Active Adult/ Senior Resources
We hope you find the following resources helpful. They are provided for your convenience, but the City of Daly City does not guarantee or endorse the information, services, or products available on these sites.
- Adult Day Care
- Advocacy and Policy
- Community Groups
- Elder Abuse Prevention and Support
- Emotional Support and Mental Health
- Financial Health
- General Services for Older Adults
- Health Care and Coverage
- Healthy Families
- In-Home Assistance
- Legal and Mediation Services
- Meals, Groceries, and Nutrition
ADULT DAY CARE
- Coastside Adult Day Health Center
- South San Francisco Adult Day Care - The City of South San Francisco has operated an Adult Day Care program since 1986, to enable frail and/or impaired older adults with disabilities, such as Alzheimer’s, stroke, or Parkinson’s to remain in the community.
ADVOCACY & POLICY
- Age Forward Coalition of San Mateo County – A member CCLTSS, the Coalition provides a means for community organizations to network, exchange information, provide leadership, build community-wide capacity, and address goals for improving the lives of San Mateo County older adults, adults with disabilities, and their caregivers. The Coalition engages in advocacy and acts as a catalyst for community partnerships to work together to find funding for the target population.
- Age-Friendly Daly City Task Force
- California Collaboration for Long Term Services and Supports (CCLTSS) – Coalition of Statewide Organizations Serving Seniors & Persons with Disabilities
- California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform - Since 1983, California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR), a statewide nonprofit 501(c)(3) advocacy organization, has been dedicated to improving the choices, care, and quality of life for California’s long term care consumers.
- California Department on Aging - The California Department of Aging (CDA) administers programs that serve older adults, adults with disabilities, family caregivers, and residents in long-term care facilities throughout the State. The Department administers funds allocated under the federal Older Americans Act, the Older Californians Act, and through the Medi-Cal program.
- Justice In Aging - Fighting Senior Poverty Through Law. Justice in Aging is the opportunity to live with dignity, regardless of financial circumstances—free from the worry, harm, and injustice caused by lack of health care, food, or a safe place to sleep. By using the power of law to strengthen the social safety net and remove the barriers low-income seniors face in trying to access the services they need, we work to ensure the future we all envision for our loved ones and ourselves.
- Ombudsman Services of San Mateo County - OSSMC challenges long-term care facilities to deliver the highest standards of individualized care for their residents. We advocate for the health, safety, and dignity of these residents and broader changes in the system.
- San Mateo County Commission on Aging - In accordance with the Older Americans Act and Older Californians Act, the San Mateo County Commission on Aging advises the Board of Supervisors and Aging and Adult Services (AAS) in its role as the Area Agency on Aging for the county and advocates and supports services for older adults throughout the County.
- San Mateo County Board of Supervisors
- City of Daly City – City Council
- City of Daly City – Recreation Commission
- ALLICE - ALLICE is the acronym for Alliance for Community Empowerment, a nonprofit, nonpolitical, nonpartisan team of volunteers formed in 2003 to engage individuals and groups to share resources toward educating the public about healthy relationships. Its members are called Kumares and Kumpares.
- American Legion/VFW Post
- Daly City Host Lions Club - Daly City Host Lions Club was chartered under the International Association of Lions Clubs on February 26, 1941 making it one of the oldest clubs in the Bay Area. Daly City Host Lions is one of the most active service clubs in our community. We honor our commitment to serve with hard work and laughter.
- Pilipino Bayanihan Resource Center (PBRC) – PBRC’s mission is to collaborate, build and empower the Filipino community by providing opportunities for Filipinos to reach their fullest potential, while nurturing and caring for each other to enhance life in a healthy, safe, and sustainable environment.
ELDER ABUSE PREVENTION & SUPPORT
- Adult Protective Services – San Mateo County APS Case managers investigate situations where seniors or vulnerable adults have been subjected to, or are at risk of, abuse, neglect, or exploitation. APS case managers ensure the safety of the person at risk and work with the individual to develop an appropriate care plan.
