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Housing Assistance Office
Farmington Indian Center

100 W Elm Farmington, NM 87401
Program Manager and Coordinator
Lynn Love (505) 325-1178
Client Coordinator
Angelina Martin (505) 325-4214

San Juan County Partnership: Housing Assistance for the Homeless

Mondays: Intake Day for Walk-Ins is from 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Eligible Persons:

A person must be homeless or at imminent risk of homelessness.

Services Provided:

  • Supportive services: Services are provided for the homeless population within San Juan County. This includes performing outreach services to identify, coordinate, and refer homeless persons and families to the appropriate service providers, while addressing their housing needs.

  • Rental Assistance: Services are based on one time financial assistance for those who qualify. If clients meet the program guidelines, they may receive security deposit, first month’s rent, rental assistance and/or utility deposits.

  • Homeless Prevention: Clients may qualify for eviction prevention services and/or referral services to local agencies that assist the homeless, to include federal and state agencies.

Area Served: San Juan County


*There are other housing assistance programs for residents of Farmington. Please follow the learn more link at the bottom of the page for a full list of all resources available.

Echo Inc
401 S. Commercial Farmington, NM 87401
Phone: (505) 326-3770

Ages Served: All ages, everyone is welcome

Hours: not listed

Services Provided:
Economic Council Helping Others, Inc. provides numerous services to low-income individuals and families in San Juan County. These services include the following:

  • Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) - assists income qualified seniors 60 years or older, monthly, with nutritious foods, basic nutrition information and recipes.

  • The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) - is provided monthly in emergency food boxes for resident low income individuals, families and other feeding programs in the area such as soup kitchens, shelters and pantries. Please bring your Picture I.D for adults and proof of physical address.

  • Emergency Food Boxes, hygiene kits and infant boxes (EFB) are provided up to 4 times in twelve months for individuals or families in crisis with Picture ID for adults, other legal document for minors.

  • Agency Surplus Program (ASP) provides both food and non-food items at or below cost to other non-profit feeding programs.

  • Food and Nutrition (FaN) monthly special diet boxes are provided to individuals on specially prescribed diets (such as medically fragile, diabetes, etc.) who cannot qualify for other programs. Please provide a letter from your family doctor, proof of physical address, proof of household income and a Picture I.D. Supplies limited.

  • Fresh Produce Program (FPP) provides fresh produce as available, free of charge to low income individuals, families and other feeding programs as they are picking up any other qualified benefit.

  • Holiday Food boxes - Merry Christmas/Thanksgiving are available during holidays in cooperation with other Service providers. Picture ID for adults, any other legal document for minors, proof of physical address & household incomes.

  • BackPack School Pantry Program (BPP) provides individually packaged, kid- friendly foods in nondescript backpacks to area Elementary School Food Pantries. School personnel determine children at risk for returning home to empty shelves and send the food home with information on assistance to families.

  • Volunteering Program (VIP) provides on the job training to individuals (16 years or older if unaccompanied by adult); a safe, fun, supportive environment for adults to learn skills prior to re-entering the job market; a variety of tasks for community minded families and individuals; corporate groups looking for ways to serve the community while they work on team building skills; college and school clubs and classes, scouts; church youth groups and other civic clubs.

  • Community Service Worker Program (CSWP) provides a volunteer job site for youth (17 years or older) and adults who need to satisfy pre-sentencing, court mandated or re-habilitation ordered community service hours.

  • Job Site Programs are provided in cooperation with a number of local job training programs for special needs youth and adults.

Other Services Provided:

Financial Assistance, including City of Farmington Electric Utility Assistance:
ECHO Administrative office.
1921 E Murray Dr., Farmington, NM
Phone: (505) 325-7466 ,or (505) 327-9508.

Aztec Pre-School, Full Day Day-Care & Latch Key Programs
322 N. Main, Aztec, NM
Phone: (505) 334-6635

*Sliding Scale fees based on income.

For Certification You Must Bring:

  • Picture I.D.

  • Proof of Residency

  • Proof of Income

  • Birth Certificate (for children)

  • Proof of Birth Date (for Senior Citizens)
    **Please call the above numbers for more information on all program guidelines and certification.

Area Served: San Juan County

*There are other food assistance programs in Farmington. Please follow the learn more link at the bottom of the page for a full list of all resources available.

Substance Abuse

Totah Behavioral Health Authority
1615 Ojo Court Farmington, N.M. 87499
Phone: (505) 564-4804

Ages Served: 18 and over

Hours: 7am to 5pm (Monday through Friday)
8am to 4pm (Saturday)

Substance Abuse Outpatient Treatment

Totah Behavioral Health Authority (TBHA) offers comprehensive community support services, individual counseling, group counseling, faith based groups, assessment and referrals to residential treatment and other community services for persons experiencing problems with alcohol and other drugs. A vital part of our service includes Traditional Native American healing practices based on the teachings of the elders. Services are available in English, Navajo and Spanish.

All of the TBHA services are based on sensitivity to the cultural and ethnic needs of our relatives. Using traditional counseling, facilitated case management and contemporary best practice behavioral therapies, TBHA brings relatives into a caring and supportive environment.

The Sobering Center Program
1620 Ojo Court Farmington NM, 87499
Phone: (505) 609-3520

Ages served: 18 and over

Hours: 24 hours a day 7 days a week

The Sobering Center is a person-centered crisis intervention program designed for adults in San Juan County who are suffering from an episode of alcohol and/or substance overuse. The Sobering Center serves as the “front door” to intervention programs.

The Sobering Center is a 40 bed facility accepting men and women age 18 and over. The Sobering Center Program is short-term in nature, and participants are free to leave at any time. Length of stay will be limited to 11 consecutive hours. The program will function as a “safe place to sleep it off” in a monitored environment. Individuals discharging from the program will meet with a staff member to discuss referral to treatment services.

Area Served: Navajo Nation, San Juan County, City of Farmington Cost of Services: Services are provided at no cost to the individual

*There are other substance abuse assistance programs in Farmington. Please follow the learn more link at the bottom of the page for a full list of all resources available.

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