Child Care Services

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The Child Care Services Bureau (CCSB) administers the Child Care Assistance, Child Care Licensing and Registered Child Care Home programs. In collaboration with CYFD’s Office of Child Development and Family Nutrition Bureau, the Child Care Services Bureau plans and coordinates quality child care services (including training, technical assistance, health and safety and monitoring) and works to build child care capacity statewide. More information on these programs can be found at www.NewMexicoKids.org.

A public rule hearing will be held on July 14, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. via internet, email, and telephonic means due to the concerns surrounding COVID-19 and in accordance with Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s Executive Order 2020-004, Declaration of Public Health Emergency and the March 12, 2020 Public Health Emergency Order to Limit Mass Gatherings Due to COVID-19. Click the link to read the announcement: https://www.newmexicokids.org/.

UPDATE: Emergency Rule Amendments to 8.15.2 NMAC – Child Care Assistance Requirements for Child Care Assistance Programs for Clients and Child Care Providers. Effective March 16, 2020.

 

 

To review the Child Care Licensed and Registered Provider Inspection Surveys, click here.

To learn more about the Child Care Assistance Program, click here.

To learn more about the Child Care Licensing Program and Registered Home Providers, click here.

Providers

Child Care Regulations (Licensed and Registered)

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What is Quality? FOCUS Eligibility Requirements and Application Process Child Care Assistance Reimbursement Rates

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Regulations (Child Care Assistance, Child Care Licensing and Non-Licensed / Registered Homes)

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How to Report Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect

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Training Opportunities

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How to Become a Licensed or Registered Provider

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Other Early Care and Resources

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Background Clearance Process

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How to Contact Us (Phone List)

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New Mexico Child Care and Development Fund Plan

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New Mexico Child Care Emergency Preparedness Plan

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Childhood Immunization Schedule

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Child Care Links

2020 CCA Payment Notice

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Child Care Applicant Checklist

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Child Care Assistance Applicant Checklist

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Child Care Assistance Application

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Solicitud de Asistencia de Cuidado Infantil

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Child Care Assistance Field Offices

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Copayment Chart (2020)

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FY19 Child Care Accountability Report-Final

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Parents' Guide to Selecting Quality Child Care

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Income Guidelines (2019)

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Income Guidelines (2020)

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NM Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Plan

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NM Child Care Emergency Preparedness Plan 2017-18

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Regional Child Care Licensing Offices

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Review Child Care Licensed Provider Surveys

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RFP

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Healthy Child Care America

Healthy Child Care America

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Immunization

Childhood Immunization Info

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National Center for Infants, Toddlers, and Families

Zero to Three: National Center for Infants, Toddlers and Families

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New Mexico Kids

NewMexicoKids.org

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Rules and Records

Early Childhood Services Rulemaking Records - State of NM Rule Search

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8.8.3 NMAC Hearing Date 8/29/19

Rulemaking Record PDF

8.8.3 NMAC Hearing Date 8/29/19

Recording #1

8.8.3 NMAC Hearing Date 8/29/19

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8.15.2 NMAC Emergency Amd. Effective 3/16/20

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8.15.2 NMAC Hearing Date 8/30/19

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8.15.2 NMAC Hearing Date 8/30/19

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8.15.2 NMAC Hearing Date 8/30/19

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8.16.2 NMAC Hearing Date 8/29/19

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8.16.2 NMAC Hearing Date 8/29/19

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8.16.2 NMAC Hearing Date 8/29/19

Recording #1

8.16.2 NMAC Hearing Date 8/29/19

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8.17.2 NMAC Hearing Date 8/29/19

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8.17.2 NMAC Hearing Date 8/29/19

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