Talpa Community Center

Mailing Address: HC 78 Box 10511, Ranchos De Taos, NM 87557
County of Location: Taos
Phone: (575) 751-1014
NTEE Code: A- Arts, Culture and Humanities, B- Education, S- Community Improvement, Capacity Building
Mission Statement:

The mission of Talpa Community Center is providing programs to help Talpa's diverse community face the ever-changing complexities of life today. The focus is: economic opportunities for the community, continual learning experiences, and assistance with social services.

TCC houses a public library.

Primary Programs:

a. Public Library, with summer reading programs, volunteer staff reads at the Head Start School to each classroom.

b. Meeting place for AA, 12-step, and NA groups.

c. Ceramic Classes for Taos/Colfax Services, Arc, Public and Free to Children during the summer.

d. Sewing and Quilting space for groups.

e. Reception Hall with kitchen for parties, etc.

f. Elections voting site.

g. Boys Scouts meeting space and other community events, ie Holiday Posadas and Christmas Party for the children.

We are the hub for this small community to have some services that the Town has for the people who live closer to the City of Taos.

Our public library has 4 computers for public use and copy can be made here also to save trips into the larger city. Our staff are volunteers, mostly older people who are retired and have time to give back to the community.

Populations Served: All Populations, Children and Youth, Elderly, Latino/Hispanic, Low Income, Men and Boys, Native American, Rural, Women and Girls
Counties Served: Taos
Year Founded:


Annual Budget: $24,999 or less
Personnel: All Volunteer
Executive Director:

Effie F. Romero

Accepts inquiries: Accepts inquiries about volunteering, Accepts inquiries about board member positions
Nonprofit Status: Has 501(c)(3) nonprofit status from the IRS, Is registered as a Nonprofit Corporation with the State of New Mexico

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