- Aging & Adult Services - Aging & Adult Services of San Mateo County offers a wide range of support services are available for seniors and adults with disabilities in San Mateo County including:
- Acting as the Area Agency on Aging (AAA), Aging and Adult Services also contracts with other County agencies, cities, and community-based organizations to provide supportive services.
- Fraud Alerts and Prevention - Senior Scams information on the County of San Mateo Health System Website
- City of Daly City - Police Department
- Links to report scam phone calls and other scam attempts:
- National Center on Elder Abuse - The NCEA provides the latest information regarding research, training, best practices, news and resources on elder abuse, neglect and exploitation to professionals and the public.
- Advance Health Care Directive Form (State of California Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General)
EMOTIONAL SUPPORT & MENTAL HEALTH
- Alzheimer's Association - The Alzheimer's Association leads the way to end Alzheimer's and all other dementia by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support. Browse helpful information and resources for those living with or caring for someone with Alzheimer's or other dementias.
- Covia's "Well Connected" and “Well Connected Español” award-winning programs offers activities, education, support groups and friendly conversation over the phone or online.
- Institute on Aging - A San Francisco, CA-based non-profit (serving the greater Bay Area) dedicated to preserving the dignity, independence, and well-being of aging adults and people living with disabilities. Services include: Friendship Line, Home Care & Support Services, Social Day Program, Psychology & Counseling Services and more. The 24-hour toll-free Friendship Line is the only accredited crisis line in the country for people aged 60 years and older, and adults living with disabilities. Toll free: 1 800 971 0016.
- Kara Grief Support - Grief support for children, teens, families, and adults.
- Mission Hospice & Home Care - Since its founding in 1979, Mission Hospice & Home Care has provided thousands of patients and their families with physical, emotional, and spiritual support throughout the journey from a life-threatening diagnosis through death and bereavement. Mission Hospice professionals host free grief support groups and workshops open to family members of Mission Hospice patients, and to all bereaved individuals living in Mission Hospice’s geographical service area. To keep the community safe during COVID-19, staff moved all bereavement support groups and workshops online, until further notice.
- National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) - NAMI San Mateo County is dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with mental illness and their families through support, education, and advocacy.
- Peninsula Family Service Older Adult Services Get App-y Workshops – Learn new technology skills and how to use apps like Wysa to improve health and wellness.
- Peninsula Family Service Older Adult Services Peer Counseling - 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 LGBTQIA+ community.
- San Mateo County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services - Behavioral Health and Recovery Services (BHRS) offers a broad spectrum of mental health and substance use services for children, youth, families, adults, and older adults in San Mateo County in the prevention, early intervention, and treatment of mental illness and/or substance use conditions. BHRS provides mental health services to individuals who are eligible for Medi-Cal and members of the Health Plan of San Mateo.
- San Mateo County Health Crisis Services - We all want to protect the people we love, but sometimes we cannot do it on our own. Resources available in Chinese, English, Spanish and Tagalog
- San Mateo County Health Network of Care - Network of Care was created with a California Department of Aging innovation grant. The project is part of a broad effort by our county to improve and better coordinate long-term care services locally. This comprehensive, Internet-based resource is for the elderly and people with disabilities, as well as their caregivers and service providers.
- San Mateo County Health Older Adult System of Integrated Services (OASIS) - OASIS is a program available to San Mateo County residents, age 60 and over, dealing with mental health issues that impact their day to day functioning. For referrals to OASIS community-based mental health services please call (650) 573-3689.
- Aging & Adult Services - Aging & Adult Services of San Mateo County offers a wide range of support services are available for seniors and adults with disabilities in San Mateo County including:
- AARP Foundation Tax-Aide - AARP Foundation Tax-Aide provides in-person and virtual tax assistance free of charge with a special focus on taxpayers who are over 50 or have low-to-moderate income. Tax-Aide volunteers are located nationwide and are trained and IRS-certified every year. The Tax-Aide Site Locator Tool will be up and running again in time for the 2022 tax season; please come back and visit us at that time.
