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Resources and Links

LEGAL RESOURCES AND LINKS

Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse
www.clearinghouse.net/about.php
Clinical Law Program University of New Mexico Law School
lawschool.unm.edu/contact-us/dept.php
Courts – New Mexico
www.nmcourts.gov/othercourts.php"
Disability Rights New Mexico
drnm.org
Find an Attorney
www.nmbar.org/findattorney/attorneyfinder.aspx
Lawyer Referral for the Elderly (LREP)
www.nmbar.org/Public/lrep.html
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
www.naela.org
Senior Citizens' Law Office
www.sclo.net
Senior Legal Handbook 
www.nmbar.org/Public/seniorlegalhandbook.html
Young Lawyers Division Homeless Legal Clinics
www.nmbar.org/AboutSBNM/YLD/YLDhomelesslegalclinic.html

OTHER RESOURCES AND LINKS

Alzheimer's Association, New Mexico Chapter
www.alz.org/newmexico
Center for Guardianship Certification
www.guardianshipcert.org
Disability.gov – federal government website for comprehensive information on disability programs and services in communities nationwide
www.DisabilityInfo.gov
 Forensic Intervention Consortium of Doña Ana County - seeks to contribute to the orderly administration of justice and the protection of the community and its citizens by reducing recidivism and undue detention of persons with mental illness and/ or developmental disabilities
http://fic-dac.org/index.html
Geriatric Education Center, UNM Health Sciences Center - Improving the health care of American Indian elders
http://medicine.unm.edu/academic-divisions/general-internal-medicine/geriatrics/education.html
Human Services Research Institute - provides consultation and conducted research efforts at both the state and federal levels in Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities, Child and Family Services, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse
www.hsri.org
 Judge David L. Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law - To protect and advance the rights of adults and children who have mental disabilities
www.bazelon.org
La Familia, Inc.- Management services for adults
www.la-familia-inc.org/adult.html
Medicaid
nmmedicaid.acs-inc.com/nm/general/home.do
Medicare
www.medicare.gov
National Alliance on Mental Illness – New Mexico - mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness
www.nami.org/MSTemplate.cfm?MicrositeID=78
National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers, Inc.
www.caremanager.org
National Guardianship Association - Model of Ethics and Standards of Practice for Guardians
www.guardianship.org
  National Long-Term Care Ombudsman Resource Center
www.ltcombudsman.org
New Mexico Aging & Long-term Services Department
www.nmaging.state.nm.us
Adult Protective Services Division
www.nmaging.state.nm.us/Adult_ProtectiveServices.aspx
Long Term Care Ombudsman Division
www.nmaging.state.nm.us/Long_Term_Ombudsman.aspx
New Mexico Association for Home and Hospice Care
www.nmahc.org
New Mexico Department of Health
www.health.state.nm.us
New Mexico Department of Veterans’ Services
www.dvs.state.nm.us
 New Mexico Developmental Disabilities Supports Division
www.health.state.nm.us/ddsd
New Mexico Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
www.dvrgetsjobs.com"
 New Mexico Guardianship Association - a volunteer-driven organization devoted to improving guardianship practice in the state of New Mexico
           www.nmguardianassoc.org
New Mexico Human Services Department
www.hsd.state.nm.us
New Mexico Mi Via Waiver Program
www.mivianm.org/contact.htm
Social Security Administration
www.ssa.gov
Disability Benefits
www.ssa.gov/applyfordisability
UNM Center for Development and Disability – A University Center of Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research and Service
cdd.unm.edu/default.aspx
U.S. Dept.of Veterans Affairs
www.va.gov