Child Care and Early Education

Family and Community Resources Page

In the following dropdowns, you will find a variety of resources and links to various organizations and agencies that support early childhood care and education in New Mexico. Please note that these links will take you to external websites. On the right side bar, there are various hotlines and crisis numbers listed for easy access.

Resources for COVID-19 / Coronavirus

The NMDOH continues to ask all persons returning from travel to China and now South Korea to call our 24/7/365 “Epidemiology Hotline” at 1-855-600-3453 (toll free) or 505-827-0006 for guidance on how to protect yourself and your community from the novel coronavirus, even if you are not sick.

Home Learning Activities

Health and Safety

Keeping Your Baby Safe

Health and Wellness


Product Safety

Food Allergy

Transportation Safety

Family and Community Support

Find Support

Child Development

Developmental Tools and Apps

Developmental Screenings

Developmental Milestones – Physical and Cognitive

Developmental Milestones – Social Emotional

Developmental Intervention and Support

Quality Child Care for Your Child

Criminal Background Checks

Early Childhood Agencies

New Mexico Agencies

National Agencies

Early Care and Education Resources

Resources for Caregivers and Educators

Quality Child Care

National Accrediting Bodies


Quick Links and Useful Information

Early Childhood Education and Family Services Portal

Moments Together NM

Am I Eligible Application for Child Care Assistance

YES NM Portal Application for Services