2-1-1 is to non-emergency assistance what 911 is to emergency response: a quick andeasy way for people to access needed help by phone. 2-1-1 is an easy-to-remember freedialing code. Like 911, 2-1-1 is answered by people trained to assess callers' needs quickly and refer them to the most appropriate assistance. 2-1-1 uses a comprehensive computerized database of more than 200 services from over 400 public and non-profit health and human service organizations in northern New Mexico(Rio ArribaTaos, and Los Alamos Counties). Most frequent requests are for rent, mortgage and utilities, food, health care,and transitional housing for families. http://www.211nnm.org/
The Assets in Action program of the Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce uses the Search Institute’s 40 Developmental Assets are concrete, common sense, positive experiences and qualities essential to raising successful young people. These assets have the power during critical adolescent years to influence choices young people make and help them become caring, responsible adults and create “Healthy Communities, Healthy Youth.”
To help children reach their potential through professionally supported one-to-one relationships. 699-6267 or http://www.bbbsnorthernnm.org/.
Emergency care, women's health and pregnancy services, financial assistance, etc.
The guide to life in Los Alamos, New Mexico, http://losalamoswiki.org/
PEEC's home in Los Alamos is uniquely perched between the sun drenched Rio Grande Valley and the deep green coolness of the Jemez Mountains. Low and high elevation ecosystems overlap and result in rich diversity and many opportunities for exploratory learning.