State, Federal & Local Resources

Below are links to various regional, state, and federal resources. As staff hears of a resource that might be of use to the community, staff will update the page with a quick link.

Local Utilities

AT&T - (800) 288-2020

PG&E -

Customer Service - (800) 743-5000

Outages - (800) 743-5002

California Water Services - (650) 561-9709

Recology - (650) 595-3900

Fair Oaks Sanitary - (650) 363-4100

West Bay Sanitary - (650) 321-0384

Regional Resources

Association of Bay Area Governments

South Bay Waste Management Authority

Caltrain Website

San Mateo County Mosquito and Vector Control District (Resident Representative: Mason Brutschy)

County Resources

San Mateo County Offices

County Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder & Chief Elections Officer

County Controller

District Attorney

County Building & Planning

County Parks Department

County Public Works

County Library System

County Sheriff’s Office

County Treasurer-Tax Collector – Revenue Services

County Board of Supervisors

Supervisor Don Horsley, 3rd District

State Resources

State of California

State Assembly

Assemblyman Marc Berman, 24th District

Board of Equalization

Contractor's State License Board

State Controller's Office

Franchise Tax Board

Legislative Analyst's Office

Legislative Info

Department of Motor Vehicles

State Senate

Senator Jerry Hill, 13th District

Secretary of State

Department of Social Services

State Treasurer's Office

Federal Resources

Bureau of Labor Statistics


National Flood Insurance Program

Census Bureau

House of Representatives

Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo, 18th District


Senator Barbara Boxer

Senator Dianne Feinstein

Supreme Court

Immigration, Legal and Community Services

Bay Area Hispanic Professionals

Bay Area Legal Aid (Solves problems for families living in poverty, seniors, individuals with disabilities, immigrants, veterans, and survivors of domestic violence)

Catholic Charities (Assistance to immigrants to understand the immigration law and to know their rights under the law)

Community Education Events (Covers everything from knowing your rights to housing, the events are organized by the City, the County, the North Fair Oaks Community Council, North Fair Oaks Forward, and other non-profit agencies)

Contact the Fair Oaks Community Center at 650-780-7500 for more information

Department of Homeland Security DACA Information Frequently Asked Questions: Rescission Of Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

Latin-American and Hispanic Groups in Silicon Valley & San Francisco Bay Area

Lawyers in the Library (Offers free consultations with attorneys on topics such as immigration, landlord/tenant, and family law)

Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County (Provides eviction defense/legal housing clinic services for renters)

LIBRE (Linking Immigrants to Benefits, Resources, and Education), which helps immigrants access public benefits for which they are eligible – includes benefits assistance and legal assistance.

Peninsula Volunteers (Meals on Wheels delivering low-cost meals to older adults and persons with disabilities unable to prepare their own meals or leave their homes)

Project WeHOPE (Dignity on Wheels Mobile Shower and Laundry Program)

San Mateo County Office of Immigrant Support & Coordination (Offers the immigrant community with an easily accessible and inclusive inventory of countywide services that will assist immigrants in their navigation of resources within San Mateo County)

Second Harvest Food Bank (Includes produce mobile/food pantries once and twice a month; monthly Family Harvest, weekly Brown Bag and Partners in Need (PIN) and Kids NOW weekend nutrition assistance on Fridays. CalFresh (Food Stamps) provides low-income individuals or families the ability to purchase groceries – mixed immigration status families may qualify – and application assistance is provided. Distributes food to families in need through Project READ)

Service League of San Mateo County (Hope House Residential Program providing support and recovery residential program for women)

St. Anthony’s Padua Dining Room (Daily hot meals Mondays-Saturdays 11 a.m.-1 p.m.)

Women, Infants, and Children Program (Nutrition education and supplemental foods to low-income women and their children up to five years of age)

Sequoia Strong - provides free resource guidance on activities and services for all ages. Sponsored by the Sequoia Healthcare District covering the residents of Atherton, Belmont, Portola Valley, Redwood City, Redwood Shores, San Carlos, Woodside & parts of Foster City, Menlo Park and San Mateo.