Homelessness will make you sick and can kill you.

The statistics are grim. In the City of Albuquerque, a minimum of 1,318 people reported experiencing homelessness on January 23, 2017 per the New Mexico Coalition to End Homelessness Point-In-Time Count, and per Albuquerque Health Care for the Homeless (AHCH) and community best estimates, at least 16,000 persons – approximately 2.3% of Bernalillo County residents – will experience homelessness during the year.  

When people experience homelessness access to adequate health care can mean the difference between getting back on your feet or dying. AHCH believe all people are entitled to health care. We serve people in many stages of homelessness including those living in cars or motels, couch surfing, on the street, in shelters and in transitional housing. Having access to a doctor and medical care to take care of chronic conditions like diabetes, high blood pressure, chronic pain, is essential.

For over three decades, Albuquerque Health Care for the Homeless (AHCH) has served our community as the only health care organization in Central New Mexico dedicated exclusively to providing services to homeless people. AHCH provides critical services to over 7,000 men, women and children every year. By addressing the health-related causes of homelessness, AHCH makes it possible for people to find solutions to end their homelessness.

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At AHCH we believe housing is health care and both are human rights.

Services Include:

Dental
Primary Medical
Pharmacy
Behavioral Health
Harm Reduction

Health Care is a Human Right

MISSION & VISION

Mission

Our mission is to provide caring and comprehensive health and integrated supportive services, linking people experiencing homelessness to individual and collective solutions, and to be a leader in implementing innovative service models and a catalyst for solutions to homelessness and uphold a commitment to diversity and equity.

Vision

To live in a world that is just and without homelessness.

many of the people we serve at Health Care for the Homeless are children

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AHCH Engagement Specialist at the 5 Points Community Cookout and Outreach event.
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Mosaic workshop at Artstreet today! These are the personal mosaics participants made after we collaborated on a larger structure 😊
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A new @PrisonPolicy report finds that individuals who have recently been released from prison experience particularly high rates of #homelessness -- 10x that of the general public. Laws that criminalize homelessness only serve to perpetuate the cycle. https://t.co/I7gTjA6wjK

YOUR SUPPORT ENSURES WOMEN GET THE CARE THEY NEED.
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Disaster Housing Recovery Update, Wednesday, August 15, 2018 https://t.co/3Tj3Tvz2Gr

HCH heroes work tirelessly to meet the basic needs of people without homes. Today we strengthen our resolve to end #homelessness. This inspiring piece from Consumer Advocate, Katherine Cavanaugh explains why we celebrate #HCHValue, today & every day. https://t.co/vBZw1RKoZS

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