The mission of ACHR is to support people who live with mental health or co-occurring mental health and substance abuse challenges. Through peer support, in a safe environment, ACHR aims to help people experience positive life growth by focusing on hope, humor and personal responsibility. 

Albuquerque Center for Hope & Recovery is Albuquerque's only peer-run drop-in center.  We offer Peer Support, behavioral health services, a variety of groups, computer access, quick snacks and a safe place to build your support system. Join ACHR in creating a positive impact in our community.



Monday - Friday 

9:00AM - 3:00PM

913 2nd St. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102

(One block north of Lomas)

South Valley:  

Monday - Friday 

8:00AM - 2:00PM

1250 Isleta Blvd. SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102

(Inside the Westside Community Center)

Monday - Friday

10:00AM - 5:00PM

8081 Central Ave NW, Albuquerque, NM 87121
(Inside the Unser Library)

In observance of current events surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak, all peer services at our 913 location have been limited. ACHR will continue to adhere to all social distancing guidelines set in place by our local and federal government. ACHR understands the importance of Peer Support and we are doing our best to keep these services available to our community.   

Please review the following changes to our schedule:

  • 913 2nd St. will continue to offer services by appointment only. Call (505) 246-ACHR (2247) to schedule and appointment.
  • Individuals MUST wear a face covering when visiting our offices. Individuals will be subject to a contactless temperature reading and hand sanitizer before entering. Individuals with a body temperature over 100 degrees will be asked to come back the next day or work with us virtually/over the phone.   
  • Services at the Central/Unser, 8081 Central Ave. NW, library will continue effective 6/16/2020. ACHR will be available from 12-5pm Mon-Fri. at this location. 
  • Services at the West Side Community Center, 1250 Isleta Blvd SW are still POSTPONED until further notice. 
  • A2A evening classes will continue with online Zoom workouts and groups. Please contact Johnny Armijo (505) 206-6593 or Donato Velasco (505) 249-6044 for updates and schedule information.  
  • Groups will continue to be held on Zoom. Please visit the ONLINE SERVICES page to register. 

We are asking members to refrain from visiting the center if cold or flu like symptoms are present. ​

Be sure to follow us on Facebook for periodic updates as well.

We are actively taking extra precautions to clean and sanitize all group and member areas, as well as the rest of our offices and belongings. 

ACHR asks everyone to be mindful of their health and the community, and if you're feeling flu or cold like symptoms, please stay home and follow the necessary precautions. ACHR is always available for anyone who is in need of peer support. Reach out to us at (505) 246-2247 or by email at

As always, ACHR would like to thank you all for your understanding and cooperation during this time. Below is a list of available resources for those experiencing stress, anxiety or difficulties during this time; 

Peer to Peer Warmline: 1-855-4NM-7100 (1-855-466-7100)
NM Crisis and Access Line: 1-855-NMCRISIS (1-855-662-7474)
NM Crisis Support Information –
Grab-N-Go Meals Locations –
Information on Covid-19 Testing and Care –
For more information regarding COVID-19 –