News

April 2020
Governor officially extends emergency order to April 30 (Apr 07, 2020)
PED, CYFD, ECECD, IAD, and HED Announce Collaborative Plans to Protect, Feed, and Educate Children - and to Support Families - During Public Health Emergency (Apr 02, 2020)

March 2020
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Fact Sheet (Mar 20, 2020)
New Mexico Supreme Court Suspends In-Person CYFD Family Visits for 30 Days in Response To COVID-19 Outbreak (Mar 27, 2020)
State of New Mexico reaches innovative settlement agreement with foster youth and child advocates (Mar 26, 2020)
What other states can learn from New Mexico’s coronavirus response (Mar 24, 2020)
Early Childhood Education and Care Department Offers Guidance for Child Care Providers Amidst “Stay at Home” Order (Mar 23, 2020)
Things you can do to fight loneliness, boredom while self-isolating for COVID-19 (Mar 23, 2020)
CYFD to Increase the Use of Phone, Video Visits with Children The Department Aims to Help #Flattenthecurve of COVID-19 Infection in New Mexico (Mar 20, 2020)
Early Childhood Education and Care Department Announces Free Parentivity Accounts to Support Online Learning During Self-Isolation (Mar 20, 2020)
Governor orders agencies to develop child care plan for first responders, key personnel; encourages Medicaid enrollment (Mar 18, 2020)
Cancelled - due to COVID-19 - Child Protective Services Task Force Meeting, March 19th (Mar 16, 2020)
New Mexico Expands Child Care Eligibility, Guarantees Payments for Child Care Providers During Public Health Emergency (Mar 16, 2020)
Postponement of Notice Public Rule Hearing (Mar 12, 2020)
Governor signs three child welfare bills (Mar 06, 2020)

February 2020
Public Rule Hearing on Child,Youth & Families Governing Background Checks & Employment History Verification Set for Mar. 17 (Feb 10, 2020)
Joint Statement from Concerned Legislators and CYFD Regarding Open Meetings Act and CYFD Task Force (Feb 06, 2020)
Big Plans for Increased Transparency & Accountability from CYFD (Feb 01, 2020)

January 2020
Child Protective Services Task Force Meeting, February 27th (Jan 31, 2020)
CYFD Revela Cambios a las Regulaciones de cuidado temporal que alinean con la ley federal (Jan 31, 2020)
CYFD Unveils Foster Care Regulation Changes that Align with Federal Law (Jan 31, 2020)
Over View: Early childhood education is more than day care (Jan 22, 2020)
Cancelled - Child Protective Services Task Force Meeting, Jan. 16th (Jan 16, 2020)



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