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Resources and Support for the Victims in Farmington, New Mexico

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We offer our condolences to the victims and the community impacted by the shooting in Farmington, New Mexico on May 15, 2023. 

We offer the below resources that may help victims, their families, and the community during this difficult time.

Resources for victim service providers, law enforcement, first responders, and community and faith leaders responding to this tragedy are also listed.

Victim Helplines


VictimConnect is an OVC-funded service that offers confidential assistance to victims of crime. Trained specialists are available to help you locate services in your area, including mental health counseling, legal services, and more. Contact VictimConnect, Monday-Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. eastern time at:

Phone or text: 855-4-VICTIM (855-484-2846)
Chat: https://chat.victimsofcrime.org/victim-connect
Dial 711 and VictimConnect staff can provide services through an interpreter in more than 200 languages and to hearing- and speech-impaired individuals.

Disaster Distress Helpline

The Disaster Distress Helpline, funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, is a national hotline dedicated to year-round disaster crisis counseling.

This 24/7 toll free, multilingual, crisis support service is available to residents in the United States and its territories experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters, including incidents of mass violence. Call or text the hotline at 800-985-5990.

Local Counseling Services

The following organizations are offering their services to anyone in need:

  • Desert View Family Counseling: 505-326-7878 (Press Option 1)
  • Totah Behavioral Health: 505-564-4804
  • Farmington Community Health: 505-326-4796

Victim Compensation

New Mexico’s Crime Victims’ Compensation Program, funded in part through the OVC-administered Crime Victims Fund, may help offset a victim’s financial burden related to funeral, mental health, medical, and other expenses. Following is contact information for this program:

New Mexico Crime Victims Reparation Commission
Phone: 800-306-6262 or 505-841-9432
Email: [email protected]


Date Published: May 16, 2023