CYFD Headline Highlights: April 2015


Following are links to selected news media reports published this month regarding CYFD issues and events. Articles will be added as they are published throughout the month.


Gov. signs bill to help CYFD caseworkers with student loans

By Rick Nathanson, Albuquerque Journal - Thursday, April 2, 2015
School loan repayment program for CYFD caseworkers viewed as important tool for retention and recruitment.

Funding will allow police to access CYFD records instantly

By Matt Howerton, KOAT - Friday, April 10, 2015
Software will enable police to make quicker decisions on calls involving children and families.

Hundreds gathered for march get sobering statistics on child abuse in county

By Phaedra Haywood, Santa Fe New Mexican - Saturday, April 11, 2015
CYFD cabinet secretary Monique Jacobson one of several to address crowd gathered for walk to raise awareness of child abuse and neglect.

Statistics: Almost 30 percent of county children living in poverty

By Brittney Cannon, Clovis News Journal - Saturday, April 11, 2015
CYFD child care assistance one of several programs designed to address poverty in Curry County.

CYFD looks to overhaul operations

By Eric Heinz, El Defensor Chieftain - Thursday, April 23, 2015
Cabinet Secretary Monique Jacobson outlines goals and changes to CYFD.

March for children

By Jessica Onsurez, Carlsbad Current-Argus - Saturday, April 25, 2015
Carlsbad community comes together to bring awareness to child abuse and neglect.

Above and beyond: CYFD honors local officers

Ruidoso News - Thursday, April 30, 2015
Lincoln County social workers recognize three local law enforcement officers who have gone above and beyond in helping CYFD and local children and families.