ABOUT US

Casa de Misericordia offers battered women the chance to reclaim their lives through comprehensive, holistic services and consistent long-term support. Casa de Misericordia provides secure, temporary residential services to victims of domestic violence. We provide a safe place where victims of domestic violence can be oriented, educated on domestic violence and where emotional support is provided. Casa de Misericordia also links victims to appropriate agencies based on their needs and goals.


Major Services

• Residential shelter with 24-hour crisis line
• Counseling services for adults and children
• Legal assistance
• Outreach education
• Non-Residential/Outreach Services
• Community referrals
• Assistance with judicial system
• Recreation center for women and children
• Shelter Services



OUR HISTORY

On July 7, 1998, Casa de Misericordia opened its doors. CASA provides secured, temporary residential services to victims of domestic violence. CASA is a safe place, where victims of domestic violence can feel secure and receive information on possible alternatives for their future, e.g. housing, education, counseling, etc. CASA will also link victims to appropriate agencies based on their needs and goals.


OUR MISSION & VISION

The mission of Casa de Misericordia is the empowerment of women and children, the accountability of the batterer, and commitment to work with the Laredo Community.
The vision of Casa de Misericordia (CASA) is that battered women, despite all they have endured, can reclaim their lives by receiving comprehensive, holistic services, and consistent long-term support.

CASA provides services to victims of domestic violence without regard to race, national origin, age, physical handicap, religion, or sexual preference. CASA is committed to changing the way domestic violence is perceived, as well as the way battered victims and their families' needs are responded to.


Get Help

If you think you are a victim of domestic violence and want information, call 956.712.9591 or 1.877.SUCASA.2 (toll free).