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Behavioral Health and Recovery Services., Cordilleras Center

Human Services

Behavioral Health and Recovery Services., Cordilleras Center

San Mateo County Health System

An inpatient subacute psychiatric treatment center.


A licensed 68-bed mental health rehabilitation center. A multidisciplinary team of mental health professionals prepares a treatment plan with each individual with the ultimate goal of self-reliance. Cordilleras provides training in community living and social skills plus various therapy and activity groups. Peer counselors also lead groups and offer support. Integrates individual and group therapy, family support and medication into the treatment modalities. Forty-nine community living beds licensed by the Department of Social Services are also available. These three units accept clients with chronic mental illness with 20 beds specializing in Axis II.


Public Transit:

SAMTRANS stops within 1 block.
200 Edmonds Road, Redwood City, CA 94062 37.4744307 -122.2839512 Human Services

Service Options

Languages Spoken:

  • German
  • Mandarin
  • Portuguese
  • Samoan
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

Accessibility Options:

  • Disabled Parking
  • Elevator



Vary according to income. Medi-Cal and cash accepted.


Individuals with chronic psychiatric disorders


Age 18-65 for MHRC. Age 18-60 for Cordilleras Suites

How to Apply:

Referral from an acute psychiatric unit necessary for application.

Service Wait Estimate:

2-3 days.

Service Areas:

  • San Mateo County