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Programs broadly available to individuals with disabilities in general that provide vocational assessment, job development, job training, job placement, specialized job situations and/or other supportive services that help people with disabilities prepare for, find and retain paid employment. (AIRS ND-6500.1500)

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Statewide Service: Provides online resources, telehealth, or service at a satellite office.
Nationwide Service: Provides online resources, telehealth or services at a regional/national headquarters location.
5161 Lang Ave NE, Suite A
Albuquerque, NM 87109
Phone: 505-582-2720
Address:
5161 Lang Ave NE, Suite A
Albuquerque, NM 87109
Phone: 505-582-2720
Email: info@bosquebreqing.com
Services Provided:

The partners at restoration pizza help build a diverse staff of underemployed individuals with unique and different abilities. Restoration Pizza aims to restore goodness in the community.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 9/27/2022
Statewide Provider
Suite 100 500 Lead AVE SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Statewide Provider
Address:
Suite 100 500 Lead AVE SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Toll Free Phone: 866-931-2876
Services Provided:

The objective of the PASS is to help disabled individuals find employment that reduces or eliminates SSI or SSDI benefits. Individuals can get help in setting up a plan from a vocational rehabilitation counselor, and get access to benefits specialists, protection, and advocacy organizations who have they also in contact with. They can also help find organizations that helps people with disabilities and find employment networks involved in the Ticket to Work program.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 9/27/2022
Statewide Provider
5000 San Mateo Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109
Phone: 505-881-6401
Statewide Provider
Address:
5000 San Mateo Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109
Phone: 505-881-6401
Fax: 505-884-3157
Services Provided:

Goodwill Industries of New Mexico is a local nonprofit that assists New Mexicans in finding jobs and gaining access to specialized social services. Examples of services include Include: Employer Services, Job Search Help, Job Skills Classes, Production Assistant (PA) Training), Seniors 55+ Employment, Veterans' Employment, Veterans' Housing, Veteran Family Services, Traumatic Brain Injury Case Management, and more. Please note that when dialing the phone number, enter extension 1879. Goodwill Industries has multiple service and store locations across the state of New Mexico, and nationwide.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 8/29/2022
202 Central Avenue SE, Suite 300
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 505-332-9164
Address:
202 Central Avenue SE, Suite 300
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 505-332-9164
Email: info@abetterwaynm.org
Services Provided:

Since 2001, ABWL has served the Greater Albuquerque Community as a 501(C)(3) non-profit organization. The aim is to collaborate with others to provide the essential assistance for persons with developmental disabilities to achieve their full potential in all aspects of their lives, including employment, education, leisure, and relationships. ABWL also educates others about the challenges that persons with developmental impairments experience. ABWL provides community outreach information such as events and fundraisers.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 8/23/2022
1030 Salazar Rd
Taos, NM 87571
Phone: 575-758-4274
Address:
1030 Salazar Rd
Taos, NM 87571
Phone: 575-758-4274
Fax: 575-758-1680
Services Provided:

Ensuenos y Los Angelitos provides early childhood and adult services. Adult Services include Living Supports - Family Living, Community Integrated Employment, Customized Community Supports, Living Supports - Supported Living, and Respite Services. Child Services include Special Instruction & Developmentally Appropriate Activities, Service Coordination, Speech & Language Therapy, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Vision Services, Hearing Services, Nutrition Services, Social Work Services, Psychological Services, Family Education & Counseling, Medical-Related to Diagnosis & Evaluation, Nursing Services, Health Services, Transportation Service, Respite, and Center-Based Playgroup - Ages 2-3 years of age.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 8/29/2022
ENMRSH, Inc View on Map
2700 E 7th St
Clovis, NM 88101
Phone: 575-762-3718
Address:
2700 E 7th St
Clovis, NM 88101
Phone: 575-762-3718
Fax: 575-763-4158
Email: enmrsh@enmrsh.org
Services Provided:

ENMRSH, Inc. provides services to enhance the lives of adults with differing abilities and supports the development of children and families in our programs. Adult Services include: Community Integrated Employment Services, Customized Community Supports, Customized In-Home Supports, Environmental Modification Services, Independent Living Transition Services, Living Supports – Family Living, Supported Living, Intensive Medical Living, Non-Medical Transportation Services, Adult Nursing Services – Nursing Assessment and Consultation (LPN and RN), Personal Support Technology, Respite Services. Child Services include Early Childhood Services (FIT: Family Infant Toddler Program), Home Visiting, Infant Mental Health & Parent-Infant Psychotherapy, and Respite. Eligibility/Ages: No first-time parent requirements. Enroll prenatal until child is 3 years old. Serves Curry, De Baca, and Roosevelt Counties.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 8/29/2022
Nezzy Care View on Map
205 Boutz Road Bldg.# 5
Las Cruces, NM 88005
Phone: 575-541-0623
Address:
205 Boutz Road Bldg.# 5
Las Cruces, NM 88005
Phone: 575-541-0623
Email: nezzclc@hotmail.com
Services Provided:

