Congratulations Nueva Luz Intern Class of Summer 2021

This summer, we have had the pleasure of hosting 14 student interns from the University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley and Our Lady of the Lake University. They were able to learn about our ongoing mission to help first responders, veterans and their families affected by trauma and PTSD. On Friday, August 20th, we honored … Continue reading Congratulations Nueva Luz Intern Class of Summer 2021

Nueva Luz Trains Mission PD to Become PEER Facilitators

This past Friday, we had our first graduates as “Trauma-Informed Peer Facilitators” from Mission PD. Our goal is to educate our first responders to facilitate critical incident debriefings internally within their respective departments. Safety, support, and wellness are crucial within the first 24 hours. Our facilitators participated in a 40-hour course consisting of psychophysiology, individual … Continue reading Nueva Luz Trains Mission PD to Become PEER Facilitators

About 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

Learn About Our Programs

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 dailybasis. For us to … Continue reading Learn About Our Programs

Get Involved

Volunteering There is always a need for volunteers to donate their time and energy to support our cause. Please send us an email to 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