Eddy County assistance programs
Salvation Army - The Carlsbad and Eddy County Salvation Army Family Store can be reached at (505) 628-3409. The center offers a limited amount of emergency assistance. However what they specialize in is providing information and counseling to low income individuals on programs, options, and resources that are available to them. Access an on site thrift store. They work with local food banks and pantries in Carlsbad New Mexico to provide free food. A very limited amount of money may be offered to well qualified applicants to help them pay rent, energy bills, or to be used in other emergencies.
Carlsbad Transitional Housing and Homeless Shelter provides programs and resources for the currently homeless, and people who may be on the verge of eviction. Stay at their on site shelter, or if you need other housing or rent assistance call them for advice. Call the United way to get more information. (575) 887-3504
United Way of Carlsbad and South Eddy County funds and partners with local non-profit organizations and charities. Some of the groups they work with include Calvary Assembly of God Mobile Food Pantry as well as the Carlsbad Battered Families Shelter. Dial (575) 887-3504
Jonah's Food Pantry, which can be reached at (575) 887-5904, is a place to turn to for free food and possibly other forms of non-financial aid and support.
Southeast New Mexico Community Action Corporation - This non-profit is part of the nationwide community action organization, which is thousands of locations across the United States. Resources available on site include.