BernCo Providing Free Lunches For Seniors


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 theCABQ websitefor details. 


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