Local Social Services for Covid-19 Life

Community Resources-COVID-19
NMSU-Cornavirus Updates- https://nmsu.edu/coronavirus/
NMSU Information Line for COVID-19- 575-646-7373. The line will be active 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.
New Mexico Department of Health Website Coronvirus updates important to our state- https://cv.nmhealth.org/
Coronavirus Hotline: 1-855-600-3453
For non-health related COVID-19 questions: 1-833-551-0518
New Mexico Human Services Department- This is your portal to quickly and easily apply, check, update, or renew for a variety of public assistance programs such as:  Medical Assistance (Medicaid), Food Assistance (SNAP), Cash Assistance (TANF), and Energy Assistance (LIHEAP)- https://www.yes.state.nm.us/yesnm/home/index
New Mexico Workforce Connection- The New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions has simplified the process to search for jobs and/or apply for Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits. Please click the “Create Account” button to create one username and password- https://sam.dws.state.nm.us/Core/Login.ASPX
Aggie Food Pantry- https://aggiecupboard.nmsu.edu/ Food bags are distributed: 4th Tuesday of every month. Bring your current NMSU ID and a reusable grocery bag/backpack. The Aggie Cupboard is located at : 906 GREGG ST (575) 646-7636
Schools that offer food programs-http://www.lcps.net/LCPS/SchoolsAddressMealService.html?fbclid=IwAR2Ru-RZu7pj1BfNskcUt-q3CYUz1yskoxTVuGROPJ5vcVIEBmFOe_oAMYg
Transportation Assistance City of Las Cruces RoadRUNNER Transit bus rides and Dial-a-Ride will be fare-free until further notice –Please call Transit Customer Service at (575) 541-2500 for more information on routes.
Utilities- There will be no shutoffs of any utilities during the current coronavirus crisis.
Options to pay bills:
  • By phone 24-hours a day in English or Spanish: Call the toll-free number at 866-426-9757. There is no service fee when paying by debit or credit card.
  • Online Payments: On our City Utilities Website (www.las-cruces.org), click on “Pay Utility Bill Online” located at the bottom of the main page under “Quick Links.” This is also free of charge.
  • Drop off: your payment in the dropbox outside City Hall. It’s located between the Thomas Branigan Memorial Library and City Hall in the parking lot for car or walk-up drop off.
  • Mail-in your payment: City of Las Cruces Finance/Cashier P.O. Box 20000 Las Cruces NM 88004-900 Lastly, if customers or businesses have been affected by the crisis, there are several ways to work with utility payments, but customers must reach out for help at 575-541-2111 to find the best option, based on their exact situation. There is even a “promise to pay.”
Immaculate Heart of Mary1240 S. Espina (575)524-8563 Wed; 10am. See first 10 people. Bring ID and bill. 1x/year.
St. Genevieve’s Church-1025 E. Las Cruces (575)523-0974 Thursdays; 9-11; Bring ID and bill
Casa de Peregrinos/MV Community of Hope- 999 W. Amador (575)523-5542 or (575)523-2219
Help with City bills. Bring ID and Bill.
Domestic Violence-
  • Nationwide Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) Statewide
  • New Mexico Crisis and Access 24 hour Hotline, which will connect your nearest available resource: (855) 662-7474
  • New Mexico Coalition Against Domestic Violence Hotline: (505) 246-9240
  • New Mexico Domestic Legal Aid Help Line: 1 (877) 974-3400
  • New Mexico Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs: 1 (888) 883-8020
  • Las Cruces Police Department-Victim Assistance Unit: (575)-526-0795
  • La Casa:( 575) 526-951
  • –La Pinon Sexual Assault Recovery & Crisis Hotline 525 S Melendres St. (575)526-3437 or 888594-7273 24 Hours
Mental Health Services
Aggie Health and Wellness Centertelehealth services for appointment evaluation. Effective March 23, the center will utilize telehealth services for access to medical and counseling providers, laboratory and pharmacy services. Please call 575-646-1512 from 8 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday to receive an appointment for telehealth screening. The appointment will then connect you with the triage nurse or on-call counselor via Zoom meeting invitation.
Amenecer Community Counseling Center- 128 Wyatt Dr. (575)882-5100 Bilingual English/Spanish. Individual, couples, family, medication management. 4 yrs and up. Medicaid,
most insurances, payment programs available. 
 St. Luke’s Health Care Clinic (Amador Health)- 999 W. Amador (575)556-9681 Accepts Medicaid. Bilingual English/Spanish. Teens and up. Counseling Services, Medication Management, Relapse Prevention. SMART Recovery Meetings. Bring medications. Bring financial information if applying for discount fee program.
Family Counseling Associates- 650 Montana St. E (575)522-5144 Bilingual English/Spanish. Individual/ Family Counseling. 16 yrs and up. Medicaid, most insurance, payment programs available. 
City of Las Cruces Covid-19 Information click here

Other Resources can be found at Las Cruces Community Resource Guide