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Youth and Family Resource Roundup

City of Albuquerque programs and services with help for youth and families.

Did you know the City of Albuquerque offers a wide variety of programs and services for youth and families? We believe every child in this city deserves access to opportunities to stay safe, healthy and engaged in our community. Find programs to fit your needs below or call 311 for more information.

This is a guide of many of the programs and services provided by the City of Albuquerque that youth and families can engage with, it is not a comprehensive guide of all resources available in Albuquerque or provided by partner organizations.


Need Help? Dial 311

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311 Community Contact Center

Our agents answer your questions and respond to your requests for service from any department or division at the City. Dial 311 or 505-768-2000 to reach an agent.

For police, call 911 for emergencies and 505-242-COPS (2677) for non-emergency.

Youth Programs

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Youth Programs, Events, Camps, Classes & Jobs

  • Before & After School programs for ages 5 to 15 years old
  • Programs during school breaks for ages 5 to 15 years old
  • Early Head Start and Preschool Programs for ages 0 to 5 years old
  • Jobs, Internships, and Volunteer opportunities for ages 14 to 24 years old
  • STEM events and programs
  • Arts & Culture events and programs
  • Sports, Recreation, and Open Space
  • Junior Police Academy and Camp Fearless

Youth Activities & Programs

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Explore career development opportunities year round.

View Youth Jobs, Internships, Volunteering & Training

Did you know the City of Albuquerque has community centers, multigenerational centers and parks all across town? Find the nearest one to enjoy gymnasiums, meeting rooms, computer labs, play equipment, and athletic fields and courts.

Health & Social Services

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Emergency Food, Diapers, Clothing, Rental & Utility Assistance

  • Eviction prevention
  • Emergency Rental and Utility Assistance Program
  • Emergency Food Assistance Program
  • Emergency Diaper Assistance
  • Clothing Bank

View all City Health & Social Services

The City has 4 Health & Social Service Center locations offering these services. Find the one nearest one to you!

Family Safety

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Support for Challenges with Violence, Crime, & Discrimination

For emergencies, call 911.

For non-emergency police calls, call 505-242-COPS (2677).

For all other calls to the City, dial 311 or 505-768-2000.

Homelessness, Mental Health & Addiction

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