Amistad Crisis Shelter
Amistad Crisis Shelter is a short-term (14-30 days) program that provides residential services to youth, ages 12-17.
In partnership with MFA, YDI Amistad Crisis Shelter operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, and also offers a 24-hour hotline. It offers the following free services: crisis intervention, assessment, counseling/therapy, recreational activities, life and social skills training, case management, educational/vocational assistance, job training skills and referral assistance.
Address: 1706 Centro Familiar SW, Albuquerque NM, 87105
Amistad’s primary focus is to provide free mental health support and reunite youth with their families. In cases where reunification is not possible, alternative placement is secured, such as foster care, residential treatment, group home, independent living or placement with other family members. Aftercare services are also available once youth discharged from the program. The program has a 16-bed capacity.