Resources

Local Resources

BabyNet

New Mexico’s system for information and referral to early therapy and developmental services statewide for infants and children.

Phone: 505 – 272 8549 or 1-800-552-8195

Email: HSC-InfoNet@salud.unm.edu

Website: www.cdd.unm.edu/infonet/babynet.html 

Babynet Handout

CDD Information Network Library

Disability and health-related books, eBooks, and DVDs. Materials are available for check out or onsite use by the public. Early childhood tip sheets to help families find and navigate service systems are available on the website and in the library.

Phone: 505-272-0281 or 844-231-5003

Website: www.cdd.unm.edu/infonet/

Children’s Medical Services

Children’s Medical Services (CMS) program provides services for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disabling conditions in children. It is a statewide program within the Department of Health, Public Health Division. CMS serves children from birth to 21 with chronic illnesses or medical conditions that require surgical or medical treatment.

Website: https://nmhealth.org/about/phd/fhb/cms/

CYFD Child Care Assistance Program

Subsidizes the cost of child care for low-income families (at or below 200% of the federal poverty level) that are working and/or in school and have a need for child care.

Phone: 800-832-1321

Website: https://cyfd.org/child-care-services/child-care-assistance

Early Childhood Evaluation Program (ECEP)

Evaluations for children ages birth to 3 living in NM. ECEP addresses concerns regarding developmental delay, complex medical conditions, autism spectrum disorders, cerebral palsy, behavioral/regulatory issues, and other specialized evaluation questions for very young children.

Phone: 505-272-9846 or 1-800-337-6076

Website: www.cdd.unm.edu/ecep

Early Childhood Therapies

In addition to Early Intervention Programs provided by the state of New Mexico, your child may be eligible for additional therapy in a clinic setting. Children often benefit from intensive doses of therapy, which can be achieved by participating in Early Intervention in your home as well as early childhood therapy in a clinic setting.

Current Clinics participating in this initiative include ExplorAbilities (Albuquerque, NM) 

505-268-7988

Website: http://www.explorabilitiestherapy.com/

EPICS

Services families who have Native American children with disabilities or developmental delays in NM, including those with special healthcare needs, and the professionals that work with them.

Phone: 888-499-2070

Website: www.epicsnm.org

Family Infant Toddler (FIT) program

State program that contracts with agencies to provide Early Intervention services in NM.

Phone: 877-696-1472

Website: https://nmhealth.org/about/ddsd/pgsv/fit/

New Mexico Kids Early Childhood Services Center

Services and resources for educators and families in NM, including childcare or professional development for early childhood educators.

Phone: 800-691-9067

Website: www.newmexicokids.org

Add New Mexico Medical Home Portal

The Medical Home Portal is a unique source of reliable information about children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN), offtering a “one-stop shop” for their families, physicians and medical home teams and other professionals and caregivers.

Website: https://nm.medicalhomeportal.org/

Parents Reaching Out (PRO)

Works with parents, caregivers, educators and other professionals to improve the lives of children with special healthcare needs and their families, including training, advocacy, parent-to-parent connections, and resources and referral.

Phone: 505-247-0192

Website: www.parentsreachingout.org