FOSTER OR ADOPT A NEW MEXICO YOUTH
The children featured in this weekly column are in foster care and are available for adoption. About 300 children in New Mexico are waiting to be placed permanently with a family. They range in age from newborns to 17. Many were placed into state custody because of abuse or neglect and may require medication or therapy. For information, call the New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department at 800-432-2075.