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Behavioral Health and Recovery Services., South County Mental Health Center

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Behavioral Health and Recovery Services., South County Mental Health Center

San Mateo County Health System

Evaluates persons with mental health problems and provides crisis intervention services and educational outreach in the south county area.


Outpatient Services include evaluation, psychiatric medications, psychoeducation, case management and support for the seriously mentally ill and their families. Also offers crisis intervention for adults who are in crisis or have serious emotional problems. When indicated and appropriate, referrals are made to other mental health providers. Provides mental health services for youth age 17 or under in the central and south parts of the county. Services include outreach, including counseling at local schools, and individual, group and family therapy. A young person or parent may phone or referral may be initiated by another agency. Youth services are provided at 727 Shasta Street location in Redwood City.


Public Transit:

SAMTRANS stops within 1 block, CALTRAIN within 3 blocks.
802 Brewster Avenue (Adult Clinic), 727 Shasta St. (Youth and Transition Age Youth Clinic), Redwood City, CA 94063 37.4888705 -122.2340942 Human Services

Service Options

Languages Spoken:

  • Mandarin
  • Spanish

Accessibility Options:

  • Disabled Parking
  • Disabled Restroom
  • Elevator
  • Wheelchair



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


Seriously mentally ill or persons in life crisis


Resident of area served

How to Apply:

Call the Access Team at 800-686-0101.

Service Wait Estimate:

Varies depending on availability.

Service Areas:

  • Atherton
  • La Honda
  • Menlo Park
  • Portola Valley
  • Redwood City
  • Woodside