OFFCenter partners with several city, state as well as privately funded organizations to provide a variety of services and opportunities to even more New Mexicans. These exchanges create support while OFFCenter also provides a unique teaching and learning atmosphere for intern students, community health organizations, social workers, at-risk groups, arts organizations and others in a continuing arts and art therapy-based dialogue and development.
INTERSHIPS/MENTORSHIPS/OUTREACH ART EDUCATION
Amy Biehl High School, Media Arts Collaborative Charter School, Reginald Chavez Elementary School (OFFCenter’s Outreach After-School Art Program) , Southwestern College for Counseling and Art Therapy, UNM & CNM Service Corps (a division of AmeriCorps Service Learning/Education Scholarship exchange programs), UNM Dept of Education/Special Education: Art Education and UNM Ideas in Psychiatry.
EDUCATORS/COMMUNITY, CULTURAL & ARTS ORGANIZATIONS
516 arts, Albuquerque Public Library System (City of Albuquerque), Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Girl Scouts of America, National Hispanic Cultural Center, New Mexico Art Educators Association, New Mexico Art Therapists Association, Rainbow Artists, Summerfest/City of Albuquerque, UNM Fine Arts Department and YDI.
COMMUNITY HEALTH, CARETAKING, AT-RISK & SOCIAL WORK ORGANIZATIONS
A Better Way, Active Solutions, Aim High, Center for Function & Creativity, Desert Hills, High Desert, Mandy’s Farm, New Pathways, OptiHealth, OT Circus, Private Groups/Therapists, Providence, Share Your Care.
art X change
A mentoring partnership with 516 Arts. Seasoned professionals from current 516 Arts exhibits engage in dialogue, demos, and informal receptions with OFFCenter’s emerging artists and interested guests.