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Monthly Food Distributions

Distributions occur every 2nd Saturday of the month during the school year.


  • Doors open at 10:00 am
  • Distribution starts at 11:00 am
  • Volunteers arrive at 9:45 am

Recall Information Received 4/4/18:

Community Resources


"Brainfuse" is a free online service provided by the NM State Library for all residents of NM:

Dial 2-1-1

Dial 2-1-1 for free help finding resources for your family.

The United Way 2-1-1 line provides free information & referral to health and human services, government agencies, and community-based organizations covering the following areas:

  • Basic Human Needs Resources
  • Physical & Mental Health Resources
  • Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault
  • Seniors & Persons with Disabilities
  • Children, Youth and Family Support

Friendly and free Homework Help services are offered in English and in Spanish.

Call: 344-3571 (Albuquerque) or 1-800-947-8839 (Statewide) 


Free Meals for Children at Presbyterian

Children ages 1 – 18 can receive a free healthy meal at Presbyterian Hospital's cafeteria between 1 pm – 7 pm, seven days a week.

No identification or voucher is necessary to receive a meal. The meal must be eaten at the hospital.

Presbyterian Hospital:

Location: 1100 Central Avenue SE — Cafeteria located on level S-2 on the north side of the hospital

Meals: 1 pm – 7 pm Daily

Snacks: 11 am – 1 pm Daily

Presbyterian Kaseman Hospital:

Location: 8300 Constitution Avenue NE — Cafeteria located on the south side of the hospital

Meals: 11 am – 1:30 pm, Monday – Friday

Snacks: 1:30 pm – 4 pm, Monday – Friday

Salvation Army

Provides Assistance With:

  • Pantry Assistance
  • Bus Passes 
  • Back to School
  • Christmas Angel
  • Employment Assistance ( Job Hunting, Resume Building, and 1-on-1 Coaching)
  • Rental & Utility Assistance (Subject to Available Funds)
  • Referrals to other Agencies
Westside Community Center

Less than a mile from Ernie Pyle, the Westside Community Center offers: 

  • GED Classes – Monday through Thursday
  • Business Classes in Spanish – Thursdays
  • Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Groups – Third Monday of each month, 6 pm – 7:30 pm
Emergency Winter Shelter Information

The shelter will open Nov. 15, 2017, and run through March 15, 2018.

Winter shelter provides emergency shelter services to homeless individuals and families during the winter months.

The Emergency Winter Shelter provides overnight shelter accommodation and outreach services to those that want to engage in supportive services and housing.

The shelter accepts single men and women, families, and families with children younger than 18.