- Consumer Credit Counseling Services of San Francisco - Consumer Credit Counseling Service can help you balance life's financial demands.
- Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County - The Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County's Senior Advocates Program serves residents age 60 and over in San Mateo County offering legal advice, advocacy, and representation in the following areas: government benefits, consumer law and debt collections, estate planning and simple wills, guardianships for seniors caring for young children, and advance health care directives.
- Season of Sharing - The Chronicles' Season of Sharing Fund offers grants to help families and seniors in crisis so they can pay for housing and emergency needs. Grant monies from the Fund can help families or seniors in any number of ways, such as paying the rent so they can stay in their homes, assisting with delinquent utility bills, covering a security deposit so they can transition out of a homeless shelter, or buying a wheelchair or other essential medical equipment that they couldn’t otherwise afford. Daly City residents can contact the Daly City Community Services Center to determine if they are eligible for Season of Sharing or other emergency funds.
- St. Vincent de Paul Society - The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of San Mateo County provides basic survival necessities, offers nourishment to the hungry and distributes critical financial support and resources. Daly City residents can contact the Daly City Community Services Center to determine if they are eligible for a referral to the St. Vincent de Paul Society for assistance with delinquent rent or utility bills.
- Social Security Administration
GENERAL SERVICES FOR OLDER ADULTS
- Healthy Aging Response Team (HART) - The Healthy Aging Response Team (HART) is a group of peer volunteers connecting seniors 50 and over and disabled persons to services in the community. HART’s Information and referral phone line is open weekdays from 8 am to 5 pm. Drop-in consultations at the Doelger Senior Center in Daly City are currently on hold due to the COVID pandemic. Inquiries are kept confidential, and assistance is given in English, Mandarin, Spanish, and Tagalog in applying for services and connecting to appropriate agencies.
- Household Hazardous Waste Pickup - FREE Home Collection Program for residents who are disabled, homebound, or 65+ who cannot drive.
- NCOA Benefits Checkup - Navigating through the maze of public benefit programs can be difficult and confusing. Many people don’t know what assistance is available — or how to gain access to it. The National Council on Aging’s (NCOA) offers online tools that take the guesswork out of the process.
- Peninsula Family Service Older Adult Resource Line – Resource Line is available to all those 60+ in San Mateo County, Monday through Friday, 7:30 am – 4 pm. 650 780-7542
- Self-Help for the Elderly - Since 1966, Self-Help for the Elderly has provided assistance and support to seniors in the greater San Francisco area. They provide trustworthy and devoted care for seniors to promote their independence, dignity, and self-worth. Their non-profit services and companionship help guide seniors to wellness and happiness. They want to contribute to longer, healthier, more purposeful lives for seniors.
- SMC Connect – A comprehensive resource providing contact information for all human and social services in San Mateo County managed by the County of San Mateo Human Services Agency.
- Supporters of Doelger Senior Center, Inc. – The Supporters of Doelger Senior Center, Inc. is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization located at the Doelger Senior Center committed to improving the quality of life for seniors and adults in Daly City and surrounding areas. Currently closed due to COVID pandemic.
- Villages of San Mateo County – Part of the Village to Village Network and looking to service residents of Daly City, is a group of local residents with the mission of helping each other to age in place. We do this by providing access to support services that help people engage in community activities and continue to live independently. Villages of San Mateo County is a membership-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit serving on the Peninsula in Belmont, San Carlos, Redwood City, Redwood Shores, San Mateo, Burlingame, Hillsborough and on the Coastside in Half Moon Bay, El Granada, Moss Beach, and Montara.
HEALTH CARE & COVERAGE
- Adult Denti-Cal
- Alzheimer's Association - Northern California and Northern Nevada Chapter
- Blood Pressure Check at Doelger Senior Center – on hold due to COVID pandemic.
- CareAdvantage - CareAdvantage is a Health Plan of San Mateo program that combines your Medicare and Medi-Cal benefits in one simple plan. This plan offers a variety of additional benefits including free taxi rides to approved medical appointments, vision care, and coverage for different types of long-term care services. You must be a resident of San Mateo County and have Medicare Parts A & B and full-scope Medi-Cal to qualify.
