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:
Nov. 21, 2017 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.
​Dec. 19, 2017 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.
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Albuquerque Information Meetings - Bernalillo County
Location: CYFD, 1031 Lamberton Place NE, Albuquerque, NM
Contact: Lisa Burk, Foster & Adoptive Navigator, (505) 452-6099
Dates/Time:
Nov. 14, 2017 (Tue), 6 p.m.
Dec. 12, 2017 (Tue), 6 p.m.
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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:
Nov. 14, 2017 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.
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Espanola Information Meetings - Rio Arriba County
Location: CYFD, 912 N. Railroad Ave., Espanola, NM
Contact: Angelina Romero, Foster & Adoptive Navigator, (575) 779-5526
Dates/Time:
Please call for details.
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Estancia Information Meetings - Torrance County
Location: CYFD, 214 S. 5th Street, Estancia, NM
Contact: Elizabeth Danner, Foster & Adoptive Navigator, (505) 264-4406
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:
Four weeks online training
Nov. 15, 2017 (Wed), 5:30-8:30 p.m. (day 2).
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Gallup Information Meetings - McKinley County
Location: CYFD, 1720 E. Aztec, Gallup, NM
Contact: Denise Martinez, Foster & Adoptive Navigator, (505) 240-2518
Dates/Time:
Please call for details.
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Grants Information Meetings - Cibola County
Location: CYFD, 1019 E. Roosevelt Ave., Suite A, Grants, NM
Contact: Denise Martinez, Foster & Adoptive Navigator, (505) 240-2518
Dates/Time:
Please call for details.
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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:
Please call for details.
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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, for zip codes: 88001, 88005, 88008, 88021, 88063
Contact: Abby Rodriguez, Foster & Adoptive Navigator, (832) 729-6077, for zip codes: 88004, 88007, 88011, 88012, 88047 
Dates/Time:
Nov. 7, 2017 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.
Dec. 5, 2017 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.
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Las Vegas Information Meetings - San Miguel County
Location: CYFD, 2518 Ridge Runner Rd., Las Vegas, NM
Contact: Angelina Romero, Foster & Adoptive Recruiter, (575) 779-5526
Dates/Time:
Please call for details.
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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:
Please call for details.
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Los Alamos Information Meeting - Los Alamos County
Location: Los Alamos LDS Church, 1967 18th Street, Los Alamos, NM
Contact: Angelina Romero, Foster & Adoptive Navigator, (575) 779-5526
Dates/Time:
Please call for details.
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Los Lunas Information Meetings - Valencia County
Location: CYFD, 475 Courthouse Road, Los Lunas, NM
Contact: Elizabeth Danner, Foster & Adoptive Navigator, (505) 264-4406
Dates/Time:
​Please call for details.
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Raton Information Meetings - Colfax County
Location: CYFD, 1900 Hospital Drive, Raton, NM
Contact: Angelina Romero, Foster & Adoptive Navigator, (575) 779-5526
Dates/Time:
TBA
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Rio Rancho Information Meetings - Sandoval County
Location: 4359 Jager Drive NE, Suite D, Rio Rancho, NM
Contact: Allison Bouren, Foster & Adoptive Navigator, (505) 486-2344
Dates/Time:
Nov. 7, 2017 (Tue), 9 a.m.
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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:
Please call for details.
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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:
Nov. 14, 2017 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.
Dec. 12, 2017 (Tue), 5:30 p.m.
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Santa Fe Information Meetings - Santa Fe County
Location: CYFD, 1920 Fifth Street, Santa Fe, NM
Contact: Angelina Romero, Foster & Adoptive Navigator, (575) 779-5526
Dates/Time:
Please call for details.
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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:
Please call for details.
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Taos Information Meetings - Taos County
Location: CYFD, 1308 Gusdorf Road, Taos, NM
Contact: Angelina Romero, Foster & Adoptive Navigator, (575) 779-5526
Dates/Time:
​Please call for details.
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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:
Please call for details.
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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:
Please call for details.
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