Self Help, Inc.

Mailing Address: 2390 North Road, Los Alamos, NM 87544
County of Location: Los Alamos
Phone: (505) 662-4666
NTEE Code: B- Education, E- Health Care, J- Employment, Job Related, 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.

Primary Programs:

Los Alamos Emergency Fund - 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.

The Children's Tools for School Project - initiated in 1996, Self Help, Inc. has provided school supplies to low-income children and classroom equipment to schools in its service area.

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:

1969

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

Ellen Morris Bond

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

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