PROGRAM NAME: Adult and Developmental Education: Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute (SIPI)

CONTACT: Valerie Montoya, Vice President of Academic Affairs

CONTACT PHONE: (505) 346-7728 or (505) 346-2336

FAX: (505) 346-7726


PHYSICAL ADDRESS: 9169 Coors Road NW, Albuquerque, NM 87120

MAILING ADDRESS: P.O. Box 10146, Albuquerque, NM 87184

TYPE OF PROGRAM: National Indian Community College accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

SERVICES OFFERED: High School Equivalency preparation, Adult Basic Education, and Developmental Education for residential or commuter students. Tuition free program, residential fees do apply.

COMMUNITIES SERVED: American Indian students and tribal communities nationally.

PROGRAM NAME: Adult Literacy Movement of Albuquerque (ALMA)
@ Central New Mexico Community College (CNM)

CONTACT: Laura Dulin, CNM Volunteer Tutor Coordinator

CONTACT PHONE: (505) 224-4000 ext. 53085


FAX: (505) 224-4319



MAILING ADDRESS: 525 Buena Vista SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106

PHYSICAL ADDRESS: 835 Buena Vista SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106

TYPE OF PROGRAM: Volunteer tutor program serving English as a Second Language and Basic Literacy adult learners, and an accredited program of ProLiteracy.

SERVICES OFFERED: Same as above.

COMMUNITIES SERVED: Bernalillo County and CNM Adult Basic Education students at the following campus sites: South Valley, Main, Montoya, Rio Rancho, and our new West Side Instructional Facility. It is not necessary to be a CNM student to receive tutoring with this program. All adult learners are welcome. All tutoring services are free

PROGRAM NAME: Albuquerque GED, Inc.

CONTACT: Gloria Rael, Executive Director/ABE Director

CONTACT PHONE: (505) 907-9957


PROGRAM PHONE: (505) 907-9957

FAX: (505) 256-2036


MAILING ADDRESS: Trumbull Family Resource Center, 419 Pennsylvania SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108


TYPE OF PROGRAM: Albuquerque GED (ABQ-GED) is a community-based organization that fosters an individual’s desire for education, opportunity and independence.

SERVICES OFFERED:Adult Education and high school equivalency preparation, including classes and one-on-one tutoring, Serving ages 16 and over.

COMMUNITIES SERVED: Albuquerque metropolitan area: Alamosa Community Center at 6900 Gonzales Rd, SW 87121; Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce at 1309 4th St., SW 87102; Trumbull Family Resource Center at 419 Pennsylvania SE 87108.

PROGRAM NAME: ARCA Literacy Enhancement Center

CONTACT: Sandi Bertholomey, Literacy Coordinator

CONTACT PHONE: (505) 243-3864

FAX: (505) 247-4611



MAILING ADDRESS: 1515 4th Street NW, Albuquerque, NM 87012

TYPE OF PROGRAM: Community-based organization serving persons with developmental disabilities and mental retardation. Member of ProLiteracy.

SERVICES OFFERED: Two-hour classes Monday through Thursday for basic reading, writing, and computer skills.

COMMUNITIES SERVED: Bernalillo County.

PROGRAM NAME: Catholic Charities

CONTACT: Diane Lozano, Program Director

CONTACT PHONE: (505) 724-4644


FAX: (505) 247-8335


MAILING ADDRESS: 2010 Bridge Blvd. SW, Albuquerque, NM 87105

TYPE OF PROGRAM: Community-based organization.

SERVICES OFFERED: Free adult education classes. Classes include: English as a Second Language, Spanish and English, High School Equivalency, Citizenship, ESL/Basic computer skills training. One-on-one tutoring is available (first served: students who are participating in classes).

SPECIAL POPULATIONS: Low-income Bernalillo County residents, refugee, and immigrant populations.

PROGRAM NAME: Central New Mexico Community College: Adult Basic Education Program

CONTACT: Carol Culver, Director of Adult Basic Education

CONTACT PHONE: (505) 224-3935

FAX: (505) 224-4273


PHYSICAL ADDRESS: 525 Buena Vista SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106

TYPE OF PROGRAM: Adult Basic Education in a community college.


COMMUNITIES SERVED: Bernalillo and Sandoval counties.

PROGRAM NAME: Family Promise of Albuquerque

CONTACTS: Julie Skelton, Executive Director and Laura Combs, Literacy Center Coordinator

CONTACT PHONE: (505) 268-0331

FAX: (505) 268-0331



PHYSICAL ADDRESS: 2801 Lomas BLVD NE #B4 Albuquerque, NM 87106

TYPE OF PROGRAM: Non-Profit homeless shelter for families with minor children

SERVICES OFFERED: Shelter, assisted job search, basic literacy tutoring, and high school equivalency preparation. ALL services are for families with minor children who are homeless.


CONTACT: Susan Sanchez, Regional Coordinator

CONTACT PHONE: (505) 766-4958

FAX: (505) 265-0420



PHYSICAL ADDRESS: 5101 Copper Ave. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87108

TYPE OF PROGRAM: Community-based organization serving economically disadvantaged youth and adults in various New Mexico communities.

SERVICES OFFERED: Workforce training programs for low income community and migrant/ seasonal farm workers, and emergency assistance.  English as a Second Language, high school equivalency preparation, and labor market orientation. Adult Basic Education referrals and work experience or on the job training are offered.  Financial literacy, career exploration, WRAT-TABE, classroom, pesticide/heat stress. See the web site for a complete listing of HELP New Mexico services.

COMMUNITIES SERVED: Bernalillo County, Torrance County, Sandoval County.

PROGRAM NAME: New Mexico Corrections Department Education Bureau

CONTACT: Sharon Steen, ABE Programs Coordinator

CONTACT PHONE: (575) 625-3121

FAX: (575) 625-3172


PHYSICAL ADDRESS: Casa Nor Este Building, 3415 Pan American Freeway NE, Albuquerque, NM 87107

TYPE OF PROGRAM: Adult Basic Education, literacy, and English as a Second Language to inmates in state correctional facilities.

SERVICES OFFERED: Individual literacy tutoring in all areas, ESL, high school equivalency preparation, college courses, pre-release program, and vocational programs.

COMMUNITIES SERVED: State corrections.

PROGRAM NAME: Reading Works, Inc.

CONTACT: Esodie Geiger, Program Coordinator

PROGRAM PHONE: (505) 321-9620


PHYSICAL ADDRESS: 1113 Rhode Island St. NE Suite B, Albuquerque, NM 87110

TYPE OF PROGRAM: The focus of Reading Works is to teach adults English as a Second (ESL) or Other Language (ESOLA) and Basic Literacy (BL), using highly trained volunteer tutors and flexible programming.

SERVICES OFFERED: Individual literacy tutoring.

COMMUNITIES SERVED: Albuquerque and Bernalillo County

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