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New Mexico Works

The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program provides a monthly cash benefit used to meet basic family needs such as housing, utilities, and clothing. New Mexico Works connects TANF participants to exciting career opportunities through the Career Link and Wage Subsidy programs.

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Career Link

Career Link candidates are hired into part-time positions, working 12-20 hours per week for up to 6 months. These positions will be tailored to match individual career goals. A Career Consultant will help every step of the way.

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Wage Subsidy

Wage Subsidy candidates are hired into full-time, 40 hours per week jobs within government agencies. These positions last up to 12 months.

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Contact New Mexico Works

Phone: 505-841-8435
Email: NMDWS-NMW@state.nm.us
Mailing address:
New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions, Attn: NMWorks Program, P.O. Box 1928, Albuquerque, NM 87103

New Mexico Works Employer Partners

New Mexico Works provides eligible TANF participants with paid work experience. Participants are compensated by NMDWS, but assigned to work in government agencies or with private-sector employers who partner to provide  mentorship and support. Career Link and Wage Subsidy give employers flexible hiring options and a way to give back to the community as a work site partner.

Partner with Career Link

Career Link candidates are hired into part-time positions, working 12-20 hours/week with private industry employers. New Mexico employers who partner with Career Link are provided a financial incentive to hire eligible participants in ongoing jobs at no cost to the employer. Career Link can help to build a business and give employers greater flexibility in their hiring options.

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Partner with Wage Subsidy

Wage Subsidy candidates are hired into full-time, 40 hours/week jobs within government agencies. Government agencies who partner with Wage Subsidy are provided a financial incentive to hire eligible participants in ongoing jobs at no cost to the employer. Wage Subsidy participants can help to contribute to the agency and give employers greater flexibility in their hiring options.

More about Wage Subsidy

Contact New Mexico Works

Phone: 505-841-8435
Email: NMDWS-NMW@state.nm.us
Mailing address:
New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions, Attn: NMWorks Program, P.O. Box 1928, Albuquerque, NM 87103

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