If you have been a victim
or think you have been a victim of sexual assault call:

SANE (575) 751-8990
CAV (575) 578-9888
Emergency 9-1-1

Assault is any unwanted sexual contact or threat.


Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE)


The Holy Cross Hospital Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program (SANE) offers confidential and compassionate care to victims of sexual assault over the age of 13 yrs. in a private area of the hospital. The SANE program is for victims of Sexual Assault or Sexual Violence in Taos and Colfax counties.

This program is free confidential, and does NOT require the victim to report to Law Enforcement. We can offer a medical exam for anyone who has been assaulted in the previous 5 days, and STD treatment for up to 30 days after an assault.

If you are sexually assaulted do one of the following:

  • Call 911
  • Within five days of the assault call 575-751-8990, 1-855-223-7263 or go to the Emergency Room at Holy Cross Hospital
  • Call Community Against Violence’s hot-line 575-758-9888. They have advocates ready to listen, refer, counsel, and inform.

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