Our Chapter offers a full range of services to guide and assist you as you learn more about ALS. Here you will find pertinent information for patients, caregivers, family members, friends and healthcare workers. Our staff is here Monday through Friday to answer any questions you may have. Please don't hesitate to call or e-mail us for more information click here
The following services are available:
PALS and Caregiver phone or email networking
Help connecting to resources to individuals and families living with ALS.
EQUIPMENT LOAN CLOSET
Items available for immedate use
The chapter has a loan closet full of items such as wheelchairs, speech devices, walkers and other equipment. Please click here to fill out equipment request form. Patient
services will contact you upon review of form and availability of equipment
requested. All equipment in the loan closet is free of charge for all ALS
if you are waiting for an item through insurance feel free to borrow
whatever we have until yours arrives. If you have no insurance or
limited insurance, our equipment pool may hold the very piece of used
equipment you need.
For more information call 505-323-6348
Respite Care Program
Registered members of The ALS Association New Mexico Chapter are
encourage to apply for a Respite Care Grant. Our Respite Care Grant
program is designed to provide much needed support to primary caregivers
of individuals living with ALS. A one time $500 grant can be applied
for each calendar year to help defer some of the costs associated with
hiring outside care for respite. We have partnered with Footprints Home
Healthcare to provides services. We will work with other organizations
if they do not meet your needs or service your area.
To apply please read and the complete the application.
We look forward to supporting you and your family.