Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Center, Schools Awarded Grants.(Education)

Byline: Journal Staff Reports


Separate grants will boost suicide prevention and computer literacy for elementary students in northern New Mexico.

The Catholic Foundation has provided $5,000 to the Services for Kounseling (SKY) Youth Center.

A collaboration between The College of Santa Fe, where it is located, and the New Mexico Suicide Intervention Project, the SKY Youth Center provides free counseling services to elementary and secondary students and their families. Counseling is provided in the areas of school problems, conflicts, substance abuse and suicidal behavior.

Alvord Elementary School, which has been a reform project of The College of Santa Fe's education department, meanwhile, received $5,000 from the Frost Foundation for operational costs, while Los Alamos National Laboratory Foundation gave $10,000 for the community school's computer facility designed to increase computer literacy in students and their families. …

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