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Last updated on July 9, 2021

Legal Help in New Mexico

for assistance with housing, benefits, work, domestic violence, custody, discrimination, and other issues

New Mexico Legal Aid

https://www.newmexicolegalaid.org(505) 243-7871

Serves all local counties and cities

Serves all local counties and cities

Serves all local counties and cities

New Mexico Free Legal Answers online clinic

https://nm.freelegalanswers.org/

Serves all local counties and cities

Senior Citizens Law Office

http://sclonm.org/(505) 265-2300

Serves residents of Bernalillo, Sandoval, Valencia and Torrance counties who are 60 or old...

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Legal Resources for the Elderly Program

https://www.nmbar.org/Public/LREP/ 800-876-6657

Statewide free legal helpline for New Mexico residents 55 and older.

Tenant-landlord letter-writing tool from Hello Landlord

https://hellolandlord.org/

Serves all of US

Tenant-landlord letter-writing tool from No Rent

https://www.norent.org/en/

Serves all of US


Financial Assistance for Housing in New Mexico

for help paying rent, utilities, and other housing-related costs

United Way/2-1-1 of Central New Mexico

https://uwcnm.org/211Call 2-1-1Text your Zip Code to 898-211

Serves local areas: Central New Mexico

United Way/2-1-1 of Eastern New Mexico

https://www.unitedwayenm.org/211-info-helplineCall 2-1-1Text your Zip Code to 898-211

Serves local areas: Eastern New Mexico

2-1-1 of Northern New Mexico

http://www.referweb.net/unnm/Call 2-1-1Text your Zip Code to 898-211

Serves local areas: Northern New Mexico

New Mexico Emergency Rental Assistance Program

https://www.renthelpnm.org/

Serves all local counties and cities

BernCo Relief of Emergency Needs for Tenants (RENT) Assistance Program

https://www.bernco.gov/RENT

Serves local areas: Bernalillo County

Doña Ana County Emergency Rent & Utilities Assistance Program

https://www.donaanacounty.org/rent-utilities-assistance

Serves local areas: Doña Ana County

Isleta Pueblo Housing Authority Emergency Rental/Utilities Assistance

https://www.isletapueblo.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/EmergencyRentalAssistanceandapplication.pdf

Serves local areas: Isleta Pueblo Housing Authority

Santa Clara Pueblo Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) Program

https://www.scphousing.org/era-program.html

Serves local areas: Santa Clara Pueblo

Santo Domingo Emergency Rental Assistance

http://www.sdtha.org/#intro-1

Serves local areas: Santo Domingo Tribe

National United Way/211

https://www.unitedway.org/find-your-united-wayCall 2-1-1Text your Zip Code to 898-211

Serves all of US

Find Help/Aunt Bertha services directory

https://findhelp.org

Serves all of US

Catholic Charities services and assistance

https://www.catholiccharitiesusa.org/find-help/

Serves all of US


Other Services to Help in New Mexico

for domestic violence, health coverage, food benefits, mental health, and other issues

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org1-800-273-8255

Serves all of US

National Domestic Violence Hotline

https://www.thehotline.org/1-800-799-7233Text LOVEIS 22-522

Serves all of US

Crisis Text Line for mental health support

https://www.crisistextline.org/Text HOME to 741-741

Serves all of US

CDC + Apple COVID-19 Screening Tool

https://www.apple.com/covid19

Serves all of US

Serves all of US

Medicare & Medicaid Services' Insure Kids Now page

https://www.insurekidsnow.gov/

Serves all of US

USDA's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, or food stamps)

https://www.fns.usda.gov/snap/recipient/eligibility

Serves all of US