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Heading Home Strategic Plan (2023- 2028)

HEADING HOME (HH) STRATEGIC PLAN (2023- 2028) HH’s strategic plan will ensure that experiences of homelessness are rare, short-lived, and non-recurring. HH will develop a complete plan of action for each individual we serve to get them from a point where they are...

ABQ StreetConnect Selected to Present an Innovative Approach to End Homelessness at International Symposium

ABQ StreetConnect Selected to Present an Innovative Approach to End Homelessness at International Symposium

ABQ StreetConnect Selected to Present an Innovative Approach to End Homelessness at International Symposium. The ABQSC program is a complex-care intervention designed to provide emergency housing, permanent supportive housing, and prioritized street outreach to individuals experiencing chronic homelessness within Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Coronado Park Closed in Albuquerque, NM

Coronado Park Closed in Albuquerque, NM

ABQ Street Connect and Albuquerque Community Safety (ACS @cabqacs), have been working with residents in Coronado Park since August 1 to get them into safe housing by means of the Westside Emergency Housing Center (WEHC) and Albuquerque Opportunity Center (AOC), both programs operated by Heading Home. Around 40 individuals were relocated to the WEHC and AOC, and are being supplied with the resources they need to stay off the streets.

WECH Outreach Team Member

The Outreach Team Member (OTM) will traverse areas of Albuquerque to engage and inform individuals experiencing homelessness about the services offered by the Westside Emergency Housing Center. The Outreach Team Member (OTM) will traverse areas of Albuquerque to...

Memo: From Heading Home’s Board Chair

Memo: From Heading Home’s Board Chair

Greetings, Effective November 1st, Heading Home’s Board of Directors has accepted Joell Ackerman’s resignation as CEO of Heading Home. We wish Joell well as she moves on from Heading Home. Robin Otten, who has been involved with Heading Home since its inception, will...

A Different Experience With Homelessness

(Names have been changed to preserve privacy.) Homelessness takes many forms, and most often it is invisible. Last week I had the opportunity to speak with one of the residents staying at Heading Home’s Lexington shelter in Gallup,...

ABQ StreetConnect Medical Team

ABQ StreetConnect Medical Team

  ABQ StreetConnect is a data-driven model and continuously evaluates how to best meet the needs of the subpopulation of people experiencing homelessness the program serves. Having a medical director and a clinical director helps us directly address the physical...

APD Working Alongside ABQSC

APD Working Alongside ABQSC

Our Albuquerque Street Connect (ABQSC) team strategizes every week with the Albuquerque Police Department (APD)! During those meetings, we figure out how we can best support each other and help individuals experiencing homelessness who are high utilizers of emergency...

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