Eddy County Resources

EDDY COUNTY RESOURCES

 

Food Resources

 

CARLSBAD/LOVING

United Way of Eddy County Food Distribution - 2nd Friday of every month 
Hours:  Estimated to begin at 9 am - come early. 
Location:  Epworth United Methodist Church - 1405 W Blodgett Carlsbad
Phone number: 575.887.3504 or dial 211 from any phone in Eddy County
Documents required: Due to COVID restrictions no documents are needed. 
Eligibility:  Once a month 

Jonah’s House Food Pantry:  
Hours:  Mon-Fri from 9:00 to 11:00 
Location:  512 W. Stevens Street
Phone number: 575.887.5904
Documents required: Social Security cards for everyone in the household. 
Eligibility:  Once a month 

Calvary Assembly of God - Hot Meals on Monday 
Day/Hours:  Every Monday at 6pm 
Location:  2107 W. Church
Documents required:  No documents required - if you need a meal stop by. 
Eligibility:  None Required - All are welcome

Calvary Assembly of God - Food Distribution 
Day/Hours:  3rd Saturday of the Month at 12 noon 
Location:  2107 W. Church
Documents required: 
Eligibility:  Once a month

Abundant Harvest (Oasis Christian Church) - Food Distribution
Day/Hours:  Tuesdays from 9:00 to 11:00 am
Location:  802 S. Main Street
Phone number: 575.887.1212
Documents required: Identification 
Eligibility:  

Faith Hope & Love - Ready made meals & pantry staples 
Hours:     Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 9am - 1pm - Call prior to going to location
Location:  933 N. Canal Street
Phone number: 575.941.2022
Documents required
Eligibility:  

SECAC Senior Meal Site - Hot Lunch Meals by drive thru pick up or delivered to those seniors that are homebound. 
Location: 915 San Jose Blvd. 
Phone number: 575.887.3939
Documents required: 
Eligibility: 

ARTESIA

United Way of Eddy County Food Distribution - 2nd Friday of every month 
Hours:  Estimated to begin at 7:30 am - come early. 
Location:  1st National Bank - 908 W Main St. 
Phone number: 575.887.3504 or dial 211 from any phone in Eddy County
Documents required: Due to COVID restrictions no documents are needed. 
Eligibility:  Once a month 

 

 

St Vincent De Paul Food Bank  
Days/Hours:  Mon-Fri from 8:00 to 5:00 
Location:  603 Roselawn
Phone number: 575.748.8824
Documents required: Social Security cards for everyone in the household. 
Eligibility:  Once a month 

Trinity Assembly of God - Food Pantry
Days/Hours:  1st & 3rd Tuesday from 10:30 - 11:30 
Location:  1507 W. Hermosa
Phone number: 575.748.3389
Documents required:
Eligibility:  

Loaves and Fishes - Community Food Pantry (Serving Hagerman, Lake Arthur and Dexter) 
Days/Hours:  1st & 3rd Tuesday from 10:30 - 11:30 
Location:  120 E. Argyle
Phone number: 575.626.1778
Documents required: Proof of physical address
Eligibility:
 
Artesia Emergency Relief
Hours:  Monday - Friday 9am - 1pm
Location:  103 N. 6th Street
Phone number: 575.746.9475
Documents required: 
Eligibility:

SECAC Senior Meal Site - Hot Lunch Meals by drive thru pick up or delivered to those seniors that are homebound. 
Location: 1313 Gilchrist
Phone number: 575.746.6712 
Documents required: 
Eligibility: 

 

Utility Bill Assistance

Utility Bill Assistance

Water Utility Assistance - Help on Tap

Where:  United Way of Eddy County Office - 116 S. Canyon
Hours:  Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm (Arrive at least 30 minutes prior to closing) 
Phone number:  575-887-3504 or dial 211 from any phone in Eddy County
Eligibility: Income based 
Documents to submit with application:

  • Current water utility bill
  • Identification for all adults and children living in the home
  • Verification of Income for all adults living in the home; 

Amount of Assistance:  Up to $120 once a calendar year paid directly to the utility company - If balance due is more than $120, remaining balance must be paid before the $120 payment is processed.  No late fees or disconnect fees will be paid. 

If you cannot access the online application, click here for an application that must be completed and delivered to 116 S. Canyon.  You may also request a paper form by calling 575-887-3504 or coming to the United Way office at 116 S. Canyon St. 

 

NOTE:  Assistance is available only as funding allows. To verify if funding is available, call 211 from any phone in Eddy County. 

