Many Mothers

Mailing Address: PO Box 23222, Santa Fe, NM 87502
County of Location: Santa Fe
Phone: (505) 983-5984
NTEE Code: B- Education, E- Health Care, P- Human Services
Mission Statement:

Many Mothers contributes to a healthy and vital Santa Fe community by providing free, in-home support to any Santa Fe family with a newborn.

Primary Programs:

Many Mothers is a FREE home-visiting option for mothers with newborns. Care is provided by skilled volunteers including a lactation consultant, nurses, doulas, midwives, teachers, social-workers and experienced mothers/grandmothers. These women become "extended family" to help relieve mothers' isolation, exhaustion and feelings of being overwhelmed.

* Home-visiting – Many Mothers is available for ANY Santa Fe mother for 3-9 months

* Physical support: childcare and household tasks to give the mother respite

* Emotional support: active listening, understanding and sharing of common experiences that validate the normalcy of a mother’s mixed emotions

* Education on lactation and other mothering concerns

* Modeling good parenting skills and addressing family-specific issues

* Fostering the mother/child bond and healthy family relationships by relieving stress on the family

* Referrals for additional support when necessary

* Many Mothers Circle: Monthly educational presentations and peer support for moms

* Pay It Forward Program: Distribution of gently used baby and maternity items

* Spanish-speaking community outreach: Bi-lingual volunteers

* Program Replication: Our manual “How to Develop a Volunteer Service for Families with Newborns” and helps groups wishing to develop programs outside Santa Fe.

Populations Served: African-American, Asian-American, Children and Youth, Families, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Immigrants, Latino/Hispanic, Low Income, Native American, Urban, Women and Girls
Counties Served: Santa Fe
Year Founded:


Annual Budget: $25,000 - $99,999
Personnel: 1 to 5 FTE
Executive Director:

Lucy W. Newman, Board President

Accepts inquiries: Accepts inquiries about volunteering, Accepts inquiries about board member positions
Nonprofit Status: Has 501(c)(3) nonprofit status from the IRS

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