Amistad Crisis Shelter

Amistad Crisis Shelter is a short-term (14-30 days) program that provides residential services to youth, ages 12-17.


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 services: crisis intervention, assessment, counseling/therapy, recreational activities, life and social skills training, case management, educational/vocational assistance, job training skills and referral assistance.

Amistad’s primary focus is to provide 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.

Address: 1706 Centro Familiar SW, Albuquerque NM, 87105      

For more information please call 505-877-0371 or fill out the contact form below and someone will reach out to you shortly.