Futures for Children

Mailing Address: 9600 Tennyson Street NE, Albuquerque, NM 87122
County of Location: Bernalillo
Phone: (505) 821-2828
NTEE Code: B- Education, O- Youth Development
Mission Statement:

Futures for Children improves the quality of the educational experience to empower American Indian students through leadership development and mentoring.

Primary Programs:

Three Circles of Support: Friendship/Mentorship This program matches American Indian children with mentors outside their reservations - Adults who listen, coach, and care. They encourage students to complete high school and pursue a post-secondary education. The relationships created through the program are integral to positively affecting and improving children's lives.

Youth Leadership: Inspires students to become critical thinkers, role models, and leaders in their communities. Students meet the challenges of planning and implementing community service projects designed to enhance life skills and self-confidence.

Families In Action: This program is designed to encourage parents and guardians to create a positive, encouraging home environment that promotes academic success and healthy relationships. Families in Action allows parents to identify obstacles, then build resources and find solutions that support their children's educational achievement.

Populations Served: Native American
Counties Served: Statewide
Year Founded:


Annual Budget: $1,000,000 - $4,999,999
Personnel: 10 to 29 FTE
Executive Director:

Teresa C. Gomez

Accepts inquiries: Accepts inquiries about volunteering
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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