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271 have families, since January 1, 2014

  • 57% belong to a minority group
  • 78% are 9 years old or older
  • 40% are 14 years old or older

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Office Location

2920 Carlisle Blvd. NE, Suite G
Albuquerque, NM 87110
Phone (505) 247-1769
Fax (505) 888-5978

The Adoption Exchange is a bi-lingual Office.

The New Mexico Office of The Adoption Exchange is dedicated to helping waiting children in New Mexico find safe, loving, permanent homes.  In addition, we are here to assist adoptive families by providing resource information and referrals, support, advocacy and education.

Advisory Board - View here


Amy Kindrick
NM Director of Programs
Step Up! Project Director
Contact Amy

Joanna Miller
NM Director of Development
Contact Joanna

State Member

New Mexico Department of Children,
Youth & Families

Isela Burciaga
Foster Care and Adoptions Bureau Chief

P.O. Drawer 5160 PERA, Room 225
Santa Fe, NM 87502
Phone: (505) 827-8400
Fax: (505) 827-8480
E-mail: Contact NM Dept of Children, Youth & Families


→ Click here for a list of Licensed Child Placement Agencies and Adoptive Parent Support Groups in New Mexico
→ Click here for a list of the Adoption Specialists in all 50 states
→ Click here for a list of Member States and Private Child Placement Agencies of The Adoption Exchange


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Adoption Information Class

Adoption Options
Target Audience - Adoptive and Foster Families
Date - August 21, 2014
Time - 6:30 PM (Mountain)
Location - Online (Webinar)

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For more information or to help answer questions you can always contact
the New Mexico Office directly at 505-247-1769.