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
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
Okay, here’s another “hard” one – reliable transportation. First off, let me admit that I have severe anxiety when it comes to driving. So much so that I got my permit but was never able to pass the driver’s test. Now (maybe in part due to this anxiety), I’m not...read more
Day care. One of my own primary complaints, and one that we’ve heard often from clients and those we’ve interviewed, is that in order to get a job when one has children, one must have child care. But in order to obtain and keep child care, one must have a job. It’s a...read more
What youth programs do we want to offer? Why do we want to offer youth programs, and how will they differ from what’s already available in Santa Fe? Peer mentorship and tutoring. Youth will help each other, form groups, and support one another on life’s journeys....read more
The Book Lounge and Cafe So why a bookstore? Because I love reading. Because I want to share my passion for reading and learning. Because meeting, connecting, over a good book – there’s nothing else like it. How will it work? Well, clients who want to work with us...read more
Thank you for your interest in LYDIA, Inc. Happy St. Patrick’s Day! It’s a day of green – in many ways…… Many people have asked me what my vision is for LYDIA. I want to post a brief overview of the current programs (which you can find out more about by visiting our...read more