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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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Albuquerque Journal | Editorial: Good news on reducing veteran homelessness

November 20, 2015

On Veterans Day last week, City Hall announced that Santa Fe has reached a significant milestone – it has achieved ‘functional zero’ when it comes to veteran homelessnesss. Source: Albuquerque Journal | Editorial: Good news on reducing veteran homelessness

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You can give to SHC-NM on Giving Tuesday!

November 19, 2015

SHC-NM is participating in GivingTuesday and GivingTuesdayNM on Dec. 1, 2015. Giving Tuesday is a global event, a day of generosity following the busy shopping days of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Find out more about the movement here: About Giving Tuesday Make your #unselfie! Use this template, take your picture holding the sign, post on…

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Local coalition plans summit on hunger and homelessness

November 2, 2015

The OCHC aims to create unified conversation on addressing one of Otero County’s biggest issues. Source: Local coalition plans summit on hunger and homelessness

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Albuquerque Philharmonic Orchestra Fall Concerts

October 29, 2015

The Supportive Housing Coalition of New Mexico is proud to be part of the the Albuquerque Philharmonic Orchestra’s Fall Concert Series. Guest conductor, Wojciech Milewski, has chosen to devote this concert to the theme of Homelessness and Hope. The issue of  homelessness, explains Milewski, is “something that is of course very locally relevant, yet rarely…

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Our November Newsletter is here!

October 29, 2015

Coalition on a Mission – November 2015 In This Issue: Moving Forward in Life (SHC-NM Crisis Housing) Grants Benefit Sunport Plaza Apartments Happy Thanks-Giving! From the Executive Director’s Desk Download the PDF Version HERE.

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Our October Newsletter is here!

September 30, 2015

Coalition on a Mission – October 2015 In This Issue: And the Winners Are….. Thank You for Helping Strike Out Homelessness! Download the PDF Version Here: Newsletter – October 2015

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Our September Newsletter is Here!

August 28, 2015

Download PDF Version HERE. In this month’s issue: It’s Time To Hope, It’s Time to Live Strike Out Homelessness Update Our Partnerships Make Us Strong (From the ED’s Desk) New Employee Spotlight: Evan Rountree

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ABQJOURNAL UPFRONT: Starting a New Life in a Home of His Own

August 12, 2015

Source: ABQJOURNAL UPFRONT: Starting a New Life in a Home of His Own

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Documentation requests

By | December 21, 2023

For any program participants involved with SHCNM, we’d like to post our documentation policy again as a reminder it is available to all program participants. The Supportive Housing Coalition of New Mexico oversees over 20 programs across the state. Program participants have the right to request information in their file at any time. SHCNM will…

Upcoming closures

By | December 18, 2023

Hello SHC participants and community members, Please be aware SHC will be closed 12/19 for an in-service/staff development day; the Federal holidays of 12/25 and 12/26; and New Years Day on 1/1. We are open for normal business otherwise and look forward to continuing to serve you. Thank you, SHC

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 cafĂ© space that has seen several cafĂ©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’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…