New Mexico Children, Youth, and Families Department

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The PERA Building has the department's headquarters

The New Mexico Children, Youth, and Families Department (CYFD, Spanish: Departamento de Niños, Juventud y Familias de Nuevo México[1] or Departamento de Niños, Jóvenes y Familias del Estado de Nuevo México[2]) is a state agency of New Mexico, headquartered in the PERA Building in Santa Fe.[3] It supervises foster parents and children.

Monique Jacobson, Cabinet Secretary

Juvenile Justice Services/Facilities (JJS) is the division that operates juvenile correctional facilities.[4]

Facilities include:[5]

  • Area 1
  • Albuquerque Boys Center
  • Albuquerque Girls Reintegration Center
  • Camino Nuevo Youth Center
    • Houses female inmates[6]
  • Carlsbad Community Reintegration Center
  • Eagle Nest Reintegration Center
  • J. Paul Taylor Center
  • YDDC (NMGS)

The former New Mexico Boys School opened on October 1, 1909. CYFD closed it in 2005 and was transferred to the New Mexico Corrections Department, now serving as the Springer Correctional Facility.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SOLICITUD DE APLICACIÓN FINANCIACIÓN de “ARRA” PARA MEJORAR LA CALIDAD DE CUIDADO DE NIÑOS." (Archive) New Mexico Children, Youth, and Families Department. Retrieved on October 31, 2011.
  2. ^ "SOLICITUD DE CUIDADO INFANTIL." (Archive) New Mexico Children, Youth, and Families Department. Retrieved on October 31, 2011.
  3. ^ "East Complex: PERA Building." New Mexico General Services Department. Retrieved on July 25, 2010.
  4. ^ "JJS Facilities." New Mexico Children, Youth, and Families Department. Retrieved on July 25, 2010.
  5. ^ "Juvenile Justice Services Fiscal Year 2008 Annual Report January." New Mexico Children, Youth, and Families Department. January 2009, Revised January 16, 2009. 2 (6/51). Retrieved on July 25, 2010.
  6. ^ "Youth detention supervisor arrested on sex abuse" (Archive). Associated Press at CBS News. August 6, 2011. Retrieved on December 16, 2015.
  7. ^ "Springer Correctional Facility." (Archive) New Mexico Corrections Department. Retrieved on December 6, 2013.

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