With your business clothes closet
Share Your Fashion Sense!
Love Kon Mari? Enjoying “Tidying Up” on Netflix?
Just ready to Spring Clean? We take your professional clothes, gently used, like-new, or still with tags on them; shoes; accessories; and other necessities for interviews and securing employment.
LYDIA offers a wide range of services to support families and individuals. If you don’t see something that you need, please contact us to see if we can help.
We get it. The paperwork is overwhelming. Applying for welfare, gathering information and forms, filling everything out – it can get exhausting. We walk with you through the entire process, even providing written referrals when needed.
Workshops & Classes
We teach groups and small classes topics such as basic life skills in financial literacy and cooking to job skills such as resume writing and interview techniques.
Job Skills & Interviews
It was a hard year. It was going to end poorly. Without the kindness of strangers, we had no hope.read more
Learn about St. Nicholas, or Santa Claus, and why we have a winter wonderland party around the Feast of St. Nicholas.read more
How does your family celebrate or remember the year, the family, the friends, the joys and losses? Share your traditions and let’s see who has similar or new traditions. We decorate the Christmas tree as soon after Thanksgiving as we can. So pretty! Then we come up...read more
A Reminder: As I sat in a quiet room this morning, listening to the sound of water fall, I was reminded that maybe I’m pushing too much, too hard. See, when I originally founded LYDIA, the idea was to have a place – maybe a coffee shop or cafe, maybe just have hot...read more
We are still working on getting our website up and running, developing our programs, and establishing community here in Santa Fe. In developing our programs, our director, Emma Shows, is training as a life coach. Our marketing director, David Commini, is learning more...read more
Okay, now. I know we’re already offering this one, and of course we have our blog! How about learning to shop on your foodstamps – get the most for your “money”? Shopping for the day you come off your foodstamps? Learning to budget to account for the amount of...read more