Albuquerque Opportunity Center (AOC)

Albuquerque Opportunity Center (AOC)

1,916
Men Transitioned Into Housing

Albuquerque Opportunity Center is a services campus that co-locates two programs: An Emergency Housing and Respite Care Program. Shared by the two programs on campus are an outdoor garden, computer lab, storage area, showers, laundry facilities, medical examination rooms, a library and a classroom area.

AOC Men’s Overnight Emergency Shelter

The AOC Men’s Overnight Emergency Shelter has 71 beds that provide a safe environment for sleeping and daytime storage of belongings for up to 30 nights. The AOC shelter has connected men experiencing homelessness to housing and resources since 2004 and annually services more than 600 unduplicated individuals. The Shelter is co-located at the AOC campus, with access to an outdoor garden, computer lab, storage area, showers, laundry facilities, medical examination rooms, a library and a classroom area.

To check for bed availability at the shelter, please call (505) 344-4340 at 8:30 am, Monday through Friday and 9:30 am on weekends. Once a bed is reserved for a resident, that person maintains the bed reservation for 30 days with an opportunity for an extension up to 90 days, depending on circumstance.

Respite Care Program

The Respite Care Program has 30 beds on the AOC campus that provide 24-hour care to men recently released from the hospital, who do not have a home. This program is more a more affordable option for the hospitals and it humanly ensures individuals experiencing homelessness are not tending to open wounds while trying to live on the streets. It is recovery and connection to supportive housing resources. The Respite Care Program is co-located at the AOC campus, with access to an outdoor garden, computer lab, storage area, showers, laundry facilities, medical examination rooms, a library and a classroom area.

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