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The NewMexicoKids Early Childhood Services Center offers a variety of services and resources for both educators and families in the State of New Mexico. Whether searching for quality child care or looking for professional development for early childhood educators, you will find information below that links you to the information or services you may need.

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Health and Safety Orientation

Attention New Mexico Early Childhood Educators: To complete the mandatory Health and Safety Orientation, please click here. Atención Educadores ...

FOCUS Planning Grant Application FY17/18

FOCUS Planning Grant Application FY17/18 We are happy to release the application for the FOCUS Planning Grant FY17/18. The planning grant is being ...

Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Plan For New Mexico FFY 2016-2018

You can access the complete plan here: CCDF PLAN, Summer ...

Looking for Early Care, Education and Family Support resources in New Mexico?

Search the NewMexicoKids Resource and Referral database for child care, home visiting or other family resources or call your Statewide Resource and Referral office at 1-800-691-9067, Monday-Friday, 9 am-4 pm.

Want to be a new mexico trainer?

A myriad of training opportunities are available to early care and education staff, families and interested community members. Training sessions offered meet the New Mexico Core Competency Areas for Early Care, Education and Family Support and are provided by qualified trainers from the New Mexico Early Childhood Trainer Registry.

CYFD Licensed Provider Inspection Reports

Search the CYFD Sanswrite Public Portal to see your provider's most recent site survey inspection report. You will need their name, street, city, and zip code.

Looking for new mexico regulations or forms?

You may provide input on the child care licensing regulations, child care assistance regulations, or registered home regulations at any time by sending an email to:

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Information and links for New Mexico families and early care and education personnel:

New Mexico Early Learning Advisory Council (ELAC)

Lead the development of a high quality, comprehensive system of early childhood education and care that ensures statewide coordination and collaboration among the wide array of early childhood programs and services in New Mexico.

Look for the STARS for Parents and Families

Licensed child care centers and licensed family child care homes are required to meet basic licensing regulations to receive a license through the Children, Youth and Families Department.

New Mexico Early Learning Guidelines: Birth to Kindergarten

Early learning guidelines serve as a framework to capture some of the important aspects of development in the early years. They describe what young children know and can do during the early years of development...