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Second Career Employment Program


Second Career Employment Program

Peninsula Family Service

Provides training and job placement to eligible persons age 55 or over. All persons age 55 or over have access to information in the program's job bank.


Provides training and job placement to eligible people age 55 or over who meet certain income qualifications. An income of 125% of poverty level or less is required for subsidized employment and training. (No income requirements for job matchup program.) If a person seems likely to be qualified after a preliminary phone call or visit, he or she must complete an application at this office. Staff will locate appropriate placements for applicants, provide orientation and on-the-job training and assist with finding a job outside the program. Any county resident, regardless of income, age 55 or over has access to the program, job developers and the job bank. Also provides referrals to classroom training. Formerly known as Family Service Agency of San Mateo County, Senior Employment Services.


Public Transit:

SAMTRANS stops within 1 block, CALTRAIN stops within 6 blocks.
24 Second Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94401 37.5639394 -122.3263232 Other

Service Options

Languages Spoken:

  • Italian
  • Mandarin
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

Accessibility Options:

  • Wheelchair



None. Donations requested of clients who can afford it.


Residents of San Mateo County age 55 or over


Age 55 or over, county resident and willing and able to work. Income requirements vary according to program

How to Apply:

Apply by phone for an appointment.

Service Wait Estimate:


Service Areas:

  • San Mateo County