The priority is to keep people in their homes with utility services. Essential transportation needs, unusual circumstances, home repairs, and health care needs will also be considered. Following are the guidelines for fund consideration.
Rent/Mortgage - Additional or unusual circumstances may be considered.
Utilities - Including propane, gas, electricity, water, firewood, phone (including cell phone service if it is the primary phone. Additional or unusual circumstances may be considered.
Dental and Medical (including prescriptions) - Will be considered after other resources have been exhausted (such as La Familia, PMS programs, etc.). Unusual circumstances may be considered.
Tuition - May be considered.
Household Goods - The Salvation Army will try to handle these requests and they will submit a receipt for up to $500.00. Additional or unusual circumstances may be considered.
Home Repairs - We will be working with Habitat for Humanity on home repairs. Their application process will be utilized. Additional or unusual circumstances may be considered.
Car Repairs - The applicant must bring in 2 estimates from 2 different mechanics/repair shops for review. Additional or unusual circumstances may be considered.
Other Situations - May be considered.
Please read on and follow instructions. To be eligible for assistance you must live in Santa Fe or Rio Arriba counties in the state of New Mexico.
The application process opens on Nov. 1, 2019 and ends on Nov. 30, 2019 or when 550 verified applications have been received. Late applications will not be reviewed or considered for assistance.
Step 1, please answer the following questions as accurately as possible.
Step 2, your application will be reviewed, and qualified candidates will be contacted by phone or email for an in-person interview. This process can take more than 2 weeks, so please be patient.
*Applicants must provide a social security number or a tax identification number in their interview or their requests will not be funded. Additionally, if you are requesting assistance with your rent, individual landlords must provide a social security number as well.
* Please note that all information provided will be verified to insure that the application can be considered.
If you have questions about this application, you may call 505-577-4220.
Thanks and good luck!