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Senior Meals

Information about meals throughout Albuquerque and Bernalillo County available to seniors 60 and over.

For information about services for seniors in Bernalillo County, call 505-764-6400.

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Home delivered meal service is available for homebound seniors who have physical, emotional or other limitations that do not allow them to leave their homes on their own. If you, or someone you know, fits this description, call the Senior Information & Assistance Hotline at (505) 764-6400.

 

All City of Albuquerque’s Senior and Multigenerational Centers offer a Senior Meal Program.  All Department of Senior Affair centers offer a delicious low-cost breakfast every morning from 8am-9am Monday-Friday. 

Barelas Senior Center, Los Volcanes Senior Center, North Valley Senior Center, along with both Multigenerational Centers, Manzano Mesa and North Domingo Baca, offer free lunch for adults 60 and older with a current membership.  Highland Senior Center, Palo Duro Senior Center and Bear Canyon Senior Center offer lunch at a reduced fee of $3.25 in addition to special, low cost, a la carte menu items to choose from.  All members 50-59 years of age can participate in the hot lunch senior meal program for a reduced fee of $3.25 at all center locations.  Multigenerational Center members under the age of 50 are invited to purchase lunch daily for $7.67.  In the best effort to reduce food waste, please let your center staff know one day prior by 12noon if you will be joining us for lunch the next day. 

Additional City of Albuquerque and Bernalillo County senior meal sites that serve free lunch to those 60 and older include Raymond G. Sanchez Senior Center, Cesar Chavez Community Center, Rio Bravo Senior Center, Los Duranes Community Center, South Valley Multi-Purpose Senior Center, Taylor Ranch Community Center, Paradise Hills Community Center Annex, Ed Romero Terrace Apartments, Encino Garden, Encino Terrace, Embudo Towers, Shalom House, Tijeras Senior Center, La Amistad, and Whispering Pines Senior Center. 

Seniors can request transportation service from their homes within a five-mile radius to all City of Albuquerque and Bernalillo County meal sites. We offer transport within a six-mile radius to Whispering Pines and Tijeras Senior Center.  To utilize meal site transport services, individuals can register directly with their center site.

The additional senior meal sites are generally open Monday-Friday, 9am-3pm, and provide activities as well as a senior lunch program.  Menus and calendars of activities are available at each meal site. Reservations for lunch are required at least one day prior before 1:00P.  These meals are offered free to adults 60 and older, however donations for meals are accepted and appreciated.        

  • Barelas, Los Volcanes, North Valley, Manzano Mesa, & North Domingo Baca centers offer lunch at no cost to adults 60+ ($2-dollar donation suggested.) Ages 50-59, lunch is offered at a reduced rate of $3.25.
  • Highland, Palo Duro, & Bear Canyon centers offer lunch for 50+ at a reduced fee of $3.25.
  • Adults under the age of 50 are invited to visit our two multigenerational centers and can purchase lunch for $7.67. Our multigenerational centers are North Domingo Baca and Manzano Mesa.

Reservations required for lunch one day prior by 12 noon. 

Online donations are welcome and appreciated.

Department of Senior Affairs Senior and Multigenerational Meal Site Locations:


Barelas Senior Center
714 Seventh St, SW 87107
505-764-6436

Bear Canyon Senior Center
4645 Pitt St. NE 87111
505-767-5959

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe St. NE 87108
505-767-5210

Los Volcanes Senior Center
6500 Los Volcanes, NW 87121
505-767-5999

Manzano Mesa Multigenerational Center
501 Elizabeth, SE 87123
505-275-8731

North Domingo Baca Multigenerational Center
7521 Carmel Ave, NE 87113
505-764-6475

North Valley Senior Center
3825 4th St, NW 87107
505-761-4025

Palo Duro Senior Center
5221 Palo Duro Dr. NE 87110
505-888-8102


Breakfast

Low-cost breakfast is available to all senior and multigenerational center members Monday - Friday from 8A-9A.

Lunch

In addition to our City of Albuquerque senior and multigenerational lunch sites, additional city and county centers provide senior lunch service to adults age 60+ Monday-Friday 11:30A - 1P.  Reservations required one day prior by 12P.  To reserve lunch, please call the senior meal site directly. 

Additional Meal Sites Updates: 

  • Current extended meal sites that are serving lunch under normal operations include:
    • Raymond G. Sanchez Senior Center
    • Rio Bravo Senior Center
    • South Valley Multi-Purpose Senior Center
    • Paradise Hills Community Center Annex
    • Whispering Pines
    • Cesar Chavez Community Center
    • Los Duranes Community Center
    • Taylor Ranch Community Center

Reservations are required one day prior by 12 noon.

  • Take-out lunch is offered for residents at the following locations:
    • Ed Romero Terrace Apts.
    • Encino Garden
    • Encino Terrace
    • Embudo Towers
    • Shalom House. 

For these residential senior meal sites, residents can pick up their to-go meals from the dining hall.  Reservations are required one day prior by 12 noon.  

Tijeras Senior Center meal site is currently undergoing renovations and is offering drive thru style grab and go meals at the Village Hall.  Reservations are required one day prior by 12 noon. (Estimated renovation completion date:  March 2022).   

Additional Senior Meal Site Locations

Raymond G. Sanchez Senior Center
9800 4th Street NW, 87114
(505) 314-0082* (updated contact phone number)

Whispering Pines
# 6 Lark Road, Tijeras, NM 87059
(505) 281-8003
Paradise Hills
5901 Paradise Blvd NW, 87114
(505) 314-0246
Embudo Towers
8010 Constitution NE, 87110
(505) 764-6474
Rio Bravo Senior Center 
3910 Isleta Blvd SW, 87105
(505) 314-0049
Ed Romero Terrace
8100 Central Ave SE, 87108
(505) 232-8880

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
Los Duranes Community Center
2920 Leopoldo NW, 87104
(505) 848-1338
Tijeras Senior Center
#10 Tijeras Ave, Tijeras, NM 87059
(505) 286-4220* Closed during construction; alternate contact number: (505) 269-7518
 

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.