Foster and Adoptive Parent Information Meetings

Attend a local, free information meeting and learn more about becoming a foster or adoptive parent! CYFD staff and foster parents will be available to provide information and answer questions about the process to become a licensed foster or adoptive parent at the following locations (click on city name to jump to a list of dates). Reservations are not necessary; just show up!

Due to various scheduling and county training differences, it is recommended that families attend the information meetings in the counties in which they reside.

 

Alamogordo | Albuquerque | Clovis | Deming | Espanola | Las Cruces | Las Vegas | Lordsburg | Rio Rancho | Roswell | Ruidoso | Santa Fe | Taos |

Alamogordo Information Meetings
Location: CYFD, 2200 Indian Wells Road, Alamogordo, NM
Contact: Kathy Melendez, Foster & Adoptive Navigator, (575) 386-9528 
Dates/Time:
Apr. 18, 2017 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.
May 16, 2017 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.
June 20, 2017 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.
July 18, 2017 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.
Aug. 15, 2017 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.
Sept. 19, 2017 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.
Oct. 17, 2017 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.
Nov. 21, 2017 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.
​Dec. 19, 2017 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.
Back to top

Albuquerque Information Meetings
Location: CYFD, 1031 Lamberton Place NE, Albuquerque, NM
Contact: Lisa Burk, Foster & Adoptive Navigator, (505) 452-6099
Dates/Time:
Apr. 11, 2017 (Tue), 6 p.m.
May 9, 2017 (Tue), 6 p.m.
June 13, 2017 (Tue), 6 p.m.
July 11, 2017 (Tue), 6 p.m.
Aug. 8, 2017 (Tue), 6 p.m.
Sept. 12, 2017 (Tue), 6 p.m.
Oct. 10, 2017 (Tue), 6 p.m.
Nov. 14, 2017 (Tue), 6 p.m.
Dec. 12, 2017 (Tue), 6 p.m.
Back to top

Clovis Information Meetings
Location: CYFD, 221 W. Llano Estacado, Clovis, NM
Contact: Lisa Weekley, Foster & Adoptive Navigator, (575) 840-4296
Dates/Time:
July 6, 2017 (Thu), 5 p.m.
Back to top

Deming Information Meetings
Location: CYFD, 918 Pear Street, Deming, NM
Contact: Kathy Melendez, Foster & Adoptive Navigator, (575) 386-9528  
Dates/Time:
May 16, 2017 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.
Aug. 22, 2017 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.
Nov. 14, 2017 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.
Back to top

Espanola Information Meetings
Location: CYFD, 912 N. Railroad Ave., Espanola, NM
Contact: Renee Valerio, Foster & Adoptive Navigator, (575) 758-8871
Dates/Time:
Apr. 4, 2017 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.
Apr. 6, 2017 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.
July 6, 2017 (Thu), 5:30 p.m.
July 11, 2017 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.
Oct. 3, 2017 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.
Oct. 5, 2017 (Thu), 5:30 p.m.
Back to top

Las Cruces Information Meetings
Location: CYFD, 760 Motel Blvd., Suite A, Las Cruces, NM
Contact: Kathy Melendez, Foster & Adoptive Navigator, (575) 386-9528 
Dates/Time:
Apr. 4, 2017 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.
May 2, 2017 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.
June 6, 2017 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.
July 11, 2017 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.
Aug. 1, 2017 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.
Sept. 5, 2017 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.
Oct. 3, 2017 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.
Nov. 7, 2017 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.
Dec. 5, 2017 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.
Back to top

Las Vegas Information Meetings
Location: CYFD, 2518 Ridge Runner Rd., Las Vegas, NM
Contact: Renee Valerio, Foster & Adoptive Recruiter, (575) 758-8871
Dates/Time:
Apr. 12, 2017 (Wed), 5:30 p.m.
July 12, 2017 (Wed), 5:30 p.m.
​Oct. 11, 2017 (Wed), 5:30 p.m.
Back to top

Lordsburg Information Meetings
Location: Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office, 720 E. 2nd Street, Lordsburg, NM
Contact: Kathy Melendez, Foster & Adoptive Navigator, (575) 386-9528 
Dates/Time:
June 6, 2017 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.
Sept. 5, 2017 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.
Back to top

Rio Rancho Information Meetings
Location: 4359 Jager Drive NE, Suite D, Rio Rancho, NM
Contact: Patricia Hale, Foster & Adoptive Navigator, (505) 327-5316, ext. 1123
Dates/Time:
May 20, 2017 (Sat), 9 a.m.
July 27, 2017 (Thu), 9 a.m.
Sept. 23, 2017 (Sat), 9 a.m.
Nov. 7, 2017 (Tue), 9 a.m.
Back to top

Roswell Information Meetings
Location: CYFD, #4 Grand Avenue Plaza, Roswell, NM
Contact: Lisa Weekley, Foster & Adoptive Navigator, (575) 840-4296
Dates/Time:
May 8, 2017 (Mon), 5:30 p.m.
July 24, 2017 (Mon), 5:30 p.m.
Aug. 31, 2017 (Thu), 5:30 p.m.
Oct. 2, 2017 (Mon), 5:30 p.m.
Back to top

Ruidoso Information Meetings
Location: CYFD, 507 Mecham Street, Ruidoso, NM
Contact: Kathy Melendez, Foster & Adoptive Navigator, (575) 386-9528 
Dates/Time:
Apr. 11, 2017 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.
May 9, 2017 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.
June 13, 2017 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.
July 11, 2017 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.
Aug. 8, 2017 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.
Sept. 12, 2017 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.
Oct. 10, 2017 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.
Nov. 14, 2017 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.
Dec. 12, 2017 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.
Back to top

Santa Fe Information Meetings
Location: CYFD, 1920 Fifth Street, Santa Fe, NM
Contact: Renee Valerio, Foster & Adoptive Navigator, (575) 758-8871
Dates/Time:
Apr. 4, 2017 (Tue), 5 p.m.
May 24, 2017 (Wed), 5:30 p.m.
May 30, 2017 (Tue), 5 p.m.
July 11, 2017 (Tue), 5 p.m.
Aug. 29, 2017 (Tue), 5 p.m.
Sept. 27, 2017 (Wed), 5:30 p.m.
Oct. 3, 2017 (Tue), 5 p.m.
Back to top

Taos Information Meetings
Location: CYFD, 1308 Gusdorf Road, Taos, NM
Contact: Renee Valerio, Foster & Adoptive Navigator, (575) 758-8871
Dates/Time:
Mar. 29, 2017 (Wed), 5:30 p.m.
June 21, 2017 (Wed), 5:30 p.m.
​Oct. 27, 2017 (Wed), 5:30 p.m.
Back to top