News

October 2020
Las agencias estatales colaboran para localizar e involucrar a los estudiantes (Oct 14, 2020)
State agencies collaborate to locate, engage students (Oct 09, 2020)

September 2020
CYFD Implements Naloxone in Combating Opioid Overdose (Sep 01, 2020)

July 2020
Zoom link & Agenda for Child Protective Services Task Force Public Meeting August 3 (Jul 24, 2020)
CYFD Launches Fostering Connections, Extending Foster Care For Young Adults (Jul 03, 2020)

June 2020
CYFD Updates Nondiscrimination Policy to Better Serve All Youth (Jun 30, 2020)
Early Childhood Education and Care Department Announces Advisory Council (Jun 12, 2020)
Lujan Grisham administration releases additional summer resources for families (Jun 05, 2020)

May 2020
ECECD Holds First Transition Committee Meeting in Partnership with The Hunt Institute (May 28, 2020)
ECECD, IAD Host Dr. Maegan Rides at the Door for Zoom Webinar on Trauma (May 26, 2020)
NM Supreme Court provides legal framework for resuming in-person family visits in abuse and neglect cases (May 22, 2020)
ECECD Hosts UNM Experts for Public Zoom Presentation (May 20, 2020)
ECECD to Host Dr. Janis Gonzales for Public Zoom Presentation (May 18, 2020)
Economic Recovery Council’s COVID-Safe Practices Subcommittee on Early Childhood Education and Care Holds Initial Meeting (May 14, 2020)
ECECD, IAD Distribute Infant Packages to Pueblos, Tribes, Nation (May 12, 2020)
Juvenile Justice COVID-19 Report (May 08, 2020)
CYFD Extending Support for Youth Turning 18 in Foster Care During Pandemic (May 06, 2020)
CYFD Increases Financial Support to Children and Youth in Foster Care as Pandemic “Stay at Home” Orders Continue (May 06, 2020)
State of New Mexico feeding thousands of children, seniors, tribal members during pandemic (May 06, 2020)
ECECD Hosts Third Public Webinar for Parents and Caregivers of Young Children (May 05, 2020)

April 2020
Early Childhood Education and Care Department to Host Free Webinar for Parents, Families, and Educators (Apr 28, 2020)
Suspension to continue on court-ordered in-person family visits in abuse and neglect cases (Apr 27, 2020)
ECECD Begins Distributing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to Early Childhood Professionals (Apr 22, 2020)
New Mexico State Agencies Launch Free, Virtual Talks for Parents and Educators (Apr 22, 2020)
New Mexico Unveils App for Behavioral Health Support (Apr 14, 2020)
Secretary of CYFD Weighs in on Challenges Facing Foster Care in the Age of COVID-19 (Apr 13, 2020)
New Mexico Early Childhood Funders Group Launches Emergency Response Grants Program (Apr 10, 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
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)
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Fact Sheet (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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