Thrift Store

Domestic Violence Offender’s Treatment and Intervention program. (DVOT/I).  Our 52 session H.E.A.L.(Helping Explore Accountable Lifestyles) has been shown to stop the abuse and give offenders the necessary tools and skills to move forward and have healthy, non-abusive lives. 

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The Roswell Refuge is also home to the Chaves County SANE unit.  SANE stands for Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner.  This unit provides forensic exams, trauma care, protected evidence chain of custody and courtroom testimony.  SANE also provides Advocacy for those who wish to have additional support during the exam and counseling referrals. 

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Call now if you or someone you know is involved in a domestic violence situation.  All calls are confidential and we can help

Our Mission
Our mission is simple. The board of directors and the staff of The Refuge have an end goal in mind and that is to eradicate domestic violence from our community. 

The Power to Effect Change

The Roswell Refuge is a non-profit organization dedicated to eradicating domestic violence in our community. Our work is driven by dedicated individuals who realize the power to effect change comes from their tireless efforts.

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B.E.A.R Program

The Roswell Refuge Thrift Store is open Wednesday and Thursday from 12-5 and Friday and Saturday from 9-2.  Donations are always accepted and all proceeds from these sales and directed back into operating costs for our Shelter. ​

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Our Juvenile Non-violence program is available to those teens who have issues of violence and abuse in their lives whether or not they are involved in the Juvenile Justice System.  B.E.A.R (Becoming Empowered, Accountable and Responsible) is a 16 session program for ages 13-17 which offers skills and tools to help those young people take control of their behavior and their lives. 

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Our shelter for battered adults is open 24/7 and provides temporary shelter for those adults and their children who are victims of domestic violence. Advocates are always available to provide service to those in need of our assistance or those who simply need a friendly voice to talk with. ​

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The Roswell Refuge's Diamond Bear Raffle has begun!

For $50 you get a bear, a 1 carat cubic zirconia, and chance to win a $1,200 gift certificate to Bullock's Jewelry store!

There are only 100 bears to be sold....
The drawing will be held on February 12 (just in time for Valentine's Day).

You can purchase your Bear from our Admin office located at 1215 N. Garden or from any staff member. Remember only 100 Diamond Bears are available and they move quickly.

Temporary Protective Order help is available M-F at our Administration Office.  Our court advocate will be happy to assist you in filling out your paperwork correctly and provide support during the hearing. ​

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Help by Donating Today

At The Roswell Refuge we are working to create hope and the opportunity for a better world. But we can only do it with your help. Join with us in our mission and donate now.