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AFL-CIO Community Services Program

Human Services

AFL-CIO Community Services Program

San Mateo County Central Labor Council

Provides information about or referral to human service resources in the community and emergency assistance to local union members and their families.


Provides information and referral to human services in the community and assistance to union members, their families and others during, but not limited to, times of unemployment, layoffs, plant closures, strikes or natural disasters. Services include assistance with child care, credit counseling, alcohol/drug abuse, medical care, public benefit programs and family counseling. Emergency referrals include housing, food, utility shut-off and crisis counseling. Provides referrals to healthcare, re-employment and re-training programs. Director also serves as labor liaison with United Way and promotes labor and community involvement in United Way of the Bay Area campaigns and activities.


Public Transit:

Not necessary for service.
1153 Chess Drive, Suite 200, Foster City, CA 94404 37.567564 -122.27189 Human Services

Service Options

Languages Spoken:

  • Spanish





Union members and their families


County resident, past or current connection with a labor union

How to Apply:

Apply by phone.

Service Wait Estimate:

Up to 2 days.

Service Areas:

  • San Mateo County