Congressionally Director Spending Requests FY23: Labor, Health, and Human Services

Signed Disclosure Letter Available HERE.

PROJECTS REQUESTED

Project City/County: Albuquerque, NM

Recipient: University of New Mexico

Amount Requested: $300,000

Project Description and Explanation: The University of New Mexico will launch a pilot program for rural and Indigenous teachers to create a career pathway for educators.


Project City/County: Albuquerque, NM

Recipient: The Savila Collaborative d.b.a. Centro Savila 

Amount Requested: $175,000

Project Description and Explanation: Centro Sávila will expand and enhance trauma-informed mental health and suicide prevention services for immigrant and refugee youth in Albuquerque, New Mexico.


Project City/County: Albuquerque, NM

Recipient: University of New Mexico

Amount Requested: $1,900,000

Project Description and Explanation: The University of New Mexico will purchase an MRI scanner for clinical research at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico.


Project City/County: Albuquerque, NM

Recipient: City of Albuquerque

Amount Requested: $2,000,000

Project Description and Explanation: The City of Albuquerque will develop programming for the first Medical Sobering Center in New Mexico.


Project City/County: Albuquerque, NM

Recipient: United Association of Plumbers and Piper Fitters

Amount Requested: $750,000

Project Description and Explanation: United Association of Plumbers & Piper Fitters Local 412 would purchase and outfit a mobile training center to serve rural and tribal communities across New Mexico.


Project City/County: Albuquerque, NM

Recipient: Chronic Disease Prevention Council of New Mexico 

Amount Requested: $115,000

Project Description and Explanation: The Chronic Disease Prevention Council of New Mexico seeks to create a Peer Provider Network of mental health and behavioral health professionals.


Project City/County: Albuquerque, NM

Recipient: Central New Mexico Community College 

Amount Requested: $1,000,000

Project Description and Explanation: Central New Mexico Community College’s will provide direct training, workforce experience, and student supports in coding, cyber security, space, IT services, blockchain, and other specialized high-tech industry areas.


Project City/County: Bernalillo, NM

Recipient: The FOCUS Clinic at the University of New Mexico 

Amount Requested: $3,000,000

Project Description and Explanation: The FOCUS Clinic will expand health care access to young children and families with high levels of structural determinants of health by using the two-generation approach in Central New Mexico.


Project City/County: Bernalillo, NM

Recipient: City of Albuquerque

Amount Requested: $8,700,000

Project Description and Explanation: The City of Albuquerque seeks funding to renovate and purchase equipment for New Mexico’s first Medical Sobering Center.


Project City/County: Bernalillo, NM

Recipient: The University of New Mexico 

Amount Requested: $1,500,000

Project Description and Explanation: The University of New Mexico will increase capacity and capability for workforce development in cybersecurity and data science in New Mexico.


Project City/County: Bernalillo County, NM

Recipient: First Nations Community HealthSource

Amount Requested: $1,000,000

Project Description and Explanation: First Nations Community HealthSource will add primary care, dental, and traditional healing services to address the unmet health needs of urban Indians and other underserved populations in Albuquerque, New Mexico.


Project City/County: Bernalillo County, NM

Recipient: University of New Mexico 

Amount Requested: $3,000,000

Project Description and Explanation: The Center for Excellence for Care of Neonates Exposed to Opiates seeks to expand its training statewide for providers who treat babies exposed to opioids in utero in New Mexico.


Project City/County: Bernalillo County, NM

Recipient: Explora Science Center and Children's Museum 

Amount Requested: $475,000

Project Description and Explanation: Explora will offer K-12 STEM programs that improve educational outcomes, and support young adults on pathways to certificates, degrees, and jobs.


Project City/County: Bernalillo County, NM

Recipient: Bernalillo County 

Amount Requested: $800,000

Project Description and Explanation: Bernalillo County will purchase two additional mobile School-Based Health Clinics to serve Albuquerque Public Schools students.


Project City/County: Bernalillo and Santa Fe Counties, NM 

Recipient: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central New Mexico 

Amount Requested: $600,000

Project Description and Explanation: Big Brothers, Big Sisters (BBBS) and Boys and Girls Clubs (BGC) are partnering to offer in-school and after-school programs that promote social-emotional learning, outdoor equity, and college and career preparation to at-risk youth K-12 throughout New Mexico.


