Casa de Misericordia

All gifts provide help for victims of domestic violence
at Casa de Misericordia in Laredo, Texas.

Who We Are

Casa de Misericordia

Casa de Misericordia (Casa) is the only domestic violence shelter within an eighty-mile radius located in Laredo, Texas, on the U.S. -Mexico border.

Casa provides services to individuals and families who are victims and survivors of domestic violence without regard to race, national origin, age, physical handicap, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

Casa is committed to changing the way domestic violence is perceived, as well as the way battered victims and their family’s needs are responded to.

Our Focus

The mission of Casa is to empower survivors of domestic violence, to hold abusers accountable, and to work with the Laredo Community to end domestic violence and abuse. 

The vision of Casa is that victims and survivors of domestic violence, despite all they have endured, can reclaim their lives by receiving comprehensive, holistic services, and consistent long-term support.

Description of Services

• 24-hour full-service domestic violence emergency shelter

• 24-hour crisis telephone line

• Non-residential/outreach services

• Referral to appropriate medical services as needed

• Counseling services for adults & children

• Legal assistance in the justice system

• Pro-Bono attorney referrals, if applicable

• Support groups for adults & children

• Information & referrals

• Children’s advocacy & services

• Educational & life skills classes

• Safety planning & case management

Casa is a safe place, where victims of domestic violence can feel secure and receive information on possible alternatives for their future. Your generous donations help Casa de Misericordia continue our ministry to serve, protect and bring healing to victims of abuse, and to help prevent domestic violence in our community.

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Casa de Misericordia Staff

Sister Rosemary Welsh, RSM, RN

Executive of Director of Casa de Misericordia

Maria Elena Arambula

Casa de Misericordia Shelter Administrator/ Grants Manager

Karen Martinez

Shelter Manager/ Data Specialist

Nelly Uribe

Fiscal Manager

Contact Casa de Misericordia

Casa de Misericordia
P.O. Box 6184
Laredo, TX 78042