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A 10-Year Commitment to Heading Home’s Mission

February marked David Sisneros’ 10th work anniversary! Staff recently gathered for a surprise party to honor David and share reflections and memories…

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Legislative Success for Linkages Program

Heading Home was proud to be part of a legislative advocacy campaign, led by New Mexico Coalition to End Homelessness, which saw increased funds for permanent supportive housing…

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In the News: AOC Med Clinic is ‘Grassroots Medicine’

The Albuquerque Journal recently featured a story on the UNM Health Sciences Center’s collaborative teaching arrangement with the AOC men’s emergency shelter where medical students in various disciplines have been providing triage services for residents since 2013.

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Home Teams Welcome New Volunteers

Albuquerque Heading Home (AHH) conducted another successful Home Team training on Saturday, February 17th…

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Mayor Tim Keller Tours ABQ Winter Shelter

Heading Home and representatives from Albuquerque’s Family and Community Services department gave Mayor Tim Keller a tour of the ABQ Winter Shelter on Valentine’s Day. This is Heading Home’s inaugural year operating the shelter which is open from mid-November through mid-March…

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Harwood Art Workshops a Hit at Heading Home

Heading Home continued its collaboration with the Harwood Art Center on the Collective Memory project in January. The Collective Memory project focuses on stories of loss and survival through art…

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Homeless Advocacy Groups Join Forces for Lobby Day

On Thursday, January 25th Heading Home staff were honored to engage with the legislature during New Mexico Coalition to End Homelessness Lobby Day. Homeless advocacy and service groups from around the state gathered at the state capitol to educate and share information with our representatives about the importance of providing funding for permanent supportive housing and services for those most in need in our community…

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Masquerade for Medicine Raises Funds for AOC Medical Clinic

On January 20th, the University of New Mexico’s Physician Assistant program held a benefit fundraiser called Masquerade for Medicine. Heading Home was honored to have the Albuquerque Opportunity Center’s (AOC) weekly medical clinic picked as one of the beneficiaries.

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UNM Exhibit Focuses on Heading Home Client Stories

Heading Home is honored to have our residents and clients featured in the artistic exhibit, “Don’t Look Away: A reintroduction to homelessness” at the UNM Domenici Center for Health Sciences and Education — West Wing Lobby. The exhibit chronicles stories of residents at our Albuquerque Opportunity Center (AOC) men’s emergency shelter, and clients in our Albuquerque Heading Home program.

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Launchpad Benefit Concert a Hit!

Thanks to the good folks at the Launchpad, and some amazing local bands, for making the 1st Annual Homeless and Active Military Benefit Show a success! On December 29th, Albuquerque favorites Red Light Cameras, !Reviva!, Concepto Tambor and Moonshine Blind played to a packed house to support those in need.

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Shutting the Door on Homelessness

We know that the solution to homelessness is housing. With your support, together we can help save lives and money by housing people experiencing homelessness who are the most likely to die on our streets and are utilizing the most amount of services. We can shut the door on homelessness, making it a thing of the past and making a future of permanent housing and hope.

Our Values

Trust

We will act in ways that establish credibility and mutual trust.

Respect

We meet people we serve where they are.

Equity

Everyone who wants housing should have access to housing.

Justice

We promote justice tempered with compassion.  Err on the side of graciousness.

Safety

We are committed to providing non-threatening, safe spaces for everyone we serve, wherever they are in the community.

Self-Empowerment

We expand choices and remove barriers to such access, so that housing is safe, affordable and accessible.

 

Keep in Touch

You can help us end homeless. We know this is an ambitious goal! And that’s why we need you! With more than 2,000 individuals housed we know it is working and we’re confident that with your support we CAN and WILL make homelessness rare, short-lived and non-recurring! If you want to join us in this journey and stay current on the issue, submit your info here and we’ll send you our electronic newsletter- filled with amazing success stories, ways you can help and other interesting, newsworthy info!