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Horizon Services, Inc

Human Services

Horizon Services, Inc

Palm Avenue Detoxification Program

A detoxification program for adults withdrawing from the effects of alcohol or other drugs. Also offers a 24-hour crisis/information phone line.


A 15-bed detoxification program for men and women from San Mateo County. Offers a safe homelike atmosphere for persons withdrawing from the effects of alcohol and/or other drugs. Persons cannot be admitted if their behavior is dangerous to staff or other residents, if they require professional nursing care, if they are unable to walk, if they require restraints or, if in the opinion of the staff, they require immediate medical care or evaluation. Primary focus of the program is to refer residents to ongoing treatment within the community. Also provides a 24-hour crisis/information phone line for all persons whose lives are affected by alcohol and drug abuse.


Public Transit:

SAMTRANS stops within 1 block.
2251 Palm Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94403 37.546416 -122.305871 Human Services

Service Options

Languages Spoken:

  • Spanish

Accessibility Options:

  • Interpreter for the deaf
  • Wheelchair



$30 admission fee, based on ability to pay. Cash and checks accepted.


Substance abusers


Ambulatory adult age 18 or over

How to Apply:

Apply by phone for initial screening appointment.

Service Wait Estimate:


Service Areas:

  • San Mateo County