Heading Home Needs Your Help

Heading Home Needs Your Help

During this COVID-19 Outbreak, our shelters are remaining open and active while other supportive services for our clients served through outreach and those who are housed will continue at a reduced level. If you are at home and are looking for ways to support us, look...
COVID-19 Update from Heading Home CEO Dennis R. Plummer

COVID-19 Update from Heading Home CEO Dennis R. Plummer

Heading Home is part of a concerted effort to mitigate COVID-19 infection.  Our primary aim is to keep both our clients and staff safely supported at this time, and to ensure that protocols are in place should anyone need testing, self-monitoring isolation, or...
AOC Guests Get Eye Exams

AOC Guests Get Eye Exams

University of New Mexico medical students gave free eye exams and glasses to more than 20 AOC guests in February. They were with the Community Vision Project, which trains first-year students through hands-on engagement with diverse populations. The students were just...
APD Police Cadets Volunteer at AOC

APD Police Cadets Volunteer at AOC

Thank you to the Albuquerque Police Department Cadet Class 121 Team 1! This group spent a Saturday morning doing a deep clean of the Albuquerque Opportunity Center and our outreach vans. We appreciate you and your willingness to help while learning about homelessness...
Volunteers Organize Valentine’s Day Party at AOC

Volunteers Organize Valentine’s Day Party at AOC

Thank you to this incredible group of volunteers who threw a special Valentine’s Day party for our Albuquerque Opportunity Center guests. The handmade valentines and homemade desserts were amazing! We’re grateful to Heart to Heart for sharing some love with us!  If...
Heading Home Advocates for Statewide SOAR Funding

Heading Home Advocates for Statewide SOAR Funding

Each year Heading Home participates in Lobby Day, a day when homeless service providers engage their representatives about systemic needs for addressing homelessness statewide. On January 28, a few of our staff members and friends from New Mexico Coalition to End...
Justin Moves from the Streets to Affordable Housing

Justin Moves from the Streets to Affordable Housing

Justin is a client with ABQ StreetConnect (ABQSC), Heading Home’s prioritized street outreach program. Before he began working with Heading Home, Justin was experiencing homelessness and didn’t have access to shelter, let alone a phone or any commodities. ABQSC was a...
A Better U Gives Haircuts at Emergency Shelters

A Better U Gives Haircuts at Emergency Shelters

Having access to haircuts and grooming services is important to our shelter guests and A Better U Barber/Beauty Academy understands it’s important to look good for job interviews, school and self-esteem. Heading Home has been fortune to have developed a partnership...
Albuquerque Fire Rescue Recognizes WEHC Staff

Albuquerque Fire Rescue Recognizes WEHC Staff

Heading Home works with Albuquerque Fire Rescue to provide CPR and lifesaving skills training so our team can step in when one of our Emergency Shelter guests is experiencing a medical emergency. Yesterday, AFR led a CPR training with the Westside Emergency Housing...