Community Resources

 Even though we’re starting to see the light at the end of the pandemic tunnel, many families are still struggling with economic recovery.  We’ve put together a list of resources to help with food security, household essentials, utilities, transportation, and more.

Economic Services

New Mexico Workplace Connection – Unemployment services

edd.newmexico.govEconomic Recovery Resources for small businesses


Manzanita Counseling Training Clinic

(505) 277-7311

Free services: no insurance needed.

UNM Career Service(505) 277-2531 UNM students, faculty, staff, and alumni are free, small fee for career assessments. Community members must have a higher education degree from any institution; the fee would be $20 per session with the 1st session free. Small fee for all for career assessments.

Food Resources

Food is Free Albuquerque –  Free fresh produce grown locally

The Rio Grande Food Project provides low-income households with emergency groceries, connects clients to partner resources and services addressing the causes and effects of hunger and food insecurity, and reduces local food waste by rescuing safe, edible food from local grocery stores for immediate distribution

Storehouse New Mexico 505-842-6491  is a community resource fighting hunger. We offer FREE food to people who need it regardless of their income. Many families fall in a gap we refer to as the ‘working poor’. They earn too much to get SNAP (formerly food stamps), but a major car repair, medical bill, or reduced hours at work can have them wondering where their next meal might come from.

MoGro is a nonprofit mobile grocery project committed to providing healthy food that people can depend on. We offer bags of fresh, mostly local, fruits, veggies and grocery items each week that are available for pickup at locations in Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Pecos & Espanola. In response to the increased needs presented by the pandemic, we are also providing bags to tribal communities, refugee families and others in need. Scroll down to see updates on our COVID-19 relief work!

Food Not Bombs Abq – Solidarity through sharing of resources, including free meals, clothing, and other supplies needed by everyday people of all backgrounds – Food resources for individuals and families

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) 1-800-432-6217 Provides options for meal assistance for low-income families.  

Jewish Family Services 505-291-1818 ext. 6000 Provides food pantry and boxes

Help New Mexico 505-265-3717 or Provides resources for food assistance.

ECHO Inc. 505-242-6777 Food for children and seniors.

Roadrunner Food Bank 505.247.2052 (Albuquerque) 575.523.4390 (Las Cruces) 866.327.0267 (Toll-Free)

Childcare Assistance

Cuidando los Ninos – (505-843-6899) The mission of Cuidando los Ninos is to break the cycle of homelessness for children and families. – Childcare assistance 

Healthcare Resources Health Care for the Homeless 1217 First Street NW; Albuquerque, NM 87102

General – (505) 766-5197 Behavioral Health – (505) 242-4644 Dental Clinic – 505-242-8288 Medical Clinic – (505) 242-4644 Medical Records – (505) 767-1127 State of New Mexico Human Services Division 505-841-7700 1041 Lamberton Place NE Assistance for SNAP. TANF and Medicaid Woman. Infants, Children (W.I.C) 505-764-0271 1401 Williams St. SE Health care for women, infants and children

Clothing and Household Essentials Albuquerque Rescue Mission 505-346-4673 525 2nd St. SW  Locker#505 Students Clothing Bank 6020 Constitution NE, Ste 2 

Albuquerque, NM 87110 505-294-1647


Bernalillo County Clothing Bank 505-344-7481 or 1730 University Blvd

NE Clothing and shoes for children enrolled in APS Birthright of Albuquerque 505-262-2448 3228 Candelaria NE Maternity clothing bank Goodwill Industries of NM 505-841-6612  5000 San Mateo NE Low cost clothing, furniture and household goods Lobo Parenting Cubs 505-710-1530 608 Buena Vista Dr NE, UNM Main Campus Clothing bank Noonday Ministries 505-246-8001 101 Broadway Blvd NE Assistance with clothing and toiletries St. Vincent De Paul Society 505-346-1500 4301 4th St. NW Low-cost clothing, furniture and household goods. Storehouse West 505-892-2077 1030 Veranda Drive SE Children’s clothing and hygiene supplies for Individuals Experiencing Financial Hardship, including those who no longer receive the $600 weekly Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation Non-profit serving essentials to families in need  – ABQ Mutual aid is a collective of organizers and individuals working in solidarity to support our community by delivering free, contactless care packages. Assists with food, clothing, showers, housing, spiritual counseling, bicycle repair, and Christian legal aid.

Utility Assistance Help New Mexico 505-265-3717 Provides resources for heating and electricity.


LIHEAP – Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program 1-800-283-4465 Assists eligible individuals and families with heating and cooling costs.


TAP – Low Income Telephone Assistance Program 1-800-244-1111 Provides discounted telephone services to Medicaid or qualified Medicare beneficiaries. PM Good Neighbor Fund 505-872-1171 Assistance with gas bills/payments and home repairs. Affordable Connectivity Program provides a discount of up to $30 per month towards broadband service for eligible households and up to $75 per month for households on Tribal Lands. The ACP is limited to one monthly service discount per household.


Internet Essentials offers very low cost internet to qualifying families, and in light of the crisis they are increasing internet speeds and offering two months free for new customers. provides an overview of the many types of internet connections, speeds, and some affordable and accessible options available to users.

Housing Resources – The Emergency Rental Assistance program is available to New Mexico households who need help paying for rent and utilities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Albuquerque Housing Authority 1840 University Blvd SE 505-764-3975 Assistance with public housing and Section 8 Housing Barrett Foundation 505-243-4887 10300 Constitution NE 87112 Emergency temporary housing for homeless women and children Bernalillo County Housing Authority 505-314-0200 1900 Bridge Blvd SW Housing information, assistance and Section 8 Housing Catholic Charities 505-247-0442 2010 Bridge Blvd SW Housing and rental assistance United South Broadway Corporation 505-764-8867 1500 Walter St SE Foreclosure counseling and assisting in preparing people for home ownership

https://headinghome.orgHeading Home is a New Mexico non-profit that provides emergency housing, permanent supportive housing services and prioritized street outreach to people experiencing homelessness.

Legal Services Albuquerque Bar Association lawyer referral service 505-842-0287 $35 fee for a 30-minute session with an Attorney. NM Legal Aid 505-243-7871 Assistance to low-income families. Pegasus Legal Services for Children 3201 4th Street NW 505-244-1101 Pegasus Legal Services for Children is a private, non-profit agency that

serves the civil legal needs of New Mexico’s vulnerable children and youth.  UNM Law Clinic 1117 Stanford Dr. NE 505-277-2146

Transportation ABQ Ride 505-243-7433 Public bus transportation. Sun Van. Safe Ride 1-800-797-RIDE Transports for non-emergency & specialized appointments (24 hr notice required).

Substance Abuse

Start Your Recovery is a groundbreaking website developed by bringing together experts in substance use disorder treatment from leading nonprofit, academic, and government institutions.

Through this resource, members community members can:


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