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Ways to Give
We gratefully accept contributions through a variety of methods. Listed below are the most common ways to make a gift. If you don’t see the information you need, please contact Rachel Smith at 505-767-1177 or the Development Office at 505-338-8038.

Micro-donors and large donors unite!
At Albuquerque Health Care for the Homeless (AHCH), we look to our community for help in caring for those in need. Donations of all sizes are welcome. Please consider donating even if your budget is $5, $10 or $25. It all adds up and sometimes it’s easier to make smaller donations occasionally rather than one large contribution.

Credit Card. To make a secure contribution by credit card, you can donate online or call to contribute securely over the phone. We are able to accept gifts on Visa or Master Card.

Cash or Check. Please make checks payable to Albuquerque Health Care for the Homeless. If sending your contribution, our mailing address is:

Albuquerque Health Care for the Homeless
PO Box 25445
Albuquerque, NM 87125-0445

If you would like to deliver your contribution in person, please call the Development Office at 505-338-8038 for directions and parking info.

Periodic Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT). By scheduling re-occurring gifts charged to your credit card you provide a consistent income for AHCH, allowing us to spend more dollars on programs and less on printed mailings and other outreach efforts. Automatic giving saves you time. You can pre-select the amount and frequency that you would like us to draft your donation. You decide how frequently you’d like to give: weekly, bi-weekly, monthly, quarterly, or annually.

In Kind. To see the current Critical Needs List, please click here. If you have questions about an item that you would like to donate, please call 505-338-8038 or email

Grassroots Giving Events. Get your circle of friends and colleagues involved in a wide variety of strategies to make donations to AHCH. Host a party and pass the hat, put on a theatrical event or concert and donate the proceeds to AHCH. 

Your support of our mission matters. Thank you for giving!

Un-Selfie - why we give
  1. $110 --Provide 6 people with overdose prevention, education and training, and two vials of Naloxone. Naloxone is a medication that counters the effects of opiates and saves the life of someone experiencing an overdose.
  2. $120 --Make it possible for a certified nurse practitioner, social worker, and client advocate to make “home” visits to campsites and local shelters.
  3. $140 --Provide 8 people experiencing homelessness the opportunity to obtain an identification card or copy of their birth certificate. These legal documents are necessary to obtain local services or apply for employment opportunities.
  4. $233 --Pay for a health care visit with a staff physician who will treat symptoms and may prevent future emergency visits.
  5. $298 --Grant seven days of motel respite for an individual without a home to recover from the flu and other illnesses.
  6. $600 --Give a new pair of dentures from the AHCH Dental Clinic. A new mouth opens the door to employment opportunities and the path to self-sufficiency
  7. $755 --Fund six hours of open studio time for up to 40 community artists at ArtStreet. At ArtStreet, participants gain self-efficacy by creating art that can be shown at an AHCH ArtStreet exhibit and sold as a source of income for the artist.

In-Kind Donations

Critical needs donations are essential to supporting Albuquerque Health Care for the Homeless (AHCH)’s mission to end homelessness. If you are in doubt about your donations, it is always better to call and ask.

You might be surprised to find that Albuquerque Health Care for the Homeless cannot accept:

  1. Anything that plugs in
  2. Medications, even if they are in their original packaging
  3. Food
  4. Furniture
  5. Large amounts of clothing –AHCH does not have the capacity to sort, clean, and store large amounts of clothing. Please note this does not include new socks and underwear, which are always needed and given out daily.
  6. Hospice care equipment or supplies
  7. Glucose meters or test strips

Call us at 505-338-8038 if you have questions about donations. AHCH serves as a community broker for items essential to people exiting homelessness and we are always happy to refer you to the appropriate community partner organization if you have items AHCH cannot accept.

Please bring donations to our Administrative office at 1217 1st Street NW, which is open Mon.-Fri. between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Call Karyl Weldon at 767-1178 if you have questions or to make a delivery arrangement.


volunteer and give - help us end homelesness



  1. Give respect and be respected
  2. Active and supportive listening of clients’ needs
  3. Understanding of diverse mental and personal states
  4. Communicate late or expected missed shifts with program coordinators
  5. Accepting of the fact that you may not always be able to solve every problem
  6. Willingness to ask for help

If you have inquiries about internships or practicums please contact

All AHCH program volunteer roles are currently filled. Please continue to check our website for openings as they become available.

Leadership volunteer roles in committees are available.

Project Tour

Albuquerque Health Care for the Homeless Health Clinic Entrance

2018 upcoming AHCH tour dates are June 19, July 17, and August 21. To register for a tour, please contact Karyl Weldon by phone 505-767-1178 or by email. Monthly tours are open to anyone interested in learning more about AHCH programs. Tours are held every third Tuesday of the month from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm and begin in the South Conference Room, Building C.


