Program Details

New Mexico Youth Challenge Academy

Program ID 52
Program Name New Mexico Youth Challenge Academy
Location: Roswell, New Mexico
Street Address 131 Earl Cummings Loop
Roswell
New Mexico 88203
Mailing Address  
Phone Numbers (505) 347-7610
Fax (505) 347-9762
E-mail sabrina.lara@roswell.enmu.edu
Web Site http://www.ngycp.org/nm
Eligibility Youth must volunteer for the program, not have been convicted of a felony, come into the program drug free, be out of school, and be unemployed or underemployed.
Gender Served  
Ages Served 15-17,18-21
Capacity 150
Funding Sources Federal Government Department Initiative; State Matching Grant
Non-profit Yes
Description The Academy is an alternative school that uses a military model. The program is designed to offer youth 12 hours of college credit during the 22 weeks they are enrolled. Youth receive their GED at the end of the program. Instructors are contracted through ENMU.
Contract Division  
Client Populations Adjudicated Youth on Probation or Parole
At-Risk
Non-adjudicated Youth
Youth Referred for Non-delinquent Offenses
Services Offered Education
Skills
Substance Abuse
Counties Served
State-wide Yes
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