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. 


Social impact totals for SNAP, Medicaid, LIHEAP, TANF, Child Support, and Behavioral Health Programs with images representing each program.
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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 trendline of HSD customers over time.

The Human Services Department provides services and benefits to 1,001,577 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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Double your SNAP-EBT food dollars   DoubleUpNM.org for shopping locations

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Office of the Secretary

Meet Kari Armijo who began serving in January 2023.

The Latest News From HSD

New Mexico Medicaid providers receive $409 million rate increase

Reinforcing New Mexico's health care workforce   SANTA FE – Today, the New Mexico Human Services Department (HSD) announced the successful implementation of a substantial $409 million increase in reimbursement rates for most Medicaid health care providers. This...

Governor appoints Kari Armijo to Cabinet 

SANTA FE — Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham Thursday appointed Kari Armijo to her cabinet. Armijo will lead the Human Services Department as it transitions to the Health Care Authority to establish a unified department responsible for the health care purchasing,...

Human Services Department Commemorates World Mental Health Day

New Mexico Medicaid introduces enhanced Medicaid rates for five key behavioral health practices  SANTA FE - On this World Mental Health Day, the New Mexico Human Services Department (HSD) stands together with our communities, acknowledging the significance of...

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