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CORA

(RELATIONSHIP ABUSE)

NAME : Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse (CORA)

LOCATION : Mailing address: P.O. Box 5090 San Mateo CA 94402

PHONE : 24-Hour Hotline: (800) 300-1080 or (650)-312-8515

Legal Hotline: (650) 259-1855

HOURS : 24 Hours, Daily

EMAIL : N/A

WEBhttps://www.corasupport.org/

DESCRIPTION :

Offers confidential and free emergency, intervention and prevention services to victims of domestic violence and abuse. Emergency housing for adults and children fleeing domestic violence. If the shelter is full, staff will assist in finding alternative housing. Individual crisis counseling is offered at no fee for up to five visits with a counselor. Support groups meet throughout the county. Legal assistance is available at no cost.

FEES : None

ELGIBILITY : Domestic Violence

AREAS SERVED : San Mateo County

PROCEDURE : Call Hotline

TRANSPORTATION : SAMTRANS stops within 1 block

ACCESSIBILITY : Wheelchair accessible

LANGUAGES : French, Spanish, Filipino (Tagalog)

OTHER NOTES:

CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES

(ABUSE,NEGLET,EXPLOITATION)

NAME : Child Protective Services

LOCATION : San Mateo County

PHONE :650-595-7922 or 1-800-632-4615 (both lines are staffed 24 hours daily)

HOURS : Hotline operates 24 hours daily

EMAIL :

WEB : San Mateo County CPS

DESCRIPTION :

“Child Protective Services is a 24 hour service provided on behalf of children in San Mateo County who are newborn to age 18 and alleged to be the victims of child abuse, neglect, or exploitation.”

“Staff provide services to:

  • Protect and promote the welfare of all children
  • Prevent, remedy, or assist in the solution of problems which may result in the neglect, abuse, or exploitation of children
  • Restore children back to their families after they have been removed
  • Identify children to be placed in suitable adoptive homes, in cases when restoring them to their biological family is not possible or appropriate
  • Assure adequate care of children away from their homes, in cases when the child cannot be returned home or cannot be placed for adoption.”

 

 

FEES : None

ELGIBILITY : Child must reside in San Mateo County (CPS also works nationally)

AREAS SERVED : San Mateo County

PROCEDURE : Call Hotline

TRANSPORTATION : N/A

ACCESSIBILITY :

LANGUAGES : Spanish

OTHER NOTES: CPS will help you determine whether something is abuse/reportable. Reports can also be made anonymously.

SMC HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY

(ABUSE,ABANDOMENT,SEXUAL ASSAULT,EXPLOITATION)

NAME : San Mateo County Human Services Agency
Children and Family Services

LOCATION : 24 Second Ave.
San Mateo, CA 94401

PHONE :24-Hour Hotline: (800) 632-461 (650) 595-7922

HOURS : M-F, 8-5; Hotline operates 24 hours daily

EMAIL :

WEBhttp://hsa.smcgov.org/

DESCRIPTION :

Takes reports of situations in which children age 17 or under may be
in jeopardy because of abuse, abandonment, sexual molestation, exploitation
or neglect.

A report may be made in person, by phone or letter and may be anonymous,
though all names are held confidential.

Provides information and refers within the agency for all specialized
children’s services.

The county is a state-licensed adoption and foster home licensing agency
providing services to birth parents, pre-adoptive children, adoptive
and foster parent applicants. Provides post-adoption services to
assist adoptees, birth parents or adoptive parents. Provides relinquishment
adoption services. Does not provide intercountry adoption services.

Helps to arrange for out-of-home placement of children, age 17 or under,
in group homes or institutions. Families must meet certain criteria in
order for the children to be considered for placement. This unit cannot
handle the placement of delinquents or children beyond parental control.

For matters other than court investigations, licensing, shelter care
or adoptions, please contact the appropriate regional office.

For East Palo Alto, Menlo Park, or Redwood City residents, contact the South County
office at 650-363-4218.

For San Carlos, Belmont, San Mateo, Foster City, Hillsborough, Burlingame, Millbrae, Half Moon Bay, El Granada, La Honda, Loma Mar, Montara, Moss Beach, Pescadero, or San Gregorio residents, contact the Central County office at 650-802-6470

For Pacifica, Daly City, South San Francisco, Colma, Brisbane or San Bruno residents, contact the North County office at 650-877-5608

FEES : Placement costs are a parental responsibility and are assessed on basis
of ability to pay

ELGIBILITY : Child must reside in San Mateo County

AREAS SERVED : San Mateo County

PROCEDURE : Walk in or apply by phone or mail

TRANSPORTATION : SAMTRANS stops within 3 blocks

ACCESSIBILITY : Restroom, Ramp, Wheelchair accessible, Special parking

LANGUAGES : Spanish

OTHER NOTES:

NAT’L DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HOTLINE

NAME : National Domestic Violence Hotline

PHONE :(800) 799-SAFE (7233)

HOURS : 24/7

EMAIL : info@cpedv.org
(California Partnership to End DV)

WEB : http://www.thehotline.org/

DESCRIPTION : National Domestic Violence Hotline

FEES : None

ELGIBILITY : Child must reside in San Mateo County

AREAS SERVED : Nationwide

OTHER NOTES:

RAPE TRAUMA SERVICES

(24 HOUR-HOTLINE,ADVOCASY SERVICES,COUNSELING,SUPPORT GROUPS)

NAME :Rape Trauma Services (RTS)

LOCATION : 1860 El Camino Real, Suite 406
Burlingame, CA 94010

PHONE :Hotline: (650) 692-RAPE(7273)

Phone: (650) 652-0598

HOURS : Hotline operates 24 hours daily,  Office: Weekdays 9-5

EMAILinfo@rapetraumaservices.org

WEBwww.rapetraumaservices.org

DESCRIPTION :

“Our services are for all survivors of sexual assault or abuse, whether it happened yesterday or many years ago, and their loved ones. Rape is an act of violence and cruelty, which knows no cultural, ethnic, racial, age, or gender boundaries. We are here for all people. We strive to have our staff and volunteers represent all people. Our training focuses on the uniqueness of experience of individuals from varying cultures, ethnicities, sexual orientation, abilities, and genders. All services, whether crisis intervention, counseling, or prevention emphasize the link between the well-being of individuals and the community and the need to heal from hurts experienced in the past”

FEES : none (donations accepted)

ELGIBILITY : San Mateo Counties sexual assault survivors and third parties

AREAS SERVED : San Mateo County

PROCEDURE : Call hotline to talk with therapist and (if desired) schedule an appointment for accompaniment/therapy

TRANSPORTATION : SamTrans, Millbrae BART, Millbrae CalTrain

ACCESSIBILITY :

LANGUAGES : Spanish

OTHER NOTES: Will not force you to report anything. Will even defend your right not to report to the police for you. Will accompany you to get tests done and when being interviewed by police.

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