Announcements

Safer New Mexico Now Services

As COVID-19 is present in New Mexico, we recognize many organizations are responding to the pandemic according to their established protocol.  Safer New Mexico Now (Safer) is working to maintain the highest standard of continuous service to our community.  However, some of the changes being made at our partner organizations may impact services, including the New Mexico Child Safety Seat Distribution Program, Car Seat Fitting Stations and Clinics, and the New Mexico Law Enforcement Training Program.

Your safety and wellbeing are a high priority for Safer. We understand these services are vital to the daily basic needs and welfare of our community members.   For additional information about our services please contact us at 1-800-231-6145. 

Postponed Services
Due to the heightened outbreak of COVID-19, and in compliance with the Governor’s mandates the following services have been postponed:

  • The Law Enforcement Coordinators’ Symposium(LECS) originally scheduled for May 6-7 has been canceled. The NMDOT TSD and Safer are working to reschedule the LECS at a later date.
  • All Car Seat Fitting Stations and Clinics have been postponed through May.
  • No IPRC orders are able to be filled at this time. However, orders may still be placed for downloadable material. Please visit the Cart to see all available items.
  • Several New Mexico Child Safety Seat Distribution Program sites have ceased services. Please contact Safer at 1-800-231-6145 for more information regarding specific sites.

Please check back here for further updates.

Do You Need a Car Seat?

The New Mexico Child Safety Seat Distribution Program helps low-income families get access to car seats at a low cost (these are not free).  Due to the public health emergency and the Governor’s current restrictions, several distribution sites have ceased services and many others are providing service by appointment only.  If you need help getting access to a car seat, please contact Safer at 1-800-231-6145 or 505-856-6143 and we can direct you to the nearest location with available services.

Do You Need your Car Seat Inspected? 

We know the safety of your little ones is of the utmost importance. Unfortunately, due to the Governor’s current restrictions, we are unable to provide car seat inspections. All Car Seat Fitting Stations and Clinics have been postponed through May. We assure you we will resume regular service as soon as it is safe for your family and for our technicians working with you.  In the meantime, we encourage you to reach out directly to the manufacturer of your car seat for tips on how to properly install your seats. Additionally, we are happy to add you to our waiting list and will contact you as soon as regular services are available. To be added to the waiting list, please call our offices directly at 505-856-6143 or email us at info@safernm.org

Parent & Caregiver Resources

We understand you are trying to stay home as much as possible right now, but we know that some trips are essential. These useful resources can help keep your family safe on the road during the COVID-19 pandemic.

New Resources to Keep Children Safe In and Around Cars During Covid-19

Location

Administrative Office
9400 Holly Avenue NE, Suite 201
Albuquerque, NM 87122

Injury Prevention Resource Center
3220 Richards Lane, Suite A
Santa Fe, NM 87505

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