- Covered California
- Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HiCAP) - The HICAP program provides free-unbiased information about Medicare and how to supplement it. HICAP counselors do not recommend or endorse any insurance product or company. HiCAP helps Medicare beneficiaries and their families by offering health insurance counseling, information, and other assistance to individuals in the Medicare program. They inform seniors about supplemental insurance (also known as Medigap), long-term care insurance, and health care plans.
- Medi-Cal - Medi-Cal is free or low-cost health coverage for children and adults with limited income and resources. Medi-Cal covers low-income adults, families with children, seniors, persons with disabilities, children in foster care as well as former foster youth up to age 26, and pregnant women.
- Medical Equipment Loan Closet at Doelger Senior Center- Provides walkers, wheelchairs, shower chairs, canes, and other medical equipment.
- Medicare - Medicare is the federal health insurance program for people who are 65 or older, certain younger people with disabilities, and people with End-Stage Renal Disease (permanent kidney failure requiring dialysis or a transplant, sometimes called ESRD).
- San Francisco VA Health Care System
- Family Caregiver Alliance - The mission of Family Caregiver Alliance is to improve the quality of the life for family caregivers and the people who receive their care. We are excited to provide many resources in Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, and more.
- Kinship Support Network - Edgewood’s Kinship Support Network was established to recognize and support the many family members who often step up when crises, abuse, illness, incarceration, or violence separates children from their parents. We support kinship care providers in both San Francisco and San Mateo counties.
- San Mateo County Pride Center Older Adult Programs - The San Mateo County Pride Center is committed to training social services providers on key issues such as how to create welcoming environments for LGBTQ+ older adults throughout the county. Additionally, the Pride Center provides an array of programs and services for LGBTQ+ community members over the age of 50 through our Older Adult program. Our program aims to understand the unique needs of the LGBTQ+ older adult community in the Peninsula. Every month LGBTQ+ older adults participate in educational programs, find new community resources, share a meal, or make new friends.
- StarVista - StarVista has helped people throughout San Mateo County navigate life’s challenges. Our counseling, crisis prevention, youth housing, and early childhood programs help tens of thousands of people in our community each year.
- Affordable Housing in San Mateo County eBook - The Housing Leadership Council has a brand new Affordable Housing in San Mateo County eBook to learn more about affordable housing opportunities. Their project features an array of diverse developments, organizations, and people who work, support, and live in affordable homes.
- BRIDGE Housing - BRIDGE Housing strengthens communities by developing, owning, and managing high-quality, affordable homes for working families and seniors.
- California Registry – The California Registry is a free service offered to seniors or their family members to assist them in locating retirement homes and assisted living in California.
- Dahlia San Francisco Housing Portal - Search and apply for affordable housing on the City of San Francisco's affordable housing website. Services available in Chinese, English, Spanish and Tagalog.
- Doorway Housing Portal - Portal provides a central place for housing seekers to find and apply for affordable housing throughout the Bay Area,
- Eden Housing - Eden Housing builds and maintains high-quality, well-managed, service-enhanced affordable housing communities that meet the needs of lower income families, seniors, and persons with disabilities.
- Hillcrest Gardens Daly City - Hillcrest Gardens is located in Daly City, a short eight-mile drive from downtown San Francisco. The low-income seniors 62 and older it serves are just steps from BART and bus.
- HIP Housing - HIP Housing is a non-profit organization that creates a place to call home for thousands of people in San Mateo County. HIP Housing's Home Sharing Program fosters living arrangements among two or more unrelated people in which home owners or renters (Home Providers) who have a residence with one or more bedrooms are matched with persons seeking affordable housing (Home Seekers).
- Lesley Senior Communities - Lesley Senior Communities’ vision is to maximize the independence of older adults who have low to extremely low incomes with a continuum of services so that they may age in place in the community where they have lived and worked, raised their families, and contributed to the benefit of us all. Established in 1944, LSC now includes six Senior Communities, operated in partnership with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), located throughout the San Mateo area.
- Mercy Housing California - Mercy Housing California offers affordable low-income housing programs and Resident Services. See Mercy Housing properties in California including St. Andrews Community Senior Housing in Daly City.
- MidPen Housing – MidPen Housing's mission is to provide safe, affordable housing of high quality to those in need and to establish stability and opportunity in the lives of our residents.
- Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California - The Non-profit Housing Association of Northern California is the collective voice of those who support, build and finance affordable housing. We promote the proven methods of the non-profit sector and focus government policy on housing solutions for lower income people who suffer disproportionately from the housing crisis.
- Housing Leadership Council of San Mateo County - The Housing Leadership Council of San Mateo County works with communities and their leaders to produce and preserve quality affordable housing.
- San Mateo County Department of Housing - The Department of Housing collaborates with partners as a catalyst to increase the supply of affordable housing and create opportunities for people at all income levels and abilities to prosper by supporting livable and thriving communities.
- Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County HomeSavers Project - The Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County's HomeSavers Project helps tenants who are having problems with their landlords. LAS offer legal counseling, advice, and representation in the following areas: evictions, disputes over the condition of premises, and illegal acts by landlords.
- Project Sentinel - Project Sentinel is a non-profit organization. Its primary function is to assist individuals with housing problems such as discrimination, mortgage foreclosure and delinquency, rental issues including repairs, deposits, privacy, dispute resolution, home buyer education, post purchase education and reverse mortgages.
- AARP Caregiving Resource Center - Get the support you need to care for a loved one.
- Center for Independence for Individuals with Disabilities (CID) - CID's mission is to provide support services, community awareness, and systems change advocacy to promote full and equal community integration and participation for people with disabilities in San Mateo County.
- Emergency Preparedness
- Fall Prevention Coalition of San Mateo County - Informs, collaborates, and raises awareness to prevent falls among older adults living in our community. Provides resources and referrals for older adults, caregivers, and service providers. View comprehensive fall prevention presentation by Sarah Eggen-Thornhill, OTR/L of OT Housecalls by clicking here .
- Help at Home Directory - The Help at Home Directory is a mini-reference guide to assist San Mateo County adults of all incomes to remain in their homes when they are ill, disabled or in crisis. It is available in English, Chinese and Spanish.
- Home Safety Services - Installs grab bars, stair railings, wheelchair ramps and other safety/accessibility devices.
- In Home Supportive Services (IHSS) - The In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) program provides homecare services to Medi-Cal eligible aged, blind or individuals with disabilities, including children, to assist them to remain safely in their own homes as an alternative to out-of-home care.
- Institute on Aging - A San Francisco, CA-based non-profit (serving the greater Bay Area) dedicated to preserving the dignity, independence, and well-being of aging adults and people living with disabilities. Services include: Friendship Line, Home Care & Support Services, Social Day Program, Psychology & Counseling Services and more.
- Palliative Care at San Mateo Medical Center - At San Mateo Medical Center, our palliative care program provides interdisciplinary, culturally sensitive care to our patients with serious illnesses. We provide high-quality, client focused medical, psychosocial, and spiritual care and support for our patients and their family members to alleviate pain and discomfort at the end of life.
- Re-building Together - Through volunteers and donations, Rebuilding Together makes repairs that improve the health, safety, and independence of our neighbors. Rebuilding Together serves senior citizens, single parents, grandparents raising grandkids, people with disabilities, families with children, veterans, children caring for their ailing parents.
- Weatherization Services / HEAP applicants may be eligible for Weatherization Services. Energy efficiency-improving measures are done in the home to reduce energy costs. This program is available to renters as well as homeowners. Services are available through Central Coast Energy Services (CCES), a not-for-profit organization which provides energy conservation, consumer education & advocacy, home improvement, utility assistance, job training, and other services to people in need. We serve Monterey, San Benito, Santa Cruz, and San Mateo counties. Help may be obtained by calling our toll free number at 1 888 728-3637.
