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San Mateo (Youth Service Bureau of San Mateo)

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San Mateo (Youth Service Bureau of San Mateo)

Youth Service Bureaus of the YMCA

Counseling program offering services to youth, families, and couples who are having emotional and behavior challenges.


The Youth Service Bureau in San Mateo offers outpatient mental health counseling to youth, families, and couples addressing parenting and co-parenting issues. We help people address a variety of issues including emotional and behavioral problems, anger management, adolescent behavior, sexual identity, abuse and neglect, drugs and alcohol, parenting, school and social problems. Other focused programs include: Juvenile Justice Diversion, First STOP adolescent drug & alcohol groups, Girls United, case management and group counseling. Also run all school-based programs in the San Mateo Union High School and San Mateo Foster City school districts, including on-campus counseling, School Safety Advocates, Guided Studies, and Alternatives to Suspension.


1670 South Amphlett Blvd, Suite 115, San Mateo, CA 94402 37.5591284 -122.3021838 Human Services

Service Options

Languages Spoken:

  • Spanish

Accessibility Options:

  • Wheelchair



Vary according to income. Cash, checks, Medi-Cal and Victims of Crime Assistance accepted.


Youth and families, adults, adult and couples


Resident of area served

How to Apply:

Apply by phone. School-based services referred by school personnel or police department.

Service Wait Estimate:


Service Areas:

  • San Mateo County