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Eighth Judicial District Court

Tribunal del Octavo Distrito Judicial

Request for Proposals Treatment Providers

Request for Proposals for Treatment Provider
The Eighth Judicial District Court is requesting proposals for the Taos Adult Drug Court Treatment and Supervision Services. Deadline for proposals is 6/28/2019 at 3:00 PM. To obtain a Request for Proposal (RFP) packet, please contact Lauren Felts-Salazar, District Court Program Manager, at 575-751-8621 or email

1) Request for Proposals
2) Eighth Judicial District Policy and Procedures Manual
3) Approved NM Drug Court Standards




Adult Drug Court

A drug court is a specially designed court calendar or docket, the purposes of which are to achieve a reduction in recidivism and substance abuse and to increase the participants’ likelihood of successful rehabilitation through early, continuous, and intense judicial oversight, treatment, supervision, mandatory periodic drug testing, and use of appropriate sanctions, incentives, and other community-based rehabilitation services.


Taos County Adult Drug Court Program

Human Resource Development Associates (HRDA)

1335 Gusdorf, Building E.
Taos, NM 87571

Phone: 575-758-5500

Presiding Judge
Emilio J. Chavez

Court held every Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. at the Taos County Courthouse, Taos, NM.

Raton Adult Drug Court Program

Human Resource Development Associates (HRDA)

213 N. 2nd St. Suite B
Raton, NM 87740

Phone: 575-445-9761

Presiding Judge
 Melissa Kennelly

Court held every Wednesday at 4 p.m. at the Colfax County Courthouse/Leon Karelitz Judicial Center, Raton, NM.

Eighth Judicial District Drug Courts Program Staff

Drug Court Program Manager 
Lauren Felts-Salazar

Phone: 575-751-8621



Drug Court Program Specialist for Raton
Lexi Ortega

Phone: 575-445-7565



Coming soon!