Foster Care/Kinship Care

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Children and youth who have alternative living arrangements in agency-supervised private family homes or group homes due to social, physical or emotional problems or those of another family member. (Adapted from Foster Children)(For Kinship Adoption see Adoption Services)

Service Legend
Local Service
Statewide Service: Provides online resources, telehealth, or service at a satellite office.
Nationwide Service: Provides online resources, telehealth or services at a regional/national headquarters location.
Statewide Provider
4501 Indian School Rd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
Phone: 505-827-8400
Statewide Provider
Address:
4501 Indian School Rd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
Phone: 505-827-8400
Services Provided:

The New Mexico Children, Youth, and Families Department provides an array of prevention, intervention, rehabilitative and after-care services to New Mexico children and their families. These include Protective services such as Adoptions or Child Abuse & Neglect, and Early Childhood Services. Juvenile justice services can provide access to Reintegration Centers and Facilities. Behavioral health services include Domestic Violence and Infant & Early Childhood Mental Health.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 8/25/2022
Statewide Provider
11300 Lomas Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87112
Phone: 505-332-6700
Statewide Provider
Address:
11300 Lomas Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87112
Phone: 505-332-6700
Fax: 505-332-6800
Services Provided:

ARCA is a non-profit organization that provides opportunities for individuals with intellectual, developmental, and cognitive disabilities to enjoy great lives. ARCA provides customized opportunities for individuals with intellectual, developmental, and cognitive disabilities to live, work and enjoy rich recreational experiences in valued community roles. Services include Acquired Brain Injury Services, Independent Living, Supported Living, Family Living, InterCare Living, Meaningful day Program, Supported Employment, ARCA Janitorial Services, La Paloma Greenhouse, SMART Living Program, Health Services, Health Promotion Initiatives, Foster Care, Prader-Willi Syndrome Project, and Respite.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 10/3/2022
Nationwide Provider
2001 Eighth Avenue, Suite 2700
Seattle, WA 98121
Phone: 206-282-7300
Nationwide Provider
Address:
2001 Eighth Avenue, Suite 2700
Seattle, WA 98121
Phone: 206-282-7300
Fax: 206-282-3555
Email: cls@casey.org
Eligibility: Resources to help prepare youths for living on their own.
Services Provided:

Consulting: Ongoing strategic consultation at no cost to child welfare systems and tribes.

Public Policy: Comprehensive child welfare information to support policymakers

Research and Analysis: Information to support decision-making, bolster system integration, build capacity, and support sustainability.

Casey Life Skills: Free practice tool and framework for working with youth in foster care. It assesses independent living skills and provides results instantly. Intended to be done between a youth and their social worker, case manger, or other mentor.

Direct Services: Operates nine field offices in five states (Arizona, California, Idaho, Texas, and Washington) that provide direct services to urgan, suburban, and rural communities.

Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 9/4/2020
Nationwide Provider
14508 Owen-Tech Boulevard, #129
Austin, TX 78728
Phone: 800-557-5238
Nationwide Provider
Address:
14508 Owen-Tech Boulevard, #129
Austin, TX 78728
Phone: 800-557-5238
Fax: 888-925-5634
Email: Info@NFPAonline.org
Eligibility: Open to all.
Services Provided:

The National Foster Parent Association (NFPA) is a non-profit organization established in 1972 to address the concerns of several independent groups of foster parents and child welfare professionals to provide foster families with opportunities for advocacy, networking, and education.

Primary Activities:

  • Promote the delivery of services and supports to foster families
  • Support quality foster care by promoting excellence and best practice
  • Provide services and supports to state and local foster parent associations
  • Develop and provide education and training, information, dissemination of information to the public
  • Advocate at the local, state and national level; promote networking and collaboration
  • Promote positive image of family foster care; greater visibility; encourage active involvement
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 9/4/2020