CYFD Headline Highlights: August 2014


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.


Federal Grant Benefits New Parents, Children in N.M.

Santa Fe New Mexican - Monday, Aug. 4, 2014
CYFD to receive more than $1 million to expand home visiting services and early childhood well-being systems.

Father: You Don't Have to Have a "Traditional Home" to Adopt

By Danielle Todesco, KOB Eyewitness News 4 - Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014
Single man in Albuquerque reunites two foster siblings by adopting both.

San Juan County Communities of Care Hosts School Supply Drive

By Joshua Kellogg, Farmington Daily Times - Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014
CYFD and other community partners in San Juan County team up to provide school supplies for students involved with behavioral health services.

Teachers Learn About Child Abuse

By Steve Hansen, Quay County Sun - Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014
Community wellness team meets with Quay County teachers to discuss recognizing and reporting suspected abuse.

Torres-Ovrick to Teach Early Childhood Development

By Lisa Maue for the Ruidoso News - Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014
Education specialist in Ruidoso hopes to draw more students into teaching and early care education.

Alternative Justice for Troubled Teens

By John Bear, Alamogordo Daily News - Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014
New juvenile drug court program in Alamogordo aims to help youth involved with drugs or alcohol.

Grade Court Open House Friday at 8 a.m.

By Susan Dunlap, Silver City Sun-News - Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014
Pilot program in Silver City provides support for students in danger of failing classes and falling behind.