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New Mexico State and Local Level Referrals
When a disaster occurs, local governments often work together with community leaders and organizations to provide on-the-ground emergency management. You may also reference our national-level referrals list.
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For reference, the local resources we list provide disaster recovery services in the categories noted below.
For reference, see the full list of disaster recovery service categories covered in the below local resource list.
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New Mexico State and Local Level Referrals
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|Category||Entity||Type of Assistance||Telephone Number|
|Access and Functional Needs and Disability||Directory of Centers for Independent Living (New Mexico)||Directory of of Centers for Independent Living and Associations - Select state to see available centers. The centers can assist with advocacy, counseling, transitions, research and referrals.||Alburquerque: 505-266-5022|
Online directory for local offices
|Access and Functional Needs and Disability||Disability Rights New Mexico||Disability Rights New Mexico – DRNM - is a private, non-profit organization whose mission is to protect, promote and expand the rights of persons with disabilities. We are the designated protection and advocacy program for New Mexico, and as such we have authority under federal law to pursue legal, administrative and other remedies on behalf of persons with disabilities.||Statewide: 800-432-4682|
Las Cruces: 575-541-1305
|Aging Services||Aging and Long Term Services||National Helpline to help callers understand their Medicare benefits, find the right coverage, and understand how any existing coverage works with Medicare, Live chat available.||505-476-4799|
Live online chat
|Agricultural Aid||New Mexico Department of Agriculture||Resources for agricultural programs, agricultural security, licensing and registration, pesticides, permits, Veterinary Diagnostic Services, carcass disposal.||575-646-3007|
|Agricultural Aid||New Mexico Farm Service Agency||USDA's Farm Service Agency (FSA) provides emergency loans to help producers recover from production and physical losses due to drought, flooding, other natural disasters, or quarantine.||505-761-4900|
|Agricultural Aid||New Mexico USDA||USDA Rural Development provides low interest mortgages, guaranteed mortgages, 1% interest mortgages for seniors, loans for repairs and mortgage payment assistance for families living in rural areas.||505-761-4950|
|Agricultural Aid||New Mexico State University: College of Agriculture, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences||Cooperative Extension and Outreach programs. Emergency Preparedness, response, food safety||Cooperative Extension Service: 575-646-3015|
|Animals/Pets||Animal Protection of New Mexico||Pet disaster planning, animal resources, advocacy and education. Donation and volunteer opportunities available. Online directory of program email contacts available.||Directory of email contacts|
|Consumer Services||New Mexico Attorney General||Information on scams, fraud, identity theft, consumer protection, how to get help, consumer complaints. Online complaint submission available.||Statewide: 844-255-9210 Santa Fe Office: 505-490-4060|
Las Cruces: 575-339-1120
|Contractors||New Mexico Regulation and Licensing Department||Contractor's license verification and consumer complaints services. Online license search available.||505-476-4500|
|Crisis Counseling||New Mexico Crisis and Access||Trained crisis counselors handles any kind of emotional crisis, mental health or substance use concern 24/7. Supports Crisis and Access Line and Peer to Peer Warmline.||Emergency: 911|
Crisis & Access Line:
Peer to Peer Warmline:
|Disaster Specific Information||TBD|
|Disaster Unemployment Assistance||New Mexico Workforce Solutions||When Disaster Unemployment Assistance is activated, the agency will provide disaster information. This assistance provides weekly beneﬁt payments to those out of work due to the disaster, including self-employed persons, farm and ranch owners, and others not covered under regular unemployment insurance programs.||877-664-6984|
|Environment||New Mexico Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) National Response Center||EPA Regional information is available in addition to the National Response Center Hotline.||800-887-6063|
|Essential Needs||New Mexico Human Services||Public Benefits and assistance programs including food benefits, health coverage, income support, & child support. Online directory and email contacts available.||Main: 505-827-7750|
|Essential Needs||United Way of Central New Mexico||Referrals to health and human services, government agencies, and community based organizations. Online searchable database of resources. Online brochure of resources including shelters, rent assistance, food pantries and more.||211|
|Essential Needs||United Way: 2-1-1 of Northern New Mexico||Online searchable database of resources. Serving Los Alamos, Mora, Rio Arriba, Santa Fe, San Miguel, and Taos Counties.||211|
|Family & Protective Services||New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department||Individuals concerned with children at risk for abuse and neglect. Crisis intervention, information, literature, and referrals to emergency, social service, and support resources.||Emergency: 911|
|Family & Protective Services||Adult Protective Services||Individuals concerned with possible elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation. Crisis intervention, information, literature, and referrals to emergency, social service, and support resources.||Emergency: 911|
|Health Care Services||New Mexico Department of Health||Health services including vital records, developmental disabilities support, immunization programs, medical access and more.||Online directory|
|Health Care Services||Indian Health Services||Provision of health services to 27 distinctly different tribal groups. The Area serves 20 Pueblos, two Apache bands, three Navajo Chapters, and two Ute tribes across four Southwest states. Additionally, numerous tribal members from throughout the United States who live, work, or go to school in the urban centers of the Albuquerque Area are provided services in health facilities operated by the Indian Health Service.||505-256-6800|
|Housing||New Mexico Mortgage Finance Authority||Provides financing to make affordable housing and other related services available to low- and moderate-income New Mexicans||505-843-6880|
|Housing||HUD New Mexico||Information about HUD programs, housing counselors available in New Mexico, and resources for housing.||505-346-6463|
|Identity Theft||New Mexico Attorney General||Information on scams, fraud, identity theft, consumer protection, how to get help, consumer complaints. Online complaint submission available.||Statewide: 844-255-9210 Santa Fe Office: 505-490-4060|
Las Cruces: 575-339-1120
|Insurance||OSI Superintendent of Insurance New Mexico||Consumer assistance, health insurance tools, insurance fraud, online complaint filing, online license search.||855-427-5674|
|Insurance||New Mexico Human Services||Public Benefits and assistance programs including food benefits, health coverage, income support, & child support. Online directory and email contacts available.||800-283-4465|
|Legal Services||State Bar of New Mexico: Public||Public resources for low income residents, elderly, online lawyer search, workshops, and lawyer disputes.||505-797-6000|
|Legal Services||New Mexico Legal Aid||Learn more about your legal issue, your rights, and where to find services near you.||866-416-1922|
|Roadside Assistance||New Mexico Roads||New Mexico online traffic map, road conditions, construction, traffic, weather, & rest areas.||511|
|Tax Preparation||New Mexico Taxation and Revenue||Online services, filing taxes, property tax, personal income, tax credit. Online directory of district offices.||505-827-0700|
|Veterans Services||New Mexico Department of Veterans Services||Online services, benefit information, education, healthcare, and online locator for field offices.||505-383-2400|
|Vital Statistics||New Mexico Motor Vehicle Division||Online services, replacement documents, vehicle titles, vehicle registration, identification and driver's licenses and address changes.||888-683-4636|
|Vital Statistics||New Mexico Department of Health: Vital Records||Replacement vital records such as birth and death certificates.||505-827-0121|
|Volunteer||New Mexico Volunteer Connection||United Way volunteer connection, online search for opportunities to volunteer, donate, and provide pro-bono services||505-401-7444|
|Volunteer||VOLUNTEERS SHOULD NOT SELF-DEPLOY|
Referrals Last Updated: April 2021