Self Help, Inc

Mailing Address: 2390 North Rd, Los Alamos, NM 87544
Additional Address:

2390 North Rd

County of Location: Los Alamos, Rio Arriba
Phone: 5056624666
NTEE Code: E- Health Care, L- Housing and Shelter, M- Public Safety, Disaster Preparedness and Relief, P- Human Services, S- Community Improvement, Capacity Building
Mission Statement:

Self Help, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping those in need in northern New Mexico since 1969.

Primary Programs:

Emergency Basic Needs Program- direct financial assistance with utility payments, food, transportation, rent, and childcare during a period of crisis. Self Help's staff communicates with utility companies, landlords, and other entities to negotiate in behalf of clients, especially those clients who are unable to advocate for themselves.

Consultation and Advocacy - individualized assessment with clients seeking assistance with crisis intervention, case management and referral to the appropriate financial, legal, and human service entities. Staff members help clients to develop skills and resources for managing crises and may direct them to additional agencies that are able to assist clients with employment/employability.

Seed Money for Self-Reliance - grants for individuals and families seeking the skills, equipment and resources to initiate job training, continuing education, vocational development, home businesses/cottage industries, or other projects that will encourage integration into the workforce and enhance financial self-reliance.

Populations Served: All Populations, Disabled, Elderly, Families, Homeless, Immigrants, Latino/Hispanic, Low Income, Native American, Rural
Counties Served: Los Alamos, Rio Arriba, Santa Fe, Taos
Year Founded:


Annual Budget: $100,000 - $249,999
Personnel: 1 to 5 FTE
Executive Director:

Diane Smogor

Accepts inquiries: Accepts inquiries about volunteering, Accepts inquiries about board member positions
Nonprofit Status: Has 501(c)(3) nonprofit status from the IRS, Is registered as a Nonprofit Corporation with the State of New Mexico
Types of Services Offered: Advocacy, Direct Services


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