Child care options and resources
UNM understands that childcare has become a real struggle during the modified K-12 instructional schedules. In an effort to assist parents and guardians identify solutions, we have identified the following resources:
UNM Student Employment – Parents did you know you can post a job for child care on the UNM Student Employment website? The process can be initiated by completing the Off-Campus Request for Job Posting Form. For assistance, please contact email JLandD@unm.edu.
Another option for Parents and Childcare Providers to connect is through the links below. If you need a Childcare Provider or have the ability to serve as a Childcare Provider, complete the forms found at the links below:
City of Albuquerque School Year Program Lottery Information – This is a full-day recreation/education program offered for children K-8th grade during their “distance learning” weeks. Visit http://www.cabq.gov/family/community-centers for program registration details
Cottonwood School Remote Learning - Cottonwoodschool.org is offering safe childcare/remote learning for $5 an hour. Services are offered 7am to 6pm and enrichment programs are available but space is limited. Call 505-897-8375 or 505-239-1765.
New Mexico Kids.Org - The NewMexicoKids website offers a variety of services and resources for both educators and families in the State of New Mexico. Whether searching for quality child care or looking for professional development for early childhood educators, you will find information on this site that links you to the information or services you may need. Please visit their website or contact them via email or call 1-800-691-9067.
Mayor Keller Announces Plan to Step Up for Families this fall, Aug. 6, 2020 - Mayor Tim Keller and City of Albuquerque officials announced new details on fall youth programs today during a news conference. In addition to part-time and virtual programming, the City will offer full-day youth programs for kindergarten through eighth graders at 22 community centers across Albuquerque.
Full details on program offerings across all of the One ABQ: Youth Connect departments are available at play.cabq.gov. Offerings are likely to change as APS scheduling decisions become clearer and the City assesses the demand for these services.