Hope | Empowerment | Advocacy | Respect | Transitional housing

Pet-friendly transitional housing, emergency assistance, and support services for

Taos, New Mexico women facing homelessness

Together WE are the solution!

Help homeless women of Taos TODAY by joining Team HEART, an amazing and compassionate group of monthly donors who make it possible for us to continue to provide critical support services and emergency/transitional housing to Taos women experiencing

Your Team HEART membership makes it possible for women, children and their beloved animals to recover from the devastating trauma of homelessness and re-stabilize their lives.

Thanks to generous community support

Women and children were helped in 2016

H.E.A.R.T. of Taos

is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that is funded by generous private and community support.

Born out of the question, “What about the Women?” and co-founded by Maia’ma (Ama) Khan and Kathy Herman, H.E.A.R.T. of Taos – run by women, for women –  empowers amazing transformations in the lives of courageous and beautiful women overcoming homelessness and raises the bar on how Taos cares for its most vulnerable members.

Our mission? To assist Taos County women and children to transition out of homelessness.

A NEW PARADIGM ~ Serving Homeless Women, their children and their pets

HEART of Taos is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to empower women experiencing (or at imminent risk of experiencing) homelessness. HEART stands for Hope, Empowerment, Advocacy, Respect and Transitional housing.

We use a one-on-one approach to provide pet-friendly emergency and transitional housing, to ensure each woman’s basic needs are being met, and to provide support services including individual and group counseling, peer and program advocates, and a step-by-step action plan that assists women to secure eligible government benefits, community services, employment, and a permanent affordable place to live.

Our goal is to provide an array of supports that assist women (and their children and pets) to rebound and achieve comprehensive stability so they may move forward with their lives.​


JOIN TEAMH.E.A.R.T., our AMAZING group of monthly donors who help us make a sustainable difference in the lives of the homeless women of Taos, their families, and their pets.

Your monthly tax-deductible membership donation, starting at $10/month, can help to end homelessness for the women of Taos County.

Select any amount for your recurring monthly gift. Cancel or change it anytime.

On behalf of the homeless women of Taos, we thank you!

HEART of Taos, a “revisit”

By Mel A. James
It feels more like a home than it does an office. There is a large wooden table at the center of the room, and the walls are plastered in warm, soft colors. The decorations seem carefully considered: Inspiring artwork, handmade crafts and decorative clocks accent the space. There are even a sofa and coffee table off to one side. The feel of the facility is a deliberate part of HEART of Taos’ mission: to make the women it serves feel as comfortable as possible. It’s meant to be homey and inviting, not cold and industrial …


Our Most Recent Fundraiser was LUNAFEST. Thank you for al the community support! Stay tuned for news of our next event!

HEART of Taos is awarded the prestigious DANIELS GRANT!

HEART of Taos is THRILLED to announce that we have received a $25,000 Daniels Fund grant to support our ongoing vital work of assisting homeless women and children of Taos County to transition out of homelessness. “The grant will enable us to continue to be our...

First BENEFIT CONCERT for Heart of Taos

The First BENEFIT CONCERT for Heart of Taos was held on July 8th, 2016 and was performed by Grammy Award-winning County music artist Suzy Bogguss at Old Martina's Hall. It was a raving success! A packed house enjoyed the beautiful clear voice of Suzy and her band,...

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