Santa Fe County Senior Services / Centers
Santa Fe County is committed to serving the needs of its elder citizens. We are working to promote and enhance the physical, intellectual and social wellbeing of seniors living in Santa Fe County. Join us for the opportunity to develop new friendships, participate in recreational, education and social activities. The Senior Services Program is offering a wide range of quality programs and services to residents of Santa Fe County through County operated Senior Centers.
In 2011 the Senior program provided a total of 10,877 home delivered meals on a daily basis county-wide to 95 eligible homebound seniors. It also provided a total of 12,168 congregate meals on a daily basis to 788 eligible senios and provided 2,998 one-way trips for scheduled medical and other appointments, prescription pick-ups, and assorted errands county-wide for eligible seniors.
Senior Center Activity Information
The Senior Program provides many opportunities for creativity, learning and socialization and offers many health and wellness classes. Stop by and enjoy yoga, core exercise, strength training, Tai Chi, billiards, ceramics, weaving, jewelry making, art classes, tin work, pinochle, creative writing, museum visits, and much more. Contact our Activities Coordinators for more information:
Andrea Romero 753-8598 (Santa Cruz) or 351-4686 (Chimayo)
Carol Branch 466-1039 (Eldorado) or 988-3053 (Rio en Medio)
Jewel Pacheco 281-2515 (Edgewood) or 455-2195 (El Rancho)
Congregate Meals (Lunch Service)
Individuals are welcome to join us in any of our Senior Centers for lunch. Lunch is served daily between 11:30 and 1:00. There is a suggested donation of $1.50 for individuals age 60+. Guests are also welcome to join us - guest lunches are $7.50.
Meals on Wheels
Santa Fe County is proud to deliver meals to qualified homebound seniors.
Seniors interested in receiving home delivered meals should call Teresa Casados at (505) 992-3094.
Santa Fe County provides a reliable and affordable mode of transportation. Our reliable drivers provide transportation to medical appointments, grocery shopping, volunteer projects, and miscellaneous errands.
For additional information or to schedule transportation please call Lula Wilson at (505) 992-3069.
Senior Center Information
Chimayo Senior Center (Bennie J. Chavez Community Center) - The Bennie J. Chavez Center is Closed (Click For More Info).
Edgewood Senior Center
EL Rancho Senior Center
Santa Cruz Senior Center (Abedon Lopez Community Center)