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Resource Directory

Frequently Asked Questions

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

1) What types of organizations are in this directory?

  • Government and private organizations that work to improve the quality of life of New Mexicans, including direct service providers, community, research and advocacy groups, and organizations that provide trainings for professionals and community members.

2) How is this directory populated?

  • SHARE New Mexico is developing partnerships with many government and private organizations that currently collect and maintain databases of organizations. We are combining these databases into one comprehensive database.
  • We will launch a major statewide campaign to collect information from individual organizations.
  • Organizations will be able to add their own information or update information that is already in SHARE New Mexico.
  • See below for an overview of our data partners.

3) How will you keep the information updated?

  • We are developing Memoranda of Understanding (MOU) with our data partners to receive regular updates of their databases.
  • Organizations can update their information on an as needed basis and we will have regular update outreach campaigns.
  • Consumers and service providers will be able to send us a message if something looks out of date or incorrect.

4) Who are our Directory data partners?   How can my organization become a data partner?

This collaborative Directory would not be possible without the contribution of our community resource data partners.  Information about each data contributor and the information they provided is presented below.  If your organization has information about private or public community resources to contribute to this collaborative effort, please contact directory@sharenm.org.

My Community NM

My Community NM,  an on-line, Bilingual Directory of Community Resources, 2001 to 2013, has merged with SHARE New Mexico.

Data Description: Health and Social Services primarily in Bernalillo, Sandoval, Sierra, and Valencia Counties

Data Status:   Data on line

National Center for Education Statistics' website, http://nces.ed.gov/ccd/elsi

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education in the U.S. and other nations. NCES is located within the U.S. Department of Education and the Institute of Education Sciences.

Data Description: Public Schools - K-12, including charter, and state run schools.

Data Status:     Data on line

New Mexico Alliance of After School Programs, http://www.afterschoolalliancenm.com

The New  Mexico Afterschool Alliance (NMASA) brings together policymakers, educators, childcare providers, youth development workers, and other stakeholders interested in ensuring positive youth development opportunities and outcomes through afterschool programs.    

Data Description: After school programs

Data Status:     Data on line

New Mexico Alliance for School-Based Health Care (NMASBHC), http://www.nmasbhc.org

The New Mexico Alliance for School-Based Health Care is a 501c3 non-profit  organization that envisions healthy students who are ready to learn.  The Alliance represents over 80 School-Based Health Centers within New Mexico and collaborates with other partners to promote, facilitate, and advocate for comprehensive, culturally competent health care, including health education, in schools.     

Data Description:  School Based Health Centers

Data Status:  Being processed

New Mexico Association of Counties, www.nmcounties.org/ 

NMAC is a non-profit, nonpartisan professional association of county officials and employees working to advance the public’s vital interest in effective, efficient and responsive local government.

Data Description:  County Managers Offices

Data Status:  Data on line

New Mexico Association of Health Councils

The NM Alliance of Health Councils supports the work of the state councils. Community health councils plan and coordinate community-level responses to pressing health issues. Health Councils usually serve counties or tribal communities.

Data Description: New Mexico County and Tribal Health Councils

Data Status:   Data on line

Center for Nonprofit Excellence , United Way of Central New Mexico, http://www.centerfornonprofitexcellence.org

The Center for Nonprofit Excellence, a program of United Way of Central New Mexico offers training, networking opportunities, and online resources to build the capacity of nonprofits.

Data Description: New Mexico nonprofit and tribal organizations     

Data Status:     Data on line

New Mexico Association of Food Banks

 

New Mexico Children Youth and Family Department, http://www.cyfd.org/

"The Children, Youth and Families Department partners with communities to strengthen families in New Mexico to be productive and self-sufficient.  The New Mexico Community Data Collaborative is an informal network of analysts from state and non-governmental agencies who focus on geo-spatial analysis and community assessment.  "       

Data Description: Licensed Child Care Providers provided by CYFD; database development and geocoding by the New Mexico Community Data Collaborative

Data Status:     Data on line

Data Description:  Summer Meal SItes 2013

Data Status:      Data being processed

 

New Mexico Coalition to End Homelessness, nmceh.org/

The New Mexico Coalition to End Homelessness includes non-profit homeless service agencies, homeless people, and government agencies.  The NMCEH goal is to pursue housing for all.

Data Description:  Housing and support services for people who are homeless

Data Status:     Being processed

New Mexico Community Data Collaborative, www.nmcdc.org

The New Mexico Community Data Collaborative is an informal network of analysts from state and non-governmental agencies who focus on geo-spatial analysis and community assessment.

