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Heading Home announces Connie Chavez as CEO

Heading Home announces Connie Chavez as CEO

Heading Home is pleased to announce Ms. Connie Chavez has joined the organization as the new Chief Executive Officer. Connie, born and raised in Albuquerque, brings with her a wealth of knowledge from her lifelong efforts to enhance services for the...

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 Street Connect recognized by Mayor

ABQ Street Connect recognized by Mayor

ABQ Street Connect reduces ER visits by 40% among people experiencing homelessness, program recognized by Mayor Keller                 According to the latest report, there was a statistically significant annualized reduction of...

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,...

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Heading Home is pleased to announce Ms. Connie Chavez has joined the organization as the new Chief Executive Officer. Connie, born and raised in Albuquerque, brings with her a wealth of knowledge from her lifelong efforts to enhance services for the underprivileged/underserved communities in Albuquerque. Connie's history of community service includes her work as Executive Director of the Barrett Foundation, Sawmill Community Land Trust, and the Carrie Tingley Hospital Foundation.Currently, Connie serves as Vice Chair of the Bernalillo County Planning Commission and has been a member of several local and national nonprofit Board of Directors.Please join us in welcoming Connie to Heading Home as she works to fulfill the agency's mission as an innovative, collaborative leader in the community addressing homelessness. ... See MoreSee Less
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Starting next Monday, Heading Home's ABQ StreetConnect will be offering free group therapy sessions for our StreetConnect Clients.To learn more about what we do, visit headinghome.org today. ... See MoreSee Less
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12 months ago

Heading Home NM
The carefree days of summer are not so easy for children and families experiencing homelessness. Did you know Heading Home serves over 450 children a year at our shelters and housing programs? Help us make a difference. Visit headinghome.org/donate today. ... See MoreSee Less
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Heading Home NM
Heading Home is pleased to announce Ms. Connie Chavez has joined the organization as the new Chief Executive Officer. Connie, born and raised in Albuquerque, brings with her a wealth of knowledge from her lifelong efforts to enhance services for the underprivileged/underserved communities in Albuquerque. Connie's history of community service includes her work as Executive Director of the Barrett Foundation, Sawmill Community Land Trust, and the Carrie Tingley Hospital Foundation.Currently, Connie serves as Vice Chair of the Bernalillo County Planning Commission and has been a member of several local and national nonprofit Board of Directors.Please join us in welcoming Connie to Heading Home as she works to fulfill the agency's mission as an innovative, collaborative leader in the community addressing homelessness. ... See MoreSee Less
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Starting next Monday, Heading Home's ABQ StreetConnect will be offering free group therapy sessions for our StreetConnect Clients.To learn more about what we do, visit headinghome.org today. ... See MoreSee Less
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12 months ago

Heading Home NM
The carefree days of summer are not so easy for children and families experiencing homelessness. Did you know Heading Home serves over 450 children a year at our shelters and housing programs? Help us make a difference. Visit headinghome.org/donate today. ... See MoreSee Less
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Heading Home NM
Heading Home is pleased to announce Ms. Connie Chavez has joined the organization as the new Chief Executive Officer. Connie, born and raised in Albuquerque, brings with her a wealth of knowledge from her lifelong efforts to enhance services for the underprivileged/underserved communities in Albuquerque. Connie's history of community service includes her work as Executive Director of the Barrett Foundation, Sawmill Community Land Trust, and the Carrie Tingley Hospital Foundation.Currently, Connie serves as Vice Chair of the Bernalillo County Planning Commission and has been a member of several local and national nonprofit Board of Directors.Please join us in welcoming Connie to Heading Home as she works to fulfill the agency's mission as an innovative, collaborative leader in the community addressing homelessness. ... See MoreSee Less
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