Family Advocacy

Organizations that support the passage and enforcement of laws and other social measures that protect and promote the rights of families.

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NM

Albuquerque, NM

MSC06 3885
1 University Of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87104
Address: MSC06 3885
1 University Of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87104
Toll Free Phone: 877-725-7770
Services Provided: Comadre a Comadre is devoted to serving Hispanic/Latina women and their loved ones through advocacy, education, information, resources, and support about breast health and breast cancer. All our services are free and provided in both Spanish and English by our experienced staff. Our Comadres are breast cancer survivors who are trained to access services and lend support from someone who "has been there."

Disease/Disability Information
Individual Advocacy
Issue Advocacy
Women's Advocacy Groups
Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 1/8/2019
Address: 805 Tijeras Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 505-242-1010
Wheelchair Accessible: Ramps
Services Provided: Crossroads for Women provides housing and intensive support services for homeless women with co-occurring mental and addictive disorders working towards self-sufficiency. The agency operates two programs. Maya's Place is a six month congregate living site for homeless women exiting jail or prison. The Crossroads is a two year program utilizing scattered site housing for homeless women cycling between homelessness and incarceration and their children. Our mission is to provide comprehensive, integrated services to support women working to break the cycle of homelessness and incarceration and achieve healthy, stable, and self sufficient lives in the community for themselves and their children.

Additions/Substance Use Disorder Support Groups
Family Counseling
Individual Advocacy
Issue Advocacy
Lawyer Referral Services
Legal Counseling
Legislative Advocacy
Mental Health Support Services
Self Advocacy Support
Specialized Counseling Services
Supportive Substance Use Disorder Services
Training and Employment Programs
Victim's Rights Groups
Vocational Rehabilitation
Women's Advocacy Groups
Women's Support Groups
Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 11/26/2019
PO Box 36648
Albuquerque, NM 87176
Phone: 505-538-8036
Address: PO Box 36648
Albuquerque, NM 87176
Phone: 505-538-8036
Services Provided: Voice for Women who are veterans or are currently serving in the United States Armed Forces. Act as an advocate for Women Veterans Rights, Issues and Benefits.

Group Advocacy
Individual Advocacy
Legislative Advocacy
Women's Advocacy Groups
Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 9/21/2017

Nationwide

332 S Nucgugab Avebye Syute 121-S240
Chicago, IL 60604-4434
Service Categories:
Address: 332 S Nucgugab Avebye Syute 121-S240
Chicago, IL 60604-4434
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Eligibility: Siblings of individuals with disabilities
Services Provided: To provide siblings of individuals with disabilities the information, support, and tools to advocate with their brothers and sisters and to promote the issues important to them and their entire families. Resources for siblings across the lifespan.

Chapter development inquiries: chapter.inquiries@siblingleadership.org
Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 9/26/2019