Public Hearing

The Children, Youth and Families Department (CYFD), Early Childhood Services (ECS), will hold a formal public hearing on January 10, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. in Apodaca Hall located at 1120 Paseo de Peralta, Santa Fe, New Mexico, to receive public comments regarding changes to regulation 8.15.2 NMAC Requirements for Child Care Assistance Programs for Clients and Child Care Providers; and 8.16.2 NMAC Child Care Licensing Child Care Centers, Out of School Time Programs, Family Child Care Homes, and Other Early Care and Education Programs. Interested persons may testify at the hearing or submit written comments no later than 12:00 p.m. on January 10, 2017. Comments may be submitted by emailing

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

You can access the complete plan here: CCDF PLAN, Summer 2016


Meeting Agenda June 23, 2016 UNM Continuing Education-Room 123 / 1634 University Blvd. NE – Albuquerque NM ELAC Agenda June 2016

New Mexico Early Learning Guidelines (ELG) DIALOGUES

To ensure that our children continue their path of success in school and in life, the Early Learning Guidelines are being reviewed and updated. We want you to be part of this wonderful opportunity. Come and join us at the next ELG Dialogues with staff from CYFD Office of Child Development and PED Literacy and Early Childhood Bureau.  

New Website

WELCOME to our newly redesigned website, which offers full accessibility and a responsive template (accessible from any size screen or device), a streamlined menu, and a brand new comprehensive Child Care Search! If you have any comments, questions, or issues, please contact us at! Enjoy!