Senior Center

The Hobbs Senior Center offers a great variety of programs and services for people 62 years of age and older. The center was founded with the primary objective of assisting the City's elderly in adjusting to personnel and social changes brought about in aging.

Activities includes out-of-town trips, Senior Olympics, bridge, pool, quilting, dance practice, movies and various other activities. Services provided include Income Tax Assistance, Medicare/Medicaid Counseling, 55 Alive Defensive Driving classes and various workshops.

Services Provided

  • Information and referral which involves a comprehensive information service dealing with the particular needs of the Senior Citizen.
     

  • Outreach which involves seeking out and finding sick and homebound elderly Senior Citizens. The Center arranges for volunteers and staff to help those individuals who are in need of telephone calls or social visits, because they are not able to leave their homes.
     

  • Health programs that include diabetes screening, hearing tests, blood pressure testing and flu shots.
     

  • The center provides transportation for its members to area senior citizens activities, doctor appointments and grocery shopping. The Center also has a van equipped to transport senior citizens who are in wheelchairs. There is no charge for this service.
     

  • Meals-On-Wheels program is available for homebound elderly citizens of Hobbs and surrounding Lea County. This program is to address the elderly based on need. The priority is to serve meals to those who are ill and unable to prepare meals for themselves due to health problems. These meals are delivered five days a week by volunteers and staff and are available on a donation basis.
     

  • The Center serves luncheons Monday through Friday. The Center provides a meal consisting of meat, two vegetables, a salad, dessert and milk. The luncheon starts at 12 noon. The suggested donation for the meal is $2.
     

  • Specialty Classesinclude Oil Painting, Watercolor and Line Dancing. The cost for one 8 week session for senior citizens is $10 and for one 4 week session the cost is $7.
     

  • The Agnes Kastner Head Community Center may be reserved for use by educational, civic, cultural, and governmental groups when no admission fee is charged. It May not be reserved for private parties, rallies, or fundraisers. Click here for a reservation form.

Senior Center Office

200 E. Park Hobbs

NM 88240

(575) 397-9301

Community Center Coordinator

Dalia Conken

dconken@hobbsnm.org

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