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San Mateo County Probation Department

Conducts presentence investigations, reports to the court, supervises probationers who live in the southern part of the county.


Conducts presentence investigation, submits reports and recommendations to the court and supervises adult probationers. Probationers who need housing or food may obtain a voucher in an emergency. Individuals placed on formal probation or referred for formal investigation residing in other geographical locations are served through the northern office in South San Francisco. Provides a community speaker for agencies requiring department and/or criminal justice information. Limited or conditional access to department statistical data can be made available to authorized researchers or criminal justice students.


Public Transit:

SAMTRANS, CALTRAIN stop within 1 block.
400 County Center, 5th Floor, Redwood City, CA 94063 37.4881077 -122.2309704 Government

Service Options

Languages Spoken:

  • Interpreter
  • Spanish

Accessibility Options:

  • Disabled Parking
  • Disabled Restroom
  • Elevator
  • Ramp
  • Wheelchair



Court directed. Checks accepted.


Adult criminal offenders, victims of violent crimes and domestic violence, criminal justice researchers and students


Court referral

How to Apply:

Court referral necessary for application. Researchers and students should contact Deputy Chief.

Service Wait Estimate:

No wait.

Service Areas:

  • San Mateo County