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SMFCSD Counseling Department

Our Counselors are here to offer counseling and support to help your student reach their potential. Please click here for a list of School Counselor's contact information and helpful Wellness Resources for families.

does your student need to check-in with a School Counselor? 

Please fill out the following form and a School Counselor will contact you.

Request for School Counselor Check-in Form

Petición para Comunicación Virtual con Consejero de SMFCSD


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Care solace: Family & Staff Wellness Program

In order to better serve our students, families, and staff, San Mateo-Foster City School District has partnered with Care Solace mental health services to connect families to outside care providers. Care Solace provides concierge services to assist families in navigating mental health services in the community at no cost to you. Care Solace helps support families get connected and only refers trusted, ethical providers. This service is available 24/7 and is completely confidential and anonymous.

Click here to learn more about Care Solace on the District's Website.

Click here to have Care Solace help you search for Mental Health services.


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food & shelter resources

SMFCSD - Community Resources for Food Assistance  English | En Español

Second Harvest free groceries pickup locations. Please register first.  English | En Español

StarVista - Assistance Services and Resources  English | En Español

Human Services Agency of San Mateo - Core Service Agencies for Crisis Support  English | En Español

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Grief Resources

Students and families who may have experienced a loss recently or in the past may contact these local agencies for grief counseling support:

Mission Hospice Bereavement Support (650) 554-1000

Sutter Health Grief Support (650) 685-2806

Kara Grief Support (650) 321-5272  En Español

Article "Navigating Grief and Loss During the Holidays" by Moriah MacDonell, SMFCSD Mental Health Clinician.  English | En Español

SMFCSD employees can use their Employee Assistance Program to access counseling and resources.

LOCAL Community resources

We are fortunate to live in the Bay Area and to have many community services available. The Community Resources link below has services for food, housing, parent education, counseling, mental health services, domestic violence support, legal services, LGBTQ+, immigration, and more. 

Community Resources in San Mateo County  (Haga clic en el enlace abajo para información en español)

SMC Connect - A Search engine which allows searches for local resources in multiple languages.

County of San Mateo Community Information Handbook 2021  | En Español

SMFCSD Community Resource Fair

On Feb 24, 2021 the District held a Community Resource Fair for staff where local community agencies presented videos about their support services and answered questions. Agencies' services included assistance with Food, Housing, Financial Aid, Parenting, Mental Health, Legal Aid, and more.

Directory of Agencies with presentation videos and handouts



If questions about this website please contact the Elementary Counseling Center at (650) 312-7530 or