New Mexico – Elder Abuse Resources

New Mexico Seal, Elder Abuse Laws

Where To Report Elder Neglect And Abuse In New Mexico – Helplines, Hotlines, and Referral Sources

New Mexico Seal, Elder Abuse LawsTo report suspected elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation in New Mexico:

  • 1-866-654-3219 or 505-476-4912 (For suspected elder mistreatment in the home, or for suspected mistreatment occurring in a long-term care facility by a perpetrator NOT employed or under the supervision of the facility)
  • 1-800-752-8649 (For suspected mistreatment occurring in a long-term care facility perpetrated by a facility employee, vendor under the supervision of the facility, etc.)

To reach the Long Term Care Ombudsman:

  • Toll-free statewide 866-842-9230
  • Albuquerque, 255-0971 or toll-free 866-842-9230
  • Las Cruces, 647-2095 or toll-free 800-762-8690
  • Santa Fe, 476-4761 or toll-free 866-451-2901

New Mexico State Government Agencies

The following agencies can help you file a complaint against a nursing or long-term care facility, as well as provide you with additional information and support regarding senior neglect and abuse:

New Mexico Laws and Regulations

The following laws were enacted to help protect seniors against abuse:

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