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Department Legislative Reports

Protective Services Publications

Juvenile Justice Services Publications

Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) Intergovernmental Agreements

Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Consulate of Mexico

Department Newsletter

Requests of the Children, Youth and Families Department should be sent to Kathleen Hardy.

While we will endeavor to ensure that inquiries sent by regular mail are responded to timely, to ensure the most expedient handling during the COVID-19 period, please email to

If you are unable to email your request, it can be sent by regular mail to:

Kathleen Hardy
Children Youth and Families Department
P.O. Drawer 5160
Santa Fe, NM 87502-5160