We are currently searching for a part-time Housing Stability Coordinator.


Serving Rio Arriba, Los Alamos, Taos, and northern Santa Fe Counties

Winner of the prestigious Piñon Award, Self Help, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting those in need in northern New Mexico. Since 1969, Self Help, Inc. has provided consultation and advocacy, emergency financial assistance and seed money grants to residents of Los Alamos, northern Santa Fe, Rio Arriba, and Taos counties.  Each year, through grants and private and public contributions, our organization is able to support those who need help most, during emergencies or in the quest to become economically self-sufficient.  Self Help is a member of United Way of Northern New Mexico Serving Los Alamos and Rio Arriba Counties.
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Self Help Inc. Los Alamos Mission

Our Mission

Self Help, Inc., formed in 1969, is a non-profit organization which connects families in Northern New Mexico with resources. Self Help, Inc. focuses on enhancing life skills and promoting self-sufficiency. We believe that anyone, when given sufficient means to use their skills, can become economically self-reliant.
United Way Community Partner
Self Help Inc. Los Alamos :: Salvation Army
Self Help Inc. Los Alamos :: Santa Fe Community Foundation
Self Help Inc. Los Alamos :: Con Alma Health Foundation
Self Help Inc. Los Alamos :: New Mexico Community Foundation
Self Help Inc. Los Alamos :: Los Alamos National Laboratory Foundation
Self Help Inc. Los Alamos :: Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church

Success Stories

Find success stories from Self Help Inc’s impact on the community!
Self Help Inc. Los Alamos Success Story :: Amy Quirque Intergalactic Bread Company

Intergalactic Bread Company

Seed Money for Self-reliance small-business grant from Self Help, Inc. of Los Alamos helped expand production.

Self Help Inc. Success Story :: High Road Marketplace, Truchas, NM

High Road Marketplace

Self Helped assisted the Coop in the purchase of a system to hang artwork in the gallery.

Self Help Inc. Los Alamos Success Story :: Margarita Carlson

Margarita Carlson

The first day I talked to Ellen (Morris), I knew she was going to help me.