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Senior Meals

 

Department of Senior Affairs

Senior Meals

Meal Facts

The CASA (City of Albuquerque Senior Affairs) Kitchen, is a state-of-the-art commercial kitchen with an estimated capacity of producing 2,000 hot meals a day, providing for both the home delivered meal program and the meal sites. Currently, approximately 160,000 home delivered meals are prepared and delivered to the elderly, and another 170,000 meals are prepared and provided at the meal sites and senior centers each year. 

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Information

The Department of Senior Affairs' network of meal sites are for seniors aged 60+ and are located throughout Albuquerque and Bernalillo County.

The meal sites are generally open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., and provide activities as well as a hot noon meal. Reservations are required for lunch and donations are requested for the meal. It is suggested that persons aged 60 and older contribute $2 per meal, and those 59 and younger pay $5.

Menus and calendars of activities are available at each meal site. Limited transportation for neighborhood residents is available to some sites. Call each site for more information!

Meals are served at these Senior Center Locations:

Meals are also served at these Meal Sites:

  • Raymond G. Sanchez Community Center
    9800 4th Street NW, 87114
    (505) 897-8896
  • Armijo
    1714 Centro Familiar SW, 87105
    (505) 873-0047
  • Paradise Hills
    5901 Paradise Blvd NW, 87114
    (505) 314-0246
  • Embudo Towers
    8010 Constitution NE, 87110
    (505) 764-6474
  • Rio Bravo
    3910 Isleta Blvd SW, 87105
    (505) 873-6647
  • Encino Garden
    412 Alvarado SE, 87108
    (505) 266-7736
  • Shalom House
    5500 Wyoming NE, 87109
    (505) 823-1434
  • Encino Terrace
    609 Encino Place NE, 87102
    (505) 247-4185
  • South Valley Multi-Purpose Senior Center
    2008 Larrazolo SW, 87105
    (505) 468-7604
  • La Amistad
    415 Fruit NE, 87102
    (505) 848-1395
  • Taylor Ranch Community Center
    4900 Kachina Street NW, 87120
    (505) 768-6006
  • Cesar Chavez Community Center
    7505 Kathryn Avenue SE, 87108
    (505) 256-2680
  • Thomas Bell Community Center
    3001 University SE, 871060
    (505) 848-1333
  • Los Duranes Community Center
    2920 Leopoldo NW, 87104
    (505) 848-1338
  • Wainwright Manor
    5601 Gibson SE, 87108
    (505) 764-6474
  • Tijeras Senior Center
    #9 Tijeras Ave, Tijeras, NM 87059
    (505) 286-4220
  • Whispering Pines
    # 6 Lark Road, Tijeras, NM 87059
    (505) 281-8003

Meal Site Activities

  • Exercise
  • Quilting
  • Group Walking
  • 8-Ball Pool
  • Wii Sports
  • Bingo
  • Ceramics
  • Nutrition & Health Education
  • Pickleball
  • Guitar Class
  • Cards
  • Field Trips
  • Movies
  • Embroidery
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Ballroom Dance
  • And so much more!

Home Delivered Meals

Seniors age 60+ who are unable to cook for themselves, have no one else to cook for them and are unable to attend a meal site may be eligible to receive a home delivered meal on a donation basis. Dog and cat food can be delivered for those receiving home delivered meals on a monthly basis. Care Coordinators will conduct an eligibility assessment for this program. For more information about Home Delivered Meals, contact our Senior Information and Assistance Program at (505)764-6400.

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