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.
Programs Supported in Taos County
Community Services Block Grant (CSBG)
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.
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)
The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Adult and Dislocated Workers Program provides work information, work readiness, job training and job development along with supportive services to assist individuals ages 18 and above in finding meaningful employment and provides assistance to employers to find the skilled workers they need to compete and succeed in business.
Emergency Food & Shelter Program
The Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) helps meet the needs of hungry and homeless people in Rio Arriba, Taos and Colfax counties for the provision of food and shelter.
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.