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Community resources including food, housing support, etc

We will provide our families with information on food, housing, financial assistance, COVID-19 testing and other resources as they become available.

San mateo county's covid-19 resources website

San Mateo County's COVID-19 resources web page has the most comprehensive and up-to-date list of resources available.

San Mateo County COVID-19 Testing 

San Mateo County COVID-19 Testing information is found on

Free groceries, every Friday

The College of San Mateo is continuing to offer FREE Groceries through a Drive-Thru Community Market every Friday from 11:00 am-1:00 pm.

  • COVID-19 guidelines will be observed
  • Only drive-thru pickups will be served
  • Open to students and the community
  • Does not impact public charge
  • No I.D. required to pick-up food. 


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Holiday Food guide

Please see these holiday food guides from Legal Aid. They include links to services in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties, holiday school meals in December and holiday gift programs. In English and Español

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Emergency Financial Assistance for Housing

If you are in need of emergency financial assistance to help with housing costs, please apply as early as possible. 

Eight Regional Core Agencies are available to help families depending upon where they live. Please see these flyers for details: