PROGRAM NAME: HELP-New Mexico, Inc.
CONTACT: Marcia Medina
CONTACT PHONE: (866) 665-4905
FAX: (505) 753-6517
WEB SITE: www.helpnm.com
PHYSICAL ADDRESS: 1302 Calle de La Merced Suite C, Espanola, NM 87532
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, emergency assistance, WIA between ages 16-21, YouthBuild construction/classroom training, Foster Grandparent/Senior Companion Program, Emergency Food Services Program.
Classes include: English as a Second Language, GED preparation, and labor market orientation. Adult Basic Education referrals and work experience or on the job training are offered.
Other trainings offered: financial literacy, career exploration, WRAT-TABE, classroom, pesticide/heat stress. Supportive services are also offered. See the web site for a complete listing of HELP New Mexico services.
COMMUNITIES SERVED: Rio Arriba County, Los Alamos County, Santa Fe County, Taos County.
PROGRAM NAME: High School Equivalency Program (HEP)
CONTACT: Donald Martinez, Director
CONTACT PHONE: 505-747-5441
CONTACT: Carmen Lobato, Administrative Secretary
CONTACT PHONE: 1-866-247-6205 or (505) 747-2144
MAILING ADDRESS: 1021 N. Railroad Avenue, Sostenga Center, Espanola, NM 87532
PHYSICAL ADDRESS: Northern New Mexico College, Espanola, NM 87532
TYPE OF PROGRAM: GED and supportive services for migrant/seasonal farm workers and dependents. GED in Spanish is also available.
SERVICES OFFERED: GED preparation classes, counseling, advisement, transportation, learning materials, financial aid, referral/placement services, and cultural activities.
SPECIAL FEATURES: Individualized educational program lasting 10 weeks, stipends provided, and evening classes also available.
SPECIAL POPULATIONS: Farm workers and agricultural families 16 years of age and older.
COMMUNITIES SERVED: All Rio Arriba County and Taos County.
Program Name: Adult Basic Education: Northern New Mexico College
CONTACT: Robin Duran
CONTACT PHONE: (505) 747-2195
FAX: (505) 747-5438
Physical Address: 921 Paseo de Oñate, Española, NM 87532
Type of Program: Adult Basic Education program in a college.
Services Offered: Class and lab instruction in GED, Pre-GED, basic skills improvement (BSI), job skills (JS), and English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL); one-to-one or small group tutoring in basic literacy, numeracy, and ESOL. Special Populations: Pueblo communities, rural communities, rehabilitation and detention centers.
POPULATIONS SERVED: GED / Pre-GED / ESOL students must be 18 years of age. Pre-GED, 16 or 17 years of age, must have formally withdrawn from k-12 school and completed a GED Underage Verification Form. BSI: must have skills below the 12th grade level on assessment. Non-literacy students must be able to independently complete an intake form and follow the directions given on the assessment test.
Communities Served: Espanola (main site); Other off-campus sites: Chama Valley (see listings for Tierra Amarilla), Okhay Owingeh, and Pojoaque Valley (Nambe, Pojoaque, San Idelfonso, and Tesuque). The following communities are served on a rotational basis as needed when funding permits: Dixon/Velarde, Truchas, Coyote/Gallina, Abiquiu, Ojo Caliente, Penasco, and the Rio Arriba Detention Center (see listings for Tierra Amarilla).
PROGRAM NAME: Rio Arriba Adult Literacy Program (RAALP)
CONTACT: Beverly Post, Program Coordinator
CONTACT PHONE: 505-747-6162
MAILING ADDRESS: PO Box 1113, Espanola, NM 87532
TYPE OF PROGRAM: Basic Literacy Tutoring Services
SERVICES OFFERED: Basic Literacy Tutoring Services
COMMUNITIES SERVED: All Rio Arriba County