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Resource Guide: Support For Mind, Body, And Spirit


  • Services for Families
  • General Housing
  • Homeless Housing
  • Food (Prepared Meals and Fresh Food)
  • Physical Health
  • Nutrition/ Exercises (Classes/Groups)
  • Mental Health
  • Youth Mental Health
  • Groups and Individual (Sessions)
  • Creativity (Art and Music)
  • Exercises for Older Adults (Classes/Groups)
  • Meditation
  • Churches

   * Offer services in Spanish

family Services

* Samaritan House: 836B Bay Rd, East Palo Alto, CA 94303 (650) 294-4312 (Areas served: East Palo Alto and Menlo Park)

* Samaritan House: 114 Fifth Ave, Redwood City, CA 94063 (650)-294-4313 (Areas Served: North Fair Oaks and Menlo Park)

* Ravenswood Family Health Network: East Palo Alto, Mayview, Sunnyvale 1885 Bay Rd, East Palo Alto, CA 94303 (650) 330-7400 (Areas Served: East Palo Alto and Menlo Park)

* Ecumenical Hunger Program: 2411 Pulgas Ave, East Palo Alto, CA 94303 (650) 323-7781


Housing Authority of the County of San Mateo (HUD):

264 Harbor Boulevard, Belmont, CA 94002 (650) 802-3300 (Open to all)

Veterans Housing Assistance:

1-800-698-2411 or Dial MyVA411

Palo Alto Location Number: (650)-493-5000 [Facility Closed, Phone Access Only] (Open to all Veterans)

East Palo Alto Purchase Below Market Rate Housing (BMR):

2369 University Ave, East Palo Alto, CA 94303 (650) 473-9838

Menlo Park HouseKeys BMR Housing Service: Contact info:

Redwood City BMR Housing Service: mr-units

East Palo Alto Rent Control:

Government Center 2415 University Avenue, 2nd Floor, East Palo Alto, CA 94303, Contact info:

Program Administrator: Natasha Raiburn (650) 853 3157

Program Coordinator: Abisai Moreno (650) 853-3114

House Sharing Program (HIP Housing ):

Main Office: 800 South Claremont Street, #210 San Mateo, CA 94402 (650) 348-6660

Property Management Office:1512 Stafford Street Redwood City, CA 94063 (650) 348-6820 (Open to all)

Permanent Housing: BRIDGE Housing

1977 Tate Street, East Palo Alto, CA (650) 330-0899 (No Current Vacancy/Full Waitlist)


Homeless Shelters:

*Homeless Help Desk Redwood City:

St. Vincent de Paul Redwood City (650)780-7500 (Open to all) o-you-need-help

* Samaritan House South Emergency Housing:

1852 Bay Road, East Palo Alto, CA 94303 (650) 294-4312 (Open to all)

*Life Moves Palo Alto Location:

33 Encina Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94301 (650) 853-8672 ail=

*Life Moves Menlo Park Location:

260 Van Buren Rd, Menlo Park, CA 94025 (650) 325-8719 ail=

*Life Moves Redwoodcity Location:

110 Locust St, Redwood City, CA 94061 (650) 364-8264 (Open 24 Hours) ail=

Starvista Transitional Youth Service (Ages 18-24):

610 Elm St, Suite 212, San Carlos, CA 94070 (650)667-0483

Project WeHope

1854 Bay Road East Palo Alto   (650) 330-8000

24 hour facility  Emergency Food and Shelter



Mobile Farmers’ Market:

Thursdays 10 am-11:30 am Redwood City Public Library, 1044 Middlefield Rd, Redwood City & 12 pm-2 pm Fair Oaks Library at 2510 Middlefield Rd, Redwood City JvXw54ACmdjrr9sR1gSW7Zl1dqn4EIf-4XIdRXjD9Cq2Rb9VWu73NcaAt8REALw_wcB#sc hedule (Open to all)

Meta Community Mobile Market: (Create an account to join and for more info) Areas served: Menlo Park and East Palo Alto

East Palo Alto Community Farmers’ Market:

Bloomhouse 2555 Pulgas Ave, East Palo Alto, CA 94303 Areas served: East Palo Alto

Meals on Wheels:

To sign up call 650-272-5041 or click the link (For Seniors Only)

Palo Alto Street Life Ministries Hot Meals:

Mondays 6:45 pm-8 pm at 2890 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA (Open to all)

Redwood City Street Life Ministries Hot Meals:

Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays 6:45 pm-8 pm at 1300 Middlefield Road Redwood City, CA (Open to all)

Menlo Park Street Life Ministries Hot Meals:
Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:45 pm-8 pm at 1120 Merrill Street Menlo Park, CA (Menlo Park Train Station) (Open to all)

