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 Serving individuals who experience sexual assault, human trafficking, and domestic violence.

Albuquerque SANE serves victims of sexual assault and domestic violence by providing immediate, compassionate, culturally sensitive, and comprehensive medical treatment and forensic evaluation by nurse experts. 

Our services are always confidential, free, and available 24hrs: just call (505)-884-7263.

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ABOUT OUR CLINIC
I AM A SURVIVOR & NEED A SANE EXAM
I AM A SUPPORTER & WISH TO HELP
I AM A NURSE & WANT TO BECOME A SANE

COURAGE. COMPASSION. ACTION.

Our Mission

The Albuquerque SANE Collaborative serves patients who have experienced sexual and domestic violence by providing prompt, compassionate, culturally sensitive, and comprehensive medical treatment and forensic documentation by nurse experts within a coordinated community response.



Who We Are

Albuquerque Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE) Collaborative is a team of staff, nurses, and volunteers who are committed to addressing violence in our community. We provide care in a safe setting that empowers patients. We address the emotional and medical needs of our patients. All care is trauma-informed and patient-centered. We have access to translation services and employ Spanish-speaking SANEs. Reporting to law enforcement is never required. Our services are always confidential, free, and available 24/7.

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Program Goals

  • To appropriately refer victims for immediate and follow up counseling and medical care.

  • To assess, document and provide care for injuries.

  • To evaluate pregnancy risk and offer prevention.

  • To provide treatment for sexually transmitted infections.

  • To protect the sexual assault and domestic violence victim from further harm.

  • To provide timely, thorough, and professional forensic evidence collection, documentation, and preservation.

  • To photo document injuries

  • To provide testimony in a court of law when needed.

  • To provide follow-up care, education, and resource referral

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