Lending our voices to end homelessness - Advacate

Advocacy on policy issues is essential to AHCH’s work on behalf of people experiencing homelessness; not just in Albuquerque, but nationally too. AHCH advocates for solutions to the core issues that contribute to homelessness, including: living wages/entitlements, housing, and access to health care. An Advocacy Committee comprised of staff and board members (donors/volunteers) meets regularly to prioritize and plan AHCH’s advocacy activities. Activities include hosting tours of elected officials, reaching out to neighborhood associations, working on cross-agency task forces, speaking at City Council meetings, registering voters and participation in coalitions and professional organizations, lobbying at State Legislature and participation in special initiatives related to Advocacy.

We focus our Advocacy on the following topics

  • Access to health care.
  • Affordable housing.
  • Living income.
  • Equity.
  • Other needed services and resources.

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Albuquerque Health Care for the Homeless provides a continuum of services that address the health-related causes and consequences of homelessness. AHCH’s 80+ employees believe in our mission and want to be part of a supportive team.

AHCH offers a wide range of benefits including:
Medical, Vision, and Dental insurance
Life Insurance and AD&D
Long Term Disability
Paid Time Off – 24 days in the first year of employment
6 paid holidays
Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
403(b) with employer contributions after two years
Licensure reimbursement
Starting housing wage of $13.60/hr.
To apply for a position, please click here ( to send resume and cover letter to our human resources department or mail to P.O. Box 25445, Albuquerque, NM 87125. You will be contacted if we need additional information or wish to schedule a phone or personal interview with you. If you are not contacted, we have decided to pursue another candidate.

Albuquerque Health Care for the Homeless is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer. We comply with State and Federal employment practice laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of an applicant’s age, race, creed, national origin, religion, gender, disability, or sexual preference.

We hire employees from diverse backgrounds with a variety of skills from front desk receptionists, accounting and finance, information technology and facilities management to health and human services care professionals such as physicians, dentists, case managers, client advocates, nurses, medical assistants, mid-levels, therapists, social workers and others.

Current Job Openings

Case Management Coordinator to supervise the Case Management/CCSS team.  Will be responsible for direct supervision of staff, monitoring of budget, and program planning.   REQ:  BA in a Human Services field or equivalent, 3 years case management experience with 2 years supervisory experience a must.   Ability to multitask and follow through on administrative responsibilities, knowledge of local…

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Posted 1 week ago

Family or general practice Physician to provide direct services in our busy primary care clinic 32 hours week.   REQ:  NM Medical license, board certified, buprenorphine certified or willingness to become certified.  Experience with underserved populations and Bilingual preferred.

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Posted 1 week ago

RN to perform triage and nursing care in our integrated urgent/primary care/behavioral health clinic and on outreach.  REQ: BSN with valid NM RN license, NM driver’s license.  Minimum of 1 year experience in mental health, ER, public health or substance use treatment setting.  Bilingual (English/Spanish) and experience in a Patient Centered Medical Home environment preferred.

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Posted 1 week ago

Health Access Coordinator to assist in implementing administrative functions and coordination of health operations activities in a busy primary care/behavioral health and dental clinic.   Responsibilities include supervising, training and coordinating work flow of all front desk staff, maintaining provider schedules, managing and analyzing data, knowledge of HIPAA practices and function as a member of the…

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Posted 1 week ago

Client Advocate to identify and refer clients to resources, assist clients obtaining benefits, staff a resource center, transport clients, assist case managers and shop and stock supplies.   Requirements:  High school diploma or equivalent, valid NM driver’s license and clean driving record and 2 years experience in a social services setting.   Must have the ability to…

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Posted 1 week ago

Case Manager to provide case management, resources and referrals to people experiencing homelessness. Complete assessments, develop treatment plans, conduct home visits, case notes, and transport clients. Requires BA in social services or equivalent experience and 2 years experience working w/underserved populations. Working knowledge of EHR. Experience with CMI & DSM-IV. Certification in CCSS preferred. Must…

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Posted 3 months ago

Administrative Nurse will be responsible for coordination of administrative activities of the medical clinic with respect to safety, quality and risk. Will develop, update and administer medical clinic procedure and protocol documents. Provide direct supervision to medical assistants and manage the in-house laboratory. Ensures compliance with relevant OSHA and other legal requirements for the clinic.…

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Posted 4 months ago

Development Officer responsible for a dynamic, values-based, philanthropy program. Responsible for large cash gift campaigns, grant writing, in-kind donations, and volunteer management system. REQ: Bachelor’s degree with 2 years proven resource development experience. Excellent writing and facilitation skills are essential. Donor software experience a plus.

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Part-Time (22 hours week) individual to perform a variety of duties to include some custodial, light building maintenance, landscaping maintenance and vehicle duties. REQ: valid NM driver’s license, general knowledge of janitorial supplies and equipment. Looking for someone who can work flexible hours and be available some weekends and evenings. Prefer at least 1 year…

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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner or Clinical Nurse Specialist to work in our primary care medical clinic providing psychiatric care for homeless individuals. REQ: Current NM applicable licensure or eligible with prescription privileges, strong knowledge base regarding effective utilization of psychotropic medications, experience with underserved and/or homeless populations and bilingual preferred.

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