Albuquerque Health Care for the Homeless

Mailing Address: PO Box 25445, Albuquerque, NM 87125
County of Location: Bernalillo
Phone: (505) 766-5197
NTEE Code: E- Health Care, F- Mental Health, Crisis Intervention, P- Human Services
Mission Statement:

To provide caring and comprehensive health & supportive services, linking people experiencing homelessness to individual and collective solutions, and to be a leader in creating service delivery models and solutions to homelessness.

Vision: to live in a world that is just and without homelessness.

Primary Programs:

AHCH addresses the health-related causes and consequences of homelessness through extensive outreach and free site-based services, including:
* Primary medical, dental, and specialty care
* Con Niños treatment team medical/social outreach for homeless children and their families
* ArtStreet, a community-based arts and art therapy studio project
* Harm reduction street outreach, including syringe exchange, auricular acupuncture detox, and a peer education/prevention project

Other Programs:

* Social and behavioral health continuum
* Social Transition and Resource Services (STARS) drop-in center & social services (intensive case management and social work)
* Re-Entry Collaborative Project (REC), medication-assisted treatment for individuals addicted to opiates, recently released from jail/prison and experiencing homelessness, including comprehensive, wrap-around social services, such as housing, case management, and client advocacy.
* Counseling and therapy programs for women and men, including psychosocial rehabilitation

Populations Served: Homeless
Counties Served: Bernalillo
Year Founded:


Annual Budget: $5,000,000 or more
Personnel: 100 or more FTE
Executive Director:

Jennifer L. Metzler, MPH

Accepts inquiries: Accepts inquiries about volunteering, Accepts inquiries about board member positions
Nonprofit Status: Has 501(c)(3) nonprofit status from the IRS
Types of Services Offered: Advocacy, Direct Services


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