Project City/County: Bernalillo, Valencia, Sandoval, and Santa Fe Counties, NM 

Recipient: Young Fathers dbc; Fathers New Mexico 

Amount Requested: $213,000

Project Description and Explanation: Fathers New Mexico requests funding to strengthen and expand community-based services to prevent child abuse and neglect throughout New Mexico.


Project City/County: Doña Ana County, NM 

Recipient: New Mexico Association of Community Partners

Amount Requested: $103,000

Project Description and Explanation: New Mexico Association of Community Partners will train and build capacity at six Community Action Agencies.


Project City/County: Doña Ana County, NM 

Recipient: Children's Reading Alliance 

Amount Requested: $120,000

Project Description and Explanation: Children’s Reading Alliance will provide First Teacher/Primer Maestro training to parents and caregivers at six full-service community schools in the Las Cruces Public Schools district.


Project City/County: Doña Ana County, NM 

Recipient: Doña Ana Community College 

Amount Requested: $450,000

Project Description and Explanation: Doña Ana Community College will create a post-secondary workforce training program for participants with intellectual and developmental disabilities.


Project City/County: Doña Ana County, NM

Recipient: New Mexico State University 

Amount Requested: $766,000

Project Description and Explanation: Doña Ana Community College will renovate and equip labs for Nursing and Respiratory Therapy Programs training in Southern New Mexico.


Project City/County: Doña Ana, Grant, Sierra, Hidalgo, and Luna Counties, NM 

Recipient: Community Action Agency of Southern New Mexico 

Amount Requested: $1,000,000

Project Description and Explanation: Community Action Agency of Southern New Mexico will expand Thriving Families, a two-generational approach to family economic self-sufficiency, wellness, and prosperity across five rural communities in Southern New Mexico.


Project City/County: Eddy County, NM 

Recipient: Carlsbad LifeHouse Inc. 

Amount Requested: $400,000

Project Description and Explanation: Carlsbad LifeHouse Therapy will hire six additional clinical therapists to support the mental health needs of children and adults in Eddy County, New Mexico.


Project City/County: Farmington, NM 

Recipient: Cenikor Foundation 

Amount Requested: $330,000

Project Description and Explanation: Cenikor Foundation will complete capital improvements to the Four Winds Recovery Center facility in Farmington, NM.


Project City/County: Farmington, NM 

Recipient: San Juan College 

Amount Requested: $500,000

Project Description and Explanation: San Juan College will develop and implement several new certificate programs in Cyber Systems Designed for Critical Infrastructure – electric, utility, industrial, and other critical energy-related operations.


Project City/County: Grant County, NM 

Recipient: Grant County Detention Center 

Amount Requested: $56,000

Project Description and Explanation: Grant County Detention Center Medical Clinic will upgrade its medical facility and equipment to address substance use disorder and related health issues.


Project City/County: Grant County, NM 

Recipient: Western New Mexico University 

Amount Requested: $1,000,000

Project Description and Explanation: Western New Mexico University will expand its wildland fire science program to build a career-ready workforce to fight wildfires.


Project City/County: Grant County, NM 

Recipient: Gila Regional Medical Center

Amount Requested: $1,000,000

Project Description and Explanation: Gila Regional Medical Center requests funding to purchase and install a new MRI machine.


Project City/County: Grant County, NM 

Recipient: Center for Health Innovation 

Amount Requested: $500,000

Project Description and Explanation: The Center for Health Innovation will improve training and retention for health, mental health, and public health sectors in New Mexico.


Project City/County: Las Cruces, NM 

Recipient: Families and Youth Inc. 

Amount Requested: $450,000

Project Description and Explanation: Families and Youth Inc. will develop the first certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic within New Mexico.


Project City/County: Las Cruces, NM 

Recipient: New Mexico State University Glass Family Research 

Amount Requested: $250,000

Project Description and Explanation: New Mexico State University will build vegetable and sensory gardens that support research and outdoor education preparation for early childhood educators.


Project City/County: Las Cruces, NM 

Recipient: New Mexico State University 

Amount Requested: $470,000

Project Description and Explanation: New Mexico State University will support the development of a network of university researchers, students, nonprofits, local government and business groups in Southern New Mexico to propose and implement solutions for challenges facing the U.S.-Mexico borderlands.


