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About the Child Care Services Bureau (CCSB)

CCSB administers the Child Care Assistance, Child Care Licensing and Registered Child Care Home programs. In collaboration with ECECD’s Policy, Research, and Quality Initiatives Division and the 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 the links below.

Child Care Assistance Program

For more information on Child Care Assistance, contact your regional Child Care Assistance office (a complete list of office locations can be found in the Child Care Services Library below), or call Early Childhood Services at  1-800-832-1321 or by email at child.care@state.nm.us.

To learn more about the Child Care Assistance Program view the Child Care Assistance Program webpage.

Inspection Surveys

To review the Child Care Licensed and Registered Provider Inspection Surveys

Child Care Licensing Program and Registered Home Providers

For information on Child Care Licensing, contact your regional Child Care Assistance office (a complete list of office locations can be found in the Child Care Services Library below), or call Early Childhood Services at 1-800-832-1321 or by email at child.care@state.nm.us.

To learn more about the Child Care Licensing Program and Registered Home Providers view the Child Care Licensing Program and Registered Home Providers webpage.

Child Care Services Document Library

Educators and Providers External Links

Regulations (Child Care Assistance 8.15.2, Child Care Licensing 8.16.2 and Non-Licensed/Registered Homes 8.17.2)

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How to Report Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect

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Training Opportunities

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Free Online Training Opportunities

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How to Become a Licensed or Registered Provider

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

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New Mexico Child Care and Development Fund Plan

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Other Early Care and Resources

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Childhood Immunization Schedule

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RFP

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Healthy Child Care America

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

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NewMexicoKids.org

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How to report concerns about care in a child care facility and suspected child abuse:

If you have a concern regarding the care that is being provided within a child care facility or home, please report your concerns to the ECECD Intake Hotline at 1-888-351-0037 or email us at: