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Community Resources

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Adolescent Counseling Services (ACS)

Counseling services, education, support groups, therapy, and substance abuse treatment


Outlet a program of ACS works specifically with LGBTQ+ students & offers free, drop-in, and confidential support groups and activities


Childrens Health Council  

Education & Mental Health Services serving children and teens

  • The Center: Teen Therapy Services, 650-688-3625 for Parent Consultation


Safe Space

New clinic in Menlo Park made for youth by youth.  Mental Health services for 12-26 year olds

  • 650-304-3906



Multi-Service Agency providing supports and programming for over 34,000 people in San Mateo County in the areas of counseling, prevention, early intervention and education resources. Star-Vista serves, children, adolescents, adults, families, in a variety of settings.

  • Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention Center: 650-579-0350


One Life Counseling Center

Counseling & wellness programs to individuals, schools, and the community

  • 650-394-5155


San Mateo County Pride Center

The SMC Pride Center offers a welcoming, safe, inclusive, and affirming community climate that fosters personal growth, health, and opportunities to thrive for individuals of all ages, sexual orientations, and gender identities through education, counseling, advocacy, and support.

  • 650-591-0133


Behavioral Health & Recovery Services (BHRS) San Mateo County

  • ACCESS Call Center for San Mateo County @ 1-800-686-0101
    • ACCESS  guide you through  different and appropriate services in San Mateo County.


Grief support for children, teens, and adults

  • 650-321-5272


Dial 2-1-1 to receive personalized assistance and connections to local community resources. (shelters, transportation, basic needs, and more)


In need of food? 1-800-984-3663 for referrals to local food banks, hot meal sites, food stamps assistance and more.


Psychiatric Emergency Services are available 24/7 at:


San Mateo General

  • Located at: 222 West 39th Ave San Mateo
  • 650-573-2662


Mills-Peninsula Medical Center

  • 1501 Trousdale Dr Burlingame
  • 650-573-2662


National Resources


The Trevor Project

24 Hr. Crisis Intervention & suicide prevention lifeline for LGBTQ+ Youth

  • 1-866-488-7386


National Suicide Prevention Hotline

  • 1-800-273-8255 (TALK)


Crisis Text Line

  • Text BAY to 741-741


Trans Life Line

  • 1-877-565-8860


Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

  • SAMHSA’s National Helpline: 1-800-662-4357 (HELP) is a confidential, free, 24 hr, information service in English and Spanish, for individuals and family members facing mental and/or substance use disorders. This service provides referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community based organizations