CYFD Headline Highlights: September 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.


Back-to-school supply drive a success

Cibola Beacon - Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015
Continental Divide Electric employees generate over $3,800 to help students in need in Cibola County.

CYFD celebrates New Mexico foster families

By Erica Zucco, KOB Eyewitness News 4 - Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015
Awards, conference part of recognition for foster parents who make a difference in the lives of childen.

CYFD recognizes man who has fostered 50 kids

By Erica Zucco, KOB Eyewitness News 4 - Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015
Terry Ricotta has made a big difference in the lives of New Mexico children through fostering and adopting.

Couple, CYFD work together to help foster teenagers

By Erica Zucco, KOB Eyewitness News 4 - Friday, Sept. 11, 2015
Larry and Olmayra Reynolds have made their home a haven for teenagers needing a safe place to live.

CYFD Secretary details plan

By Haley Gray, Alamogordo Daily News - Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015
Cabinet Secretary Monique Jacobson describes new operating principles for the department designed to help "improve the qualify of life for our children."

Parents raising grandkids on the rise

By Rick Nathanson, Albuquerque Journal - Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015
Conference offers advice on kinship care.

CYFD hopes staffing surge will prevent child abuse

By Megan Cruz, KOAT - Friday, Sept. 25, 2015
242 new caseworker hires since February has resulted in more manageable caseloads.