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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

Vicente A. Ramirez
Public Health Specialist
(505) 468-7402

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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  • Bernalillo County Parks Recreation & Open Space Department is hosting a community meeting on June 19, 2019 to gather input on the plans and the Environmental Assessment for the Prescribed Endemic Ref...

  • South Valley MainStreet and Bernalillo County host La Familia Growers’ Market every Friday, at 4:30-7:30 p.m. at Dolores Huerta Gateway Park, 100 Isleta Boulevard SW. The La Familia Growers’ Marke...

Community Services
  • Discover the fascinating world right outside your backyard and how you can take an active part in understanding, caring for and studying your environment. Presenter: Rich Schrader, Director of River Source Increase your knowledge of the health of your local environment. Find out more about your area's watershed, aquatic critters, water chemistry and river forest health.
    Location:
    Bachechi Open Space, 9521 Rio Grande Blvd. NW
    Time:
    6/27/2019 6:30 PM - 6/27/2019 8:00 PM

  • Youth ages 11-19 are invited to participate in our free Teen 3-on-3 basketball program every Friday night from 7-10 June 14 through Aug. 9. Dinner will be served before each event at 6 p.m. with a mandatory life skills workshop at 6:30. Registration begins May 13. For more details contact Ashley Gutierrez at (505) 314-0465.
    Location:
    Westside Community Center, 1250 Isleta Blvd. SW
    Time:
    6/28/2019 7:00 PM - 6/28/2019 10:00 PM

  • Location:
    Los Vecinos Community Center, 478 NM-333 Tijeras
    Time:
    6/29/2019 10:30 AM - 6/29/2019 1:30 PM

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