Have children?

1 in 3 New Mexico families are eligible for free or reduced cost child care!

When it comes to our kids, a little extra help can go a long way. Many New Mexico families are eligible for child care assistance through the State.

Am I Eligible?
We want to make sure that all of New Mexico’s little ones (and their families) are well cared for.
The Child Care Assistance Program helps families and caregivers cover the cost of child care. By filling out a short survey, you’ll find out if you’re eligible for free or reduced cost child care and be connected to a professional who will help you through the process.

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Have children?

1 in 3 New Mexico families are eligible for the Child Care Assistance Program!

When it comes to our kids, a little extra help can go a long way. Many New Mexico families are eligible for free or reduced cost child care through the State.
Am I Eligible?
We want to make sure that all of New Mexico’s little ones (and their families) are well cared for.
The Child Care Assistance Program helps families and caregivers cover the cost of child care. By filling out a short survey, you’ll find out if you’re eligible for free or reduced child care and be connected to a professional who will help you through the process.

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.

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Child Care Facilities are Open and Safe

The health and safety of New Mexico’s children is critical at all times, especially now. New Mexico has trusted child care providers across the state that follow some of the most detailed health and safety regulations in the country. As a result, child care providers are doing their part to diligently keep families safe and slow the spread of COVID-19.
The health and safety of New Mexico’s children is critical at all times, especially now. New Mexico has trusted child care providers across the state that follow some of the most detailed health and safety regulations in the country. As a result, child care providers are doing their part to diligently keep families safe and slow the spread of COVID-19.

Family, Friend, and Neighbor Child Care Provider

Already have someone who watches your children or can’t find child care in your area? Family, friends, and neighbors may be eligible to receive compensation for their care of your child from the State of New Mexico when they register as a child care provider.

Find out more by calling 1-833-551-0518.

Already have someone who watches your children or can’t find child care in your area? Family, friends, and neighbors may be eligible to receive compensation for their care of your child from the State of New Mexico when they register as a child care provider.

Find out more by calling 1-833-551-0518.

This program is brought to you by New Mexico’s Early Childhood Education and Care Department.

This program is brought to you by New Mexico’s Early Childhood Education and Care Department.


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About Moments Together

The Moments Together campaign is an effort out of the State of New Mexico’s Early Childhood Education and Care Department. Learn more about the campaign:
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About Moments Together

The Moments Together campaign is an effort out of the State of New Mexico’s Early Childhood Education and Care Department. Learn more about the campaign:
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