PROGRAM NAME: Adult Education Services: Western New Mexico University
CONTACT: Danna Lopez, ABE Director
CONTACT PHONE: (575) 574-5101
FAX: (575) 574-5113
MAILING ADDRESS: P.O. Box 680, Silver City, NM 88061
PHYSICAL ADDRESS: 500 E. 18TH St., Silver City, NM 88061
TYPE OF PROGRAM: Adult Basic Education program in a post-secondary institution.
SERVICES OFFERED: Adult Basic Education, literacy, citizenship, U.S. history, civics, High School Equivalency preparation, and computer literacy.
SPECIAL POPULATIONS: Students who are 16 years of age or older who are academically and economically disadvantaged, rural communities, low-income, courts, HELP, welfare, and group homes.
COMMUNITIES SERVED: Silver City, T or C, Animas, Bayard, Cliff-Gila, Columbus, Deming, Hanover, Hidalgo County, Hurley, Glenwood, Grant County, Lordsburg, Luna County, Mimbres, Playas, Reserve, San Lorenzo, and Santa Rita.
PROGRAM NAME: Literacy Link – Leamos
CONTACT: Mary Beth Folia, Program Director
PROGRAM PHONE: (575) 388-0892
SECOND CONTACT: Gail Dunigan, Office Manager
FAX: (575) 388-3757
MAILING ADDRESS: 515 W. College Ave., Silver City, NM 88061
TYPE OF PROGRAM: Volunteer literacy program, basic literacy, life skills, English as a Second Language, workplace literacy, High School Equivalency preparation and High School Equivalency components, and family literacy. Located in the Public Library. Volunteer program and a affiliate of ProLiteracy.
SERVICES OFFERED: Free one-to-one tutoring and weekly English conversational and computer classes. Basic computer skills and ESL classes are offered weekly in the Public Library.
SPECIAL POPULATIONS: Adults and at-risk families.
COMMUNITIES SERVED: Silver City, the Grant County mining district, and Cliff.