Advocacy Inc.

Mailing Address: 6301 Fourth NW, Suite 3, Albuquerque, NM 87107
County of Location: Bernalillo
Phone: (505) 266-3166
NTEE Code: E- Health Care, F- Mental Health, Crisis Intervention, I- Crime, Legal Related, P- Human Services
Mission Statement:

Advocacy Inc. and the New Mexico Guardianship Project protect and promote the interests of at-risk youth and children in New Mexico by providing low or no cost legal services.

Primary Programs:

Guardian ad Litem Services: Advocacy provides guardian ad litem and youth attorneys services to all children in state's custody who are victims of abuse and neglect in Bernalillo County, under a state contract, since 1986.

The New Mexico Guardianship Project provides civil legal services to children and families. The Project obtains guardianship and adoption for children who are being raised by non-parental caregivers. Guardianship suspends parental rights and adoption terminates those rights. Adoption can provide additional medical, educational and survivorship benefits. Support services are also provided to help families obtain financial and medical services for these children.

The Project also provides legal information, referral and support services to families in New Mexico.

Populations Served: All Populations, Rural
Counties Served: Statewide
Year Founded:


Annual Budget: $750,000 - $999,999
Personnel: 1 to 5 FTE
Executive Director:

Gini Silva

Accepts inquiries: Accepts inquiries about volunteering
Nonprofit Status: Has 501(c)(3) nonprofit status from the IRS, Is registered as a Nonprofit Corporation with the State of New Mexico

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