceExecutive Director, Sandra Nevarez Garcia talks about the increase in shelter, hotline, and non-res...
09/01/2020
El Paso’s emergency shelter reporting more domestic abuse victims

CW: Domestic violence

Executive Director, Sandra Nevarez Garcia talks about the increase in shelter, hotline, and non-residential services CASFV has experienced during COVID-19.

"The center will help them whether they are ready to leave the relationship or they just need guidance for taking the next step."

Our Crisis Hopeline is available 24hrs at 915-593-7300 🧡

The Center Against Sexual and Family Violence in El Paso has seen an influx of domestic violence victims looking for shelter.

If you missed last Saturday’s event, it’s not too late to give with @mijayesyoucan this Friday! 🧡REPOST from @mijayesyou...
08/27/2020

If you missed last Saturday’s event, it’s not too late to give with @mijayesyoucan this Friday! 🧡

REPOST from @mijayesyoucan:

📚We’re only 3 days away from our Back to School Supply Drop off event and The Mijas are proud to have @plantedearthep joining us for this event! Stop by, donate school supplies and enjoy some delicious Açaí & Smoothie bowls! 🍓 🍌

🚨 Grab a FREE ‘Mija, Yes You Can’ sticker when you drop off a donation! ✏️ ✂️ 🎒

👚 Mija Shirts and Stickers will be on sale! Limited quantities available!

🏫 All school supply and monetary donations will benefit @casfvep

Our Supply Donation Parade was a huge success! 🧡 Thank you to the El Paso Executive Women Lions Club, Funeraria del Ánge...
08/24/2020

Our Supply Donation Parade was a huge success! 🧡 Thank you to the El Paso Executive Women Lions Club, Funeraria del Ángel, and EVERYONE who took the time to donate on Saturday. Your contribution directly impacts the children and youth at our shelter 🙌 Thank you, El Paso!

You're invited to CASFV's Supply Drive Parade! 🧡 Join us this Saturday, August 22 at any time from 1-3PM to support chil...
08/20/2020

You're invited to CASFV's Supply Drive Parade! 🧡 Join us this Saturday, August 22 at any time from 1-3PM to support children and youth at our shelter! Drive up to our Family Resource Center and drop off any of the items on our wishlist. Anything you are able to give, helps immensely. For the complete school supply wishlist and more information, visit bit.ly/casfvbacktoschool!

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CASFV incorporated in 1977 as a 501(c)3 non-profit organization governed by a board of directors serving the tri-county area of El Paso, Hudspeth and Culberson counties.

Our mission is to confront and prevent domestic violence and sexual violence in all its forms by advocating for safety and justice through intervention, education and community collaboration.

Guided by Executive Director, Sandra Nevarez Garcia, CASFV staff, volunteers, and interns, address needs in times of emergency. Together, we strive to provide people who have experienced sexual and family violence with guidance, support, and resources necessary to lead lives free from violence.

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