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Short term housing and homeless shelter programs Bernalillo County area.

Find charities and non-profits in Bernalillo County, Albuquerque and surrounding towns that offer transitional housing, homeless shelters and other resources for low income families. There are also short term housing programs for immigrants as well as women facing domestic violence, veterans, and people in crisis.

Assistance is also offered for the homeless, and this can include shelter, meals, and basic needs. The demand for any type of short term housing in Albuquerque is very high and resources are limited, however the agencies will do their best to help as many people as possible. Organizations assist clients in Bernalillo, Torrance, Valencia, and Sandoval County New Mexico.

In addition to the temporary transitional housing programs, case managers will help individuals and families regain self-sufficiency. So they will provide assistance with finding a job or improving your overall financial conditions, including credit scores. When the client is ready to leave the short term housing, they will also get help in finding a new home in the Bernalillo or Sandoval County region. You can even explore financial assistance programs for paying deposits or first months rent to help in this transition.

Barrett House Foundation, Inc. - Casa Verde
Main phone number is (505) 246-9244
Qualified women that have completed the Casa Milagro transitional housing program can get assistance in being placed into affordable, permanent apartments and housing.

YWCA Henderson House Transitional Living Center
(505) 254-9922
Temporary housing is offered for homeless women veterans and their children.

Bridges Supportive Housing (Barrett Foundation, Inc.)
Address is 10300 Constitution Ave. NE
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87112
Main number is (505) 246-0944
Qualified individuals who are working part time, in school, and attending life skills may qualify for up to a 24-month supportive housing program. A portion of your income will need to be paid for rent. Another resource offered by this non-profit is known as Casa Milagro, and this is for homeless women who suffer from a disability or chronic mental illness. Dial (505) 883-8870.




Catholic Charities Of Central New Mexico
Main address is 3301 Candelaria NE
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87107
(505) 724-4670
This Bernalillo County agency offers many assistance programs, including a homeless shelter, assistance for immigrants and housing. Services include job finding, immigrant resettlement, outreach, GED instruction, and maybe even funds to pay security deposit or first months rent.

Housing Authority of Albuquerque
1840 University Blvd SE
Albuquerque, NM 87106
Main number is (505) 764-3920
Various low income programs are offered. This includes public housing, section 8 vouchers, as well as low income apartment and housing. The goal is to stabilize the family. More on section 8 in New Mexico.

Albuquerque Rescue Mission
525 2nd St SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
(505) 346-4673
Many housing programs, meals, and other services are for the homeless and poor.

Family Promise Of Albuquerque
Address is 2801 Lomas Blvd NE B-4
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106
Main phone - (505) 268-0331
They are part of IHN, the local non-profit that works alongside churches and charities to help the homeless. Short term shelter, free meals, social service / case management services, and other low income resources are offered. Clients can get help in finding a job and gaining self-sufficiency.





First United Methodist Church
Main address is 314 Lead Avenue SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Telephone - (505) 243-5646

Joy Junction
Location - 4500 Second Street SW
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87105
Main phone number is - (800) 924-0569
The non-profit can offer emergency and longer term shelter for single women and couples. The unit is available for people with or without children. Short term shelter, free meals, clothing and referrals are provided as needed as well.

Noon Day Ministry
101 Broadway Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Main phone (505) 246-8001
A homeless shelter, food, and other social services are offered.

Metropolitan Homelessness Project - Albuquerque Opportunity Center
Address: 715 Candelaria NE
Albuquerque, NM 87125
Main number is (505) 344-2323
The recently evicted and homeless can be offered residential stability, guidance and other supportive services to help residents exit homelessness. This will help them find permanent housing and also regain self-sufficiency. Other services include mental health treatment, employment, free dental care, case management, medical assistance, Veterans Administration, and substance abuse treatment.

St. Martin's Hospitality Center
1201 Third Street NW
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102
Call (505) 242-4399
Housing and other basic support services are for Bernalillo County families that are homeless. People who are able to enroll and use the facility are also able to access day labor employment through the Alliance Job Services

Haven of Love
Albuquerque, NM 87105
Dial the shelter at 505-873-3771

Interfaith Hospitality Network
2801 Lomas Blvd NE
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106
Phone (505) 268-0331

New Day
2820 Ridgecrest Dr SE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
(505) 938-1060
Call the non-profit for information on short term and affordable housing resources.





Amistad Runaway Facility
Address: 1706 El Centro Familiar Blvd SW
Albuquerque, NM 87105
(505) 877-0371

Good Shepherd Center
Location is 218 Iron Ave SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
(505) 243-2527

Susan's Legacy
6721 Academy Road NE Suite A
Albuquerque, NM 87109
Main phone number is (505) 843-8450
The non-profit provides support services for women with co-occurring disorders.

Women's Housing Coalition
Main location is 3005 San Pedro NE
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87110
Dial (505) 884-8856 for intake.
Offers a two year transitional housing program to homeless or very low income women. Clients need to have some source of income. Case managers also provide assistance with job placement and other job related skills. Child care, Transportation, household items, free food, counseling, training, education and work skills may be offered.


By Jon McNamara

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