Community Services

Bernalillo County Senior and Social Services provides health and quality of life initiatives for Bernalillo County residents to improve economic well-being, education, health, and family & community development.

All Bernalillo County Senior Centers are currently closed due to the public health emergency. Seniors 50 and over are encouraged to participate in phone and online programs. Learn more by visiting the Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/BernCoOSSS.

  • Bernalillo County’s Health Promotion team implements research-led policies and programs designed to reduce obesity and smoking, as well as maintaining anti-bullying and anti-teen suicide programs in Bernalillo County.
  • Senior Meals are provided to seniors aged 60 and older. Additional activities are offered and limited transportation for neighborhood residents is available to some sites.
  • Senior Affairs Advisory Council
  • The Quality of Life Community Fund - Senior Services supports senior services to address food insecurity/nutrition, transportation and health promotion for seniors.

 

Contact Us

Senior and Social Services
2400 Broadway SE, Bldg. N
Albuquerque, NM 87102
bcosss@bernco.gov | (505) 314-0425 | Fax: (505) 462-9759
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BernCoOSSS

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  • A delightful workshop that promises to inspire tending to beneficial insects and pollinators so that they can thrive in your yard. Learn early season strategies like knowing what to plant when managing spring yard preparations in a way that fosters a healthy environment. Plus, hear what’s happening in the current legislative session towards helping the survival of these vital insects. Presenters are Anita Amstutz, founder of the non-profit, Think Like a Bee, and Mary Jo Picha, BernCo master naturalist.
    Time:
    3/6/2021 9:00 AM - 3/6/2021 10:30 AM

  • Master composter, John Zarola, will share how raised garden beds in the high desert present many useful management options for home gardeners. The class topics include bed set-up and sheet composting for soil fertility as well as making soil amendments, the types of mulches and which irrigation methods are well-suited for raised beds.
    Time:
    3/13/2021 9:00 AM - 3/27/2021 11:00 AM

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