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Welcome Laurie Frappier, Communications and Office Manager

March 13, 2015

Dear Board and Staff Members of SHC-NM, Please join me in welcoming  Laurie Frappier to the SHC-NM team as the Communications and Office Manager, beginning Monday, March 16, 2015.  Laurie  brings a diverse experience in communications and administration in the for-profit and non-profit sectors to build our  Communications and Resource Development programs. She is a…

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February 2015 Newsletter: SHC-NM Residents Advocate for Affordable Housing

March 13, 2015

Download the pdf version here: Newsletter – Feb 2015   

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January 2015 Newsletter: City of Albuquerque approves voucher funding

March 13, 2015

In this issue, you will find information on: 1) SHC-NM’s Fast Track Housing voucher funding expansion from the City of Albuquerque; 2) Initial update of “Home for the Holidays” campaign: local schools collect change and dollars for SHC-NM Download the PDF version here: Newsletter – Jan 2015

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We’re hiring a Staff Accountant

February 10, 2015

The Supportive Housing Coalition of New Mexico is looking for a Staff Accountant. The SA performs grant billings, payroll, journal entries, and account & bank reconciliations under the direction of the CFO. The position also reviews accounts payable and cash receipts transactions. Ability to manage to specific deadlines is critical. Experience with Federally funded programs…

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Happy Holidays!

December 23, 2014

Here at the Supportive Housing Coalition of New Mexico, we would like to take some time to reflect upon the important things… like our partnerships with businesses within the community, the many people we serve through our housing programs, and the relationships we build and maintain with our donors. At times like these, we want…

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Home for the Holidays is Underway!

November 13, 2014

What a person who is homeless needs most first and foremost is a HOME! The Supportive Housing Coalition of New Mexico (SHC-NM) exists to help people get off the streets and into affordable and supportive housing. Donovan Smith is an 11-year old boy whose family obtained an apartment-home through SHC-NM. Donovan and his mother Casey begun…

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Thank you, Blue Cross and Blue Shield!

November 5, 2014

A huge thank you to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico for a generous $15,000 grant to our organization! This grant was crucial to ensure we can continue providing our services to the homeless and near-homeless population of Albuquerque. We are very happy that BCBSNM has decided to support our organization. We are looking forward to…

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Thank you, Estate Sales by Wings!

November 5, 2014

A few months ago, we announced that Estate Sales by WINGS would be collecting funds on behalf of the Supportive Housing Coalition during their Estate Sales. On 10/23, we received a check in the amount of $724! On behalf of our whole organization, thank you to Beverly Hubbard and her staff for choosing our organization…

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Thank you, U.S. Bank!

November 5, 2014

On 10/21, U.S. Bank came by our office to award us with a $2,500 check to assist our organization with general operating support! Thank you, U.S. Bank for giving us the opportunity to continue our mission of providing vital services to people experiencing homelessness in New Mexico!

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Thank you, Wells Fargo!

November 5, 2014

A huge thank you to WellsFargo for awarding our organization with a $2,500 grant! The granted funds will go to utilities assistance within our Sunport Plaza property. Today, we are GRATEFUL. Thank you!

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SHC Spotlight: Our Maintenance Staff

By griffin-admin | September 15, 2021

At SHC, we strive each and every day to impact the lives of individuals and families in New Mexico by ending homelessness for good. We’ve truly embraced an “all hands-on deck” approach to fulfilling our vision. In this issue, we are highlighting our maintenance team, a little known but essential part of our SHC family.…

Token Ibis: Democratizing Social Impact

By griffin-admin | September 13, 2021

Supportive Housing Coalition of New Mexico is extremely proud to announce a new partnership with Token Ibis.  Based right here in Albuquerque, Token Ibis is breaking new ground with their approach to philanthropy: making social change and impact through charitable giving that is more accessible to everyone.   Token Ibis functions similarly to cash apps. The…

Robert: A Poet’s Journey

By griffin-admin | May 14, 2021

TO SHCNM I say Thank You For giving me The Ability And Freedom To Find ME Through The Stability Afforded Me For Once Given the Chance To Thrive And not Merely Survive Having The Veil Lifted From My Eyes Growth thru Knowledge And Blessings Realized ~ Robert C.   Last year, right before COVID shut…

It’s Our Anniversary!

By griffin-admin | February 10, 2021

We are pleased to announce that 2021 marks SHC’s 25th year as an organization dedicated to ending homelessness for hundreds of people each day. We were founded in 1996 in response to local service providers’ recognition of a community-wide gap in safe and affordable housing for homeless and near-homeless persons with behavioral health disorders. Through the…

New DT Mart at Downtown @700-2nd

By griffin-admin | January 29, 2021

It started out as a simple idea, then a brainstorm, and then a full-fledged plan. Downtown @700-2nd Apartments is a mixed-income apartment community owned and managed by Supportive Housing Coalition of New Mexico. In its lobby is a café space that has seen several cafés come and go over the years. After the vacancy left…

Giving Tuesday – Michael

By griffin-admin | November 16, 2020

Michael is a widowed father of two children, ages 5 and 7. Michael and his children have successfully maintained housing for the past three years and were well on their way to no longer needing the help of our permanent supportive housing program. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Michael was laid off in July after…

Giving Tuesday – Cheryl

By griffin-admin | November 16, 2020

Cheryl and her two-year-old daughter have recently secured housing through our permanent supportive housing program. Before being referred to our program, Cheryl and her daughter were residing at a woman’s shelter that offered them safety and guidance when they needed it most. Overwhelmed with tears of joy when she was handed the key to her…

Giving Tuesday – Richard

By griffin-admin | November 13, 2020

Richard is a 63-year-old senior who has been living unsheltered for the past two years due to several medical impairments. Like most medically fragile seniors, Richard fears catching the coronavirus so he has been avoiding populated areas such as our local shelters. Richard has had to choose between necessities (like meals and shelter) and limiting…

Everyday Heroes

By griffin-admin | September 28, 2020

  Here at SHC we work every day towards ending homelessness for good. We are proud that we have built a solid team of individuals that believe in providing New Mexicans with permanent and supportive housing. In this line of work, every day is different. Our participants have different needs and situations and we are…

SHC Soars!

By griffin-admin | September 28, 2020

SHC SOARS! SHC Community Housing Staff Obtain New Certifications  We are thrilled to announce that housing & services coordinators Sylvia Hernandez, Rada Moss, and Shurie Seeley as well as community services manager, Marisia Martinez have recently completed the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)’s SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access, and Recovery (SOAR) Certification Course to…