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How We Help … and How We’ve Helped

Our employment program at LifeROOTS continues to provide important opportunities to individuals with disabilities and enable them to secure jobs throughout the community where they can. In fact, for more than 20 years, LifeROOTS has operated affirmative business opportunities that provide valuable services for area businesses while providing employment for people with disabilities – and […]




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Looking for the Most Comprehensive Guide to Local Sports, Recreational and Art Programs Serving the Needs of People With Disabilities in New Mexico?

LifeROOTS is pleased to announce that we are offering a FREE DOWNLOAD of a valuable new booklet for those with disabilities and their families, which was created by Dr. Christina Davidson. The booklet, New Mexico Adaptive Programs, provides a listing of adaptive programs throughout New Mexico – including sports programs, camps, dance programs, art programs […]




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Please Consider Donating Your Used Clothing, Shoes & Small Household Items

Your used clothing, shoes and small household item donations will help both the LifeROOTS Career Discovery Program and Big Brothers Big Sisters. Your support will make a difference! The more donations we collect, the more we earn to enhance our services to help adults with disabilities. Drive Up. Drop Off. Done! Donations are tax-deductible. Bring […]




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Discover the PossABILITIES

Are you interested in employment but aren’t sure if you’re ready? Are you looking to expand your skills and stamina to help find that “right” job? For more than 25 years, LifeROOTS has helped people with disabilities secure meaningful jobs in the community. We’ve matched hundreds of people with disabilities with jobs that were just […]




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Important News Surrounding the DD Waiver!

There was recently some important news and developments surrounding the DD Waiver!  As many of you know, the Supports Intensity Scale (SIS) has resulted in many individuals with disabilities being denied services that they need simply through this one assessment.  However, an important development recently occurred, with the federal district court issuing an opinion granting a […]




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LifeROOTS Offers Cost-Effective Program To Help Companies And Organizations With Assembly And Repackaging Jobs

LifeROOTS is excited to launch a program that makes good business sense for area companies and organizations … and makes it possible for workers with disabilities to work in meaningful jobs within the community. Through our Assembly and Repackaging services, we offer a cost-effective way for today’s companies to handle many jobs by having our […]




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“Somewhere Over the Rainbow”

LifeROOTS client Susana Silva attended our Thanksgiving Potluck event recently, gracing us with her talents as she sang a beautiful rendition of “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” for all attendees at this festive event.  Susana, a member of our LifeWORKS program, works as a custodian as part of our City of Albuquerque contract, and was thrilled […]




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Holiday Cards Created By People With Disabilities a Great Way to Celebrate the True Meaning of the Upcoming Holidays

LifeROOTS has launched a beautiful new line of holiday cards for the 2013/2014 season. The cards were designed, created and produced by members of the LifeROOTS program – and showcase the tremendous dedication, commitment and talent of LifeROOTS members. LifeROOTS Holiday Cards are available in a package of 12 cards priced at $30 or sold […]




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Mobile Food Cart Continues to Bring New Opportunities to People with Disabilities

The “Feed Me Now” program continues to not only provide jobs and personal growth for those with disabilities, but is being embraced by a number of local companies. At the Whitener Law Firm in Albuquerque, in fact, employees eagerly await the arrival of the “Feed Me Now” cart each week – not as much for […]




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