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Service League of San Mateo County

Human Services

Service League of San Mateo County

Provides a variety of services to inmates of the county jail, persons released from jail and their families.


Provides a variety of services to inmates of the county jail including coordination of all religious services in the jails, as well as outreach services for inmate families. Provides pre-release counseling services and a request/message program for inmates, Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous groups and various educational and motivational groups. Provides defendants in jury trials with appropriate clothes to wear to court. Services offered for persons released from jail include crisis counseling and emergency assistance with housing, employment, food, clothing and transportation. Hope House for Women is a residential facility for women leaving women's correctional institutions who wish to receive treatment for alcohol and drug dependency. Also offers transitional housing. Hope House for Men is a clean and sober shared living facility and structured program for men released from jail. (both described separately).


Public Transit:

SAMTRANS stops within 1 block.
727 Middlefield Road, Redwood City, CA 94063 37.487321 -122.229184 Human Services

Service Options

Languages Spoken:

  • Spanish

Accessibility Options:

  • Wheelchair



None, except for Hope House (portion of welfare grant). Donations welcome.


Jail inmates, former inmates and their families


Recent jail involvement

How to Apply:

Walk in or apply by phone or through contact in jail.

Service Wait Estimate:

No wait.

Service Areas:

  • San Mateo County