MISSION

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. 


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A visualization of HSD's social impact measures is shown. These measures translate HSD customer cases processed into the impact on the communities we serve. The total amount of SNAP benefits issued are converted to an estimated number of meals provided to New Mexicans. The number of New Mexicans with access to healthcare is generated by looking a the number of individuals with Medicaid coverage. The total number of TANF cases shows how many families were provided shelter and other necessities. The total cases of LIHEAP support provided shows how many homes were heated and cooled for New Mexicans. Child support collections shows the amount supporting each individual child every month.
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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

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The Human Services Department provides services and benefits to 1,030,306 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.

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The Latest News From HSD

HSD makes it easier for low-income seniors to afford Medicare

SANTA FE – The New Mexico Human Services Department (HSD) announced it has eliminated a burdensome requirement that made it difficult for low-income seniors to get help paying for Medicare. The previous requirement meant low-income individuals could not have assets or...

Extension of emergency SNAP benefits will continue in July 2021

SANTA FE – New Mexico households receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) food benefits will continue to receive the maximum amount for their household size for the month of July, announced the New Mexico Human Services Department. “We understand how...

Application deadline extended for $5 Million in economic relief

SANTA FE –The deadline to apply for the New Mexico economic relief payment has been extended to Tuesday, July 6, 2021. The payment provides economic relief to New Mexico residents who did not qualify for federal pandemic stimulus relief. Payments will be provided to...

Extension of emergency SNAP benefits will continue in June 2021

SANTA FE – New Mexico households receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) food benefits will receive the maximum amount for their household size for the month of June as the state continues its response to the COVID-19 pandemic, announced the New...