Local Support

The progression of ALS varies significantly from one person to another. Responding to each person's individual needs, ALS New Mexico is available to provide vital services and reliable information through strategic community partnerships. 

A sampling of services provided free of charge:


Care Services Coordination

Offering individual support and home visits to assess needs, suggest equipment, connect with local resources, and help families plan.



University of New Mexico Hospital ALS Multidisiplinary Clinic

Serving patients in New Mexico who have been diagnosed with ALS. The clinical team includes neurology, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, nutrition, respiratory therapy, and social work.

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Equipment Loan Closet

ALS New Mexico has the largest equipment loan closet for ALS families in the state. Families are encouraged to access this program which is free of charge. Once the equipment is requested and confirmed available our care service team will coordinate the pick and drop off of loaned equipment. Making the process easy and stress-free for our ALS families. 

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Grant Program

Grants fund a myriad of reimbursable, ALS-related expenses such as respite care, counseling, co-pays for healthcare costs, home modifications, and more. Each registered ALS patient can apply for $5,000 to help with expenses

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Caregiver Support

We provide family caregiver-focused support groups, Care Connections guidance, and referrals. 

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Resource Groups

In-person and virtual support groups for people living with ALS, family members, and friends.

Care Services Team


Michelle Waters - McMullan

Care Services Director



We can only offer free services with the help of donors and fundraisers like you!