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Early Intervention Program in danger

April 23, 2013 • Local News

Tobosa Developmental Services encouraged parents and community members to join the organization’s effort to save its Early Intervention Program, Monday at the Roswell Public Library.

For more than 30 years, Tobosa has received funding and positive reviews from the state. However, the non-profit recently received a letter from the Developmental Disabilities Supports Division that granted funding for three other programs, but not the Early Intervention Program.

The program provides services such as speech, physical and occupational therapies to children from birth to age 3. On average, more than 450 families a year utilize the program. Without funding, Executive Director Joe Madrid said Tobosa would lose $1.3 million from its budget and the organization would have to stop its early Login to read more

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0 Responses to Early Intervention Program in danger

  1. lmendoza33 says:

    We had an amazing showing last night at the Roswell Public Library! Tobosa and Los Pasitos Early Intervention staff and families are incredibly thankful for the wonderful showing and heartfelt stories that were shared by all.

    Thank you to all who have contacted the Governor! Keep making those calls!

    Please contact the Governor and urge her and her staff to look into why, after 32 years of providing excellent services to the communities of Chaves County, did the Developmental Disabilities Support Division reject the reauthorization of Los Pasitos Early Intervention Program and insist that this contract be reinstated!

  2. lmendoza33 says:

    The Office of Governor Susana Martinez is located on the 4th floor of the New Mexico State Capitol in Room 400, and the phone number is (505) 476-2200.

    The mailing address is:
    Office of the Governor
    490 Old Santa Fe Trail
    Room 400
    Santa Fe, NM 87501

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