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San Mateo City Senior Center

Human Services

San Mateo City Senior Center

A multipurpose senior center serving the San Mateo area.


A multipurpose facility serving older adults in the San Mateo area. Offers social activities such as special events, movies and bingo. Also offers classes in computers, drawing, history and other subjects, lectures on subjects of interest and health screenings. Lunch (chef-prepared) is served Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 12 noon. The fee is $5.50 by reservation, $6.50 without reservation. The center also offers information about and referral to other community resources, Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP) and De Latino a Latino, a club for Spanish-speaking seniors. SASH (Shopping Assistance for Seniors who are Homebound) is coordinated out of the San Mateo Senior Center for the cities of San Mateo and Burlingame.


Public Transit:

SAMTRANS stops within 1 block.
2645 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo, CA 94403-2620 37.5400639 -122.3134481 Human Services

Service Options

Languages Spoken:

  • Spanish

Accessibility Options:

  • Disabled Parking
  • Disabled Restroom
  • Wheelchair



Service Description:



Fees are charged for some services and programs. Cash, checks and credit cards accepted.




Age 50 or over

How to Apply:

Walk in. Apply by phone for SASH.

Service Wait Estimate:

Varies according to service.

Service Areas:

  • Burlingame
  • San Mateo