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Albuquerque Indian Center

Primarily serves Urban Native American population, but people experiencing homelessness also eligible. Employment and training services, counseling and prevention activities, phone usage, legal assistance, food assistance, referrals for food and clothing, and notary services.

(505) 268-1751

(505) 268-5770

American Indian Graduate Center

Scholarships and fellowships for Native Americans in undergraduate and graduate studies. Includes assistance for conference travel, information on internship opportunities, and more.

(505) 881-4584

(800) 628-1920

Albuquerque Bernalillo County Library

Free computer classes for those with a library card. Various locations (see website for registration and times). Also has self-study lessons online. 

(505) 768-5141 (Main Library) or call local branch

Albuquerque wi-fi Hot Spots

A map of wi-fi hot spots in Albuquerque

 

CNM Foster Care Tuition and General Fees Waiver

Students in foster care can bring proof to the CNM Admissions office for the waiver.

 

 

CNM Job Connection Services

Provides help with resumes, practice interviews, and conducts regular workshops for current students and graduates.

(505) 224-3060

CNM Scholarships

Links to an array of scholarships. 

 

CNM TRIO Program

Tutoring and coaching for CNM associate degree students with academic need who are citizens or permanent residents of the US and are either first-generation college students, income-eligible, or have a documented disability.

(505) 224-4375

Dept. of Education Resource Guide--Supporting Undocumented Youth

Legal guidelines and tips for elementary and secondary education teachers and counselors; tips for higher education institutions; state aid policies; opportunities for financial aid, scholarships, and federally funded adult education programs; and information about migrant student records. 

 

D-ink Tattoo Removal(previously Lazarus Laser)

Low-cost or free tattoo removal for some victims of domestic violence 

(505) 220-6629

GED Math Prep

A free home study program for the math portion of the GED test.

 

Generation Justice Fellowship

Generation Justice's mission is to inspire youth of color to become media makers committed to social transformation. This fellowship is for current students or recent graduates with a media-related major.

(505) 277-1831 

Goodwill Industries of NM

Provides skill development and job opportunities to people with barriers to employment, including homelessness. Services include job training, resume writing, buss passes, food boxes, work clothes, eye exams, and housing and utility assistance.

(505) 881-6401

H.E.L.P.

Provides assistance with OJT, work experience, training-related services (books, tuition, etc.), gas vouchers, clothing, and other equipment up to $100. If you're interested in this program, call to make an appointment. You'll need to bring a photo ID, Social Security cards for all household members, proof of your last month's income, and a past due bill (if applying for emergency utility assistance).

(505) 766-4958

Hispano Chamber of Commerce

Free computer classes for Bernalillo County residents. See website for available classes and schedule. 

(505) 842-9003 

Lazarus Laser Center (owner Dawn Maestas now owns D-Ink Tattoo Removal, above)

Low-cost or free tattoo removal for some victims of domestic violence

 

Math preparation and review--FREE

See "GED Math Prep," above

 

New Day Youth and Family Services

Provides Life Skills classes for people between the ages of 15-21.

(505) 260-9912

New Mexico Job Corps Center

Job Corps is a Department of Labor free education and training program that helps low-income youth at least age 16 earn a high school credential and learn a career.

(505) 222-4243

(800) 733-5627

Reading Works

Adult literacy tutoring for improving reading skills, ESL, and HSE preparation.

(505) 321-9620

SER de NM

Free HSE tutoring, preparation instruction in Math and Language Arts. Essay Writing classes Monday–Thursday.

(505) 907-9957

SIPI Family Extension & Education Program

Sponsors workshops on various topics of interest in child development, health, financial, nutrition, and education.

(505) 922-4090

Soroptimist "Live Your Dream" Awards(formerly Women's Opportunity Awards)

Education and training awards for women who are the primary financial support for their families and have financial need. Must be enrolled in or accepted to a vocational training or undergraduate educational program. Must have SSN or Tax ID number.

(505) 797-8032

South Valley Multipurpose Senior Center 

Free computer assistance 

(505) 468-7341 

UNM El Centro de la Raza

Provides help with FAFSA applications in Spanish and maintains a list of scholarships for Hispanic students.

(505) 227-5020

Women's Independence Scholarship Program (WISP)

A scholarship for women who have survived partner abuse, have been separated from their abuser for a least one year, and have been receiving services from a community agency for at least 6 consecutive months. The agency must be willing to sponsor students. 

 

Workforce Connection Center (ABQ)

Employment resources, unemployment information, online resume creation, services for veterans, labor market information, job listings 

(505) 843-1900

(505) 841-8437

 

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