GrowNM: Early Childhood Initiatives in New Mexico
Find and share information about Early Childhood in New Mexico. Do you have information about challenges, resources, success stories to help us ensure that all New Mexican children will thrive? Send your contributions to Wendy@ShareNM.org
Heat New Mexico assistance for low-income NM Gas Company customers. You do not need a disconnect notice; just bring your current bill. For eligibility and documentation required, click here. You are required to bring proof that you have applied for LIHEAP (although this requirement can be waived for customers aged 65+) but if you applied and were unable to qualify for LIHEAP, Salvation Army may still be able to assist you.
News. The latest report on a NM's state-funded home-visiting initiative to connect pregnant mothers and new parents with services and aid and to detect risks in a home — such as domestic violence, substance abuse or perinatal depression — shows a nearly threefold growth in the program over the past five years and steady improvement in the quality of care that families receive. Download the report here.
Collaborating for Young Children and Families. The Bernalillo County Early Childhood Accountability Project (ECAP) recently published "Our Community Working Together," a list of many collaboratives and coalitions working together to improve outcomes for Bernalillo County children and their families, from pregnancy to age eight. For more information, contact Tracy McDaniel, ECAP Coordinator, at email@example.com