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 1,100,445 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

Extension of emergency SNAP benefits will continue in October 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 October, announced the New Mexico Human Services Department. SNAP recipients...

Applications open Tuesday, Oct. 12, for $1.4 Million in economic relief

SANTA FE – The New Mexico Human Services Department will begin accepting applications Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021, for economic relief assistance from New Mexico residents who: Did not qualify for federal pandemic stimulus payments, and Did not receive a July 2021 state of...

New Mexicans to see increase in SNAP food benefits

SANTA FE — New Mexicans participating in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) will see their monthly benefits increase beginning Oct. 1. SNAP serves more than 539,758 individuals in New Mexico each month, providing food assistance benefits to safeguard...

Extension of emergency SNAP benefits will continue in September 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 September, announced the New Mexico Human Services Department. SNAP...