The Alamosa Center is located on Coors and Gonzales Rd on the City of Albuquerque's Westside.

City Social Services

Contact Information

The City of Albuquerque's Alamosa Center staff provides emergency food, utility assistance, and seasonal services and activities to residents of the Southwest Mesa (South Valley and Westside) areas of Albuquerque. The Center is always seeking and accepting donations from our business and local community members as well as organizations, and collaborating agencies for the following services available at the Center:

Alamosa H&SSC

Year -Round Services:

  • TEFAP Food Boxes
  • Emergency Diapers
  • Notary Public
  • Information & Referrals to other collaborating agencies
  • Utility and Rental Assistance (Based upon available funds)

Other / Seasonal Services:

  • Toys for Tots
  • Health Fairs
  • Community Fairs

Eleanor Benavidez / Center Manager
6900 Gonzales Rd SW
Albuquerque, NM 87121
(505) 836-8800 Phone
(505) 836-8807 Fax

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Hours of Operation:

Monday- Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Food Pantry Hours:

Monday, Wednesday, & Friday: 10:00a.m. - 12:00p.m.

Tuesday & Thursday:
1:00p.m. - 3:00p.m.

*See below for on-site agencies with extended hours.


On-Site Health Care Agencies

Agency Name Services Hours Contact Info
Community Dental Services Inc.
  • Regular & Emergency Dental
  • Medicaid Accepted
  • Health Care Insurance Programs

Call for hours

First Choice Community Healthcare
  • Primary Healthcare Services
  • Low Income Eligible Services
  • Immunizations Clinics
  • Health Care Insurance Programs
  • Click here for more info.
Call for hours (505)831-2534
First Choice Women, Infant, and Children (WIC)
  • Supplement Food Programs
  • Breast Feeding
  • Nutrition Classes
Call for hours (505)831-4245
Public Health Division
  • Public Health Office
  • Immunizations
  • Family Planning
  • SW Valley Male Involvement
Call for hours (505)833-9950
UNM Hospital Clinic
  • Primary Healthcare Services
Call for hours (505)272-2154

UNM Hospital - Maternity and Family Planning Clinic

  • Primary Healthcare Services
  • Prenatal Care
  • Healthcare for the Undocumented
Call for hours


On-Site Social Service Agencies

Agency Name Services Hours Contact Info
Albuquerque GED
  • Educational Services
  • GED Preparation





Youth Development Inc.
  • Youth Intervention Program
  • Youth Recreation
  • Click here for more info.
Call for hours (505)831-5109

Other City Services Located at this Site

Agency Name Hours Contact Info
Alamosa Child Development Center



Alamosa Community Center

Monday & Wednesday


Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 7:00am-8:00pm

Alamosa/Robert L. Murphy Library




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      (1)        mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

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      This institution is an equal opportunity provider.