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 | Carlsbad | Clovis | Deming | Espanola | Estancia | Farmington | Gallup | Grants | Hobbs | Las Cruces | Las Vegas | Lordsburg | Los Alamos | Los Lunas | Raton | Rio Rancho | Roswell | Ruidoso | Santa Fe | Socorro | Taos | Truth or Consequences | Tucumcari

 

Alamogordo Information Meetings - Otero County
Location: CYFD, 2200 Indian Wells Road, Alamogordo, NM
Contact: Kathy Melendez, Foster & Adoptive Navigator, (575) 386-9528 
Dates/Time:
Please call for details.
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Albuquerque Information Meetings - Bernalillo County
Location: CYFD, 1031 Lamberton Place NE, Albuquerque, NM
Contact: Robin Yoder, Acting Foster & Adoptive Navigator Supervisor, (505) 796-2958
Dates/Time: 6:00 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month
Aug. 14, 2018
Sep. 11, 2018
Oct. 9, 2018
Nov. 13, 2018
Dec. 11, 2018
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Carlsbad Information Meetings - Eddy County
Location: CYFD, 901 DeBaca St., Carlsbad, NM
Contact: Lisa Weekley, Foster & Adoptive Navigator, (575) 840-4296
Dates/Time:
Please call for details.
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Clovis Information Meetings - Curry County
Location: CYFD, 221 W. Llano Estacado, Clovis, NM
Contact: Lisa Weekley, Foster & Adoptive Navigator, (575) 840-4296
Dates/Time:
Please call for details.
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Deming Information Meetings - Luna County
Location: CYFD, 918 Pear Street, Deming, NM
Contact: Kathy Melendez, Foster & Adoptive Navigator, (575) 386-9528  
Dates/Time:
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Espanola Information Meetings - Rio Arriba County
Location: CYFD, 912 N. Railroad Ave., Espanola, NM
Contact: Rachel Mohr, Placement Supervisor, (505) 753-7191
Dates/Time:
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Estancia Information Meetings - Torrance County
Location: CYFD, 214 S. 5th Street, Estancia, NM
Contact: Patricia Hale, Foster & Adoptive Navigator, (505) 327-5316, ext. 1123
Dates/Time:
Please call for details.
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Farmington Information Meetings - San Juan County
Location: CYFD, 2800 Farmington Ave., Farmington, NM
Contact: Patricia Hale, Foster & Adoptive Navigator, (505) 327-5316, ext. 1123
Dates/Time:
Please call for details.
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Gallup Information Meetings - McKinley County
Location: CYFD, 1720 E. Aztec, Gallup, NM
Contact: Patricia Hale, Foster & Adoptive Navigator, (505) 327-5316, ext. 1123
Dates/Time:
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Grants Information Meetings - Cibola County
Location: CYFD, 1019 E. Roosevelt Ave., Suite A, Grants, NM
Contact: Patricia Hale, Foster & Adoptive Navigator, (505) 327-5316, ext. 1123
Dates/Time:
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Hobbs Information Meetings - Lea County
Location: CYFD, 907 W. Calle Sur, Hobbs, NM
Contact: Lisa Weekley, Foster & Adoptive Navigator, (575) 840-4296
Dates/Time:
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Las Cruces Information Meetings - Doña Ana County
Location: CYFD, 760 Motel Blvd., Suite A, Las Cruces, NM
Contact: Kathy Melendez, Foster & Adoptive Navigator, (575) 386-9528
Dates/Time:
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Las Vegas Information Meetings - San Miguel County
Location: CYFD, 2518 Ridge Runner Rd., Las Vegas, NM
Contact: Darlene Lopez, Placement Supervisor, (505) 467-9921
Dates/Time:
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Lordsburg Information Meetings - Hidalgo County
Location: Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office, 720 E. 2nd Street, Lordsburg, NM
Contact: Kathy Melendez, Foster & Adoptive Navigator, (575) 386-9528 
Dates/Time:
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Los Alamos Information Meeting - Los Alamos County
Location: Los Alamos LDS Church, 1967 18th Street, Los Alamos, NM
Contact: Rachel Mohr, Placement Supervisor, (505) 753-7191
Dates/Time:
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Los Lunas Information Meetings - Valencia County
Location: CYFD, 475 Courthouse Road, Los Lunas, NM
Contact: Patricia Hale, Foster & Adoptive Navigator, (505) 327-5316, ext. 1123
Dates/Time:
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Raton Information Meetings - Colfax County
Location: CYFD, 1900 Hospital Drive, Raton, NM
Contact: Anita Martinez, Placement Supervisor, (575) 445-2358
Dates/Time:
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Rio Rancho Information Meetings - Sandoval County
Location: 4359 Jager Drive NE, Suite D, Rio Rancho, NM
Contact: Patricia Hale, Foster & Adoptive Navigator, (505) 327-5316, ext. 1123
Dates/Time:
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Roswell Information Meetings - Chaves County
Location: CYFD, #4 Grand Avenue Plaza, Roswell, NM
Contact: Lisa Weekley, Foster & Adoptive Navigator, (575) 840-4296
Dates/Time:
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Ruidoso Information Meetings - Lincoln County
Location: CYFD, 507 Mecham Street, Ruidoso, NM
Contact: Kathy Melendez, Foster & Adoptive Navigator, (575) 386-9528 
Dates/Time:
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Santa Fe Information Meetings - Santa Fe County
Location: CYFD, 1920 Fifth Street, Santa Fe, NM
Contact: Stephanie Fode-Garcia, Placement Supervisor, (505) 827-7450
Dates/Time:
Feb. 27, 2018 (Tue), 5:00 p.m.
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Socorro Information Meetings - Socorro County
Location: CYFD, 104 S. 6th Street, Socorro, NM
Contact: Kathy Melendez, Foster & Adoptive Navigator, (575) 386-9528 
Dates/Time:
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Taos Information Meetings - Taos County
Location: CYFD, 1308 Gusdorf Road, Taos, NM
Contact: Michelle Rael, Foster & Adoptive Navigator, (575) 640-1653
Dates/Time:
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Truth or Consequences Information Meetings - Sierra County
Location: CYFD, 161 New School Road, T or C, NM
Contact: Kathy Melendez, Foster & Adoptive Navigator, (575) 386-9528 
Dates/Time:
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Tucumcari Information Meetings - Quay County
Location: CYFD, 107 W. Aber, Tucumcari, NM
Contact: Lisa Weekley, Foster & Adoptive Navigator, (575) 840-4296
Dates/Time:
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