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Welcome to our website. We offer largest directory of single mother grants that help with rent, utility bills, child care, education, medication, housing, medical bills, and mortgage, among others. Many of these financial assistance programs have limited funding, and some might not be available for single mothers who do not meet specific income requirements. Phone numbers and website links to apply for these free grants are published on our website

Grants from variety of sources

Grants published on our website are made available from a variety of sources -- state, federal, non profit organizations and educational institutions. If you are looking for education grants, make sure that application is submitted before the deadline. Many other grants might also have deadlines that need to be met to quality for a free grant. Although our focus is on publishing information on single mother grants, scholarships are not given much importance. If you are looking for college scholarships, readers are advised to look for websites that specifically deal with college scholarships.

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Help for single mothers in Albuquerque

If you are a single mom living in Albuquerque and need help paying bills and meeting basic expenses, there are lots of options for getting the help you need.

Cash Assistance for single mothers

Albuquerque’s version of Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) is known as NMWorks, and it provides qualifying families and single mothers with a monthly cash benefit to meet basic needs.

Food benefits for single mothers

If you need to find a decent meal, St Martin’s Shelter is one place to turn in Albuquerque. It offers three full meals Monday through Friday. New Mexico also participates in the Supplemental Nutrition assistance program (SNAP). There’s a nice listing of soup kitchens and food pantries at Albuquerque Homeless Resources, and you can also check the listings at and HomelessShelterDirectory.

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Shelter & Housing benefits for single mothers

The Family and Community Services Department is a key player in Albuquerque’s effort to end homelessness. It lists scores of places you can go to get all kinds of different housing help, from homeless shelters to rental assistance, to home ownership assistance. The Housing department of St. Martin’s Hospitality Center provides HUD-funded rental assistance to about 110 households, and also serves as an emergency shelter. A great listing of shelters is at Share New Mexico.

Energy assistance for single moms

Needy families and single mothers can get assistance for their energy bills through HEAT New Mexico, New Mexico Gas Company’s heating assistance fund to help low income families pay their home energy bills. Other options include the NM Energy $mart program for weatherization assistance to New Mexico low-income homeowners and tenants and the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) to keep single mothers and families safe and healthy through initiatives that assist families with energy costs.

Help with Telephone Bills

The Eastern Plains Community Action Agency (EPCAA) helps in paying phone bills, and they may even give a homeless person a free cell phone. New Mexico also participates in the Lifeline telephone bill assistance program, and you apply directly through your carrier.

Childcare assistance for single mothers

The CLNkids provides high-quality early child development services for homeless children under the age of six years. It has been serving homeless children in Albuquerque since 1988. New Mexico’s Children, Families, and Youth Department (CYFD) runs a child care assistance program. Native American Professional Parent Resources (NAPPR) has some Early Head Start programming in Albuquerque. YDI is the main Heat Start provider in Bernalillo Country.

Help with Medical Care

Albuquerque Health Care for the Homeless (AHCH) is the only clinic dedicated exclusively to providing medical care to the homeless. The New Mexico Dental Association Foundation lists several programs for obtaining free dental care. FreeDentalCare also lists some options. For medical care, the Free Clinic Directory lists 28 free and sliding-scale options.

Help with Legal Matters

New Mexico Legal Aid is the largest provider of free civil legal services in the state.

Help with Financial Counseling

Share New Mexico has a great page about where to find financial counseling services.

Help for single mothers from Other Groups

There are many groups in Albuquerque that provide single moms all kinds of services related to many of the areas mention above, including the following:

Society of St. Vincent de Paul

The Salvation Army

For an extensive listing of other groups that help, see Share New Mexico.


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