Description:Please note that as of March 2020, our physical office space is temporarily closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic; however, the majority of our services and events have been moved online. Please contact us if you have any questions or would like more information. – The mission of the San Mateo County Pride Center is to create a welcoming, safe, inclusive, and affirming community climate that fosters personal growth, health, and opportunities to thrive for individuals of all ages, sexual orientations and gender identities through education, counseling, advocacy, and support. The Center is a partnership between StarVista, Peninsula Family Service, and Outlet of Adolescent Counseling Services, in collaboration with San Mateo County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services (BHRS).
Public Transit:We are one block from the ECR/397 Samtrans stop on El Camino Real and 12th Avenue, and 0.3 miles from the ECR/55 Samtrans stop on El Camino Real and 9th Avenue. We are also 0.7 miles from the Hayward Park Caltrain Station.
1021 South El Camino Real, San Mateo, CA 94402 37.5570206 -122.3188021 Human Services
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Service Description:The San Mateo County Pride Center provides high quality, LGBTQ+ affirming therapy and counseling to community members living throughout San Mateo County. Mental health services include assessment, crisis intervention, individual therapy, group therapy, relationship therapy, family therapy, and case management. Our work is strength-based and trauma-informed, engaging natural supports and the whole family whenever possible. Our clinical staff possess expertise with: depression; anxiety; PTSD and trauma; domestic violence (both perpetrators and survivors); self-harm and suicidal ideation; work with siblings and blended families; couples and relationship counseling; gender identity; polyamory and nonmonogamy; anger management; BDSM/kink; working with survivors of violent crime; and LGBTQ+ adults, families, and youth.
Fees:We accept both Medi-Cal insurance and private pay with sliding scale rates depending on monthly income. Please contact us if you have any questions.
Audience:We are committed to providing mental health services to the LGBTQ+ community throughout San Mateo County. Community members, friends, allies, and advocates are all welcome at the Pride Center regardless of age, race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, religion or religious creed, ability, sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity. Services will be prioritized to low income, marginalized, and underserved communities.
How to Apply:Referrals and/or service inquires should be directed to our Clinical Team either by Email: email@example.com; Phone: 650-591-0133 ext 146; or Fax: 650-412-1986 (ATTN: Clinical Team). Clients and service providers can also contact our Clinical Program Coordinator, Men Chun Wong at firstname.lastname@example.org; Fax: 650-412-1986 (ATTN: Men Chun Wong). For more information and to complete our Clinical Services Request Form online, you can also visit: https://sanmateopride.org/programs/mental-health-services.
Service Wait Estimate:Please call for up-to-date information.
Payment Methods Accepted:
- Credit Card