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Hope Houses

Human Services

Hope Houses

Service League of San Mateo County

A residential treatment facility for women released from the San Mateo County Women's Correctional Center and a shared living facility for recently released men.


Hope House for Women is a six-month residential alcohol and drug treatment program with mental health services for women who are released from the San Mateo County Women's Correctional Center or California Department of Corrections, or are homeless. Provides a supportive and structured environment to prepare women to return to the community as healthy and productive members, free of alcohol and other drug use. The program is designed to help residents make a successful transition to community living by assisting them in overcoming substance abuse problems and developing supportive social networks. Upon successful completion of the six-month residential treatment program, women may transfer to transitional housing while working and/or attending school. Program is a non-smoking facility. Hope House for Men is a clean and sober shared-living facility and structured program for men released from jail. Support services include counseling, case management, peer support and referrals to community resources.


Public Transit:

SAMTRANS stops within 1 block.

Service Options

Accessibility Options:

  • Wheelchair



Vary according to income.


Chemically dependent women and their infants; men in need of transitional housing (SLE)


Person released from the San Mateo county jail or a state correctional facility, or who is homeless in San Mateo County

How to Apply:

Apply by phone or mail.

Service Wait Estimate:


Service Areas:

  • San Mateo County