Nezzy Care of Las Cruces is a provider agency that is contracted to the State of New Mexico Department of Health and Developmental Disabilities Support Division. The Agency has been providing services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities on the DD Waiver since 2007 and are currently accredited through CQL. They provide services including supported living, community support, family living, respite, and employment services

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 9/26/2022
Statewide Provider
2935 Rodeo Park Drive East
Santa Fe, NM 87505
Statewide Provider
Address:
2935 Rodeo Park Drive East
Santa Fe, NM 87505
Toll Free Phone: 800-224-7005
Fax: 505-207-2307
Services Provided:

The purpose of New Mexico Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) is a state and federally funded program designed to help eligible individuals with documented disabilities find suitable employment. DVR is a voluntary program and services persons who want to work. They provide vocational counseling and guidance; job search assistance; job development; job placement assistance; pre-employment transition services; vocational rehabilitation technology; employment training; and post-employment services. They also provide disability determination services, as they adjudicate cases for Social Security disability benefits.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 9/22/2022
Adelante View on Map
Statewide Provider
900 Osuna Rd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109
Phone: 505-341-2000
Statewide Provider
Address:
900 Osuna Rd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109
Phone: 505-341-2000
Email: info@GoAdelante.org
Services Provided:

Adelante is a diverse nonprofit organization offering a variety of programs for people with disabilities, seniors, and people with disadvantages. They provides community resources such as GiveABQ, Diverse IT, and food services. Disability services include employment and training, day rehabilitation, residential programs, and durable medical equipment. Services in senior programs include senior residential living, senior meals, and a senior center, and business services.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 8/25/2022
LifeROOTS View on Map
1111 Menaul Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87107
Phone: 505-255-5501
Address:
1111 Menaul Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87107
Phone: 505-255-5501
Services Provided:

At LifeROOTS we focus on individuals and their specific needs. Our adult clients with disabilities and families have access to day habilitation (day hab), supported employment, job coaching, job development, literacy programs and much more. We offer children and families free early childhood intervention screenings, assessments and services from birth to age 3. We also offer other therapeutic and support services for children with disabilities including parenting classes, therapeutic and behavioral services and much more.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 8/30/2022
Best Buddies View on Map
Statewide Provider
3507 Wyoming Blvd NE Suite A
Albuquerque, NM 87111
Phone: 505-299-2552
Statewide Provider
Address:
3507 Wyoming Blvd NE Suite A
Albuquerque, NM 87111
Phone: 505-299-2552
Fax: 505-299-1459
Email: newmexico@bestbuddies.org
Services Provided:

Best Buddies in New Mexico offers One-to-One Friendship, Integrated Employment, and Leadership Development programs for individuals with and without disabilities. One-to-one friendships between individuals with and without IDD heightens social and emotional development. Integrated employment secures jobs for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), allowing them to earn an income, pay taxes, and continuously and independently support themselves. The leadership programs educate and empower people with and without IDD to become leaders, public speakers and advocates.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 8/25/2022
103 North Pennsylvania Avenue
Roswell, NM 88201
Phone: 505-627-6727
Address:
103 North Pennsylvania Avenue
Roswell, NM 88201
Phone: 505-627-6727
Fax: 505-627-6754
Email: info@choicescil.org
Services Provided:

Choices ILC assists people with legal rights, personal attendants, accessible housing, money management, education/employment, resource assistance on disability law, equipment and devices, and problem solving. Services include independent living skills training, information and referrals, and individual and systems advocacy. Other services consist of referral for accessible affordable housing, ADA information & related topics, technical assistance and education, and government entities on disability related issues.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 8/25/2022
Mandy's Farm View on Map
7511 4th Street NW
Los Ranchos, NM 87107
Phone: 505-503-1141
Address:
7511 4th Street NW
Los Ranchos, NM 87107
Phone: 505-503-1141
Services Provided:

Mandy's Farm provides residential, employment, and day services as well as the AgrAbility, VAMOS, and horseback riding programs for individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 8/30/2022
Statewide Provider
11300 Lomas Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87112
Phone: 505-332-6700
Statewide Provider
Address:
11300 Lomas Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87112
Phone: 505-332-6700
Fax: 505-332-6800
Services Provided:

ARCA is a non-profit organization that provides opportunities for individuals with intellectual, developmental, and cognitive disabilities to enjoy great lives. ARCA provides customized opportunities for individuals with intellectual, developmental, and cognitive disabilities to live, work and enjoy rich recreational experiences in valued community roles. Services include Acquired Brain Injury Services, Independent Living, Supported Living, Family Living, InterCare Living, Meaningful day Program, Supported Employment, ARCA Janitorial Services, La Paloma Greenhouse, SMART Living Program, Health Services, Health Promotion Initiatives, Foster Care, Prader-Willi Syndrome Project, and Respite.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 10/3/2022
Statewide Provider
625 Silver Ave. SW Ste. 100 B
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Statewide Provider
Address:
625 Silver Ave. SW Ste. 100 B
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Toll Free Phone: 855-891-8295
Email: nmseedloans@gmail.com
Services Provided:

