There are a variety of resources available in New Mexico to assist individuals and families as well as promoting advocacy for improved services and polices to support child well-being. Some are listed below; if you know of a helpful resource in New Mexico which is not listed, send us a message!
NM Children, Youth and Families Department (CYFD) sponsored site “about enlisting parents, families, community members, and young people in the fight to make sure our children are safe, cared for, and ready to succeed”.
NM Voices for Children
New Mexico Voices for Children works to “improve the status, and well-being of New Mexico’s children, families and communities in the areas of health, education and economic security through credible research and advocacy”.
New Mexico Appleseed focuses “on improving the lives of the poor and underserved through systemic change”.
NM Friends of Foster Children
New Mexico Friends of Foster Children supports children and youth in foster care through the purchase of items and educational scholarships.
Healthy Kids New Mexico
Healthy Kids New Mexico “creates healthy environments and programs to give kids what they need to play well, eat well, learn well, and live healthy and full lives”. Note this website is currently being revised (November 2020).
NMCAN’s mission is to partner “with young people to build community, promote equity, and lead change”.
Parents Reaching Out
Parents Reaching Out “works with parents, caregivers, educators, and other professionals to promote health, positive and caring experiences for families and children”.
New Mexico Kids
New Mexico Kids provides information to assist families, caregivers and educators in meeting early childhood needs.
New Mexico Child First Network
The New Mexico Child First Network is dedicated to improving the lives of children in foster care and empowering those who serve them.