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211 San Mateo County – Operated by United Way of the Bay Area

211 in San Mateo County can help you find food, housing, health care, senior services, child care, legal aid and more. 211 is free, confidential, multilingual, and available 24/7. If you are facing a challenge or need social service information, call 211 today. Can’t dial 211?

Call 800-273-6222 or visit www.211BayArea.org

Free or Low-Cost Clinics
List of clinics in San Mateo County - look under Health Care on back page

San Mateo Medical Center
A public hospital and clinic system with locations throughout San Mateo County. Provides services for all residents without regard for ability to pay.
http://www.co.sanmateo.ca.us/portal/site/smmc

San Mateo County Mobile Health Clinic
Medical care for low-income and homeless people.
Phone: 650 573-2786
http://www.smchealth.org/MobileClinic

Health Insurance Plans

COBRA Continuation Coverage Assistance
http://www.dol.gov/ebsa/faqs/faq-consumer-cobra.html
Provides general information for employees and employers on extending group medical benefits after a job loss.

Fact Sheet: Cobra Premium Reduction
http://www.dol.gov/ebsa/newsroom/fsCOBRApremiumreduction.html

Ficha: Reduccion en las Primas de Cobra
http://www.dol.gov/ebsa/pdf/fsCOBRApremiumreductionsp.pdf

Health Plan of San Mateo
The Health Plan of San Mateo (HPSM) is a managed care health plan that provides health care benefits to San Mateo County’s underserved residents.

701 Gateway Blvd. Suite 400
South San Francisco, CA 94080
Phone: 650-616-0050
Fax: 650-616-0060
CA Relay: 1-800-735-2929 or 711
http://www.hpsm.org

Healthy Families Program
Low cost insurance for children and teens. It provides health, dental and vision coverage to children who do not have insurance.
Phone: 1-800-880-5305
www.healthyfamilies.ca.gov

San Mateo County Children’s Health Initiative
Phone: 650-616-2002
Health coverage for children ineligible for Medi-Cal or the
Healthy Families Program
http://www.smcchi.org/families-with-children/childrens-health-coverage/

Aging & Adult Services

San Mateo County Health Services Agency
225-37the Avenue
San Mateo, CA 94403
Phone: 650-573-3900
Fax: 650-573-2116
http://www.smhealth.org

TIES LINE
San Mateo County 24-hour information and emergency response line for seniors, people with disabilities, dependent adults and caregivers
Phone: 1- 800-675-8437

California Department of Aging
Statewide resource for connection to local area agencies that provides services to seniors.
http://www.aging.ca.gov
Senior Information Line 1-800-510-2020

Medicare
A federal health insurance program for seniors and some disabled persons.
http://www.medicare.gov
Phone: 1-800-633-4227

Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP)
http://www.hicapsanmateocounty.org
Assists seniors with Medicare billing, filing of claims, and questions about supplemental and long-term care insurance
1710 South Amphlett Boulevard, Suite 302, San Mateo
Phone: 650-627-9350 or 1-800-434-0222