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)

Lets be honest, everyone LOVES things that smell good! Whether it's watching the soothing flame or finding a scent that is calming or brings soothing memories, candles are a pleasant way to help us relax and breath. It may be the scent of a warm cinnamon stick candle or a cozy home car jar for the weekend cruiser. No matter what you're looking for Yankee Candle has got you covered. AND the great thing about purchasing through our link provided, is ACHR will receive 45% proceeds for each item purchased!

Copy and paste our group #999998349 into the sign in section of the Yankee Candle website.

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. 

ACHR Newsletter

Yankee Candle 

​ACHR is proud to be partnering with Yankee Candle Fundraising! ​

In observance of current events surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak, all peer services at 913 2nd St. will be uninterrupted. Due to mandatory Bernalillo County closures our West Side Community Center and Unser Library location will be closed until April 15th.

Please review the following changes to our schedule;

  • Our 1-year WSCC Anniversary will be postponed until further notice.
  • A2A evening classes will continue uninterrupted. Participants of the WSCC please call Johnny Armijo (505) 206-6593 or Donato Velasco (505) 249-6044 for updates on schedule information. 
  • Our 913 main office will continue to make Peer Support available in group and 1-on-1 settings. Groups will be limited to 3 participants in efforts to keep a healthy distance between bodies. 
  • 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 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 –