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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October marks the one-year anniversary of our Resource Center!!

The AHCH Resource Center serves as a no-threshold point of entry where people who are homeless can meet their basic and immediate needs. It's a place where the client is engaged in care, sometimes for the first time, and connected with the referrals and services they need. The drop-in center also offers coffee, showers, computers for individual use, and other forms of individual, group, and psychosocial support.

For more info on our Resource Center and other services, visit our website: bit.ly/2QwdiTq
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Disaster Housing Recovery Update – Friday, October 12, 2018 https://t.co/MKOqlAwuoO

With winter near, FNCH is collecting gently used & clean clothing for kids & adults. They also need items like backpacks, coats, gloves, hats, socks, & non-perishable food.

Donate before Nov 19. Click here for a full list of donation collection locations: https://t.co/L2ThjQzgjs

October marks the one-year anniversary of our Resource Center!

The Resource Center serves as a no-threshold point of entry where people who are homeless can meet their basic & immediate needs.

Get more info on our Resource Center and other services here: https://t.co/rRaEKOzk1d

Making Albuquerque more inclusive is one of our top priorities, and we recognize just how much more work is needed to strengthen our laws and policies and fight discrimination against LGBTQ+ community members. #NationalComingOutDay #OneAlbuquerque https://t.co/q8uv884Ls3

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