LEGAL AND MEDIATION SERVICES
- California Living Wills and Advance Health Care Directives
- Giving Someone a Power of Attorney for Your Health Care
- Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County - Legal Aid provides free civil legal services to low-income San Mateo County residents. Our clients are the elderly, families trying to make ends meet, persons with disabilities, children with special needs, survivors of domestic violence, and people struggling to find health care. To schedule an appointment with Legal Aid, please call the Legal Aid office at 650 558-0915.
- Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center - PCRC is a communication and dispute resolution organization. It assists clients in solving their most complex personal, organizational, and social challenges
MEALS, GROCERIES, AND NUTRITION
- CalFresh - Food Stamps
- Daly City Community Service Center – The Daly City Community Service Center, a program of the Daly City Partnership, is one of 8 Core San Mateo County agencies that addresses homelessness and provides basic safety-net services for those needing temporary assistance. Caring case workers assess each individual’s situation and connect residents -- primarily from Daly City, Colma, Broadmoor -- to emergency shelter, food, clothing, diapers, home goods, and urgent utility and housing assistance programs. Eligibility requirements and income guidelines apply to all programs. Our goal is to help participants gain stable housing and self-sufficiency.
- Daly City Congregate Nutrition Program – Meals served daily (Monday - Friday).. Registration is required. Offered at the following locations:
- Doelger Senior Center
- Lincoln Park Community Center
- Bayshore Community Center
- Meals on Wheels – Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. provides Meals on Wheels to eligible homebound seniors and adults with disabilities throughout much of San Mateo County, including Daly City. The goal of PVI Meals on Wheels is to increase food security and access to nutritious food, keeping older adults and adults with disabilities well-nourished and healthy, living independently in their own homes.
- North Peninsula Food Pantry and Dining Center of Daly City - Our food pantry program serves an average of 100 families each month with a three-day supply of shelf stable food. Our hot meal program, North Peninsula Dining Center, provides a hot meal to over 60 men, women, and children each Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday.
- Second Harvest (Food Bank) of Silicon Valley
- COVID Emergency Grocery Distributions in Daly City
- Encore.org brings older and younger changemakers together to solve problems, bridge divides, and create a better future for all.
- Jefferson Union High School District Adult Education - The mission of Jefferson Adult School is to provide all students with equitable access to quality educational opportunities that support student achievement as productive and responsible members of our democratic society.
- OATS Older Adult Technology Services from AARP - OATS’ mission to help seniors learn and use technology so they can live better in the digital age.
- Senior Planet from AARP harnesses technology to change the way we age. Senior Planet courses, programs, and activities help seniors learn new skills, save money, get in shape, and make new friends.
- AAPR Driver Safety Course - The AARP Driver Safety Course is the nation’s largest classroom and online driver safety course and is designed especially for drivers age 50 and older. The course is available nationwide in classroom and online settings, in both English and Spanish. You may be eligible to receive an insurance discount upon completing the course, so consult your insurance agent for details. AARP membership is not required to take the course and there are no tests to pass.
- American Cancer Society's "Road to Recovery" Program - Every day cancer patients need rides to treatment. Some may not be able to drive themselves, and family and friends can't always help. The American Cancer Society may be able to help you get to the treatments and appointments that you need through its "Road to Recovery" program.
- AZ Medical Transportation - A non-emergency medical transportation provided based in Pacifica, CA.
- Bayshore/ Brisbane Senior Shuttle - SamTrans offers FREE midday shuttle service connecting Brisbane residents to local businesses and transit.
- Daly City Bayshore Shuttle - The Daly City Bayshore Shuttle provides free service between the Bayshore neighborhood and Daly City BART, with trips to local stores. The shuttle provides transit connections with SamTrans, Muni and the Daly City and Balboa BART stations.
- DMV Senior Guide for Safe Driving - By the year 2030, an estimated 1 in 5 drivers in the United States will be 65 years old or older. The DMV would like all drivers to maintain their driving independence for as long as they can safely do so. In this guide you will find self-assessment tools, tips, and resources to take an active role in managing your personal safety and the safety of others.
