To transform lives. Working with our partners, we design and deliver innovative, high quality health and human services that improve the security and promote independence for New Mexicans in their communities. 


Shows updated totals for HSD social impact measures.
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Learn more about HSD's Social Impact Measures

A description of the measures and monthly data that can be viewed at the state or county level are available on the HSD Scorecard website.

HSD Customers March 2021

Click here to view a graph of HSD customers served over time

The Human Services Department provides services and benefits to 1,065,029 New Mexicans through several programs including Medicaid, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Child Support, and several Behavioral Health Services. Click here to view a detailed explanation of the data analysis.

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The Latest News From HSD

Temporary hot food benefits for all SNAP recipients due to wildfires

New Mexicans temporarily able to purchase ready-to-eat foods from deli departments SANTA FE – Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients are temporarily able to purchase hot food prepared for immediate consumption with their Electronic Benefit...

Extension of SNAP emergency benefits will continue in May

Emergency benefits end 30-days after the end of the Public Health Emergency Clients should ensure their contact information is up-to-date   SANTA FE  – New Mexicans receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) food benefits will continue to receive...

Applications for economic relief payments for non-filers open May 2

State to deliver millions in rebates, economic aid this summer SANTA FE - The New Mexico Taxation & Revenue Department and Human Services Department are partnering to deliver income tax rebates and economic relief payments signed into law by Gov. Michelle Lujan...

Human Services Department holding Rapid Hire Events Tomorrow

SANTA FE – The Human Services Department (HSD) is conducting a series of Rapid Hire events across the state to find dedicated New Mexicans who want to help others in need, and find purposeful meaning in a job. In partnership with the Department of Workforce Solutions,...