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Santa Fe Public Schools will distribute free meals to any child, high school age and under, at “drive-up” distribution points during the following times:

  • Breakfast and Lunch: 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM

at the following locations:

  • Aspen Community School

  • Capital High School

  • Chaparral Elementary School

  • Kearney Elementary School

  • Ramirez Thomas Elementary School

  • Santa Fe High School

  • Sweeney Elementary School

As families arrive to these locations, they are to remain in their vehicle, and one meal will be provided to each child. A child must be present to receive a meal.

Food Depot

In response to the increased community need for food, The Food Depot is announcing the following drive-thru food distributions which are open to the public:

• Thursdays, from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m., The Food Depot parking lot, 1222 A Siler Rd. (in collaboration with Feeding Santa Fe)

• Saturdays, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Capital High School, 4851 Paseo del Sol (in collaboration with Santa Fe Public Schools)

These food distributions will continue weekly until further notice. People seeking food assistance should be prepared to provide basic information including giving their name, address and self-declaring their income (no documentation required). Times are subject to change, and food distribution will close if the food runs out before the end time.


Breakfast, lunch & supper

Christ Lutheran Church(505) 983-9461 1701 Arroyo Chamisa (by St. Michael’s Dr. & Old Pecos Trail)Provides a bag of food every Thursday, between 9:30 am - 11 pm, one bag a month per family

Communities In Schools of New Mexico has a limited Emergency Fund budget to help our families get through these unprecedented times. If you would like to submit an Emergency Fund Request, please contact your school's CIS Site Coordinator or Principal.

Free drive-thru testing is being done at Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center and Christus St. Vincent Hospital. Testing is by referral only from your doctor.

Santa Fe Mayor Alan Webber has prohibited the eviction of residential and commercial property tenants whose ability to pay has been adversely impacted by the public health emergency. This is subject to change.

The City of Santa Fe has placed a moratorium on water shut-offs for non-payment of the bill. Water will not be free, nor will this be a non-billable grace period: Water charges will continue to accrue and be owed. Customers need to contact the Water Utility to make payment arrangements, or to find out if there are subsidies for which they qualify. Customers are encouraged to call to set an appointment: 505-955-4333

PNM has suspended disconnections for nonpayment for residential and business customers and waived late fees until further notice. Recent disconnections will be restored without a reconnection fee.

New Mexico Gas Company has announced that it will not disconnect service for non-payment.

Comcast won't disconnect internet service or assess late fees if customers contact them. New customers can sign up for Internet Essential free for 60 days. 

The State of New Mexico has a child care Resource and Referral line to help families find child care: 1-800-691-9067. Families can also contact their CYFD eligibility specialist via phone or email to let them know they now need full-time care. In addition, all parents receiving child care assistance will have their copays waived during the public health emergency. 

United Way of Santa Fe County

Child Care for All Essential Workers

Diaper Depot

The Department of Workforce Solutions will waive the work-search requirement for anyone whose job is affected by COVID-19 who seeks unemployment compensation, including those who have had hours cut.

SFPS encourages families to use these resources and set some time aside each day for practice.