Financial Support and Meal Program

Did you Know?

RGEC together with ECECD has helped New Mexican families with Child Care Assistance. The Child Care Assistance Program subsidizes the cost of child care for low income families ages 6 weeks-13 years of age. For more information in regards to applying for Child Care Assistance please visit the following website.

Child Care Assistance

If you have further questions please feel free to contact the RGEC Child Care Service Coordinator Maribel Hernandez at 505-873-6035.

Financial Assistance Program (ECECD)

We currently accept the ECECD contract through the ECECD Child Care Assistance Program. The Child Care Assistance Program subsidizes the cost of child care for low income families’ ages 6 weeks-13 years of age. The Child Care Assistance Program will help you pay your child care per month. For more information in regards to obtaining a ECECD contract please log onto the following website

Child Care Assistance

If you have further questions please contact RGEC Child Care Service Coordinator Maribel Hernandez at 505-836-0306.

Early Childhood Education & Care Department (ECECD)

RGEC also works together with the State funded program CACFP. The Child Adult Care Food Program helps RGEC provide nutritional light suppers for at-risk children and youth 18 years and younger. Specified sites that participate in the CACFP program provide nutritional activities as well as promotes the benefits of healthy eating. RGEC and CACFP have worked together to provide meals since 2014.

Albuquerque Sites

  • Armijo
  • Atrisco
  • Barcelona
  • Carlos Rey
  • Chaparral
  • Collet Park ES & Pre K
  • Dolores Gonzales
  • East San Jose
  • George I. Sanchez
  • Governor Bent
  • Hawthorne
  • Janet Kahn
  • Kit Carson
  • Lew Wallace
  • Los Puentes
  • Los Ranchos
  • Marie Hughes
  • International School at Mesa del Sol
  • Mission
  • Mountain Mahagony
  • Mountain View
  • New Mexico International
  • Rudolfo Anaya
  • School of Dreams Academy
  • Sierra Vista
  • Tomasita
  • Tres Volcanes
  • Zia

Belen Sites

  • Central Elementary
  • Dennis Chavez
  • Gil Sanchez
  • La Promesa
  • Rio Grande
  • H.T Jaramillo
  • La Merced

CACFP Sites (Meal Program)

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Parents, please click on the video above to view our before/after school program in action!

RGEC is Hiring, APPLY NOW!

RGEC is currently looking for Instructors and Site Supervisors for our 2020-2021 Before and After School Sites. Applicants must have a high school diploma and a minimum of two years’ experience working with children, bi-lingual encouraged to apply. CLICK HERE to download application.

These following documents to move forward with the interview or hiring process.

  • 1. Completed Application
  • 2. Updated Resume
  • 3. High School Diploma / College Diploma
  • 4. Original Driver’s license and Social Security card (If they don’t have one or the other a passport, birth certificate or Military ID).

If you can’t submit an application online, please bring completed applications into our office at 6260 Riverside Plaza Lane NW, Suite A or email to

Ask Yourself..

Is your child RGEC smart?

CLICK HERE to see how we can help your student today!

When exploring different options for your child’s before- and after-school care, it’s common to have a list of questions, from how lessons are structured to what the fees are. One of our goals at Rio Grande Educational Collaborative (RGEC) is to be as accessible as possible, so today we’d like to share with you a list of the most common questions we get from parents like you:

Parents Q & A

CLICK HERE for frequently asked questions.

Online Registration is now available through EZ Child Track for all RGEC Fee schools! Pre-K and Kinder through 5th!

CLICK HERE for Online Registration

For Grant Program registration, please contact our office at (505)873-6035.

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