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The Human Services Department mission is: 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.

Community Benefit Program

The Community Benefit offers services for members who qualify for nursing facility services but want to live at home. This program is an alternative option to placement in a nursing facility and is based on your needs. The Community Benefit is not available for 24-hour care. This benefit supplements your natural support.

If you are already eligible for Medicaid, please speak with your Managed Care Organization to discuss the next steps. If you are otherwise not eligible to apply for this program, please contact the New Mexico Aging and Long-Term Services Division at 1-800-432-2080 to be placed on the Central Registry.

For more information about this program and a list of frequently asked questions, click here.

For more information about the New Mexico Aging and Long-Term Services Department (ALTSD) please visit http://www.nmaging.state.nm.us/

ALTSD Contact information:

Toll-Free: 1-800-432-2080

Santa Fe: 1-505-476-4846

TTY: 1-505-476-4937

If you are a provider and wish to apply to provide services for the Agency-Based Community Benefit, click the link below.

Agency Based Community Benefits (ABCB) Program

For more information about Home and Community Based Electronic Visit Verification (EVV), please click the link below.

https://www.hsd.state.nm.us/electronic-verification-visits-evv/