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New Day Peer Drop In Center

New Day’s Youth BLAST (“Building Lives around Self Truth”) Peer Support Drop-in Center is a new program funded by Bernalillo County’s Behavioral Health Initiative. The focus of the Peer-Support Drop-in Center is offering low to no barrier support for young people who are experiencing homelessness, precariously housed, or who are disengaged or disconnected from school and/or community. New Day is partnering with other youth serving agencies to create a safe place for young people (16-22 years old) to develop positive connections and safely express themselves, while having easy access to items related to their basic needs, medical and behavioral healthcare, employment services, educational supports, legal aid, and positive youth engagement activities. Creating physical and emotional safety, fostering a sense of belonging, as well as cultivating a nurturing and supportive environment alongside young adult peer support workers and youth leaders are top priorities for Youth BLAST. The following are partnering agencies that will offer their services out of the center: Centro Savila, UNM Truman Health Services, Warehouse 508, and Pegasus Legal Services for Children.

Location: Johnny Tapia Community Center at Wells Park 500 Mountain Rd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102

Hours of Operation: Wednesday-Friday 12-7:30pm and phone: (505) 246-2247.

Albuquerque Center for Hope and Recovery Peer Drop In Center

Albuquerque Center for Hope and Recovery is the longest-standing Peer Drop-In Center in the metro area, serving community members living with mental health and/or co-occurring substance use disorders. Recovery services are provided by peers who have lived and/or vicarious experience, creating an environment where members have a robust opportunity to engage in healthy life-changing recovery efforts. ACHR is currently located in the downtown area, just north of Lomas on 2nd Street. ACHR will be expanding services in their satellite drop-in centers, ACHR drop in centers will be both in the South Valley and the West Side of Albuquerque. To place a referral or for more information please call: (505) 246-2247 or visit: www.achrnm.org

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  • Due to the recent Coronavirus, this conference has been canceled. We will be in contact to issue a reimbursement for paid tickets. If you have any questions, please contact Evan Gonzales at evgonzales@bernco.gov or (505) 468-1590.
    Location:
    Albuquerque Convention Center
    Time:
    5/18/2020 8:00 AM - 5/20/2020 1:00 PM

  • This meeting will take place via conference call. If you would like to make a public comment, please email Evan Gonzales at evgonzales@bernco.gov. Call In Information: 505-225-7962 ID: 202-974-767
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    4/16/2020 3:00 PM

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  • Free for adults 50+ every third Wednesday of the month! Book club participants collectively select the reading list, and all books and audios are on loan to participants. Call (505) 281-8003 or (505) 288-2507 for more information. Whispering Pines has a Lending Library. Seniors interested in borrowing a large print fiction book from the library can check one out for free. New titles are available every 2-3 months. Call (505) 281-8003 or (505) 288-2507 for more information.
    Location:
    Whispering Pines Senior Center, 6 Lark Rd., Tijeras
    Time:
    12/16/2020 12:30 PM - 12/16/2020 1:30 PM

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