Senior Services

Offering services to older adults and their families to promote wellness, healthy aging and independence.

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The Division of Senior Services offers a variety of programs to senior citizens at five senior centers throughout the City of Santa Fe. Our services are essential parts of a long-term care system that enables seniors to remain active within their community while continuing to live independently and comfortably within their own home.

If you are age 60 or over, we invite and encourage you to utilize and participate in these various services.  Most services and/or activities are free and some ask for a suggested donation.  These programs are here for you and we take pride in ensuring the highest quality of service is provided. So please stop by - we look forward to meeting you!

Gino Rinaldi, DSS Division Director

Administrative/Information Phone (505) 955-4721

Toll-free Administration/Information Phone (866) 824-8714

 Our Core Values                                                                    

 Our Core Values [PDF]

register for services

Individuals age 60 or over who participate at any City of Santa Fe Senior Center or utilize the Division of Senior Services curriculum must register with our Division. We secure program funding each time a registered senior prints his or her name on our various sign-in sheets e.g. meals, health screenings, fitness activities, transportation, in-home assistance, etc., which allows us to continue providing services.

Registration is done at the Mary Esther Gonzales (MEG) Senior Center, located at 1121 Alto Street, Monday through Friday between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm.  When you register, a staff member will fill out a form with you, which asks for your date of birth, the last four digits (only) of your Social Security number, an emergency contact name and phone number and has a brief assessment to be completed.


Participants must meet the following criteria, per the Older Americans Act:
Be 60 years of age or over; or be the legal spouse of a member age 60 or over, residing at the same address; or for meals only, be disabled and living at Luisa, Pasatiempo, or Villa Consuelo (senior housing).
For more information, contact Brenda Ortiz at (505) 955-4722 email: [bot protected email address]


Contact Us

Activities Programs                                  (505) 955-4711 Outreach                                              (505) 955-4721

Benefits Counseling                       

(505) 955-4721 Public Relations                                    (505) 955-4760
Family Caregiver Support Program         (505) 955-4745 Recreation/Fitness                                (505) 955-4711
Foster Grandparent Program                  (505) 955-4761 Respite Care Program                         (505) 955-4745
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren      (505) 955-4761 Retired Senior Volunteer Program        (505) 955-4760
Health Promotion                                    (505) 955-4711 Senior Services Registration                (505) 955-4722
Home Management                                (505) 955-4745 Senior Companion Program                 (505) 955-4761
Meals on Wheels                                    (505) 955-4748 50+ Senior Olympics Program          (505) 955-4725
Nutrition/Congregate Dining                   (505) 955-4739 Transportation                                      (505) 955-4700


Senior Services Advisory Board

The Senior Advisory Board meets on the third Wednesday of every month.  The Board makes recommendations and suggestions, presents ideas, articulates needs and expresses concerns about the issues of seniors in Santa Fe.


Senior Centers

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