What is the P.E.T.S. Program?
Pets & the Elderly Together S
This project is a partnership between the City of Albuquerque Department of Senior Affairs, the Environmental Health Department and the Animal Humane Association of New Mexico. Homebound seniors age 60 and older who receive Home Delivered Meals from the Department of Senior Affairs will be the recipients of dog and cat food for their pets.
The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of the Department of Senior Affairs is recruiting volunteers. To participate in this project call the Senior Information Line at (505) 764-6400.
Donations should be made by check or money order payable to the City of Albuquerque, Nutrition Program.
Envelopes with the postage pre-paid are provided to clients.
Additional envelopes can be obtained by calling Sandra at 848-1399.
Money is not to be given directly to the driver or any other person representing the Nutrition Program.
The department of Senior Affairs provides access to many services in Albuquerque and Bernalillo County for frail homebound seniors over the age of 60.
Services include Care Coordination, Home Retrofit (installation of wheelchair ramps, grab bars, safety rails and other supportive equipment), basic Home Repair and Home Chores, Home-Delivered Meals, and Senior Transportation.
Interested public should call(505) 764-6400 between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday to speak to an intake specialist.
The Senior Information number(505) 764-6400 is the Department of Senior Affairs one-stop telephone number that provides information, assessment, referral, assistance, and literature.