Ongoing Classes & Services


Judo Classes for children 5 years old & up.  Every Monday from 4:30-5:30pm.  For more information or to register your child contact Magali Almaraz.  There is a one time registration fee of $5 and from then on the classes are free. Click here to view/download class flier.

Karate Classes for children 6 years old & up.  Every Saturday from 11am to 12pm.  For more information or to register your child contact Louie Alfaro at 915-319-4096.  Class fee is $25/month. Click here to view/download class flier.



Social Security Benefits advising (SSB) from 8:30am to 3pm every third Tuesday of the month.  DVR staff will provide help for participants on how to maintain benefits while they find employment and work towards becoming independent of the Social Security Administration.  Individuals must have been determined eligible for vocational rehabilitation services and are in an active Individual Employment Plan (IEP).  SSB advising is provided on the third Tuesday of the month by theNM Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR), Edward Rodriguez, SSB Adviser. To schedule an appointment, please contact Elvia Cordero at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (575) 524-6135 or Ramona Contreras at (575) 524-6135.


Vocational Rehabilitation Services aimed to help individuals with disabilities obtain and retain employment are provided on Wednesdays from 8:30am to 5pm by the New Mexico Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR). To schedule an appointment, please contact Ramona Contreras at 575-524-6135.

Yoga Classes for Every Body!  Gain…PEACE * MENTAL CLARITY *HOPE * STRENGTH * BALANCE *BREATH on Wednesdays from 5:30-6pm with Aurora Martinez.  Class fee is $2/class.  Click here to view/download flier.
Zumba Classes from 9-10am on Mon.-Fri. led by Blanca Garcia, Independent Zumba Consultant. Evening Zumba classes from 6:00-7pm on Mon.-Thurs. led by Aurora Martinez, Independent Zumba Consultant. Cost is $2/class. Click here to view/download Blanca's flier.  Click here to view/download Aurora's flier.
Upcoming Events

Please feel free to share event information to people who you feel will benefit from our workshops, trainings and special events. For additional information please contact Ilse Arrieta, Programs Coordinator at 575-882-5556 or the contact number listed next to the event announcement.


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Click here to view the 2014 Summer Semester Class Schedule.

Tuesday July 15 and then every Wednesday thru August 20, 2014: The Manage Your Chronic Disease (MyCD) Program, A Free Six-Week Community Workshop from 9:30am to 12:30pm.  The workshop is limited to 20 people and is for adults of all ages.

Learn how to better manage your chronic condition like diabetes, arthritis, pain, asthma, or high blood pressure. Build new relationships and learn new skills to help you live a healthier life!

These workshops are appropriate for adults with disabilities. Family members and caregivers are welcome to attend too. Sign-up now, call Magali Almaraz at
Click here to view/download flier which lists workshop topics in detail.
Mondays, Aug. 11 & 18: Mental Health First Aid from 8:30am t0 12:30pm.  The two day workshop is designed to fight stigma associated with mental illness and to address the real desire to help someone who is struggling.

Specifically, participants will learn:

  • Potential risk factors and warning signs for a range of mental health problems, including: depression, anxiety/trauma, psychosis, eating disorders, substance use disorders, and self injury
  • An understanding of the prevalence of Various mental health disorders in the U.S. and the need for reduced stigma in their communities
  • A 5-step action plan encompassing the skills, resources and knowledge to assess the situation, to select and implement appropriate. Interventions, and to help the individual in crisis connect with appropriate professional care
  • The evidence-based professional, peer, social, and self-help resources available to help someone with a mental health problem.


Click here to download/view the workshop flier.


Wednesday, Aug. 20: Clase de Alimentación de Niños y Adultos Y Primeros Auxilios de 8:30am a 12:30pm. Habrá un cobro de $5.00. Habrá cuidado de niños limitado, por favor haga lo posible para que alguien le cuide los niños mientras que participa en el entrenamiento. Recuerde son 4 horas de entrenamiento y es muy duro para los niños. ¡Las clases van hacer en Español!


Friday, Aug. 22: Ahorre Energia, Ahorre Dinero de 10am a 11am. La Compañía de Electricidad y SoAHEC están ofreciendo esta presentación para la comunidad GRATIS!!

-Tips en como ahorrar energía y dinero.
-Programas de Reembolso.
-Seguridad Eléctrica para su hogar.

Para mas información habla con Magali Almaraz
Haga click aqui para ver/bajar el folleto.


Tuesdays, Aug. 26: Estate Planning Workshop from 2-3:30pm.  The Workshop will cover the following:



Click here to view/download flier.

Tuesdays, Aug. 26-Sept. 20: Tomando Control de su Salud de 9am a 11:30am. El Programa Tomando Control de su Salud es un taller Comunitario por Seis Semanas y es GRATIS! Haga click aqui para ver/bajar el folleto.

Tuesday & Wednesday, Sept. 2 & 3: Basic Computer Class from 9am to 12 pm.In this course, participants will learn the fundamentals of computers and get hands-on experience with Windows 7. You can register for the class online at or call Community Action Agency of Southern NM at 575-527-8799 ext. 110 to register for the class. Click here to see flier.
Thursday & Friday, Sept. 4 & 5: Introduction to the Internet  from 9am to 12pm. In this course participants will be given an overview of the Internet and what's available on it. Search engines, Email, and online forms will be covered. To register call Community Action Agency of Southern NM at 575-527-8799 ext. 110 or register online at Click here to see flier.



Tuesday & Wednesday, Sept. 9 & 10:Selecting a Computer  from 9am to 12pm. This course provides the information you need to select an computer and find appropriate Internet Provider Plan. To register please call Community Action Agency at 575-527-8799 ext. 110 or online at Click here to see flier.

Thursday & Friday, Sept. 11 & 12: How to Take an Online Course from 9am to 12pm.  Students take a practice Online Course which will help them gain experience and skills with important online training tools. They will learn how to succeed in an online learning environment and discover where to find information about the many courses offered online. To register call Community Action Agency at 575-527-8799 ext. 110 or online at  Click hereto see flier.