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Mailing Address: PO Box 27636, Albuquerque, NM 87125
Additional Address:

715 Candelaria Boulevard NE, Albuquerque, NM 87107 (Shelter Services)

County of Location: Bernalillo
Phone: (505) 344-2323
NTEE Code: L- Housing and Shelter, P- Human Services
Mission Statement:

Heading Home works to make experiences of homelessness rare, short-lived and non-recurring.

Primary Programs:

Heading Home is a New Mexico non-profit that provides shelter and housing services to people experiencing homelessness. Heading Home programs include permanent supportive housing through the Albuquerque Heading Home, Keeping Families Together, Family Housing Assistance and ABQ Street Connect (targeted street outreach) initiatives, and emergency shelter and care at the ABQ Winter Shelter (families, women and men) and Albuquerque Opportunity Center. The latter center hosts a men’s emergency shelter program, a 24/7 medical respite care program and a veterans transitional housing program. Heading Home serves veterans throug each of its programs.

Populations Served: African-American, Asian-American, Disabled, Elderly, Families, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Homeless, Immigrants, Latino/Hispanic, Low Income, Native American, Rural, Urban, Veterans
Counties Served: Bernalillo
Year Founded:


Annual Budget: $1,000,000 - $4,999,999
Personnel: 30 to 59 FTE
Executive Director:

Dennis Plummer

Accepts inquiries: Accepts inquiries about volunteering, Accepts inquiries about board member positions
Nonprofit Status: Has 501(c)(3) nonprofit status from the IRS, Is registered as a Nonprofit Corporation with the State of New Mexico
Types of Services Offered: Advocacy, Direct Services, Community Organizing


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