Northern Area Local Workforce Development Board (NALWDB)
The NALWDB was formed to design and implement a locally-delivered workforce development system which enables government, business, education, and labor; and to provide the Northern Area with a well-trained, highly-skilled, and competitive workforce. Visit their website.
Service Provider Information:
HELP New Mexico, Inc.
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR)
DVR services include:
- Providing qualified VR Counseling
staff to help break through roadblocks in the workplace while guiding the
participant through the employment process;
- Assisting in seeking out a career
that fits the participant based on his/her interests, skills, and abilities;
- Preparing the participant for the entry-level job that will launch a career
- Providing guidance on how to access employment-related laws such as the
Americans with Disability Act (ADA) and accessing proper accommodations;
- Providing access to assistive technologies; and
- Providing basic information
about Social Security and Ticket to Work benefits.
Referrals can continue to be submitted on our website at https://referral.dvr.nm.gov/.
Offices have posted signs indicating 800 numbers that can be accessed 24-hours-a-day. A list of these numbers is on our website at http://www.dvr.state.nm.us/locations-contact-us.aspx.
Additional information about services for individuals with disabilities and DVR
is available on our website at http://www.dvr.state.nm.us/.
Four Core Program Partners
Title I WIOA Adult, Dislocated, Youth
Title II Adult Education and Literacy
Title III Wagner-Peyser
Title IV Vocational Rehabilitation
There are many other local agencies that partner together to provide a multitude of services to the residents of the northern region of New Mexico.