Santa Fe Public Schools will distribute 10 free meals per week to any child, high school age and under, at “drive-up” distribution points on Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays, 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.

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., on July 2, 16 & 30, The Food Depot parking lot, behind the Col Green Angel Depot, 1222 A Siler Rd.

• Saturdays, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., on June 27 and July 11 & 25, Santa Fe Place Mall.

These food distributions will be available only on the above dates. 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.

Food Depot, SFPS & Youthworks Summer Meals Program for Kids (ages 1-18) has begun. Please click the link for locations, days and times.

Bienvenidos Food Pantry (505) 986-0583, 511 5th St 87505

Sack lunch or box of food on Mondays 8:00 am - 1:15 pm and Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 8:00 am - 2:15 pm. Bring a picture ID (from any state or country) and proof of physical residency such as an electric or water bill.


Breakfast, lunch & supper

NM School for the Deaf

Santa Fe Community College

Monday, wednesday, friday, 2:00 - 4:00 pm

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

Guadalupe Church (505) 983-8868, 417 Agua Fria St 87501

Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, sack lunches 11:00 am -12:00 pm in the parking lot.

San Isidro Catholic Church (505) 471-0710, 3552 Agua Fria St 87507

Tuesdays, 5:30 p.m. in the casita

Santa Maria de La Paz (505) 473-4200, 11 College Ave 87508

In the Parish Office, one box of food per month, Mondays to Thursdays 9:00 am - 11:15 am and 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm, and Fridays 9:00 am - 11:15 am. Bring an ID with your name and address from any state or country.

St. John's United Methodist Church Bag-N-Hand Food Pantry (505) 982-5397, 1200 Old Pecos Trail 87505

Box of food on Tuesdays 10:00 am - 12:00 pm. Drive through service, enter on Cordova Rd.

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.

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.

Beware phone SCAM calls.

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. 

How to Find Open Xfinity WiFi Hotspots

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


                                                          505-467-1081       505-467-2439

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.

Click the link below for more information from the

CIS National Website


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