WEHC Gets Funding Extension

WEHC Gets Funding Extension

The Westside Emergency Housing Center (WEHC), which typically shuts down seasonally on March 15th, is now funded to operate through the end of June.  Heading Home thanks Mayor Tim Keller and the City’s Department of Family and Community Services for pushing for...
A Month of Community Engagement

A Month of Community Engagement

January saw huge engagement from supporting organizations and businesses in the community. Heading Home thanks Walgreens, Nusenda and the Doug and Duran morning show on Magic 99.5 FM for investing in Heading Home. Walgreens presented Heading Home with a $12,000 check...
Home for the New Year: A Visual Story

Home for the New Year: A Visual Story

A resident at the Albuquerque Opportunity Center’s 24-hour respite program got more than a new outlook at the start of this new year – he got housing! Jack had been a resident in the respite program for months recovering from a hospital stay and ongoing health issues....
Peer-to-Peer Holiday Cheer

Peer-to-Peer Holiday Cheer

Housed neighbors, staff and volunteers gathered this week for our monthly Peer-to-Peer Luncheon with a special holiday twist. Our housed clients, who we call neighbors, shared stories of gratitude and encouragement with the group while volunteers prepared a holiday...
Caring Canines Offer Support at AOC

Caring Canines Offer Support at AOC

The Southwest Canine Corps of Volunteers (SCCV) visited the AOC campus with sack lunches and brought joy to residents and staff alike with their wonderful pups! The SCCV is an Albuquerque-based pet therapy organization who has been serving the community for 30 years....
A Successful Journey Home!

A Successful Journey Home!

Heading Home recently hosted the philanthropic supporters of our mission at ‘A Journey Home,’ our annual celebration dinner. The night was an astounding success! The event raised over $77,000 to support our emergency and permanent supportive housing programs for those...
Westside Emergency Housing Center Now Open

Westside Emergency Housing Center Now Open

Individuals and families experiencing homelessness in Albuquerque now have another much-needed option for getting out of the cold overnight. The City of Albuquerque and Heading Home agreed to open the Westside Emergency Housing Center (formerly the Winter Shelter)...