Autism Services

To apply for services, please contact us.


Tresco provides services for children and adults diagnosed with Autism or on the spectrum.  Children from birth to age 3 can receive Early Intervention Services through our TOTS department.  Please visit our Early Intervention page for more information on what services are available.  For children from 5 through 22 years of age, Tresco has recreational respite services.  For Adults with Autism, we have programs such as Supported Employment, Day Services, and Community Living. Please click on the links for more details!

What type of activities will be offered?


Recreational Respite offers individuals the opportunity to take part in various meaningful leisure activities that are community based such as arts and crafts, games, hiking, music and dance, swimming, gymnastics, spectator sports, learning activities with animals and community exploration. Our program is a great place to make new friends, increase self-esteem and enhance social skills.


Who is eligible to attend this program?

This program is for children ages 5 through 22 who live with Autism or an Autism Spectrum Disorder and do not receive any Waiver funded services.


Who are the staff at the Tresco Recreational Respite?

Recreational respite staff are motivated, enthusiastic and well trained employees of Tresco, Inc. Staff are fingerprinted and required to pass a criminal background check. In addition, the ratio for supervision will not exceed 2 participants per staff member.


When and where is the Tresco Recreational Respite program held?

Recreational Respite is held at a variety of community locations one time per month for three hours per activity. Interested participants will be grouped according to age. Participation will be on a first-come, first-served basis.


To apply for services, please contact us.


Main Administration Office

(575) 528-5200



Tresco’s Title VI Notice to the Public

Tresco, Inc operates its programs and services without regard to race, color, and national origin in accordance with Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.  To find out more about our nondiscrimination obligations, to file a complaint, or to request this information in another language, please contact us at Tresco, Inc Title VI Coordinator, PO Drawer 2469, Las Cruces, NM 88004 or 1-800-554-0936 or (575) 528-2200


Tresco, Inc. opera sus programas y servicios, sin distinción de raza, color y origen nacional, según el Título VI de la Ley de Derechos Civiles.  Para obtener más información sobre el programa de derechos civiles del Departamento de Transporte de Nuevo México o para obtener más información sobre los procedimientos para presentar una queja, llame al Tresco, Inc Title VI Coordinator, PO Drawer 2469, Las Cruces, NM 88004 or 1-800-554-0936 or (575) 528-2200