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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Latest News
  • Bernalillo County and Silver Horizons will again offer free groceries to low-income seniors (50+) at two drive-thru grocery pickup events. •    Friday, April 16, 2021, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Rio ...

  • Bernalillo County and community partners have teamed up to present the 2021 El Camino Real Trade Fair. The series of virtual events will take place Friday evenings and Saturday mornings for the next ...

  • Bernalillo County Open Space is excited to present six special events in April and May for residents interested in gardening, sustainable landscaping, painting and more. All the events are virtual...

Community Services
  • Certified Mindfulness Teacher and Master Naturalist volunteer, Marnie Rehn, will guide you on a mindfulness exploration through Bachechi Open Space. Explore with your senses, igniting your sense of wonder as you experience yourself as part of the natural environment. Class size is limited to adhere to COVID-Safe practices and public health order guidelines. Upon registration, specific details will be provided about meeting location, how to prepare, where to park, and more. Register early to ensure your spot. Registration closes on April 14 or until class is filled.
    Time:
    4/17/2021 9:00 AM - 4/17/2021 11:00 AM

  • Albuquerque’s City Nature Challenge Coordinators Laurel Ladwig and Selena Connealy will teach how to use this app to help identify local flora and fauna. Learn more about the City Nature Challenge event taking place at this time and how you can participate! Registration closes April 23.
    Time:
    4/24/2021 9:00 AM - 4/24/2021 11:00 AM

  • In this workshop, we will use the ABQ Backyard Refuge Program (ABQ BRP) workbook and learn a myriad of ways the Bachechi Open Space might better support local plants and wildlife. Meet with the ABQ BRP team who will feature Bachechi Open Space as an example to demonstrate the first step in becoming a certified habitat – and in turn, be able to certify your own garden as a backyard refuge. Registration closes May 14.
    Time:
    5/15/2021 9:00 AM - 5/15/2021 10:30 AM

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