Centro Sávila

Programs & Services

In addition to our regular counseling services, we have three important ways to support you and your family in the South Valley. Please scroll down to read about all of them.

1 :: FREE help when you apply for Medicaid

Medicaid is a state and federally funded program that provides health coverage for low to moderate-income individuals or families who meet certain requirements.

What is Presumptive Eligibility (PE)?

Presumptive Eligibility is a program that covers your immediate medical expenses (up to 60 days) for children under age 19 or for pregnant woman and is based on the assumption that the information you provide is correct and true (while it is being verified).

To apply for Medicaid, you will need to fill out and submit an application.

Please visit our location for assistance. Once your application is submitted, it will take anywhere from  45 to 90 days to determine your eligibility — please start now!

Eligibility Requirements
For all the people in your household — with income — you will need to provide:

• Last 4 weeks of income received
• Social Security Numbers
• Copy of Citizenship or Legal permanent residency
• Benefits you get now (or got in the past), such as Social Security, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), veteran’s benefits, or child support
• Amount of money in your checking account, savings accounts, or other resources you own
• Monthly rent, mortgage payment, and utility bills
• Letter of Pregnancy if applicable

Medicaid eligibility in New Mexico is determined by the New Mexico Human Services Department based on the needs of

• Low income families with children
• Children only
• Pregnant women
• Non-citizens with medical emergencies
• Aged and/or disabled individuals not currently receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

For questions or to set up an appointment to apply please contact Edith at 505-312-7296 or email at edith@centrosavila.com


2 :: Sign up for food from La Cosecha

La Cosecha

La Cosecha, a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program,  supports local small South Valley farms and gives members access to affordable, delicious, organic food.  Members receive a box of vegetables once a week — payments can made weekly or in advance.

How does the La Cosecha CSA work?

    • Members receive a weekly harvest box of local produce
    • Each harvest box will feature 7-9 seasonal items
    • The food box pick-up is every Friday at Centro Sávila
    • CSA membership is limited . . . please join us today!

To join La Cosecha or get answers to your questions . . .

Call Edith at 505-312-7296 or email at edith@centrosavila.com


3 :: Get Access to Recovery (ATR)

Access to Recovery is a federal program that provides free access to substance abuse treatment by implementing a personal recovery plan. Centro Sávila has partnered with Access to Recovery (ATR) to improve access to this counseling.

If you’re interested in applying for assistance from Access to Recovery and want to be seen at Centro Sávila, please let Walsh Counseling Services (the local intake center) know when applying for assistance.

The Access to Recovery brochure is available by clicking here.


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