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Grievance Policy

CAAP provides contracts and oversight of contract legal counsel throughout the state on child welfare cases and civil mental health matters.  If you wish to bring something to CAAP’s attention concerning your attorney please use the form (opens as a PDF) located here

Corinne Wolfe Children's Law Center

The 2018 New Mexico Child Welfare Handbook can be viewed on-line.  It provides summaries of the child abuse and neglect process and highlights best practices.  Check Corinne Wolfe Children’s Law Center for updates and other resources.

Corinne Wolfe also hosts an on-line list serve discussion group for respondent attorneys and for guardian ad litems and youth attorneys.  Contact Cristen Conley at or call 505-277-5933 to join the pertinent list serve.