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...
Salesianum School Spends MLK Day Serving at AOC

Salesianum School Spends MLK Day Serving at AOC

On January 20, 2020, a group of students from Salesianum School in Wilmington, DE visited Heading Home’s Albuquerque Opportunity Center to help us clean and facilitate Bingo with our Respite Care Program guests. Thank you for making volunteerism part of your...
Heading Home Programs Featured on KRQE Morning Show

Heading Home Programs Featured on KRQE Morning Show

On January 10, 2020, our CEO Dennis Plummer and Emergency Housing Program Director Carlos Sanchez visited the KRQE This Morning Show set where they explained how Heading Home offers prioritized street outreach, emergency housing and permanent supportive housing to...