Partners & Resources

Partners and Resources



The New Mexico Workforce Connection, in agreement with the partners below, have made a commitment to maintain the basic provisions of the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) to ensure that services rendered are integrated, comprehensive, business driven, and customer focused.

The New Mexico Workforce Connection encourages you to learn more about the programs and services offered by our partners. Services provided through the Business and Career Centers are a collaborative effort among these partners, based on individual needs.

pdf Public Education Department Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Memorandum of Understanding 414.04 Kb 
pdf One-Stop System Partners Memorandum of Understanding 572.45 Kb

Community Resources 

The New Mexico Workforce Connection partners and community organizations can provide you with additional assistance to help you in seeking and gaining employment.

The Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce is organized to promote economic development, to enhance economic opportunities and to provide business and workforce education with an emphasis on the Hispanic and small business community in Albuquerque and New Mexico.

Catholic Charities provides help and creates hope by supporting families, fighting poverty, and building community.

Community Outreach Program for the Deaf enables people who are deaf, deaf-blind or hard of hearing to live and work in their community with the same rights and freedoms of any citizen.

Department of Housing and Urban Development assistance is available to either rent or purchase affordable housing.

The New Mexico Division of Vocational Rehabilitation helps people with disabilities achieve a suitable employment outcome. 

Fire Safety for People with Disabilities—A Reference Guide. This detailed guide covers strategies for people with visual, hearing, and mobility impairments, organized by chapters, with resources cited.

Goodwill Industries of New Mexico provides training and employment for people with barriers to employment so that they can become self-supporting and independent.

Home Education Livelihood Program HELP New Mexico, Inc. exists to create self-sufficiency and provide economic opportunities to strengthen families throughout New Mexico. They help clients and their families gain the skills and resources to be self-sufficient.

At, New Mexico homeowners who are struggling with their home mortgage or who are at risk of losing their homes in foreclosure can get foreclosure information and resources. Learn about loan modifications, short sales or other alternatives to foreclosure, housing counseling, legal advice & representation and more.

The National Farmworker Jobs Program assists migrant and other seasonally-employed farm workers and their families, achieve economic self-sufficiency through job training and other services that address their employment related needs.

The National Indian Youth Council provides Native Americans with access to education, health care, social service, employment, housing, leadership in government and economic development.

New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department serves and supports children and families and supervises youth in a responsive, community-based system of care that is client-centered, family-focused and culturally competent.

The New Mexico Commission for the Blind provides services designed to enable persons who are blind to become fully participating, contributing members of society.

The New Mexico Commission on the Status of Women advocates for the rights, responsibilities, and interests of women and girls in New Mexico and works to preserve women's history and contributions to our state.

The New Mexico Economic Development Department promotes research and development, helps finance job training, breathes more life into our down-towns, recruits new businesses to our state, escorts Hollywood to our film locations, and shows our cities and towns how to market themselves to attract new business.

New Mexico Job Corps Job Corps is a no-cost education and vocational training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps young people ages 16 through 24 get a better job, make more money, and take control of their lives.

The New Mexico Office of African American Affairs works to enhance the quality of life for African Americans in New Mexico and to increase responsible participation of African Americans in all facets of New Mexico's continuing growth and development.

The New Mexico Aging and Long-Term Services Department is dedicated to promoting the independence and dignity of elders and individuals living with a disability.

The SHARE Network of New Mexico provides information on resources and services in the community and surrounding areas.

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families provides assistance and work opportunities to needy families by granting States the Federal funds and wide flexibility to develop and implement their own welfare programs.

United Way of Central New Mexico connects people with their passion for improving the community. United Way is doing that work in three ways: The Community Fund, designations to specific agencies, and the systemic Community Building efforts.

The University of New Mexico, Division of Student Affairs is home to support services for students from diverse ethnic backgrounds and for women; student health care; campus housing; student entertainment and recreation; academic support services, including advisement, tutoring and mentoring; financial aid and scholarships; child care; admissions and recruitment services; professional development and career services; and a student union.

Veteran Services ensures that job and training services are offered to veterans on a priority basis. Veterans have priority over non-veterans regarding job placement, counseling, testing, referral to supportive services, job development, and job training. Local veteran employment representatives (LVERs) and disabled veterans outreach program representatives (DVOPs) provide these services to veterans in New Mexico.

The New Mexico Workers' Compensation Administration provides many programs and services to employers, workers, insurance carriers and self-insured businesses, health care providers, and related organizations.

The Housing & Mortgages for People with Disabilities guide is for persons living with a disability and in need of useful information and assistance in buying a home.

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