Democracy Will Advance Health Equity By Addressing Housing Insecurity and Homelessness

AHCH will Advocate for Legislation During 2021 New Mexico Legislative Session   People experiencing homelessness struggle to maintain a safe and healthy place to live and typically have poorer physical and mental health outcomes and are at greater risk for infection during the COVID-19 pandemic, in addition to other challenges.  In response, and thanks to AHCH Street Medicine Outreach…

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Your Year-End Tax Deduction Information

Due to the rise of people seeking services during the COVID-19 crisis, AHCH outreach services have increased from 8% to 38% during this public health crisis. With your generosity, we can continue to provide life-saving support. With just two 48 hours left in 2020, your year-end generosity will mobilize our care team and provide care to those in need wherever they are. By addressing the health-related causes of homelessness, AHCH…

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First Day of Winter 2020: Long, Dark Days of Winter, Nowhere to Call Home, and a Highly Infectious Virus

The First Day of Winter, or the winter solstice, is a national awareness day to remember and honor those who have died while experiencing homelessness and honor those who have lost their lives unnecessarily in the last year. AHCH builds our annual campaign around the First Day of Winter (FDW), Monday, December 21, to reinforce how important quality health…

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The AHCH Dental Program Is Essential

October is National Oral Hygiene Month In the midst of a global pandemic, the AHCH Dental Program came together in extraordinary ways. Together, they are thriving and stronger than ever as an essential oral health care provider to people experiencing homelessness. AHCH is grateful for all of your efforts to maintain these essential services during…

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New Mexico’s Health Care for the Homeless Network Recognize Health Care for the Homeless Day

National Health Center Week 2020 Health Care for the Homeless Day  Albuquerque Health Care for the Homeless, First Nations Community HealthSource, Albuquerque; El Centro Family Health, Espanola; La Familia Medical Center, Santa Fe; Presbyterian Medical Services, Santa Fe; St. Luke’s Health Care Clinic, Inc, Las Cruses. The National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) sponsors National Health Center…

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