Older Adult Services
We help people stay connected to their community, their neighbors, and their passion for life. Through our programs we promote health, mobility, independence, and we reduce rates of illness and injury, as well as ensure aging members of our community live better, together.
Are you looking for an alternative to driving?
Are you looking for an affordable transportation service that is available when you need it, any day – any time?
City of Daly City, Colma and Brisbane residents 70+ years old this is for YOU!
Registration for the limited-membership program will be on an annual basis and may be done on-line or by mail.
As a participant you will be issued a pre-loaded Got Wheels! membership card and will be able to schedule rides on-demand 24 hours a day/7 days a week. Each month participants are able to take up to 6 one-way trips or 3 round trips for only $5.00 per one-way ride. Destinations must be within the Daly City, Colma or Brisbane area and /or Kaiser, South San Francisco. Rides must begin and end in Daly City, Colma, Brisbane or at Kaiser, South San Francisco.
Note: Membership is at capacity for Daly City residents. Applicants who live in Daly City will be placed on a Wait List.
For more information call the Got Wheels! Program Coordinator: (650) 403-4300, extension 4329.
Funding is provided by the County of San Mateo.
Trained volunteer counselors offer one-on-one or group support and companionship to diverse community members (aged 55+). The program offers services in English, Mandarin, Spanish, Tagalog, and to our LGBTQ+ community.
Click the button below to learn more about Senior Peer Counseling.
The center offers many programs and services that empower older adults to improve their health, social lives, and personal fulfillment. Participants have access to a variety of group social activities, fitness classes, health screenings, organic garden club, as well as information and assistance resources. They may also share a nutritious breakfast and lunch each day, as well as accessing biweekly brown bag lunches and weekly groceries.
Click the button below to learn more about Fair Oaks Adult Activity Center.
PFS has partnered with the state of California and San Mateo County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services to help reduce stigma associated with mental health in older adults ages 55+. The state-wide initiative features the launch of an app that will support adults with mental or behavioral health needs.
Currently, PFS has formed a focus group to provide insight, feedback, and ideas on the development of this app which is designed to educate older adults about mental health and increase their ability to chat with peers and connect to a therapist. So far the group has narrowed down the list of apps from 93 to 3, and they will continue to help drive the program forward by choosing a final app and making sure that it has the necessary features that will specifically support our older adult participants.
APP-Y HOUR for ages 55+
Do you use technology?
Learn more about how you can access resources for your health and well being.
Optional: bring your smart phone, laptop, or tablet to get hands-on help.
All abilities and experience welcome. A light luncheon will be served.
For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 650-403-4300 x4327
Re-entering the workforce as an older adult can be challenging. Whether you’re coming out of retirement, looking to change careers, or have experienced a layoff, Peninsula Family Service is here to help.
Our Second Careers Employment Program prepares participants for today’s competitive job market through mock-interviews, vocational counseling, goal planning, resume workshops, paid internships, on-the-job-training, and employment referrals.
How it Works
Each participant is matched with a job coach who mentors them through their entire job search process, including:
- Skills assessment
- Resume development
- Employment referrals
- Interview preparation
For participants needing additional employment training, we provide paid internships at community service and public agencies. These internships offer an unparalleled opportunity to gain valuable on-the-job-experience and current references while participants continue to look for non-subsidized employment.
Do I qualify?
Our Second Careers Employment Program offers job assistance and paid internships to adults who are:
- Age 55+
- Reside in one of the four counties we serve (San Benito, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, and San Mateo)
- Legally eligible to work in the United States
- Have an income at or below 125% of the Federal Poverty Level
In addition, we provide job search assistance to individuals age 60+ who live in San Mateo county or age 50+ who live in Santa Clara county, regardless of their income level.
How do I apply?
Those interested in joining our Second Careers Empoyment program are invited to schedule an in-person meeting by contacting Brenda Brown, Director of Second Careers, at 650.403.4300 ext. 4385 or by email.
Employ an Older Worker
Our Second Careers Employment program relies on public agencies, organizations, and businesses who appreciate the skills older workers have to offer. If you have an open position to fill, would like to host an intern, or hire a participant on trial through our on-the-job experience program, please contact Brenda Brown, Director of Second Careers Employment Program, at 650.403.4300 ext.4385 or by email.