The Nueva Luz Foundation is honored to partner with the Weslaco Fire Department in sending our counselor, Mr. Jose Alvarado, to the Youth Emergency Preparedness Camp to guide some of the students. At the camp, the students learned the fundamentals of becoming a member of the Community Emergency Response Team. The Nueva Luz Foundation is honored to … Continue reading NLF at the Emergency Preparedness Camp
The Nueva Luz Foundation has had the privilege of spending the 2018 Spring semester empowering youth through our EAP program in the Raymondville school district. We have shown these students that they have the power to Understand, Cope, and Prevail! On May 30th, 2018, our students within the Raymondville school district celebrated not only the end … Continue reading Raymondville Graduation Ceremony
The Nueva Luz Foundation teamed up with the Cameron County Mental Health Force to help volunteer with their 5th Annual Fishing Tournament. This tournament was for the youth involved in their program as well as their families. Everyone had a great time catching fish on the pier in South Padre Island! Thank you to the … Continue reading 5th Annual Family Fishing Tournament
The Nueva Luz Foundation offers various services for anyone who has been affected by trauma. Through our philosophy of Understand, Cope, & Prevail, we aim to empower individuals to overcome any obstacle that they happen to face in life. Our programs are available for:VeteransVeterans Families/CaregiversFirst RespondersYouthFamiliesIndividualsThe Nueva Luz Foundation is helping empower individuals on a daily basis. For us … Continue reading Learn About Our Programs
Volunteering There is always a need for volunteers to donate their time and energy to support our cause. Please send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to join the list of NLF volunteers. Our team will keep you updated on what we’re doing and all of the upcoming volunteer opportunities. Internship We look forward to helping students broaden their … Continue reading Get Involved
The Nueva Luz Foundation was honored again this year to participate in the 2018 All-Hazards Conference! We have collaborated with our first responders that also participated. Our Dr. Villanueva performed her presentation on de-escalation for a full house of first responders! Thank you to the organizers of the event for inviting us.
Welcome to the Official Site of the Nueva Luz FoundationWe welcome you to our new and improved website. We are the Nueva Luz Foundation, a non-profit organization based in the Rio Grande Valley with the goal of bringing hope to those affected by trauma and PTSD.Our Mission, Our MottoOur mission is to further the health, welfare, … Continue reading About Us
The Nueva Luz Foundation brought its counselors and interns to Raymondville. We brought food and fun to Veteran’s Park and brought a smile to the members and children of the community! It was a fun day at the park indeed!
Our counselors, including our clinical director, Dr. Norma Villanueva, accompanied our interns to UTRGV for their field fair and to bring awareness to what we have accomplished at the Nueva Luz Foundation.
Our Clinical Director, Dr. Villanueva trained the staff of CPS on the subject of traumas at the UTRGV CESS Building.