New Mexico Statewide Resources

New Mexico is home to many important resources for you and your family.

There are many statewide programs that have toll-free phone numbers, websites, and local offices across the state of New Mexico.

The best way to connect to those programs, no matter where you live in the state, is to go to the main websites and they will direct you from there.

To find statewide resources that can help, no matter where you live, please get started here!


Children and Family

Resource Description

New Mexico Child Care Services Bureau
(800) 691-9067

Subsidies for paying for child care costs and free vouchers to qualified low-income families so that they can attend work or some form of education or job training.

New Mexico Head Start
(866) 763-6481

A Federal program that promotes the school readiness of children from birth to age five from low-income families by enhancing their cognitive, social, and emotional development

New Mexico Kids
(800) 691-9067

Early Childhood Professional Development, Training and Technical Assistance, Consumer Education Resources on Child Development, and Child Care and Home Visiting Referrals.

New Mexico Legal Aid
(833) 545-4357

Free legal services to eligible low-income New Mexico residents with civil (non-criminal) matters, services range from education, advice and brief services, to full representation in some cases

New Mexico Works
(800) 283-4465

Provides eligible TANF participants with paid work experience in government agencies or with private-sector employers who partner to provide mentorship and support.

New Mexikids Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
(888) 997-2583

Routine check-ups, Immunizations, Doctor visits, Prescriptions, Dental, Vision care, Inpatient and outpatient hospital care, Laboratory and X-ray services, Emergency services

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
(800) 432-6217

Monthly cash benefit used to meet basic family needs such as housing, utilities, and clothing.

Food and Nutrition

Resource Description

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
(505) 383-2600

Financial Assistance for Food Products

Health Services

Resource Description

(833) 862-3935

New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
(800) 318-2596

The primary federal agency for improving access to health care services for people who are uninsured, isolated or medically vulnerable.

Hepatitis C & Buprenorphine Helpline
(888) DOH-HEPC

Referrals to providers participating in UNMHSC’s Project ECHO throughout the state may be made for medical evaluation. The same staff member may educate callers about treatment options for opiate addiction with methadone and Suboxone (buprenorphine/naloxone), including referrals to DOH facilities or offices in Albuquerque and in Las Cruces.

Narcan/Naloxone Opiate Overdose Prevention Helpline
(855) DOH-NOOD

Training in using an overdose reversal kit when someone is in respiratory distress/depression due to heroin or prescription painkillers. Referrals to local public health offices where Narcan is dispensed at no cost are offered.

New Mexico Statewide Coronavirus Hotline
(855) 600-3453

COVID-19 Information

Poison Control
(800) 222-1222

Call right away if you have a poison emergency! Also call if you have a question about a poison or about poison prevention.

Statewide Non-Health Related COVID-19 Hotline
(505) 827-9384

Available for individuals who need someone to talk to about COVID-19 without health related concerns.

Yes New Mexico
(800) 283-4465

Medical Assistance(Medicaid), Food Assistance(SNAP), Cash Assistance(TANF), Energy Assistance(LIHEAP)

Housing Assistance

Resource Description

Low-Income Energy Bill Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
(800) 283-4465

Federal Assistance with energy costs, Energy crises, Weatherization and energy-related minor home repairs.

New Mexico Emergency Rental Assistance Program
(833) 485-1334

Rental assistance can be used for unpaid, current and future rent and utilities. Funding may also be available for other housing-related expenses incurred directly or indirectly due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

New Mexico Energy $mart Program
(505) 345-4949

Reduces energy costs for low-income households by increasing the energy efficiency of their homes

Mental Health

Resource Description

Critical Incident Stress Debriefing
(505) 827-9384

A critical incident stress management program for emergency providers to get in touch with the emergency medical services critical stress team who can offer critical incident stress debriefing and counseling services.

New Mexico Crisis Support Team
(505) 827-9384

A team of volunteer mental health professionals, clergy and peer support personnel who have received special training to intervene with individuals who have experienced a critical incident or traumatic event.

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