Bernalillo County – Bernalillo County is offering free lunches to seniors 60+ at two senior centers: South Valley Multipurpose Senior Center (SVMPSC) and Raymond G. Sanchez Senior Center (RGSSC). Lunches are served from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday to Friday. Reservations are required.
“Seniors who call in their reservation can now pick up their lunch inside the South Valley Multipurpose Senior Center or dine-in if they like and there’s room,” says George Schroeder, senior and social services manager. “At Raymond G. Sanchez Senior Center the lunches are available for drive-thru pick up.”
To reserve a meal at the South Valley Multipurpose Senior Center located at 2008 Larrazolo Road SW (map), call 505-468-7604 before 1 p.m. the prior business day. The reserved lunch will then be available for pick-up or dining in from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dine-in seating is limited and if unavailable, lunch may be taken to go.
To reserve a meal at the Raymond G. Sanchez Senior Center located at 9800 Fourth Street NW (map), call 505-314-0082 before 1 p.m. the prior business day. The reserved lunch will then be available for drive-thru pick up in the parking lot from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. No dine-in service is available.
The senior lunch service at SVMPSC and RGSSC is a collaborative effort of the City of Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Area Agency on Aging (AAA). Senior lunches are also available at City of Albuquerque senior centers. Visit the CABQ website for details.
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About Bernalillo County
Bernalillo County is 1,160 square miles and is New Mexico’s most populous county with more than 676,000 residents. Bernalillo County government provides a wide range of public services to residents who live in Albuquerque, Los Ranchos and Tijeras and the 111,000 residents who live outside the village and city limits in the unincorporated areas of the county. Bernalillo County employs approximately 2,500 people and has an annual operating budget and capital investments of more than $650 million. Elected officials include five county commissioners, assessor, clerk, probate judge, sheriff, and treasurer.