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La Vida Project strives to be an elite leader in providing innovative, responsive, affirming, person-centered resources, services, and supports to the youth and emerging adult communities of Southern New Mexico and to be frontrunners in actively contributing to positive change within the systems that impact them
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The mission of La Vida Project is to empower the youth of our community to achieve their own identified vision of success and to actively advocate for positive, radical change in the systems that impact them. 
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La Vida Project offers a range of services, classes, and resources for youth and young adults.  

Counseling & Therapy

Counseling & therapy services for those experiencing mental health & substance use-related conditions. Individual and family sessions available.  
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Youth Treatment Center

Provides treatment and intervention to youth on probation who have demonstrated the need for services (Youth must be referred to JDC through the Third District Court of Dona Ana County.) 
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Ganas

Ganas, FYI+’s Juvenile Community Corrections (JCC) program assists adjudicated youth in successfully completing their probation or release requirements for positive transition out of the juvenile system. The program utilizes a team approach which includes the client, family, contracted agency, public schools, JPOs, and other significant individuals in the youth’s life. Programming is individualized and focuses primarily on teaching life skills, including job search support, social skills development, school support and tutoring, and more. 
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Rainbow Connections

Providing affirming therapy and counseling services for individuals who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer+ (LGBTQ+) and, those who may be questioning their identity. Anyone can receive treatment regardless of their ability to pay.
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Catalyst

Providing solutions, strategies and support for emerging adults ages 16.5 - 26 who need extra assistance transitioning to independent living. This program is designed to help young people build the skills needed to reach their goals and to connect them with appropriate mental, physical, and dental health services.  
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El Puente Resource & Referral

Provides information and referrals for services, resources, and supports provided by FYI+ and by other providers in the community. 
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Resources

Classes

Yoga, hip hop dance, art & design classes, life skills coaching, job skills coaching and more.
HYPER is a pathway for youth to access an incredible menu of programs offered at La Vida Project.
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Outdoor Legacy Project

Outdoor & recreations equipment available for check-out at no cost.
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Free food and Clothing

Khalo’s Closet offers free clothes in a safe and supportive space.

The Foodbox: Provides free food to the community.

Cafe Vida: Vida is a friendly place in our community where everyone can enjoy free coffee, tea, and snacks.

Events

  • Pride Prom 2024

    More information to come

  • Pride Ball 2024

    More information to come

  • Pride Parade 2024

    October 5th, 2024

  • Outdoor Legacy Annual Event 2024

    More information to come

See our past events!

News

Don’t forget to check out FYI+ news every month for current blogs and happenings!

Careers

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