Child Protective Services
Program helps current and former foster children through classes, workshops, job training, skills development, and counseling.
San Mateo County is a full service adoption agency, working with birth parents, adoptive parents, adoptive children and adult adoptees.
Child Protective Services receives reports and investigates situations of suspected child abuse and neglect in San Mateo County.
Link to the Children's Fund web site to find out about their services and how to donate and volunteer.
Family Resource Centers (FRCs)
Program provides prevention and early intervention services at school sites through increased involvement of parents with children in pre-Kindergarten to third grade.
Program finds temporary and/or permanent homes for children. Also provides supportive services and financial assistance in some cases.
Foster Care Handbook
Resource guide for resource parents.
Kinship Support Services (KSSP)
Program offers peer mentoring, support services, parenting help, and youth services to relative caregiver families.
Safely Surrendered Baby Information
Because of the new Safely Surrendered Baby law, parents who are unable to keep or care for their newborn can leave newborn infants (if no presence of abuse or neglect) at hospitals and fire stations without criminal prosecution.
Link to the web site to learn how to report child abuse and find out about prevention resources and upcoming events.