Organization/Contact Services/Comments Phone            

Almas de Amistad--Amity Foundation

A teaching and therapeutic community for women. Substance abuse counseling, HIV prevention and education, emergency food, parenting classes, referrals for assistance, therapeutic groups.

(505) 246-9300

Best Chance

Best Chance helps formerly incarcerated men lead productive and rewarding lives while significantly reducing recidivism.  We provide vital services, material support, referrals, information and training proven to reduce stress of transitioning to "life on the outside."  Our services are provided by well-trained peers working closely with a broad spectrum of vocational, healthcare, mental health, social welfare, business, spiritual, educational, and motivational volunteers and professionals.

(505) 985-6184 or (505) 256-3231

Casa de Amigos

(no website)

Sober living house based on 12-step recovery (men only). Does not accept sex offenders. Accepts parolees and residents from substance abuse treatment centers.

(505) 449-7677

CNM Guide to Majors for Students with Felony Convictions 

Lists CNM major programs and identifies those with "no known barriers" to employment, potential barriers, and majors not recommended for those with a felony conviction.


Crossroads for Women

For homeless women and women recently released from incarceration with co-occurring mental health or substance abuse issues. Provides housing, case management, counseling, vocational services, and day programs.

(505) 242-1010

Diersen Charities (aka Dismas House)

Transitional housing

(505) 255-6213

D-ink Tattoo Removal

Free or low-cost tattoo removal for some victims of domestic violence 

(505) 220-6629 

Endorphin Power Company

Transitional living for men and women experiencing homelessness as a result of substance abuse. Website offers application for housing.

(505) 268-3372

Kairos Outside--program of Kairos Prison Ministry of New Mexico

For female loved ones age 20 and older of men and women who are or have been incarcerated in any state or federal correctional facility. Offers a weekend retreat in Capitan, NM where women support each other and learn coping techniques, as well as local weekly support groups in various NM locations. Christian focus.


(505) 304-5578


(505) 730-6741

La Posada

(no website)

Transitional living home with healthy living and life skills classes. Sex offenders and dual-diagnosis clients considered on a case-by-case basis.

(505) 242-5606

New Hope

(no website)

Halfway house

(505) 712-7029

New Life Sober Living

Sober living program (men only)

(505) 999-9304

Offender Re-entry Resource Manual for Bernalillo County (NM Dept. of Corrections Re-entry Division)

232-page comprehensive listing of agencies, resources, services


Oxford House, Inc.

Sober living program in 17 self-run, self-supporting houses throughout Albuquerque. Some homes are for men only, others for women only, others for women with children. Part of a national non-profit network of Oxford Houses. See website and click on Houses in the header for local information and phone numbers.


PB&J Family Services

Five programs targeted specifically to incarceration-related family support, as well as other family services.

(505) 877-7060

A Peaceful Habitation

Transitional housing for recently paroled women. Christian orientation. Teaches life skills and choice-making. Provides mentoring and referrals to community agencies.

(505) 440-5937

Precious Gifts

Women's halfway house that requires participation in a 12-step recovery program, counseling, community service, and work or school attendance. Minimum 3-month commitment.

(505) 688-6408

Recovery House

Men's halfway house for age 25 and up. Does not accept sex offenders or active gang members.

(505) 550-6371

Sangre de Cristo House

Transitional living for women 18-25 in recovery from substance abuse disorders. Located in Peña Blanca, west of Santa Fe. Welcomes women in recovery transitioning from correctional facilities back into the community. (A project of Interfaith LEAP) 

(505) 465-2040 


(no website)

Halfway house

(505) 307-2375

SOAR / HIRE (NM Department of Labor)


(505) 841-8501

Sobriety House

(no website)

Men's halfway house

(505) 332-8935

(505) 435-0184

St. Martin's Hospitality Center

Heading Home Program: shelter plus care for people with chronic mental illness or substance abuse. Dismas House program for people re-entering society from incarceration.

(505) 764-8231

Therapeutic Living Services (formerly Transitional Living Services)

Group homes and independent living support for people with chronic mental illness or substance abuse issues age 18 or older. Offers financial management, medication oversight, counseling, family education, community support. Must have Medicaid, SSI, social security card, and full psychiatric evaluation with psychiatric diagnosis in last 6 months.

(505) 268-5295


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