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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.

  • 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.

National Senior Citizens Day

On Aug. 19, 1988, President Ronald Reagan issued Proclamation 5847 creating National Senior Citizens Day to held annually on August 21. This day is observed to recognize and honor the achievements of older people in our nation and to raise awareness of social, health and economic issues which affect seniors. Bernalillo County and its Office of Senior and Social Services is committed to our senior community and encourages participation in the programs and services offered at its Senior and Community Centers. We honor and appreciate our seniors and the value they bring to our county.


National Senior Citizens Day 2018

Staff Directory

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

George Schroeder, MPH
Senior and Social Services Manager
(505) 314-0326

Paul Salcido
Community Services Administrator
(505) 468-7650

Veronica Cordova
Community Program Specialist
(505) 314-0432

Brenda Cisneros-Fernandez
Public Health Specialist
(505) 314-0324

Cathy Sánchez
Urban Health Extension Coordinator
(505) 314-0324

Lorri Romero
Accountant
(505) 314-0406

Laura Sanchez-Abeyta
Community Program Enhancement Specialist
(505) 288-0801

Staci Miceli
Community Program Enhancement Specialist
(505) 288-2507

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Community Services
  • Join us for this FREE class every Tuesday and Thursday from 10-11 a.m. until Dec. 31 in the computer lab at the South Valley Multipurpose Center! Sign up at the front desk. For more information call (505) 468-7341.
    Location:
    South Valley Multipurpose Center, 2008 Larrazolo Rd. SW
    Time:
    12/10/2019 10:00 AM - 12/10/2019 11:00 AM

  • The next Metropolitan Detention Center information session is Dec. 11 from 5-7 p.m. at the South Valley Multipurpose Center, 2008 Larrazolo Rd. SW. Get your questions answered and meet with a recruiter!
    Location:
    South Valley Multipurpose Center, 2008 Larrazolo Rd. SW
    Time:
    12/11/2019 5:00 PM - 12/11/2019 7:00 PM

  • Join us for this FREE class every Tuesday and Thursday from 10-11 a.m. until Dec. 31 in the computer lab at the South Valley Multipurpose Center! Sign up at the front desk. For more information call (505) 468-7341.
    Location:
    South Valley Multipurpose Center, 2008 Larrazolo Rd. SW
    Time:
    12/12/2019 10:00 AM - 12/12/2019 11:00 AM

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