CYFD Visitation Concerns Arise Amidst COVID-19

Truth or Consequences, NM– With social distancing instructions coming from the Governor’s office, the Children Youth and Families Department (CYFD) must provide supportive guidance to foster families during the COVID-19 crisis. Representative Rebecca Dow (R- T or C) sent a letter to the Governor today seeking immediate clarification regarding bio-family visitation. The Governor has directed CYFD employees to work from home and avoid public places, however foster families have been directed to initiate supervised visitations between foster children and bio-parents without CYFD employee participation.