Heading Home Respite Care Program
Heading Home operates the Respite Care Program at the Albuquerque Opportunity Center Campus. The Respite Care Program has 30 beds available for men 18 years and older who are experiencing homelessness, have an acute injury or illness, and are ambulatory.We accept referrals from all local area hospitals that contract our beds.
In the Respite Care Program, we provide a warm bed to sleep in 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Residents have access to showers, three meals a day, clean clothes, linens, laundry facilities, access to a computer lab, on-site workshops, on-site counselling, and occupational therapy.
Other services include basic medical supplies ansd a weekly medical; student run triage clinic (with PT/OT/Med/Pharmacy/Nursing students), transportation assistance to all medical and benefits
appointments, case management, and 24-hour access to Resident Assistants.
Weekly meetings are held by the Outreach/Care Team (social worker, 2 nurses and a physician) the
Heading Home Respite Care Program Director.