El Refugio (ERI) operates the Casa Carmel Shelter for battered women and their children, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Temporary shelter is provided for up to 90 days with 30 day reviews. Safety and security are provided along with case management services and educational programs.
DVI Awareness Month
El Refugio, Inc. continues to educate and bring awareness to all people of Grant and Hidalgo County about the devastating effects of domestic, family and teen dating violence in our communities. We can all help reduce the incidence and trauma of domestic violence to create healthier relationships, more peaceful lives and a community without violence.
El Refugio's Casa Carmel Shelter, a doorway to a new life without violence, a doorway to reclaiming control and restoring self-respect. We provide classes that deal with dynamics of domestic violence and ways to break the cycle.
We are able to do this work because of the dedication and work of [ VOLUNTEERS
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