allcove San Mateo

welcome to allcove San Mateo

Hey there, young people

Welcome to allcove San Mateo! Come and drop by for a tour, a snack or a conversation with peers. 

So what do we do?

We welcome young people ages 12 to 25 with mild to moderate needs looking for support.

mental health

Get the support, treatment and tools you might need to take care of your mental health from professionals at our center.​

physical health

including sexual health
Access safe, confidential and judgement-free medical advice and treatment from our medical professionals.​
Access testing, medical information and connections to care.​

substance use

Get the information or treatment you need to navigate the complexities of alcohol and substance addiction through counseling or peer support groups.

peer support

Connect with peers your own age who’ve been through what you are going through and can help you make sense of it all.

family support

If you’re a family member, you can connect the young people in your life to resources and support with whatever they are facing.

supported education and employment

education support
Get help preparing to get into college, vocational programs, school reentry and non-traditional secondary education program.​
career coaching
Connect to counselors who can support you with your job search, resume, interviews and some of the stress along the way.


quiet space
Find a quiet space to read, study, paint or journal with help around you.
social support
If you're experiencing housing problems, food insecurity or other challenges with basic needs, please let us know so we can connect you to the services that you need.
Join in organized gatherings such as support groups, life skills classes or recreational activities.​

languages spoken at our center

We recognize the importance of resources from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. Our team members can provide services in English and Spanish. Please contact us with your questions.

in the neighborhood

We’re located in central San Mateo near Hillsdale Mall and 25th Avenue, a neighborhood with restaurants, shops and more. We are here to support you in the ways you need.


2600 South El Camino Drive, Suite 300
San Mateo, CA 94403



Our parking garage is located in the south of our building. There is also parking in the neighborhood south of the building. 


Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 1 pm -7 pm

Saturday 10 am-2 pm

Closed Wednesdays and Sundays

call us to make your appointment

(650) 226-7030


wheelchair lift instructions

The wheelchair lift is located at the front right side of the building along ECR. For assistance, please call our center at (650) 226-7030.

  1. Open the wheelchair lift door, then enter the platform.
  2. Close the door and make sure you are secure.
  3. Press black bar with white arrow to move up or down.
  4. Once lifted up or down, open the door and exit the platform.
  5. Close the door.

holiday hours

allcove San Mateo is closed for the following holidays:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Presidents’ Day
  • Memorial Day 
  • Independence Day 
  • Labor Day 
  • Veterans Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

bus lines:
allcove San Mateo is located near a single bus operator, SamTrans. The ECR Lines provides service throughout; for schedules and routes, please visit the SamTrans website. We are located near two main SamTrans lines: the ECR and the 397.

allcove San Mateo is located near Hillsdale Caltrain Station. For latest updates schedules and routes, please visit the Caltrain website.


driving directions:
allcove San Mateo is near major highway U.S. 101. Search directions to allcove San Mateo

from North Bay

  • Take US-101 South and CA-92 to S El Camino Real in San Mateo.
  • Take exit 12A from CA-92 W.
  • Follow CA-82 S/S El Camino Real to your destination.
  • Take I-280 S and CA-92 E to S El Camino Real in San Mateo.
  • Take exit 12A from CA-92 E.
  • Follow CA-82 S/S El Camino Real to your destination.

from South Bay

  • Take US-101 N.
  • Continue on US-101 N to San Mateo.
  • Take exit 12A from CA-92 W.
  • Follow CA-82 S/S El Camino Real to your destination.
  • Take 280 N and CA-92 E to S El Camino Real in San Mateo.
  • Take exit 12A from CA-92 E.
  • Follow CA-82 S/S El Camino Real to your destination.

from West Bay

  • Turn onto CA-92 E/San Mateo Rd.
  • Continue to follow CA-92 E.
  • Take exit 12A for State Highway 82/El Camino Real.
  • Use the right two lanes to turn right onto S El Camino Real.
  • Follow CA-82 S/S El Camino Real to your destination.

from East Bay

  • Take CA-92 W to CA-82 S/S El Camino Real in San Mateo.
  • Take exit 12A from CA-92 W.
  • Follow CA-82 S/S El Camino Real to your destination.

who we are

youth advisors

Our allcove San Mateo youth advisors are part of the youth movement leading allcove development at our center. 

center staff
Jackie Almes
youth behavioral health program manager


Marc Rappaport
clinical director


Isabella Tablante
peer support specialist


Adriana Zuno
mental health professional


Dustyn Salomon
mental health professional


Sidney Lee
peer support specialist


Miguel Duenas
mental health professional


Mary Bier
mental health professional


Diego Calderon Guerra
supported education and employment specialist


Kerrie Humbatova
nurse practitioner


Fany Villalobos
group support specialist


Hortensia Halsted
mental health professional


Jasmine Cardenas
group support specialist


our vision

A welcoming and inclusive space that empowers young people to navigate life’s stressors. We create an environment where youth can address these challenges on their own terms, with integrated support and the resources they need. Our center serves as a hub for the community, fostering connections and engagement among youth, in a judgment-free zone that promotes open dialogue and understanding.

our mission

A refuge where youth leave feeling better than when they arrived, offering relief from daily stressors. We empower youth to engage in the services they feel they need. Our unique approach fosters youth-driven care, promoting an environment of tranquility and support in our community. 

our partners

Pulling this center together requires tremendous collaboration. We couldn’t be happier to work with these organizations.

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