Ages 0-2

Your little one is growing fast and we’re here to help!

Your little one is growing fast and we’re here to help!

Babies are always learning—they are born that way. Every moment and every environment is an opportunity for them to discover something new. As your child’s first and most important teacher, it’s a lot of effort to keep up.

These programs are here to help make caring for your little one a little easier.

Babies are always learning—they are born that way. Every moment and every environment is an opportunity for them to discover something new. As your child’s first and most important teacher, it’s a lot of effort to keep up.

These programs are here to help make caring for your little one a little easier.


A father holding his baby

Ages 0-2

Your little one is growing fast and we’re here to help!

Babies are always learning—they are born that way. Every moment and every environment is an opportunity for them to discover something new. As your child’s first and most important teacher, it’s a lot of effort to keep up.

These programs are here to help make caring for your little one a little easier.

Home Visiting

I wonder if my baby is…

Home visitors can help answer these questions, and more!

Everyone—no matter if it’s your first child or your fourth—needs someone trusted to talk to and ask questions. Your home visitor offers that support. You can trust your home visitor on a wide range of topics from nutrition and breastfeeding to safe sleep and self care. Learn more about the program. Home visiting is free for all New Mexico families regardless of income.

What is Home Visiting and How to Apply

Find your home visitor here

Or call 1 (800) 691-9067 from Monday to Friday, 8 am to 5 pm.
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Get your free Safe Sleep Kit!

While your child is under six months of age, you can receive a free baby bassinet, baby clothes, books and more! Contact your local home visiting program and ask about the Safe Sleep Kit!

Home Visiting

I wonder if my baby is…

Home visitors can help answer these questions, and more!

Everyone—no matter if it’s your first child or your fourth—needs someone trusted to talk to and ask questions. Your home visitor offers that support. You can trust your home visitor on a wide range of topics from nutrition and breastfeeding to safe sleep and self care. Learn more about the program. Home visiting is free for all New Mexico families regardless of income.

What is Home Visiting and How to Apply

Find your home visitor here

Or call 1 (800) 691-9067 from Monday to Friday, 8 am to 5 pm.
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Get your free Safe Sleep Kit!

While your child is under six months of age, you can receive a free baby bassinet, baby clothes, books and more! Contact your local home visiting program and ask about the Safe Sleep Kit!

Child Care Assistance

More New Mexico families than ever are eligible for free child care. We want to make sure that all of New Mexico’s little ones (and their caregivers) are well cared for. Learn more about the program here.

What is Child Care Assistance and How to Apply

Find out if you’re eligible right now.
It only takes a few minutes.

Find out if you’re eligible right now.
It only takes a few minutes.

Am I Eligible?

Or call 1 (800)-691-9067 to speak with a Family Specialist who can help you review your child care options and walk you through the process of applying.

Concerned about your child’s development?

New Mexico’s FIT program is here for you! FIT supports families with children from birth up to their third birthday who have or are at risk for a disability or developmental delay. It is a free early intervention program through the State of New Mexico. You don’t have to feel certain. Simply being concerned is enough of a reason to get in touch!

What is FIT and How to Apply

Get started with an easy phone call.

Find out if you’re eligible right now.
It only takes a few minutes.

Call 1 (800) 691-9067 Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm.

Other Helpful Resources:

High quality early childhood programs in New Mexico (like Head Start, preschool, and PreK) paired with play at home can help give your child a great start in life. The resources below help connect you with experts and tools.

Bright by Text is a free texting service that delivers useful information from trusted early childhood experts to parents and caregivers of young children. It’s easy, just text PLAY to 274-448 to sign up!

Head Start is a program that provides comprehensive early childhood education, and health and nutrition guidance to families with infants, toddlers, and preschool aged children.
New Mexico PreK ensures that every child in New Mexico has the opportunity to attend a high quality early childhood education program before going to kindergarten.
PBS offers free videos, games and activities aligned to state national standards for preschool aged children.
NewMexicoKids.org offers information about child care, home learning, free meals, and additional child care services for families with young children throughout the state.
The National School Lunch Program provides nutritionally-balanced, low-cost or free lunches for children throughout the state.

Child Care Assistance

More New Mexico families than ever are eligible for free child care. We want to make sure that all of New Mexico’s little ones (and their caregivers) are well cared for. Learn more about the program here.

What is Child Care Assistance and How to Apply

Find out if you’re eligible right now.
It only takes a few minutes.

Find out if you’re eligible right now.
It only takes a few minutes.

Am I Eligible?

Or call 1 (800)-691-9067 to speak with a Family Specialist who can help you review your child care options and walk you through the process of applying.

Concerned about your child’s development?

New Mexico’s FIT program is here for you! FIT supports families with children from birth up to their third birthday who have or are at risk for a disability or developmental delay. It is a free early intervention program through the State of New Mexico. You don’t have to feel certain. Simply being concerned is enough of a reason to get in touch!

Find out if you’re eligible right now.
It only takes a few minutes.

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Get started with an easy phone call.

Call 1 (800) 691-9067 Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm.

Other Helpful Resources:

High quality early childhood programs in New Mexico (like Head Start, preschool, and PreK) paired with play at home can help give your child a great start in life. The resources below help connect you with experts and tools.
Bright by Text is a free texting service that delivers useful information from trusted early childhood experts to parents and caregivers of young children. It’s easy, just text PLAY to 274-448 to sign up!
Head Start is a program that provides comprehensive early childhood education, and health and nutrition guidance to families with infants, toddlers, and preschool aged children.
New Mexico PreK ensures that every child in New Mexico has the opportunity to attend a high quality early childhood education program before going to kindergarten.
PBS offers free videos, games and activities aligned to state national standards for preschool aged children.
NewMexicoKids.org offers information about child care, home learning, free meals, and additional child care services for families with young children throughout the state.
The National School Lunch Program provides nutritionally-balanced, low-cost or free lunches for children throughout the state.
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Want to receive tips and resources straight to your phone?

Want to receive tips and resources straight to your phone?

Text PLAY to 274-448.

Text PLAY to 274-448.