The Assets in Action program of the Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce uses the Search Institute’s 40 Developmental Assets are concrete, common sense, positive experiences and qualities essential to raising successful young people. These assets have the power during critical adolescent years to influence choices young people make and help them become caring, responsible adults and create “Healthy Communities, Healthy Youth.”
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern New Mexico
To help children reach their potential through professionally supported one-to-one relationships. 699-6267 or http://www.bbbsnorthernnm.org/.
Important Contact Numbers
Emergency care, women's health and pregnancy services, financial assistance, etc.
Los Alamos Maternal and Child Health
Information on services for children, women and families 662-4160 or www.lafamilycouncil.org/mch
Los Alamos Resource Directory
A 24 hour non crisis information line for community resources 699-KWOW or 699-5969.
Los Alamos Wiki
The guide to life in Los Alamos, New Mexico, http://losalamoswiki.org/
Pajarito Environmental Education Center
PEEC's home in Los Alamos is uniquely perched between the sun drenched Rio Grande Valley and the deep green coolness of the Jemez Mountains. Low and high elevation ecosystems overlap and result in rich diversity and many opportunities for exploratory learning.