Sometimes bad choices affect our health, our marriage, our career and sometimes even our freedom. Sometimes those decisions leave you homeless with no support, or idea on how to move forward. Prison and homelessness is the harsh reality of judicial consequences for women, and men who have broken the law, or have a substance abuse, or mental health issue.
A lot of them want to have the opportunities to learning to make new choices, gain new skills, embrace life with sustainable principles, learn to forgive and love ourselves and others and move forward with new values.
Atrisco Heritage Foundation wants to be part of their journey. We combine caring support and mentoring with educational content, to improve life skills in a context of personal accountability, and resources to ensure new choices. Our intent of the organization, and its training program consisting of structured resources and referrals for reintegration support, education, and accountability.
We regard our participants as family. Every effort is made to best equip the women and men in their own journey and wellbeing. We provide trust, communication, and a non-judgement style to being a support system for them. Assistance is provided for the individuals to accomplish life goals that will empower them and to be confident to successfully reintegrate into their family, community and society.
Atrisco Heritage Foundation also includes resume writing and interview preparedness. Assistance or referrals for online job searches and resume printing and submission. We’re hoping our partnerships with local business owners, and small businesses will be able to offer some opportunity to have been developed and referrals are provided to some participants.
Assistance in accessing social service needs, i.e. documentation, clothing, hygiene, medical care, counseling, and any other resources needed for family reunification and reintegration to the community. We are happy to help them make those extra connections, and continue with their sustainability plans.
Atrisco Heritage Foundation provides classes for financial budgeting, conflict resolution, computer intro training, parenting, dressing for success, self-improvement and domestic violence workshops.
Atrisco Heritage Foundation provides a full series of soft skill classes to the individuals. It is important that they have these important skills to be able to sustain in the workforce. Examples: Communication, Time Management, Emotional Intelligence, Customer service, Team Building.
Thanks to partnership Bernalillo County Community Center South Valley Multi-purpose center, we have had the honor of being their training facilitator to the SAC Transitional Living program.
We appreciate you bringing a success story.
It was nice talking to someone who has been through what we have, and good bring light to us
I appreciate all the kindness everyone brings to us.
I enjoyed being able to ask questions about someone else who has been in my shoes.
Good info for me to job search
Great instructor with great information
The presentation was interesting and thorough. Always enjoyable and pleasant
It allowed me to learn other things I did not know, that I needed to know
Thank you so much for everything! Curtis is an amazing teacher and person.
Grateful for the time and effort.
The instructors are awesome
I would like to thank both speakers for taking the time to work with us on every visit. Each visit was a pleasant one.
The instructor Curtis is very personable and educated. He made the topics clear to understand
Everything was satisfactory
It made me better understand and be aware of my financial spending and how to better invest in myself.
It gave me good info on budgeting and how to manage money
The stuff on goal setting and soft skills description was very helpful
Great energy and very direct, great communication
Informative and well put together
The poem was really neat, it got my mind thinking again.
Atmosphere is great, friendly attitude of Serena & Curtis
The training helped me open up to others about my past and allowed me to hear about others past.