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Men’s Overnight Emergency Housing

Men’s Overnight Emergency Housing

The Albuquerque Opportunity Center (AOC) Men’s Overnight Emergency Shelter has 71 beds that provide a safe environment for sleeping and daytime storage of belongings for up to 30 nights. While staying at the AOC our guests have access to an outdoor garden, computer...

AOC Facility Management

AOC Facility Management

Our Albuquerque Opportunity Center (AOC)  is a large campus with an outdoor garden, computer lab, storage area, showers, laundry facilities, medical examination rooms, main dorm, Respite Care wing, a library, and a classroom area. During the week the campus is...

Respite Care Program

Respite Care Program

The Albuquerque Opportunity Center’s Respite Care Program is for gentlemen 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...

New ABQ StreetConnect Report Brief

New ABQ StreetConnect Report Brief

A new report that analyzes the recent outcomes of Heading Home’s street outreach program is coming soon and the results are very promising! ABQ StreetConnect was created in August 2017 “to provide intensive, individualized, housing-focused service navigation to...

Prioritized Street Outreach

Prioritized Street Outreach

ABQ StreetConnect (ABQSC) is our specialized outreach team whose mission is to identify, engage, stabilize, and house individuals for whom traditional outreach methods have not worked. Our ABQSC program is disrupting a cycle of high system utilization and Heading Home...

Life as the ABQ StreetConnect Clinical Director

Life as the ABQ StreetConnect Clinical Director

My name is Carol Brusca and for the last 3 years, I have been the Clinical Director of the ABQ StreetConnect program. I am an independently licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a Trauma specialist.  I feel so fortunate to be able to work with such a great team...

New Educational Café Series

New Educational Café Series

We are thrilled to announce our new Educational Café Series! This new monthly offering of the Educational Café Series episodes will be comprised of one-hour discussions providing you with a unique opportunity to engage with us and to learn more about what we do make...

AOC Campus Reduces Energy Use

AOC Campus Reduces Energy Use

As part of a Reduce Your Use grant from PNM, we were able to install 17 new L.E.D. light fixtures in the dormitory at the Albuquerque Opportunity Center (AOC). This project was delayed because of COVID-19 but after the long-awaited arrival of some parts, the lights...

Albuquerque Heading Home Featured on KRQE Cares

Albuquerque Heading Home Featured on KRQE Cares

Our Albuquerque Heading Home team received over one hundred new twin mattresses and was featured on a recent KRQE Cares promotional video.  We are grateful incredibly to the KRQE Cares and American Home Furniture and Mattress for making this possible! These mattresses...

Volunteer Group Makes Essential Face Coverings

Volunteer Group Makes Essential Face Coverings

We are grateful to our Heart to Heart volunteer group for making over 500 face coverings for our staff and clients. Face coverings have become an essential part of keeping our clients and staff safe during this COVID-19 outbreak. Kathleen, the leader of the Heart to...

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