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Taking Action. Changing Lives.

We provide and coordinate services that promote individual and family stability and self-sufficiency, which enhance communities in southeastern New Mexico.

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Who we are

Southeast NM Community Action Corporation is a private non-profit organization that has been in operation since 1965. We currently serve the counties of Eddy, Otero, Chaves, Lea and Lincoln.
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Head Start Program

We provide support for pre-school age children in four areas: education, health, parent involvement, and social services.
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Senior Citizen Programs

We offer assistance and friendship to elderly individuals and provide services including meal delivery, transportation, housekeeping and more.
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Community Services

Our Community Services Block Program offers financial assistance for rent/mortgage, utilities, and prescriptions.
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We're making an impact

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Carlsbad Adult Respite

Adult Day Care / Respite provides the opportunity for seniors to avoid early institutionalization by allowing caregivers a safe place to leave their loved one in order to maintain employment or conduct their daily activities.

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preschool children assisted in 2019 through our Head Start program.


meals served and home delivered to our senior citizens in 2019.


pounds of food distributed through the Feeding America Program in 2019.


trips provided to transport citizens to and from senior centers.

SNMCAC was the biggest help for my family last winter. We are so grateful for their services.
Head Start helped me to provide the education and health services my child needed. It gave me peace of mind.

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If you work well in a collaborative culture, uphold high work standards, understand the importance of being in compliance and meet challenges with determination, come work for SNMCAC and make a difference in the communities we serve!

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