ONLINE WORKSHOP – Financial Capability and Community Inclusion for New Mexicans

When COVID-19 passes, what’s next? Grow your financial knowledge through this 5-session online workshop that will provide teams of persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities AND their caregivers (paid or family) with long-term skills needed to gain independent financial stability and capability Dates: December 1 December 3 December 8 December 10 December 15 Time: 5:00pm-6:30pm Location: Online …

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NEW MEXICO AGAIN IN THE (GOOD) NEWS

PHI announced this week the launch of a multi-state advocacy initiative centered on improving working conditions for caregivers. PHI’s “Essential Jobs, Essential Care” aims to advocate for state laws and regulations that strengthen the caregiver workforce. This national initiative is centered on Michigan, New Mexico and North Carolina and is a collaborative effort with three coalitions: IMPART …

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CAREGIVERS’ NEEDS DURING COVID-19

At the time of the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak, New Mexico Caregivers Coalition (NMCC) moved quickly to reallocate General Operating Funds for New Mexico caregivers’ basic needs. In order to make sound decisions on program needs, the survey was designed to provide us information on financial hardships of caregivers throughout the state and to do so in a …

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MEMBERSHIP WITH NEW MEXICO CAREGIVERS COALITION

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and because we cannot reach you through our typical in-person events and trainings, NMCC is offering a second way to become a Member. New Mexico Caregivers in Action, our sister organization, is a 501(c)6 and supports caregivers with programs and benefits. Read more here Dues of New Mexico Caregivers in Action …

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NEW MEXICO CAREGIVERS TECH!

New Mexico Caregivers Tech! just finished up the first round of training sessions and is opening the application cycle for round two! New Mexico Caregivers Tech! is a program of online training designed to build caregivers’ personal and professional technological work-related skills (financial security, internet safety, fraud protection) through four (4) short online training sessions. Caregivers …

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NMCC WINS GRANT FROM NATIONAL COMMUNITY CARE CORPS

New Mexico Caregivers Coalition announces Community Care Corps Act funding for assistance to local family caregivers, older adults and persons with disabilities. The two-year program will deliver the evidence-based Stress-Busting Program for Family Caregivers (SBP) in partnership with local agencies throughout New Mexico.  Stress-Busting Program for Family Caregivers (SBP) will be implemented in partnership with …

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Caregiver Coronavirus Support Chat Line

CareTogether, developed by National Domestic Workers Alliance, is a hotline for care workers who want support and advice from trained counselors and coaches during the coronavirus pandemic. Are you stressed? Have questions? Need help? Just want to talk to an expert? Chat with trained Caregiver Coaches via text, Facebook Messenger or live webchat. Coaches are available daily from …

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Online Groups for Stress-Busting for Family Caregivers

Do you provide care for a loved one with a chronic illness or disorder? You are not alone. We know caregiving can be stressful! This program will: Provide education and support Teach stress management techniques Help caregivers develop coping strategies Program available at no cost PLEASE CALL TO REGISTER Who: Family caregivers of a loved …

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APPLICATION CYCLE CLOSED – NEW MEXICO CAREGIVER EMERGENCY CHILD CARE GRANTS

As our readers well know, New Mexico caregivers and care workers are needed now more than ever to care for our state’s elderly and persons with disabilities. Caregivers of young children are especially hard hit because schools are closed due to COVID-19 precautions. Consequently, many caregivers NOW have the additional economic burden of meeting the …

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Financial Capability and Community Inclusion for New Mexicans – ONLINE WORKSHOP

This 5-week online workshop will provides teams of persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities and their caregivers (paid or family) with long-term skills needed to gain independent financial stability and capability. Learning Objectives Include: Spending & Saving Habits Money & Banking Basics Money & Identity Safety Financial Safety Dates: Tuesday, May 12th; Tuesday, May 19th; …

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