SANTA FE – The New Mexico Human Services Department (HSD) announced two additional application sites for the public to seek disaster food Benefits (D-SNAP) today. The sites, located in Mora and Holman, New Mexico, join the existing four locations and all HSD income support division offices.
Impacted residents can apply for D-SNAP at the new sites and their hours of operation are:
- Holman Elementary School, 3549 State Hwy 518, Holman, NM 87733 – Thursday, June 9 – Sunday, Jun 12, 2022
- Mora Independent School District Administrative Office, 10 Ranger Way, Mora, NM 87732 (Monday only 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.)
Impacted residents can also apply for D-SNAP at the four sites below in addition to all local Income Support Offices until 6 p.m. Monday, June 13, 2022. The hours of operation are from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on weekdays and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday in the following locations:
- John Marshall Health and Human Services Center: 1500 Walter, SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106
- New Mexico Highlands University, Student Union Building, 3rd Floor: 800 National Ave. Las Vegas, NM 87701
- Juan Gonzales Agricultural Center: 202 Chamisa Rd. Taos, NM 87571
- Eastern New Mexico University: 709 Mechem Drive, Ruidoso, NM 88345 (closed Sunday)
- All HSD Income Support Division Offices
“We encourage fellow New Mexicans to apply for D-SNAP even if they think they may not qualify,” said HSD Deputy Secretary Angela Medrano. “It truly is a case-by-case basis, and individuals should complete the application process.”
HSD encourages low-income New Mexicans impacted by the Big Hole, Calf Canyon and Hermit’s Peak, Cooks Peak, and McBride fires who may not normally qualify for regular food assistance to apply for D-SNAP in the designated locations and ISD offices. For more information please visit: Disaster food benefits available for victims of New Mexico Wildfires | New Mexico Human Services Department (state.nm.us).
We talk, interpret and smile in all languages. HSD provides written information to our customers in both English and Spanish and interpretation services are available in 58 languages through our provider, CTS Language Link. For our hearing and speech impaired customers, we utilize Relay New Mexico, a free 24-hour service that ensures equal communication access via the telephone to individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, deaf-blind or speech disabled.
The Human Services Department provides services and benefits to 1,065,029 New Mexicans through several programs including: the Medicaid Program, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Program, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Child Support Program, and several Behavioral Health Services.