The Family and Community Services Department is a key player in the City's effort to end homelessness. Our services include prevention, outreach, shelter and housing programs and supportive services.
The following homeless services are funded by the City of Albuquerque, HUD's Continuum of Care grants, Emergency Shelter Grants, and other grants administered by the City of Albuquerque.
More detailed information including websites for agencies can be found under each category listed below.
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Homeless Service Categories
Emergency Winter Shelter
The emergency winter shelter will operate from November 15, 2013 through March 15, 2014. We accept men and women and men and women with children twelve (12) and under.
The Albuquerque Rescue Mission located at 525 2nd St. SW has on-site registration from 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm daily.
You may also call the Albuquerque Police Department's non emergency number at 242-COPS (242-2677) for transportation to the shelter.
Emergency van hours are from 8:00pm to midnight nightly.
Emergency van pick-up points:
- 1st and Iron
- Central Ave & Alcazar
- Central Ave & Wyoming (under the HillSon's sign)
- Central Ave & Eubank (under the Home Depot sign)
- Central Ave & Juan Tabo (next to the United Artist sign)
- Central Ave & Parsifal (in the parking lot)
- Central Ave & Wisconsin (under the stop sign)
- Central Ave & Louisiana (in front of the fairgrounds)
- Central Ave & Truman (corner of parking lot)
- Central Ave & Dartmouth (in front of substation)
- Central Ave & Sunset Dr. (vacant lot)
- Central Ave & Coors (behind bus stop)
Short-term, immediate assistance for the homeless
Transitional housing assistance designed to transition from homelessness to permanent housing
Permanent Supportive Housing
Permanent Housing for homeless individuals dealing with chronic mental illness &/or substance abuse issues
Childcare services for homeless families
Employment services and job placement for homeless persons
Rental assistance and case management to prevent eviction and homelessness
Health care services for homeless individuals and families
Meals provided for homeless individuals and families in need
Temporary vouchers for homeless individuals with immediate medical issues and families with children, where emergency shelters cannot accommodate them