Program participation is subject to program eligibility requirements being met. Services are provided based on assessment of need and budget availability.
Participants in Employment Training Services are expected to commit to at least two month of training and at least 10 months of employment.
The Office of Economic Empowerment
Phone: 505-265-3717 x 26138
Programs Supported in Cibola County
National Farmworker Jobs Program
The National Farmworker Jobs Program (NFJP) provides training and job development to farmworkers so that they can secure employment and attain higher wages. The purpose of this migrant seasonal farmworkers program is to strengthen the ability of eligible migrant and seasonal farmworkers and their families to achieve economic self-sufficiency.
Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Youth Program
The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Youth Program provides year-round assistance to youth between the ages of 14 and 21 in training, education and work experience to prepare youth for the 21st century workforce. This program assists youth in finishing high school/obtain a GED, get started in a higher education program, attain employment, retain employment and/or assist in finding better employment.
Community Services Block Grant (CSBG), Migrant
The Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) provides work readiness training along with supportive services with the goal of helping low income and farmworker families reach a higher level of self-sufficiency. CSBG funds are also utilized to help individuals and families who need emergency services. The goal of the program is to provide services to eligible low-income individuals and families to improve the communities in which they live.
Child & Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)
The Child & Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) provides cash reimbursements to home child care providers and child care centers for the cost of providing nutritious meals and snacks to the children for whom they care.