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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 café space that has seen several cafés 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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Putting the “Support” in Supportive Housing

By griffin-admin | April 11, 2017

“If I didn’t know that I had a bed to lay my head on, it would be tough to maintain my sobriety. And without my service coordinator, I would be back on the streets. I had to relearn how to live like a “normal” person. I am now more motivated to get out the door…

Getting Housed Means Getting Well

By griffin-admin | March 16, 2017

Hector has worked hard all his life and he took great pride in that. But it all changed two years ago when Hector was diagnosed with a disabling condition that left him unable to work. He had always been healthy but suddenly he started to feel sick all the time and lost a lot of…

SHC-NM and the Albuquerque Heading Home Initiative

By griffin-admin | February 17, 2017

SHC-NM and the Albuquerque Heading Home Initiative Supportive Housing Coalition of New Mexico is the provider of housing for Albuquerque Heading Home (AHH),  a unique collaborative initiated by the City of Albuquerque and Mayor Berry designed to address chronic homelessness. Our organization works with the collaboration to immediately house the most vulnerable citizens of our…

Love, Healing, Hope

By griffin-admin | February 17, 2017

Love, Healing, Hope One Couple’s Journey Like many of our clients, Richard and Margaret had it all, a home, jobs, and a plan for their future. Margaret, born and raised in Albuquerque, grew up in a loving home and raised two children on her own. Richard, a talented goldsmith, was devoted to his family, loved…

New Udall, Heinrich Announce $10.9 Million in Grants to Help NM End Homelessness

By griffin-admin | January 3, 2017

Source: New Udall, Heinrich Announce $10.9 Million in Grants to Help NM End Homelessness

Survey: ABQ tops 32 cities for housing the homeless | Albuquerque Journal

By griffin-admin | December 20, 2016

Source: Survey: ABQ tops 32 cities for housing the homeless | Albuquerque Journal

Check out our December Newsletter!

By griffin-admin | December 7, 2016

Newsletter – December 2016 In this issue: SHC-NM Kicks Off Year-End Campaign GivingTuesdayNM U.S. Bank Awards Grant Amy Biehl Donation Drive  

CNM Students Learn About Homelessness in a Dramatic, Hands-on Way — Central New Mexico Community College

By griffin-admin | October 28, 2016

Central New Mexico Community College Source: CNM Students Learn About Homelessness in a Dramatic, Hands-on Way — Central New Mexico Community College

UNM research reveals big benefits to housing homeless population :: The University of New Mexico

By griffin-admin | October 28, 2016

A new report from The University of New Mexico Institute for Social Research (ISR) could help change the way cities, counties and states deal with homelessness. The study, which researchers say is one of the most comprehensive looks at the economic impact of homelessness to-date, shows it actually costs less to house chronically homeless people…

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By griffin-admin | October 11, 2016

October 2016 In this issue: Community Gathers to “Strike Out Homelessness SHC-NM Awarded Grants 2016 Strike Out Homelessness Thank You