Project City/County: Las Vegas, NM 

Recipient: New Mexico Highlands University 

Amount Requested: $750,000

Project Description and Explanation: New Mexico Highlands University will create a Center for Excellence in Social Work at the Facundo Valdez School of Social Work in Las Vegas, New Mexico.


Project City/County: McKinley County, NM 

Recipient: Northwest New Mexico Council of Governments 

Amount Requested: $750,000

Project Description and Explanation: Northwest New Mexico Council of Governments will expand the Greater Gallup Industrial Workforce Program to provide participants in nationally accredited certificate programs in construction trades.


Project City/County: McKinley and Bernalillo Counties, NM 

Recipient: National Indian Youth Leadership Development Project 

Amount Requested: $361,000

Project Description and Explanation: National Indian Youth Leadership Program’s Project Venture will provide culturally guided, evidence-based afterschool programming that promotes outdoor adventure-based learning and experiences.


Project City/County: Pueblo of Jemez, NM 

Recipient: Pueblo of Jemez 

Amount Requested: $1,200,000

Project Description and Explanation: The Pueblo of Jemez will implement a Coordinated School Health Initiative that utilizes resources in the schools and communities.


Project City/County: Quay County, NM 

Recipient: Quay County 

Amount Requested: $17,000,000

Project Description and Explanation: Quay County will build a new full-service hospital to replace the current outdated hospital.


Project City/County: Rio Arriba, NM 

Recipient: Southwest Piping Institute 

Amount Requested: $1,200,000

Project Description and Explanation: Southwest Piping Institute will equip the Arriba Empowerment Center for workforce training.


Project City/County: Rio Arriba County, NM 

Recipient: Rio Arriba County 

Amount Requested: $3,000,000

Project Description and Explanation: Rio Arriba County will construct a 24-bed wing of a Skilled Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Hospital to better serve the community in Española, New Mexico.


Project City/County: Rio Arriba, Los Alamos, and Santa Fe Counties, NM 

Recipient: Las Cumbres Community Services

Amount Requested: $880,000

Project Description and Explanation: Las Cumbres Community Services will expand services for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Northern New Mexico.


Project City/County: Roswell, NM 

Recipient: Eastern New Mexico University, Roswell

Amount Requested: $350,000

Project Description and Explanation: Eastern New Mexico University will prepare students to work as automotive technicians on clean energy vehicles and prepare the instructors who will teach students.


Project City/County: Santa Fe, NM 

Recipient: May Center for Learning 

Amount Requested: $2,000,000

Project Description and Explanation: The May Center for Learning seeks to provide professional development and coaching to ensure that every school district in New Mexico has a reading specialist on staff.


Project City/County: Santa Fe County, NM

Recipient: College and Career Plaza 

Amount Requested: $100,000

Project Description and Explanation: College and Career Plaza will grow its in-school student support model to additional school districts in rural New Mexico.


Project City/County: Taos County, NM 

Recipient: Taos County 

Amount Requested: $3,000,000

Project Description and Explanation: Taos County will expand a treatment facility for substance use disorder and behavioral health issues in Northern New Mexico.


Project City/County: Taos County, NM 

Recipient: Golden Willow Retreat

Amount Requested: $250,000

Project Description and Explanation: Golden Willow Retreat, in collaboration with Inspire Bilingual Early Learning Center, will integrate comprehensive community support services into classroom settings.


Project City/County: Throughout the State of NM

Recipient: State of New Mexico 

Amount Requested: $2,000,000

Project Description and Explanation: The State of New Mexico will create an apprenticeship program for Certified Nurse Assistants.


Project City/County: Throughout the State of NM 

Recipient: New Mexico Human Services Department 

Amount Requested: $3,000,000

Project Description and Explanation: The State of New Mexico will provide training to behavioral health providers to treat specific occupations.


Project City/County: Throughout the State of NM 

Recipient: New Mexico Human Services Department 

Amount Requested: $2,800,000

Project Description and Explanation: The New Mexico Department of Human Services will create seven additional Mobile Crisis Teams to support the work of the 988 call center in New Mexico.