August 28, 2014
Resources and Assistance
 

Core Service Centers
These agencies can provide or locate emergency food, shelter, clothing, employment services, PG&E assistance funds, and short-term counseling.

Daly City
991-8007
Daly City Community Service Center
134 Hillside Boulevard
Pacifica
738-7470
Pacifica Resource Center
1809 Palmetto Avenue
South San Francisco
588-8822
North Peninsula Neighborhood Service Center
600 Linden Avenue
Coastside
726-9071
Coastside Opportunity Center
99 Avenue Alhambra, El Granada
San Mateo
347-3648
Samaritan House
401 North Humboldt Street
Redwood City
780-7260
Fair Oaks Community Center
2600 Middlefield Road
East Palo Alto
322-1821
Bayshore Community Resource Center
2277 University Avenue

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Temporary Financial Assistance
TANF, General Assistance, Food Stamps, MediCal

North region
877-5608
1487 Huntington Avenue
Central region
596-1025
550 Quarry Road, Belmont
South region
599-3811
2500 Middlefield Road
San Mateo [Medi-Cal only]
573-2349
San Mateo County General Hospital
222 W. 39th Avenue

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Emergency Food

See also the core service centers
County-wide
343-4403
St. Vincent de Paul
North county
583-6757
South San Francisco Food Pantry-St Paul's United Methodist Church
500 Miller Street, South San Francisco Fridays, 10 am-12 noon
Central county
342-CALL
CALL-Primrose Center
139 Primrose Road, Burlingame
South county
323-7781
Ecumenical Hunger Program
1934 University Avenue
366-4692
St. Anthony's Center
3500 Middlefield Road

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Housing

For emergency shelter, call a core service center
Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County
558-0915
800-381-8898
The Natalie Lanam Justice Center
Sobrato Center for Nonprofits - Redwood Shores
330 Twin Dolphin Drive, Suite 123
Redwood City, CA 94065

It is the eviction clinic and "Helps with eviction defense, landlord-tenant disputes, discrimination and affordable housing. Offers Eviction Defense Clinics on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays, call for more information."
Human Investment Project
348-6660
364 Railroad Avenue, San Mateo
Helps seniors, single parents, or persons with low or modest incomes to obtain housing or remain in their own homes
Housing Authority
802-3300
Administers the federal subsidy program (Section 8)
373-3490
Landlord/Tenant Mediation Service
Midpeninsula Citizens for Fair Housing
327-1718
457 Kingsley Avenue, Palo Alto
Investigates housing discrimination cases in southern San Mateo and northern Santa Clara counties
Project Sentinel
321-6291
430 Sherman Avenue, #308, Palo Alto
Investigation of housing discrimination complaints in cities north of Redwood City

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Hotlines

Aging and Adult Services
800-675-TIES
Investigates and develops care plans in situations where individuals are at risk of abuse, neglect, or exploitation.
573-3950
Alcohol and Drug Helpline
Notice: Center for Domestic Violence Prevention and
Sor Juana Ines Services for Abused Women have now merged
and are known as:
Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse (CORA)
652-0800 or
PO Box 5090
800-300-1080
San Mateo, CA 94402
Child Welfare Services
800-632-4615
24-hour line for situations in which children age 17 or under are in jeopardy due to abuse, abandonment or exploitation.
Crisis Intervention & Suicide Prevention
368-6655
Belmont through Palo Alto
692-6655
BSan Mateo through Daly City
726-6655
BCoastside
A 24-hour phone service for troubled people seeking help in dealing with a crisis. Also counseling for families experiencing stress.
Rape Trauma Services
692-RAPE
Crisis counseling, outreach, advocacy for survivors and their families.

