Local And Community Resources


Welcome to San Mateo County and the San Francisco Peninsula. Whether you are a Bay Area native or relocating, we hope you find this community resources page helpful to getting settled on the Peninsula. Below please find a few sections that you might find helpful –as it relates to mobility, to education, to health, or to moving and setting up your new home with new services.

San Fransisco Cityscape

Getting Around:

San Mateo County Transit Authority: keeping the Peninsula moving
SamTrans: San Mateo County bus system, keeping riders mobile from Palo Alto to San Francisco throughout the Upper Peninsula (http://www.samtrans.com/)
Shuttle Services of the San Mateo County District (http://www.smctd.com/Shuttles.html)
BART: Bay Area Rapid Transit (https://www.bart.gov/)
Caltrain: train schedule for the San Francisco Peninsula (http://www.caltrain.com/)

Local taxi services as reviewed on Yelp.
Airports: SF International Airport, San Carlos Airport, nearby Oakland International Airport, San Jose International Airport.
Private Charter Flights include providers such as EvoJets, SurfAir, JetSmarter, MonarchAirGroup (San Carlos).

Young man with phone

Education:

San Mateo County Office of Education: a resource page for the County (http://www.smcoe.org/)
Belmont – Redwood Shores School District: resource page for Belmont and Redwood Shores (https://www.brssd.org/)
San Mateo School District: resource page for San Mateo – Foster City K-8 (http://www.smfcsd.net/)
San Mateo High School District: resource page for San Mateo High School district (https://www.smuhsd.org/)
School Finder: search based on residential address (always verify this information with the district)
Redwood City High School District: resource page (http://www.seq.org/)
Redwood City / Sequoia High School District boundary map.
Gatepath: assisting learners and families with special needs (https://www.smcfrc.org/What-We-Do)
Community Colleges & Universities nearby include College of San Mateo, Canada College, Notre Dame de Namur, Menlo College, Skyline, Draper University, Stanford.

 

elementary kids arrive at school

Ordering Services & Organizing your Move:

Please confirm availability, not all providers will be available in all areas.
Internet and Communication Providers: Comcast, Wave, AT&T, Dish,
PG&E: for ordering residential services & contacting PG&E (www.pge.com)
Movers and Food Delivery, as found on Yelp.

No warranties for accuracy or completeness of information.