One of the biggest issues during the COVID-19 crisis is the uncertainty, anxiety, and fear which can lead to lots of undesirable consequences and upset in families.  People should be calmed and encouraged to remain so.  It will be okay, and many, many in our community, including governments are stepping up to make sure that people are cared for.  Below is a list of information and updates according to topics:



Bridges to Opportunity

Bridges to Opportunity provides short-term Navigation and long-term coaching to families with young children, prenatal to five. Once a family is matched with a Bridges to Opportunity coach, they receive navigation to address immediate needs like emergency aid, food, transportation, housing and utility insecurity, childcare, and mental health services. Once those issues have been identified and addressed, a family can elect to receive multi-generational or “whole family” coaching to aid in setting and reaching self-identified goals in one or more of the following areas: Social Capital, Early Childhood Education, Post-secondary and Employment Pathways, Economic Assets, Health and Well-being.

Puentes a la Oportunidad ofrece navegación a corto plazo y entrenamiento a largo plazo a familias con niños pequeños, desde la etapa prenatal hasta los cinco años. Una vez que se asigna a una familia un entrenador de Puentes a la Oportunidad, reciben navegación para abordar necesidades inmediatas como asistencia de emergencia, dificultades con vivienda, comida, transportación, y servicios públicos o utilidades, cuidado de niños y servicios de salud mental. Una vez que se hayan identificado y abordado esos problemas, una familia puede optar por recibir asesoramiento multigeneracional o “coaching para toda la familia” para ayudar a establecer y alcanzar metas identificadas por sí mismas en una o más de las siguientes áreas: capital social, educación infantil, educación postsecundarias y vías hacia el empleo, activos económicos, salud y bienestar.




A program developed to assist Santa Fe County and City residents in meeting their basic needs. 
Santa Fe CONNECT navigators can help you find services and resources in the community

State of New Mexico

I Need Assistance

Yes New Mexico

Apply for benefits including Medicaid, SNAP, TANF, LIHEAP

New Mexico Department of Health

Coronavirus Information Page

Communities in Schools

For families with children in Santa Fe Public Schools that have a CIS Site Coordinator

Santa Fe Mutual Aid

A resource-sharing system through which community members can offer resources to and request support from others


New Mexico Kids


The Sky Center – Free Family Counseling


Food Distribution Information

Empty Pantry Fund


Food Stamps


Santa Fe Dreamers Project


Information from Homewise


New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions


Electric – PNM Bill Help

Gas – NM Gas Company Payment Information

Water – City of Santa Fe Low Income Credit