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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...

Heading Home’s Respite Care Program

Heading Home’s Respite Care Program

The Albuquerque Opportunity Center (AOC) Respite Care Program is for men experiencing homelessness that do not have a safe place to ensure that they received follow-up care for their acute medical conditions. We have contracts with multiple Albuquerque area hospitals...

Kendra Scott Giveback Event!

Kendra Scott Giveback Event!

    Join us for our Kendra Scott Giveback Event! This is the perfect opportunity to treat yourself and your loved ones while giving back to the community. You can shop for good online from September 10th-11th using the code GIVEBACK- AISMJ or shop with us...

New Heading Home CEO Joell Ackerman!

New Heading Home CEO Joell Ackerman!

Heading Home is thrilled to have Joell as our current Chief Executive Officer and we hope you will get the chance to meet her soon if you don't know her already! Joell Ackerman was born and raised in Southern California. Growing up she spent summers on her...

Farewell!

Farewell!

As Kristy Anderson, Dennis R. Plummer, Teddi Rivera, and Carol Brusca are on to their next chapters in their lives Heading Home will miss them and wish them all good luck! Kristi Anderson worked tirelessly as an SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access, and Recovery (SOAR)...

Pathways Navigators

Pathways Navigators

  Heading Home, along with the City of Albuquerque's Family and Community Services department, is operating a Wellness Hotel for families and individuals experiencing homelessness in Albuquerque. We are providing families with a safe place to stay while...

ABQ StreetConnect Partner: Dr. Swala Abrams

ABQ StreetConnect Partner: Dr. Swala Abrams

The ABQ StreetConnect program serves 120 clients who are a part of a sub-population of persons experiencing chronic homelessness with mental illness, typically with co-occurring substance use disorders and physical ailments. Many ABQ StreetConnect clients are high...

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