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FY 1999 PHDEP Program Project Summary -- New Mexico
SANTA FE CIVIC HOUSING AUTHORITY, INC. --- $101,392
The program of the Santa Fe Civic Housing Authority will use a continuing activity consisting of drug elimination activities and drug prevention activities. The first part of the program depends on adequate security, use of a investigator, and cooperation with local and state law enforcement agencies. the coordination of these three components poses a formidable challenge to illegal activity. This alliance has discouraged crime and has provided a new sense of security in the housing neighborhoods. the sense of safety allows the second part of the program, drug prevention to be implemented. All parts of the program are linked through a partnership between the HA and its contractors. Through monthly meetings, HA staff and contract providers exchange information, blend activities to rid public housing of drugs and violence through a partnership effort.
TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES HA (Housing Authority) --- $25,000
The innovative program of the Truth or consequences Housing Authority employs a Drug Elimination Coordinator to oversee a youth employment/training program for 10 youth the summer of 2000. The Drug Elimination coordinator also will perform the tasks necessary to continue completion of the Housing Authority's Action Plan recommended in the 1997 Drug Elimination Technical Assistance Report prepared for the Housing Authority by John G. Hayes, Ph.D., Sparta Consulting Corporation. Action Plan tasks are separated into the following categories: 1) Safety and Security; 2) Mapping and tracking crime and other problems; 3) Obtaining Law Enforcement assistance for compliance with "One Strike You're Out" policies; and 4) Youth Crime and Drug Use.
ALBUQUERQUE HA --- $220,160
The City of Albuquerque will target seven developments for 1999 funds to complement the existing Public Housing Drug Elimination Program by undertaking physical improvements at the targeted developments as identified in the Crime Prevention Though Environment Design (CPTed) Plan, and by enchanting the prevention component through educational opportunities, youth services, and economic opportunities for adults and youth. The City will contract with a community-based organization to design and implement a Family learning Center for youth and adults, and to provide summer and after-school recreation programs for youth. Youth at the targeted developments will be provided the opportunity to receive dance instruction through the "Baila-Baila Academy of the Arts", a nationally recognized dance troupe. The seven targeted developments house 265 families that include 371 adults and 565 children. A list of the targeted developments is on the back of this form.
DONA ANA HA --- $12,500
Funds from the PHDEP (FY 1999) will create defensible space (fencing) for the twenty-five (25) units at Villa Sereno, Anthony, Dona Ana County, New Mexico. Fencing will promote the creation of a community where children can be children and people once isolated by crime can enjoy being a part of a neighborhood. By suppressing crime through the use of defensible space, the sense of community wellness will be restored which will effectively recapture the security of this neighborhood.
LAS VEGAS HA --- $82,918
The City of Las Vegas Public Housing Authority will deliver programs that emphasize prevention, physical security, security/law-enforcement and intervention. The use of Resident council Organizations to conduct outreach and organize residents for activities that enrich encourage community well-being. the 1999 Drug Elimination Program will establish recreation activities, coordinate transportation and resources. Help establish community parks and businesses. Physical improvements will consist of control measures that stop foot traffic behind buildings and provide lighting in the neighborhoods. The three neighborhoods consist of seven housing sites, 7-1, 7-2, 7-3, 7-4, 7-6, 7-7. This program will serve 500-800 people
REGION VI HA --- $25,000
Region VI Housing Authority is committed to the reduction of drugs, unemployment and deprived children living in public housing. With our programs our intention is to go within the problems and put people in positions that can make the changes not only in their own lives, but in the lives of their families and neighbors. Roswell, Carrizozo and Capitan would like to be a leader in the public housing industry that would prove we can make a difference in the neighborhoods and cities we serve. The people we will serve will be approximately 400 and these 400 people will carry what they learn back into the neighborhoods.
TAOS COUNTY HA --- $25,000
Under the fourth year request the Taos County Housing Authority continues the prevailing them of its 1998 Public Housing Drug Elimination Program Proposal. 1. Strengthening law enforcement visibility and response to other crimes in the Taos County Housing Authority Units by the placement of a police officer in the housing sites. 2. Pro-active intervention with all law enforcement agencies through joint powers of agreements. 3. Education Retention and Early Intervention activities on site exposure Neighborhood Watch and D.A.R.E. and other preventive initiatives. 4. Increase family sense of safety through after school activities at all sites, and enabling project so that family is empowered.
ALAMOGORDO HA --- $53,226
The Housing Authority of the City of Alamogordo, New Mexico will implement a comprehensive plan designed to eliminate, intervene and prevent the debilitation imprint of drug abuse and crime within the housing communities of Alta Vista and Plaza Hacienda. This plan includes Youth Drug Prevention Programs, Adult Basic Education, Community Police Stations and Physical Improvements Designed to enhance security. It will extend and expand the current youth after school programs. A Big Brother/Big Sister mentoring / tutoring program called "Students Taking All The Right Steps" (STARS) will be introduced at both Learning Centers in Alta Vista and Plaza Hacienda complexes. The Adult Basic Education programs feature English as a Second Language and classes for residents pursuing their general equivalency diploma. The complaint center housed at the Plaza Hacienda Learning Center will be extended to the Alta Vista Learning Center. More fencing will be erected in the Plaza Hacienda housing complex.
SANTA FE COUNTY HA --- $48,607
The Santa Fe County Housing Services Division is proposing to continue the youth programming in the three housing neighborhoods. Also proposed is a comprehensive parenting and leadership program for the adults in the neighborhoods. The Housing Services Division will also implement with the aid of the on-site resident councils voluntary resident patrols in the three housing neighborhoods. The neighborhoods are located in: Valle Vista (100 unit development) 08 Las Lomas Drive, Santa Fe, NM; Valle de Esperanza (52 unit development) 147 Quintan St., Santa Cruz, NM; Camino de Jacobo (69 unit development) Santa Fe, NM
TOWN OF BERNALILLO HA --- $25,000
It is the intent of the HA to develop and implement residential services and programs such as GED, After School and Summer Youth that address areas of supplemental educational needs and drug prevention for both adults and youth residents of the HA and the prevention for both adults and youth residents of the HA and the surrounding area. These programs will encompass planned, supervised structured activities in conjunction with establishing cooperative efforts with the public schools and other related social service agencies.
BERNALILLO COUNTY HA --- $10,500
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LAS CRUCES HA --- $75,000
The Housing Authority of the City of Las Cruces, New Mexico has been awared 1999 Public Housing Drug Elimination Program funding which will be used to continue and expand current grant will allow for continued substance-free alternative educational and recreational activities for public housing youth, security patrol services, use of New Mexico State University Work Study students as tutors and the employment of a resident Assistant Trainee under the direction of the CAP coordinator. Funding will also be requested to continue the CAP Coordinator's position for a additional year.
Content Archived: January 20, 2009
Content Archived: January 20, 2009