Contacting CYFD

CYFD Hotlines

  • Report Abuse or Neglect: 1-855-333-SAFE (7233) or #SAFE from your cell phone
  • Foster or Adopt a New Mexico Youth: 1-800-432-2075

CYFD Mailing Address
New Mexico Children, Youth & Families Department
P.O. Drawer 5160
Santa Fe, NM 87502-5160

Listed below are common points of contacts within CYFD.

Services Phone
Office of the Secretary 505-827-7602
Office of the General Counsel 505-476-0471
HIPAA Privacy Office 505-827-6412
Juvenile Justice Services 505-827-7629
Behavioral Health Services 505-827-8008
Licensing & Certification Authority 505-827-5889
Public Information Officer 505-827-7602
Child Abuse/Neglect Hotline 855-333-SAFE (7233) or #SAFE from cell phone
Protective Services 505-827-8400
Administrative Services 505-827-8069
Early Childhood Services 505-827-7659
Statewide Central Intake (SCI) 855-333-SAFE (7233) or #SAFE from cell phone
Foster Care and Adoptions Hotline 800-432-2075
Employee Recruitment Hotline (JJS Facilities jobs) 505-841-2996
(all others) 505-827-7620
Constituency Affairs 505-827-7606


Records requests of the Children, Youth and Families Department should be sent to:
Public Records Custodian
Attn: Kathleen Hardy
P.O. Drawer 5160
Santa Fe, NM 87502-5160

  • For juvenile justice records requests, print and complete this form and return it to Kathleen Hardy.
  • For protective services records requests, print and complete this form and return it to Kathleen Hardy.
  • For public records requests, please submit a written request to Kathleen Hardy that includes the following information:
    -- Your name
    -- Your contact information (including mailing address and phone number)
    -- A description of records you're requesting
  • For more information on the New Mexico Inspection of Public Records Act, please visit the compliance guide at the Office of the Attorney General.
  • To request an Adam Walsh abuse/neglect check, complete this form and submit the notarized original to CYFD Protective Services, CRC Unit Room 225, PO Drawer 5160, Santa Fe, NM 87502-5160. Questions about these requests can be emailed to or you can call (505) 827-8400.

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