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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

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…

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Giving Tuesday – Richard

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…

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Family loses everything in fire

By griffin-admin | July 23, 2019

One of the families housed through SHC’s housing voucher program recently lost all their possessions in a fire. Candace, Gabriel, and their two children escaped the fire unscathed and are awaiting placement in a new home. Unfortunately they lost their two pets. They have already received donations of clothing, diapers, toys, and pet food (for…

CORT: “Why We Give”

By griffin-admin | July 2, 2019

“We are extremely honored to partner and donate furniture at the recent fundraiser luncheon for the Supportive Housing Coalition of New Mexico. The hard work that SHC does each and every day to help the community and provide people a better place to live is extraordinary. At CORT, we also believe that everyone deserves a…

Tommy’s life just got a little brighter

By griffin-admin | July 2, 2019

“My path looks so much brighter!” – Tommy Tommy became homeless nearly ten years ago because of alcoholism, domestic violence, and financial strain. Between rent, student loan debt, and attempting to flee a violent home life, his bills, addiction, and stress levels became insurmountable. When he was not at a shelter, he camped out on…

Welcoming Home Youth In Transition

By griffin-admin | May 13, 2019

At our Welcome Home Fundraiser, three of the silent auction items were room ensembles donated by CORT furniture and bid on by luncheon attendees. A big thank you to Joell Ackerman of Heading Home who made the winning bid and promptly donated the dining room and kitchen accessories back to SHC for a newly housed…

Downtown @700-2nd Hosts 3rd Annual Poetry For A Cause

By griffin-admin | May 9, 2019

Samantha Romero, Property Manager at Downtown @700-2nd, has been involved in the poetry community for 15 years either writing it or performing her work at Poetry Slams. Poetry Slams are a type of competition where people read their poems without props, costumes, or music. After performing, they receive scores (0-10) from 5 randomly selected judges. Albuquerque has…

Holiday Bowl Month of Giving to Benefit SHC!

By griffin-admin | January 11, 2019

Skidmore’s Holiday Bowl has gone through some major renovations recently and they are celebrating with a “Month of Giving.” According to the Albuquerque Journal, Holiday Bowl has finished the first phase of an overhaul intended to turn the 60-year-old business into what the owners are calling a 30,000-square-foot “entertainment destination.” Located at 7515 Lomas Boulevard in…

Supportive Housing – a gift that lasts a lifetime

By griffin-admin | December 18, 2018

The holidays are often the time of year we not only reflect on the blessings we receive, but work to help those who may be less fortunate. We donate toys, coats, or canned goods. We serve holiday meals. We donate money to make sure less fortunate individuals and families are taken care of during the…

SHC Launches 2018 Year End Campaign

By griffin-admin | December 11, 2018

On December 1, SHC launched its 2018 Year End Campaign for our Housing Support Fund. Your gift allows us to provide assistance to hundreds of individuals and families, create a welcoming, well maintained, and supportive environment for our formerly homeless tenants, and expand their access to health services, life skills, education, and the larger community.…

Creating a New Home, New Life

By griffin-admin | December 11, 2018

Jesse grew up in an abusive home with a father imprisoned for drug dealing and lived with grandparents who couldn’t cope with a troubled young boy. He suffers from depression, anxiety, PTSD and substance abuse. A father himself, Jesse finally sought help for his mental health issues. But after treatment, Jesse was still without a…

New Housing Program to End Homelessness for 45 Individuals and Families

By griffin-admin | October 15, 2018

SHC is proud to announce the implementation of a new housing program, Casita Bonita. The program is a U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) funded program that will provide tenant-based rental assistance to 45 individuals and families with a behavioral health disability who are experiencing chronic homelessness. SHC’s Community Housing program will accept…