- Go Go Grandparent - Affordable senior transportation. Go Go Grandparent turns on-demand transportation companies like Lyft into services that help families take better care of older adults.
- Got Wheels! Program - 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, Brisbane, South San Francisco, San Bruno, Millbrae, Burlingame, Hillsborough, Half Moon Bay, Montara, Moss Beach, and El Granada. Rides must begin and end within the geographic area and San Francisco International Airport. Please note: Membership is at capacity for Daly City residents, and the waitlist is currently closed.
- Health Plan of San Mateo Ride Benefit - HPSM’s Ride Benefit provides no-cost transportation to and from approved healthcare visits for Medi-Cal and Care Advantage members who have no other way of getting there and back home.
- Owl Transportation - Owl Transportation’s mission is to provide each client that entrusts us with their transportation needs with the finest in professional quality transportation and service.
- Paratransit (aka Redi-Wheels) - Paratransit is for persons with disabilities who cannot independently use regular SamTrans bus service some of the time or all of the time. The San Mateo County Transit District provides paratransit using Redi-Wheels on the bayside of the county (which covers Daly City) and RediCoast on the coastside. Trips must be prearranged. To find out if you are eligible for paratransit, please contact SamTrans at 650 508-6241 or 800-660-4287.
- Senior Clipper Card - The Clipper Card is a reloadable smart card used for electronic transit fare payment in the San Francisco Bay Area. Adults 65 and over are eligible for a free Senior Clipper Card. With a Senior Clipper card you can receive discounts on monthly passes, ride books, tickets, cash value fares and transfers.
- Transportation Resources in San Mateo County - The latest issue of the Senior Mobility Guide is now available! Compiled by the San Mateo County Transit District’s Accessible Transit Services team, this comprehensive 53-page guide is beneficial to seniors, veterans, and people with disabilities who prefer not to drive, are unable to drive, or want to be prepared for “what if’s” and future transition. Copies of the guide can be picked up at your local senior/community/recreation centers or by calling the Transit District’s Customer Service at 800-660-4287 to request a copy to be mailed to you. For Public Transit “How to Ride” Travel Training on the bus (SamTrans) or train (Caltrain) systems, please contact the program coordinator at email@example.com or 650-508-6362.
- Assurance Wireless - Assurance Wireless is a Lifeline cell phone service provider, offering eligible customers free Virgin Mobile phones and minutes.
- California LifeLine - The California LifeLine Program is a state program that provides discounted home phone and cell phone services to eligible households.
- Daly City Water – Daly City Water provides high quality potable water in sufficient quantity to meet the health, safety, and growth needs of the City of Daly City, while ensuring that all appropriate health regulations are met.
- PG&E CARE Program – The “California Alternative Rates for Energy” program offers a monthly discount of 20% or more on gas and electricity. Participants qualify through income guidelines or if enrolled in certain public assistance programs.
- Deaf and Disabled Telecommunications Program – The Deaf and Disabled Telecommunications Program (DDTP) is a public program mandated by the California State Legislature and administered by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC). The DDTP has two components: the California Relay Service (CRS), which includes Speech to Speech, and the California Telephone Access Program (CTAP) which provides assistive telecommunications equipment. The mission of the program is to provide access to basic telephone service for Californians who have difficulty using the telephone.
- PG&E HEAP - The "Home Energy Assistance Program,” administered by Central Coast Energy Services offers an annual credit on a PG&E bill for qualified households.
- PG&E REACH – The "Relief for Energy Assistance through Community Help" program helps you pay for energy during a crisis. REACH provides an energy credit for up to $300 based on the past due bill (energy credit support is subject to funding availability).
- PG&E Utility User Tax Senior Citizen Exemption – To qualify for the utility users tax exemption you must reside in the home and be 62 years of age or older (as of December 31 of the previous year), or blind or disabled, and your total household income for the previous year cannot exceed $33,820.
- Republic Services – Serving Daly City residents, Republic Services, Inc. is an industry leader in U.S. recycling and non-hazardous solid waste disposal.