Description:Offers supportive counseling services to San Mateo County residents age 55 or over. Volunteer counselors are selected and professionally trained to help their peers face the challenges and concerns of growing older. Training provides topics that include understanding depression, cultural competence, sexuality, community resources, and other subjects that are relevant to working with older adults. After completion of training, weekly supervision groups are provided for the volunteer senior peer counselors, as well as quarterly in-service training seminars. Peer counseling services are provided in English, Spanish, Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin), Tagalog, and to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender older adult community. Formerly known as Family Service Agency of San Mateo County, Senior Peer Counseling.
Public Transit:Service is provided in person's home or at a mutually agreed upon location.
24 Second Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94403 37.5639394 -122.3263232 Human Services
Audience:Older adults age 55 or over who can benefit from counseling
Eligibility:Resident of San Mateo County age 55 or over
How to Apply:Phone for information (403-4300 Ext. 4322).
Service Wait Estimate:Varies.
- San Mateo County