We are proud to have been selected as a Bezos Day 1 Families Fund leadership award recipient! The Day 1 Families Fund supports organizations that are moving the needle on family homelessness. We plan to use this generous investment to rapidly re-house up to 100 families experiencing homelessness in Albuquerque [...]
The Winter Shelter houses over 300 individuals seeking shelter in the coldest months of winter. HopeWorks seeks to support the residents and staff at the Winter Shelter by providing necessary services and referrals for clients in need of assistance. These services include performing Coordinated Assessments, Medicaid and SNAP enrollment, [...]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mKXopMstLZo "Experiencing Hope" video debuted at HopeWorks' Seventh Annual Stone Soup Gala. All of the work done at HopeWorks would not be possible without your support!
Michael entered HopeWorks' Dismas House program in August of 2015. He was 50 years old at that time and was a self-described alcoholic with a history DUI and a battery conviction. He was also struggling with PTSD. Michael found himself in a recurring cycle of homeless episodes and incarceration due [...]
Like many of the clients who are referred to the HopeWorks ACT Program, Debbie came into the program during a time of great distress. After her and her ex-husband divorced, they had begun a long custody battle over their youngest son. Debbie did not handle this well; because her youngest [...]
Bob arrived at Dismas House after being incarcerated for two years years. He is well educated, but due to his criminal history he is no longer able to find work in his field of expertise. Nevertheless, Bob remained optimistic and accepting of his situation. By the second week of his [...]
Sara came to the Covenant House program after being incarcerated for three years. She had a history of domestic violence, drug abuse and was estranged from her family and children. Sara came to Covenant House after being found by Probation and Parole, absconded and overdosed. She would say often that [...]
Employment plays such a vital role in the lives of HopeWorks clients. Those that want to work are given the opportunity to earn money in several ways through our Employment Services Department. This story highlights how much of a difference just a little assistance can help someone in need. A [...]