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Proteges by Mark Pardo provide “Makeovers That Matter”

May 13, 2016

Anna and Alayna are two SHC-NM tenants who were formerly homeless and are now working to be healthy and live fulfilling lives. Mark Pardo invited them to become part of their series, “Makeovers That Matter.” See the video HERE!

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The March Newsletter is Here!

March 1, 2016

In this issue: SHC-NM Welcomes Marco Maina From Crisis to Certainty, Larry’s Story SHC-NM Seeking Board Members Download the PDF Version HERE View the Online Version HERE

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The February Newsletter is Here!

January 27, 2016

In this issue: Principle into practice: finding a way home Volunteers Needed Welcome Karen Anderson 2015 by the Numbers Download the PDF Version: Newsletter РFebruary 2016

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The January Newsletter is Here!

December 29, 2015

In this issue: Anna’s Journey to Recovery My Love Story (poetry by Anna) Community Support Thank You Partners and Volunteers Needed View it on the ¬†web:¬†Newsletter – January 2016 (web) Download the PDF Version:¬† Newsletter – January 2016

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SHC-NM Welcomes Karen Anderson as Director of Asset and Property Management

December 21, 2015

Supportive Housing Coalition of New Mexico is pleased to welcome Karen Anderson as its Director of Asset and Property Management.¬†Ms. Anderson has vast experience in affordable housing programs. A former realtor from California, she has also worked at housing authorities in public housing and¬† Section 8 as a housing manager and Housing Quality Standards inspector.…

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SCH-NM Receives $1,000 Grant

December 21, 2015

SHC-NM Receives Grant from the Jack and Mary Gilliam Endowment Fund SHC-NM is pleased to announce that SHC-NM has received a $1,000 grant from the Santa Fe Community Foundation‚Äôs ‚ÄúGiving Together‚ÄĚ program. The full amount of this grant was donated by the Jack and Mary Gilliam Endowment Fund. The funds will be used to provide…

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My Love Story

December 21, 2015

My Love Story by Anna Surrender into the memory of what once was, and could no longer be…. ¬† You sit in the shadow of sorrow, seeking, searching for the magic that will make the pain go away…. ¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Behold, you will sit in the radiant arms of the Son, without ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† sorrow no…

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Journey to Recovery

December 21, 2015

In 2010, Anna had it all. She owned a home and two cars and was ‚Äúliving the ‚ÄėAmerican Dream‚Äô‚ÄĚ with her long-time life partner. Tragedy struck when she and her partner of 14 years both lost their jobs and could no longer afford their home. After foreclosing on their home, filing for bankruptcy, and losing…

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U.S. Bank Awards Supportive Housing Coalition of New Mexico $2,500 Grant for Homelessness Service-Learning Project

December 10, 2015

December 7, 2015 The U.S. Bank Foundation recently awarded Supportive Housing Coalition of New Mexico (SHC-NM) a $2,500 grant for its Housing First! The Key is Housing Service-Learning Project. The service-learning project is an advocacy and educational program piloted by SHC-NM that provides education to elementary, middle, and high school students about homelessness and the…

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Las Cruces to be Formally Recognized for Reaching Functional Zero for Veteran Homelessness | KRWG

November 23, 2015

Las Cruces will be formally recognized as the first city in New Mexico, and 13th in the country, to functionally end veteran homelessness at a news Source: Las Cruces to be Formally Recognized for Reaching Functional Zero for Veteran Homelessness | KRWG

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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 caf√© space that has seen several caf√©s 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‚Äôs 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)‚Äôs SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access, and Recovery (SOAR) Certification Course to…