 

 

NM Gas Utility Assistance -  Heat New Mexico

Where:  United Way of Eddy County Office - 116 S. Canyon
Hours:  Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm (Arrive at least 30 minutes prior to closing) 
Phone number:  575-887-3504 or dial 211 from any phone in Eddy County
Eligibility: Income based
Documents to submit:

  • Current NM Gas bill (cannot be more than 45 days old)
  • Identification for all adults and children living in the home
  • Verification of Income for all adults living in the home; 
  • Li-Heap approval/unable to assist letter.  After October of every year, a new Li-Heap application must be completed.  Li-Heap can be applied for at the Income Support office or online at  at Yes! New Mexico.  Individuals over the age of 65 are not required to apply for Li-Heap.

Assistance:  $150 once a calendar year paid directly to NM Gas.  

NOTE:  Once you complete the application and have all necessary documentation, deliver it to 116 S Canyon in Carlsbad or call 575-887-3504 to make other arrangements. 

Assistance is available from October 1st to August 31st or as funding allows.  To verify if funding is available, call 211 from any phone in Eddy County. 

 

 

Xcel Energy Assistance

Where:  Income Support office - 

  • Carlsbad 3604 San Jose Blvd.  (575-885-8815)
  • Artesia:  108 N 16th Street (575-748-3361)

Hours:  Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm

Eligibility:  Based on income guidelines.  Apply for LIHEAP (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program) at the office listed above.  To access the form, click here
Documents to bring:  Click here to visit their website for specific documentation needed. 
Amount of Assistance:  Assistance varies and is limited to one time per year.   

Xcel Energy Assistance - (Only for South Eddy County Residents) 
Where: Faith Hope & Love located at 933 N. Canal
Hours:  Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 9am - 1 pm
Phone #:  575.941.2022
Eligibility: May be able to assist if ineligible for other assistance programs.
Documents to bring:  Call Faith, Hope & Love directly. 
Amount of Assistance:  Assistance amounts vary and is limited to one time per year.   
 

If you are unable to receive assistance at Income Support, SECAC, or Faith, Hope & Love, contact Xcel Energy for payment plan options. 

Housing Assistance

Housing Assistance

RENT & MORTGAGE ASSISTANCE 

Where:  Southeast Community Action Corporation 
Hours:  Monday - Thursday 7am - 5pm 
Address:  1915 San Jose Blvd.  (Carlsbad) 1313 Gilchrist (Artesia) 
Phone number:  575-887-3939 (Carlsbad) 575-746-6712  (Artesia)
Eligibility:  Contact SECAC directly 
Documents to submit with application: Contact SECAC directly
Amount of Assistance:  Varies based on funding

 

RENT & MORTGAGE ASSISTANCE (COVID RELATED)

Where:  State of NM - Rent Help NM
Hours:  Application online 
Additional information: Request the application by email to:  info@renthelpnm.org
Submit online at:  www.renthelpnm.org 
Mail application to: 407 Galisteo, Santa Fe, NM 87501, Attention: ERAP
Phone number: 
Eligibility:  Click here for additional information
Documents to submit with application:  Click here for additional information
Amount of Assistance:  Varies based on funding 

 

RENT & MORTGAGE ASSISTANCE  (CARLSBAD ONLY)

Where:  Faith, Hope and Love Foundation
Hours:  Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 9am - 1 pm
Address:  933 N. Canal
Phone number:  575.941.2022
Eligibility:  Contact Faith, Hope and Love directly 
Documents to submit with application: Contact Faith, Hope and Love directly 
Amount of Assistance:  Varies based on funding

HOMELESS SHELTERS - CARLSBAD

Where:  Carlsbad Transitional Housing and Homeless Shelter
Hours:  Monday - Friday 9am - 1pm (Call for assistance after business hours)
Address:  1502 S Halagueno - Carlsbad 
Phone number:  505-200-3095
Eligibility:  Contact them directly 
Documents to submit with application: Contact them directly 
Amount of Assistance:  No funding is given.  Shelter is provided for those homeless up to one week every 30 days. 

 

Where:  Carlsbad Community of Hope Center 
Hours:  Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm
Address:  1314 S Canal St - Carlsbad 
Phone number:  505-200-1377
Eligibility:  Contact them directly 
Documents to submit with application: Contact them directly 
Amount of Assistance:  No funding is given.  Program is established to offer housing and assistance in life skills and other essentials.  Shelter is provided during winter freezing weather. 

 

SHELTERS - ARTESIA

Where:  Victory Life Shelter for Men
Hours:  
Address:  
Phone number:  575-746-4446 or 575-746-4294
Eligibility:  Contact them directly 
Documents to submit with application: Contact them directly 
Amount of Assistance: