Call a representative for information about transportation options.
Dial 1-800-660-4287 and then press 4 for assistance.
Monday through Friday | 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Saturday/Sunday/Holidays | 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Help at Home Directory
The Help at Home Directory is a reference guide to help older and dependent adults in San Mateo County remain in their homes when they are ill, disabled or in crisis.
The guide is developed by the San Mateo County Commission on Aging and includes information on transportation in the county. Printed copies of the directory are available at local senior centers, or you can request a printed copy by calling 650-573-2643.
Digital copies of the guide in English, Spanish or Chinese can be found at: www.smchealth.org/helpathome.
Peninsula Library System
There are 33 libraries in San Mateo County, with at least one branch in almost every city. Each library has resources for seniors, such as printed copies of the Community Information Handbook, and librarians can help connect you with local transit resources. Additionally, each library provides maps and schedules for local bus and train service. Most libraries also have computers that you can use to access websites and staff who can look up most of the Internet references in this guide for you.
To find the branch nearest you, consult the blue government pages of your local phone book or go to www.plsinfo.org.
SMC Connect is an online search engine, developed by the County of San Mateo Human Services Agency, that helps you find community services in San Mateo County. Go to www.smc-connect.org.
511 is a one-stop resource for Bay Area transportation information, including real-time traffic conditions, public transportation routes and schedules, bicycling information and an interactive trip planner. This free service is available 24/7.
You may dial 511 on any telephone or visit 511.org. Those who have a hearing impairment can use the service by calling 711 instead.