Wings For LIFE International

Mailing Address: 2270 D Wyoming Boulevard NE #130, Albuquerque, NM 87112
County of Location: Bernalillo
Phone: (505) 291-6412
NTEE Code: B- Education, I- Crime, Legal Related, J- Employment, Job Related, P- Human Services
Mission Statement:

Transforming lives to break the generational cycle of incarceration.

Primary Programs:

1, Wings Family Days - Community and Prison

2. Wings For L.I.F.E. – Life-skills Imparted to Families through Education (WFL) is a national Best Practice Model & won the best program in U.S. in crime prevention from the American Probation & Parole Association.

Other Programs:

WFL serves Albuquerque by offering an educational weekly program that changes the lives of children of prisoners, at-risk youth, prisoners returning home (returning citizens), & strengthens the family unit. A Pre-K & Tutoring program for school age children is provided after dinner by qualified professionals.

Parents/caregivers receive group mentoring, parenting classes, & education & teaches life-skills, manners & ways to improve quality of life by expert speakers in relevant fields who address money, jobs, parenting & communication & issues unique to incarceration.
WFL aims at intervention, prevention, & positive adult & youth development through successful implementation of Search Institute’s® 40 Developmental Assets®– scientifically-sound principles which focus on prevention & resiliency to promote positive, healthy development, find meaning & purpose in one's life & cut at-risk behaviors for all.

Populations Served: All Populations
Counties Served: Bernalillo
Year Founded:


Annual Budget: $100,000 - $249,999
Personnel: 1 to 5 FTE
Executive Director:

Ann Edenfield Sweet

Accepts inquiries: Accepts inquiries about volunteering, Accepts inquiries about board member positions
Nonprofit Status: Has 501(c)(3) nonprofit status from the IRS, Is registered as a Nonprofit Corporation with the State of New Mexico
Types of Services Offered: Advocacy, Direct Services


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