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Direct Support Pros: Essential Employees

Direct Support Pros: Essential Employees

During this pandemic, we have all become more aware of the hard work of essential employees. In today's COVID-19 world, that often means those who are providing essential care for those who face greater risks of complications with the novel Coronavirus such as people...

Adelante Nurses Get Resourceful in Time of Need

Adelante Nurses Get Resourceful in Time of Need

What happens when you’re low on face masks and your team is supporting 15 Community Living homes for people with disabilities and a senior assisted living home during this pandemic? Your amazing nurses go online and find a video on how to make masks with the supplies...

Adelante & COVID-19 Response (3/19/20)

Adelante & COVID-19 Response (3/19/20)

Things to know today re COVID-19 and Adelante operations (3.19.20) Due to the governor’s directive on shopping centers and gathering size, effective today, March 19, 2020, the retail operations at Bargain Square Thrift Store are closed to customers. Donations are...

Adelante & COVID19 Response (3/16/20)

Adelante & COVID19 Response (3/16/20)

We know you are seeing information about COVID-19 all over the news and through so many different channels. While we didn’t want to add to those voices or your worries, we feel it is important to let you know how Adelante is responding to this pandemic. This is a...

Rand Finds Her Way With Tech

Rand Finds Her Way With Tech

“When Rand was younger, I didn’t know how she was going to participate in her future.” Rand’s mother, Miriam, told us.  Her disability makes verbal communication challenging. “It’s easy for people to assume that she isn’t capable,” but Rand is very capable. Her...

Advocacy Alert: Please Call the Legislature!

Advocacy Alert: Please Call the Legislature!

This year, the New Mexico Department of Health Developmental Disabilities Supports Division completed a rate study of community providers. What they found was what providers had been saying for years: Years of rate reductions have made it difficult to provide quality...

DiverseIT: Interns Recap Experiences & Free Classes in January 2020

DiverseIT: Interns Recap Experiences & Free Classes in January 2020

“Pioneers.” That’s how one staff member, Velina Chavez, and other community members described Isabel and Cassidy, the first ever Future Focused interns at the DiverseIT Computer Repair & Training Center. As part of one of their senior projects, Isabel and Cassidy...

Your Support Helps us Change the Story for People Across New Mexico

Your Support Helps us Change the Story for People Across New Mexico

Adelante has worked hard in 2019 to continue to change the stories of people across New Mexico. When people with disabilities are struggling to find jobs in the community, we help with resumes and job coaches. Adelante is among the longest standing and most effective...

Job Developer Emilia Sanchez Earns ACRE Certification

Job Developer Emilia Sanchez Earns ACRE Certification

Adelante wants to recognize and congratulate Emilia Sanchez, one of our job coaches, on earning her ACRE certification. ACRE, or the Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators, certifies employment support staff for people with disabilities such as job coaches...