Over 50% of urban Natives living in Santa Fe experience food insecurity issues due to the high cost of living. Food is now available at the following locations:
The Santa Fe Indigenous Center distributes FREE bags of groceries and care bundles every other week at our Santa Fe location.
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A listing of Free Grab & Go Meal Sites for Children is offered through the Public Schools Statewide Program, click here for more information. In response to the increased community need for food, the Santa Fe Food Depot has food distributions at different locations, click here for more information.
Emergency Financial Assistance
The Santa Fe Indigenous Center provides Emergency Financial Assistance to the Native community of Santa Fe for those experiencing extreme financial hardships. Over the years the Santa Fe Indigenous Center has helped with funeral costs, eye glasses, food, emergency travel, utilities about to being shut off, eviction costs and more. If you would like more information or to see if you qualify for assistance, call 505-660-4210.
Click Here to submit emergency financial assistance application online.
Clothing & Food Distribution
The Santa Fe Indigenous Center distributes food, clothing and household items. Thanks to generous donors – we distributed canned and prepackaged foods, hats & gloves donated by the Yarn & Coffee Knitting Group, clothing and kitchen items from individual donors, personal care kits donated by Rotary Del Sur and other local organizations. Thanks to the Santa Fe Fire Department and the Southwestern Association for Indian Arts (SWAIA) for donations of toys for our annual Native Holiday Celebration in December. If you are interested in donating or are in need of donations, call the office 505-660-4210.
The Santa Fe Indigenous Center serves as a referral center for those seeking special services. We have lists of organizations that provide assistance with rent, food centers, low-cost housing, medical services, services for children & babies and more. If you are in need any special services, please call our office at 505-660-4210.