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.

June 2021 Menu


Senior Affairs Activities Catalog


Please note that home delivered meals will continue to operate as normal 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.

Drive-Thru Grab & Go Lunch service will end Friday, June 4th. Starting Monday, June 7th, lunch will be available for pick up inside all senior and multigenerational centers. Here are the current changes to expect:

  • Seating availability will be based on the NM public health order and may be limited.
  • Members will need to park their vehicle in a designated parking space and come inside to pick up their lunch.
  • If seating is unavailable, lunch may be taken to-go.
  • Lunch schedule will continue Monday-Friday, 11:30 am – 1 pm.
  • Meal Reservations are required one day prior, no later than 1:00pm.

Bear Canyon, Highland and Palo Duro Senior Centers custom made to order and "a la carte" menu options are temporarily unavailable. Breakfast at all senior/multigenerational centers is temporarily unavailable. 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.

There is no charge for pick-up lunches but we do accept online donations.

Barelas Senior Center
714 Seventh St, SW 87107

Bear Canyon Senior Center
4645 Pitt St. NE 87111

Highland Senior Center
131 Monroe St. NE 87108

Los Volcanes Senior Center
6500 Los Volcanes, NW 87121

Manzano Mesa Multigenerational Center
501 Elizabeth, SE 87123

North Domingo Baca Multigenerational Center
7521 Carmel Ave, NE 87113

North Valley Senior Center
3825 4th St, NW 87107

Palo Duro Senior Center
5221 Palo Duro Dr. NE 87110

Although Senior Affairs currently does not offer breakfast or congregate meals, due to the public health emergency, below are locations and information on meals during normal operating conditions.


A low-cost breakfast is also available at the following senior/multigenerational centers: Los Volcanes, Manzano Mesa, North Domingo Baca, North Valley, and Barelas.


Meal sites that serve lunch include Raymond G. Sanchez Community Center; Cesar Chavez Community Center; Rio Bravo Senior Meal Site; Los Duranes Community Center; South Valley Multi-Purpose Senior Center; Taylor Ranch Community Center; Paradise Hills Community Center Annex; Ed Romero Terrace Apts.; Encino Garden; Encino Terrace; Embudo Towers; Shalom House; Tijeras Senior Center; La Amistad; and Whispering Pines Senior Center.

DSA Centers that serve as meal sites are Barelas, Los Volcanes, Manzano Mesa, North Valley, North Domingo Baca. Click on the links to see the addresses and learn more.

The Department of Seniors Affairs also has three senior centers (Bear Canyon, Palo Duro, and Highland) that offer lunch at a reduced price ($3.25 for those 50 and older) as well as ala carte sandwiches, soups, and salads at a low price.

The Department of Senior Affairs' network of meal sites are for seniors aged 50+ and are located throughout Albuquerque and Bernalillo County.

The meal sites are generally open at least 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.

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!

Meal Site Locations

Raymond G. Sanchez Senior Center
9800 4th Street NW, 87114
(505) 341-0082* (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
3910 Isleta Blvd SW, 87105
(505) 873-6647
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
#9 Tijeras Ave, Tijeras, NM 87059
(505) 286-4220

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.