The Laurel Avenue Church Of Christ Food Ministry:
East Palo Alto 1215 Laurel Ave, East Palo Alto, CA 94303 (650) 322-0853

St.Anthony’s Padua Dining Room: Hot Meals 11am – 1pm Mon-Fri 3500 Middlefield Road Menlo Park, CA, 94025  (650) 365-9664  

Ecumenical Hunger Program:
2411 Pulgas Ave, East Palo Alto, CA 94303 (650) 323-7781


Second Harvest of Silicon Valley:

1-800-984-3663 (Click the link for different locations near you)

Women, Infants, & Children Program (WIC):

477 9th Avenue, Suite 110 San Mateo, CA 94402

Call (650) 573-2168 to schedule your phone appointment

Calfresh Nutrition Program:

Click the link to apply


Ravenswood Family Health Center:

1885 Bay Rd, East Palo Alto, CA 94303 (650)- 330-7400

North Fair Oaks Health Center:

2710 Middlefield Rd, Redwood City, CA 94063 (650) 578-7141


Call 1-800-541-5555 to find dentist, health care, and mental health providers near you.


Fresh Approach- Collective Roots Gardening Program: 1785 Woodland Ave. East Palo Alto, CA 94303

(925) 771-2990

Herban Health Nutrition Classes:

In English and Spanish, To sign up call or text (650) 327-7894


National Suicide & Crisis Number: 988 or 1-800-273-8255

Español: 1-800-799-4889 or 1-888-628-9454 TTY

Crisis Text Line:

*San Mateo County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services:

1 (800) 686-0101 588795278 (Open to All)

Behavioral Health and Recovery Services., South County Mental Health Center: 802 Brewster Ave, Redwood City, CA (650) 363-4111 alth-and-recovery-services-south-county-mental-health-center

(Open to all)

Psychiatric Emergency Services: San Mateo Medical Center 222 West 39th Avenue (650) 573-2662

*Family Assertive Support Team (FAST): Call (650) 371-7416 for more info

*NAMI San Mateo CountyAddress: 1650 Borel Pl, Suite 130 (650) 638-0800 (Open to All)

San Mateo County Crisis Center: 24/7 Crisis Number (650)-579-0350 (Open to All)

Kara – Grief Support: 457 Kingsley Ave, Palo Alto (650) 321-5272


National Suicide & Crisis Number: 988 or 1-800-273-8255

Español: 1-800-799-4889

*Adolescent Counseling Service:

643 Bair Road, Redwood City, CA (650) 424-0852

*ALCOVE Crisis Support Resources:

2741 Middlefield Road Suite 102, Palo Alto, CA 94306 (650) 798-6330 (Ages 12-25) (Open to all)

*Community Counseling Center:

2415 University Ave, East Palo Alto, CA 94303 (650) 363-4030

Areas Served: East Palo Alto and Menlo Park.

*Youth and Transition Age Youth Clinic:

727 Shasta Street, Redwood City, CA (650) 599-1033

Area served: Redwood City.

Starvista Crisis Center: Teen Text Line 650-747-6463 (ages 13+)

*Children’s Health Council (CHC): Contact info:



*Rape Trauma Services: Crisis Line: (650) 692-RAPE (7273) (available 24 hours) 1860 El

Camino Real #406 Office Line: (650) 652-0598

*Keller Center: 222 West 39th Avenue, First Floor (650) 573-2623

*Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse: (CORA): 2211 Palm Ave, San Mateo, CA 94403 24hr Hotline: 1-800-300-1080 (650) 652-0800

Victim Services: Click here for more resources


EPA Center Arts: 1950 Bay Road East Palo Alto CA 94303 (877) 372-2787


Little House: 800 Middle Avenue Menlo Park CA 94025,

Menlo Park Senior Services: Located at the Arrillaga Family Recreation Center, 700 Alma St, Menlo Park, CA 94025


Red Morton Community Center: 1120 Roosevelt Avenue Redwood City, CA 94061 650.780.7311

Zumba Classes: Fair Oaks Community Center, Call (650)533-4199 for more info. ($2 per class, 60+ free) Mondays, 4-5 pm; Tuesdays-Fridays 5-6 pm.

The Reikes Center: 3455 Edison Way Menlo Park CA 94025 (650) 364 – 2509


Brazivedas: 53 Shorebreeze Court East Palo Alto (650) 644-7343

Kannon Do Zen Meditation Center: 1972 Rock St, Mountain View, CA 94043, (650) 903-1935 [Ask about Palo Alto location] (Open to All)

* Insight Meditation Center: 108 Birch Street, Redwood City, CA 94062 (650) 599-3456


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