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SHCNM 2024 Summer Newsletter

July 11, 2024

SHCNM Summer 2024 News Letter

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SHCNM Spring 2024 Newsletter

April 1, 2024

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Documentation requests

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…

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Upcoming closures

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

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SHC Spotlight: Our Maintenance Staff

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.…

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Token Ibis: Democratizing Social Impact

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…

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Robert: A Poet’s Journey

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…

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It’s Our Anniversary!

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…

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New DT Mart at Downtown @700-2nd

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…

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Giving Tuesday – Michael

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…

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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…

Three Families Receive New Furniture

By griffin-admin | August 6, 2020

Last month, generous donors bid on silent auction items as part of our Welcome Home Fundraising Event & Silent Auction. Winners of the items donated by CORT Furniture donated these back to SHC to welcome home newly housed families. We are happy to announce that the items were delivered and you made these families very…

This Family’s Homelessness Has Ended For Good!

By griffin-admin | July 16, 2020

We don’t always realize the struggles that our families have to overcome in order to get successfully and permanently housed. One of our participants, Eddie, has had to overcome a complicated divorce, a custody battle, substance use issues, transportation, and child care to finally get to a place of stability for himself and his family.…

Housing Providers: A Message from our friends at NMCEH

By griffin-admin | June 9, 2020

Hello all, From June 1, 2020 through June 30, 2020, the Albuquerque Housing Authority is accepting pre-applications for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program. Being that the Housing Authority now operates a lottery system, it does not matter when you apply as long as the application is submitted between June 1 and June 30,…

Meeting Our Mission

By griffin-admin | March 27, 2020

During this COVID-19 crisis, SHC is considered an “essential organization” to keep people housed and avoid a return to homelessness. So, we are doing just that. These past few weeks have tested our adaptability, our creativity, our patience. How do we get and keep people housed while keeping everyone safe? How do we take care…

Meeting Our Mission: Staying Housed and Staying Safe

By griffin-admin | March 17, 2020

I know you are being inundated with emails and social media posts about the COVID-19 virus from everyone including retail stores, nonprofits, medical groups, and government entities. I won’t repeat what the experts are reporting (but please practice social distancing and wash your hands!). SHC fully supports the community’s response to this crisis. We are…

SHC COVID-19 Update

By griffin-admin | March 12, 2020

Dear program participants, sponsors, and supporters, SHC is committed to the health and safety of our staff and everyone we serve. We hope that everyone follows the guidance provided by NMDOH, the CDC, and the City of Albuquerque to promote safety and a slow spread of COVID-19. To ensure the protection of our staff and…