At Peninsula Family Service, we believe togetherness is the key to living well at any age. That’s why our Older Adult Services help people stay connected to their community, their neighbors, and their passion for life. We offer a wide array of services that break down the barriers to our vision of opportunity, financial stability, and wellness for everyone, at every age. Through our programs, we reduce rates of illness and injury, maintain mobility, promote independence, and ensure aging members of our community live better, together.

Each of our programs provide older adults the tools they need to thrive. At our Fair Oaks Adult Activity Center, we offer fitness classes, nutritious meals, and a club for every interest. Our Senior Peer Counseling Program connects older adults with a volunteer counselor who makes weekly home-visits. Through our diverse services, we’re able to personalize support and develop an individualized approach to help each older adult in our community thrive.

About Our Older Adult Services

Got Wheels!

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 residents 70+ years old this is for YOU!

Registration for the program will be on an annual basis and can be done in-person, 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.  Participants are able to take 6 one-way trips or 3 round trips for only $5.00 per one-way ride.  Destinations must be within the Daly City area and /or Kaiser, South San Francisco. Rides must begin and end in Daly City or at Kaiser, South San Francisco.

For more information call the Got Wheels! Program Coordinator: (650) 403-4300, extension 4329.

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.

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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, information, and assistance. They may also share a nutritious breakfast and lunch each day, as well as accessing biweekly brown bag lunches and weekly groceries.

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Older adults can access on demand emotional support and high-quality therapy using a new digital application. We provide support and training to enable access to this technology.

More information coming soon!

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+
  • Unemployed
  • 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.

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