Children, Youth and Families Department

About the Department

The New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department provides an array of prevention, intervention, rehabilitative and after-care services to New Mexico children, youth, and their families.

The department is divided into divisions: Protective Services, Juvenile Justice, Behavioral Health, and Early Childhood Services and provides support and services for tens of thousands of families in New Mexico every year.

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Stephanie Schardin Clarke

Brian Blalock

Brian Blalock was previously the law and policy director at Tipping Point Community, a Bay Area nonprofit that works to educate, employ, house and support impoverished residents. Blalock also founded and directed the Youth Justice Project, providing direct representation for Bay Area at-risk youth.

Contact Information

To Report Child Abuse and Neglect in New Mexico 1-855-333-SAFE (7233) or #SAFE from your cell phone

Protective Services General Information – 505-827-8400

Early Childhood Services – 505-827-7659

Juvenile Justice Services 505-827-7629

Behavioral Health Services – 505-827-8008

Latest News

Information regarding ongoing food delivery efforts to food-insecure New Mexicans during the pandemic.

ALBUQUERQUE — The State of New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department, Human Services Department and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (LDS) are working together in a public-private partnership to feed more than 3,000 New Mexicans who are food...