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Behavioral Health and Recovery Services., Coastside Mental Health Center

Human Services

Behavioral Health and Recovery Services., Coastside Mental Health Center

San Mateo County Health System

Provides mental health services on the Coastside.


Offers individual, group and family counseling services by appointment, medications, case management and representative payee. The intake process includes evaluation and referral to other providers when appropriate. Services can be provided to persons who are homebound.


Public Transit:

SAMTRANS stops within 2 blocks.
225 South Cabrillo Highway, Suite 200A, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019 37.465649 -122.43372 Human Services

Service Options

Languages Spoken:

  • Spanish

Accessibility Options:

  • Disabled Parking
  • Disabled Restroom
  • Wheelchair



Vary according to income. Cash, Medi-Cal, Medicare and private insurance accepted.


Adults: seriously mentally ill, elderly at risk of institutionalization, psychiatric emergencies. Children: psychiatric emergencies, at risk of out-of-home placement, special education students


Resident of area served. Child age 17 or under must have the consent of parent or guardian. Child age 12 or over may be seen without parent permission if in danger (i.e., pregnant, abusing drugs or alcohol, victim of child abuse)

How to Apply:

Walk in or call the Access Team at 800-686-0101. Persons in crisis may call or walk in on weekdays, 8-5, or contact San Mateo Medical Center Psychiatric Emergency Services nights, weekends and holidays.

Service Wait Estimate:

Same day for crisis situations, 1 week for assessment.

Service Areas:

  • El Granada
  • Half Moon Bay
  • La Honda
  • Miramar
  • Montara
  • Moss Beach
  • Pescadero
  • Princeton
  • San Gregorio