Data Description:  NMCDC has been working closely with SHARE New Mexico to share databases and provide state of the art, New Mexico specific geocoding for shared databases.  Specific databases provided/support by NMCDC include the NM CYFD databased of licensed child care providers, NM DOH FIT program contractors, and Head Start centers.

New Mexico Department of Health,  FIT Program, nmhealth.org/ddsd/nmfit/

The NM Department of Health FIT Program is a statewide program that provides early intervention services to infants, toddlers who have or are at risk for developmental delays and families in New Mexico. Early intervention provides activities and strategies for families to use to promote their child's development throughout the day. Early intervention can make a lifetime of difference!

Data Description: DOH Family Infant Toddler Program contractors.

Data Status:   Data on line

New Mexico Department of Health, Public Health Division, www.health.state.nm.us/phd

The Public Health Division focuses on cost-effective early intervention programs, initiatives that help create safe and healthy environments, efforts that prevent and control infectious diseases, and increasing access to health care services statewide.  The public health division manages public health offices in each county.      

Data Description: New Mexico Public Health Offices

Data Status:     On-line

New Mexico Department of Health WIC Program, www.nmwic.org

WIC is the Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC). It is a federal program administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service, and the New Mexico Department of Health, Public Health Division. It offers food assistance, Nutrition Counseling and Referrals to other health and human services agencies.

Data Description:  Vendors/grocers that accept WIC benefits

Data Status:     Data on line

New Mexico Human Services Department, Income Support Division, www.hsd.state.nm.us/isd

The Income Support Division works to reduce the impact of poverty on people living in New Mexico by providing support services that help families break the cycle of dependency on public assistance.

Data Description:  Income Support Offices

Data Status:     Being processed

New Mexico Human Services Department, Child Support Enforcement Program

www.hsd.state.nm.us/csed/   

The Child Support Enforcement Program is a state and federal program to collect support from Non-custodial Parents. Its primary mission is to maximize the collection of child support for all New Mexico Children.

Data Description: Child Support Enforcement Offices

Data Status:     Being processed

New Mexico Sentencing Commission,  nmsc.unm.edu/

The New Mexico Sentencing Commission (NMSC) serves as a criminal and juvenile justice policy resource to the State of New Mexico. NMSC provides information, analysis, recommendations, and assistance from a coordinated cross-agency perspective to the three branches of government and interested citizens.                  

Data Description: 1) Judicial system related organizations and programs such as courts, correction facilities, crime reporting, etc. , and 2) Health and social services that support individuals involved in the judicial system.

Data Status:     Data on line

New Mexico Department of Transportation, Rail and Transit Division,  http://dot.state.nm.us/en/Transit_Rail.html

New Mexico Department of Transportation's (NMDOT) Transit and Rail Division provides information to transit providers and the public on public transit service, rules and regulations, applying for federal transit grant programs, transit and rail plans and programs, and permitting procedures for accessing and crossing rail right-of-way.

Data Status:   Data being processed

 

OptumHealth New Mexico,  https://www.optumhealthnewmexico.com   

Behavioral Health Services administers Medicaid and State funded behavioral and mental health services available to New Mexico residents.  OptumHealth will no longer be providing this service as of January 1, 2014.

Data Description: Medicaid and state-funded behavioral/mental health resources  

Data Status:   Data on line

United States Department of Agriculture, www.snapretailerlocator.com

The federal SNAP program offers nutrition assistance to millions of eligible, low-income individuals and families and provides economic benefits to communities. SNAP is the largest  program in the domestic hunger safety net.

Data Description: Vendors that accept Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), previously known as Food Stamps.       

Data Status:     Data on line

United States Head Start Program 

Head Start is a federal program that promotes the school readiness of children ages birth to five from low-income families by enhancing their cognitive, social, and emotional development.

Data Description: Tribal and non-tribal early head start, head start, and home-based head start programs.

Data Status:     Data on line

United Way of Central New Mexico, www.uwcnm.org/

The United Way of Central New Mexico serves Bernalillo, Sandoval, Valencia, and Torrance Counties.

Data Description:  Primarily health and social services

Data Status:     Data on line

United Way of Eastern New Mexico, www.unitedwayenm.org/

The United Way of Eastern New Mexico serves Curry and Roosevelt Counties.

Data Description:  Primarily health and social services

Data Status:     Data on line

United Way of Northern New Mexico, http://unitedwaynnm.org/

The United Way of Northern New Mexico serves Los Alamos and Rio Arriba Counties.           

Data Description:  Primarily health and social services

Data Status:     Data on line

United Way of San Juan County, http://www.sjunitedway.org/

The United Way of San Juan County serves San Juan County.

Data Description:  Primarily health and social services

Data Status:     Data on line