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:

Primary Medical
Behavioral Health
Harm Reduction

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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.


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


Today, on this #GivingTuesdayNM, November 27th, Albuquerque Health Care for the Homeless is again participating in the global day of giving known as#GivingTuesday. Make sure to give today here as part of AHCH’s First...
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Your gift Saves Lives

Your donation provides critical services for the most vulnerable populations

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Albuquerque Health Care for the Homeless

We appreciate the opportunity to take time with our whole staff this year and recognize #HumanRightsDay. We enjoyed taking time to share a meal, recognize staff accomplishments, send thank you's to donors and remember why the work we do each day is vital to people in our community.

Special thank you to the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center for hosting our event yesterday.

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AHCH’s Case Management Program works with people who have linked with housing through voucher programs in scattered apartments and houses throughout the city. We work with people to complete their personal goals and aspirations so that they may become fully independent of future case management services as much as possible – and for our clients to become fully integrated back in to the larger community.

Our Case Managers assist with a variety of tasks including: finding housing, applying for benefits, building skills for activities of daily living (cooking, cleaning, paying bills, etc.), and identifying other resources as needed. Visit our website to learn more about our Case Management Program: bit.ly/2zIzWlB

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Their lives are worth remembering: James Barber, Robert Thomas, Joe De Lara, Walter Own, Daniel Ramos, Joe William, Salvador Saiz, Larry Herring, and Cece.

Join our #FirstDayofWinter campaign and help be the change. https://t.co/Oi9D6KhOu3 #EndHomelessness

Universal Declaration Of Human Rights Is Still Resisted https://t.co/80Zx59YF1N

We're still collecting donations to help ease the burden of winter weather for those experiencing homelessness. Here's a list of what we need: https://t.co/oi5rAohcIQ

Bring donations to our admin office at 1217 1st St NW Mon-Fri from 8-5 & call Karyl at 767-1178 w/ questions!

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