“SEED” stands for “Self Employment for Entrepreneurs with Disabilities”. The name clearly defines that the program is to make loans available to individuals with disabilities regardless of the type of disability, age, income level, or location of residence in the state, to purchase needed equipment and home-based business supplies. SJCI, in collaboration with DreamSpring and NMTAP, provides low interest loans on a case by case basis. NMTAP loans can be used for tools, computers, home office supplies, business equipment, home office modifications, and portable buildings.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 9/26/2022
Statewide Provider
2300 Menaul Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87107
Phone: 505-272-3000
Statewide Provider
Organization Name: University of New Mexico (UNM)
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Address:
2300 Menaul Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87107
Phone: 505-272-3000
Fax: 505-272-2014
Email: MHintz@salud.unm.edu
Services Provided:

UNM Partners for Employment is a statewide partnership between the University of New Mexico's Center for Development and Disability (CDD), the New Mexico Department of Health's Developmental Disabilities Supports Division (DDSD), and the New Mexico Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR). Partners for Employment offers training, technical help, networking, and collaboration prospects. To provide inclusive employment throughout New Mexico, they collaborate with state agency workers, supported employment providers, educators, family members, self-advocates, and employers. The College of Employment Services which is a hosted online training curriculum, and Project SEARCH, a one-year school-to-work internship program for people with disabilities aged 18 to 22, are examples of the services they provide.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 10/3/2022
Statewide Provider
500 Lead Ave SW Suite 100
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Statewide Provider
Address:
500 Lead Ave SW Suite 100
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Toll Free Phone: 866-968-7842
Email: Support@choosework.ssa.gov
Services Provided:

The Ticket to Work and Self Sufficiency (Ticket) Program is a Federally-funded employment program designed to provide Social Security disability beneficiaries (i.e., individuals receiving Social Security Disability Insurance and/or Supplemental Security Income benefits based on disability) the choices, opportunities and support they need to enter the workforce and maintain employment with the goal of becoming economically self-supporting over time. You may call the Ticket to Work Helpline at 1-866-968-7842 or 1-866-833-2967 (TTY/TDD), Monday – Friday, from 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. ET for more information.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 10/3/2022
New Mexico Human Services Department Building
3006 U.S. Rte 66
Gallup, NM 87301
Address:
New Mexico Human Services Department Building
3006 U.S. Rte 66
Gallup, NM 87301
Toll Free Phone: 866-341-9918
Services Provided:

Department of Diné Education, OSERS provides vocational rehabilitation services to eligible Navajo People with disabilities who are interested in going to work. Vocational Rehabilitation is funded by a grant from the United States Department of Education, Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA). The goal of Vocational Rehabilitation is to assist people with disabilities to obtain or maintain employment. Services include: • Growing In Beauty • First Things Home Visitation Program • Independent Living • Project-Launch Locations available in Crownpoint, Farmington, Gallup, and Arizona. For more specific contact information for your location please visit http://www.nnosers.org/contact-us.aspx.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 9/22/2022
Nationwide Provider
Office of Public Inquiries, Windsor Park Building
6401 Security Blvd.
Baltimore, MD 21235
Phone: 866-968-7842
Nationwide Provider
Organization Name: Social Security Administration
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Address:
Office of Public Inquiries, Windsor Park Building
6401 Security Blvd.
Baltimore, MD 21235
Phone: 866-968-7842
TDD: 800-325-0778
Toll Free Phone: 800-772-1213
Services Provided:

Provides information for people with disabilities who are SSI or SSDI recipients and want to work.

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Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 9/18/2022
Nationwide Provider
PO Box 6080
Morgantown, WV 26506-6080
Phone: 800-526-7234
Nationwide Provider
Organization Name: Office of Disability Employment Policy (OEDP)
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Address:
PO Box 6080
Morgantown, WV 26506-6080
Phone: 800-526-7234
TDD: 877-781-9403
Toll Free Phone: 800-526-7234
Fax: 304-293-5407
Email: jan@askjan.org
Services Provided:

Provides free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues. For both employers and employees, Accommodation Information by Disability: A to Z; and Accommodation Ideas by Disability, Limitation, Occupation, Product or Service, and Topic.

Consultants offer one-on-one guidance on workplace accommodations, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and related legislation, and self-employment and entrepreneurship options for people with disabilities.

Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 3/2/2022
Nationwide Provider
150 Mount Vernon Street
Boston, MA 02125
Phone: 617-287-4300
Nationwide Provider
Organization Name: Institute for Community Inclusion, University of Massachusetts Boston
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Address:
150 Mount Vernon Street
Boston, MA 02125
Phone: 617-287-4300
Email: John.butterworth@umb.edu
Services Provided:

ThinkWork is the hub for an array of resources related to employment for people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and is under the umbrella of the Institute for Community Inclusion at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. It hosts resources for individuals and families, policy administrators, and practitioners. Resource topics include supporting job seekers/employees, community rehabilitation/service providers, community life engagement, self determination and decision making, engaging families, staff training and development, state policy, and funding.

Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 8/30/2022