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Health Care

San Mateo County General Hospital
573-2222
222 West 39th Avenue, San Mateo
Fair Oaks Family Health Center
364-6010
2710 Middlefield Road, Redwood City
North County Community Health Center
301-8600
380 90th Street, Daly City
Drew Health Foundation
328-5060
211 University Avenue, East Palo Alto
San Mateo County AIDS Program
573-2385
3700 Edison Street, San Mateo
RotaCare Clinics
Free urgent care health services for uninsured persons. 3 locations:
600 Marine Blvd., Moss Beach (Wednesday, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.)
1900 Sullivan Ave., Daly City (Monday, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.)
795 Willow Road, Menlo Park (Saturday, 9:30a.m.-12:30p.m.)
Willow Clinic
599-3890
Family practice, AIDS services
795 Willow Road, Menlo Park
574-2622
Planned Parenthood
800-686-0101
Mental Health Access Team

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Disability Services

Aging & Adult Services
800-675 TIES
225 West 37th Avenue, San Mateo
Center for Independence of the Disabled
595-0783
875 O'Neil Avenue, Belmont
Peninsula Association for Retarded Children & Adults
312-0730
1650 S. Amphlett Blvd, #213, San Mateo
Poplar ReCare
259-8500
1764 Marco Polo Way, Burlingame
Therapeutic treatment, equipment loan, and other services for those with developmental disabilities, illness, or injury

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Employment

Employment Development Department
737-2662
230 S. Spruce, South San Francisco
578-2900
3520 S. El Camino Real, San Mateo
Numbers above are for counseling and job vacancy information. For unemployment benefits, call 341-6111.
SUCCESS Center - North
301-8470
271 92nd Street Daly City
SUCCESS Center - South
367-0190
2500 Middlefield Road, Redwood City

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Legal Services

Bay Area Legal Aid
358-0745
1048 El Camino Real, Suite A,Redwood City, CA 94063
472-2666
Legal Advice Line (Mon, Thur 9:30-3:00; Tue, Wed 9:30-1:00)
Comprehensive civil legal assistance for low-income domestic violence victims
District Attorney - Family Support Division
366-8221
401 Warren Street, Redwood City Questions about the collection of child support from a non-custodial parent
Judicial Council of California
Self-help website intended to help you find legal assistance, learn about California law, work better with an attorney, and represent yourself in some legal matters.
Lawyers in the Library
697-7607
The third Wednesday of each month the San Mateo County Library, in partnership with the San Mateo County Bar Association, holds free legal clinics.
Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County
558-0915
800-381-8898
The Natalie Lanam Justice Center
Sobrato Center for Nonprofits - Redwood Shores
330 Twin Dolphin Drive, Suite 123
Redwood City, CA 94065

Legal advice and counsel on civil matters for low-income individuals
San Mateo County Bar Association
369-4149
333 Bradford Street, Redwood City
Lawyer referral service

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Children's Services

Center for a New Generation
328-0641
2086 Clarke Avenue, East Palo Alto
Resource library, workshops, conflict resolution, parenting classes
Center for Children and the Courts
Provides information about and links to courts, attorneys and bar associations, child welfare agencies, juvenile justice agencies, and domestic violence agencies.
Child Abuse Prevention Center
327-8120
350 Cambridge Avenue, #50, Palo Alto
Child abuse resource, referral training, education, advocacy
Child Care Coordinating Council
655-6770
2121 S. El Camino Real, Suite A-100, San Mateo
Referrals for licensed child care, infant care, preschools, extended day care, summer camps.
Children and Family Services
800-632-4615
400 Harbor Blvd., Belmont
Services for children age 17 or under in danger of abuse, neglect, or exploitation.
Kids' Turn
415-777-9977
Multiple Bay Area Locations
Educational workshops for separated/divorced parents and their children aged 5-17.
Parents & Educators Resource Center
655-2410
1660 S. Amphlett Blvd., #200, San Mateo
Information and support for parents of learning disabled children

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Counseling Programs

Family & Community Enrichment Services
591-9623
1607 Industrial Way, Belmont
Youth Service Bureau of South San Francisco
877-8642
1486 Huntington Avenue, Suite 100, South San Francisco
Pacifica Youth Service Bureau
355-3900
435 Edgemar Avenue, Pacifica
Youth Service Bureau of San Mateo
349-7969
1670 S. Amphlett Blvd., Suite 115, San Mateo
Youth & Family Assistance Insights Program
755-0890
85 Washington Street, Daly City
692-9300
1860 El Camino Real, Burlingame
366-8408
609 Price Avenue, Redwood City

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Commission on Status of Women

363-4872
Information on services; programs on issues of concern to women

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