Adelante is a diverse nonprofit organization that supports
people with mental and physical disabilities,
seniors, and disadvantaged populations
across New Mexico. We innovate to meet the needs of the community.
Adelante is a Community Resource!
Adelante is a diverse nonprofit organization offering a variety of programs for people with disabilities, seniors, and people with disadvantages.
At Adelante, we believe that everyone can be a resource to the community, including people with disabilities and seniors. We help people realize the untapped potential within themselves. As an organization, we also strive to be a community resource. On an annual basis, we have a positive impact on the lives of over 65,000 people.
Watch this video to learn about the many things we do!
Less than 20% of people with developmental disabilities have jobs. That’s one of the reasons Adelante has our own Enterprises, so more people get an opportunity to work. But, Adelante’s preference is to help people find competitive jobs with other local businesses....
Mike Kivitz retired in April 2021 after a long career at Adelante. As a CEO he was known for supporting new ideas and innovation. Mike also believed that developing leaders from within was a key aspect of an enduring nonprofit. So, it was only natural that Adelante...
Adelante supported employment services, also known as EmployAbilityTM, helps find competitive jobs for people with disabilities through local businesses. Adelante started supported employment services way back in 1987. Though we do run our own businesses, and it has...