Concurrent Planning for Timely Permanency for Children - New Mexico

Date: August 2021

Defining Concurrent Planning

This issue is not addressed in the statutes and regulations reviewed.

State Approaches to Concurrent Planning

Citation: Ann. Stat. § 32A-4-29; Admin. Code §

When a motion to terminate parental rights is filed, the Children, Youth, and Families Department shall perform concurrent planning.

In regulation: The Protective Services Division shall attempt to place children in foster care with concurrent plans of adoption in foster homes that have been identified as concurrent families.