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Samaritan House EPA Offers Hot Meals

Samaritan House’s East Palo Alto location offers hot meals every Friday from 3:30pm to 4:30pm. For more information or to preregister for meals, call (650) 294-4312.

For Samaritan House financial resources visit here.

For Samaritan House transportation resources visit here.

$2,000 Teen/TAY Service Award from Samaritan House

This annual $2,000 award recognizes two young change makers in San Mateo County, whose community service work models Dr. Clemons’ commitment to service. The award committee welcomes nominees who take initiative to make an impact in their community, and exemplify the value and power of compassion and empathy. Nominees can directly apply or be nominated by a community member. The award committee welcomes and values all projects and work that honor Dr. Clemons’ legacy of fighting poverty and lifting lives.

Examples include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Organizing and implementing community service programs/projects that serve others
  • Leading/promoting civic activism
  • Developing academic outreach programs to local individuals/groups
  • Advocating for environmental sustainability Award Eligibility

Recipient should meet all the following requirements:

  • 16-22 years old on January 1, 2023
  • Lives in and serves community members in San Mateo County
  • Represents the commitment to community service that was modeled by
    Dr. Clemons
    Applications must be submitted by midnight on Sunday, February 12,

The award recipient(s) will be selected early March and recognized at the annual Samaritan House Main Event in April.
To submit an application, go to https://samaritanhousesanmateo.org/drclemons-award/.

You may submit the application online OR download a copy and send the completed form to drclemonsaward@samaritanhousesanmateo.org.
For questions, please contact the Samaritan House Award Committee: drclemonsaward@samaritanhousesanmateo.org.

Samaritan House Transportation Resources

Community Transportation Benefits Program

What is the Community Transportation Benefits Program?
The Community Transportation Benefits Program (Program) is sponsored and funded by the San Mateo
County 101 Express Lanes. The Program helps qualifying San Mateo County residents cover some of their
transportation costs.

How do I enroll?
There are eight Core Service Agencies that work in close collaboration with the Human Services Agency of
San Mateo County to provide you and your family with basic emergency and support services. You can enroll
for the Community Transportation Benefits Program through any of the following Core Service Agencies either
virtually or in-person. Their contact information can be found below:


Commute.org is your go-to resource to improve how you get to work.
Visit Commute.org to learn more about rewards and resources to help with your commute.

Commute Resources
– Shuttles: Free shuttles to BART and Caltrain
– Trip Planning assistance: Send us a request or use our online STAR trip
planning tool
– E-news: Sign up to stay connected with us

Learn more at Commute.org.

Samaritan House Financial Resources

The Journey of Samaritan House

Could you use a financial boost? Have you needed financial assistance in the past just to get by? Do you struggle to make ends meet? Would an extra $500 or $1000 come in handy to deal with financial challenges?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, consider applying for The Journey at Samaritan House.

The Journey program will help you and your family improve your financial future. Work with a personal financial coach for eight (8) months and receive detailed financial health assessments. Also attend monthly webinars and financial trainings, while earning cash and incentives along the way!

For more information, call (650) 294-4323 or email feprogram@samaritanhousesanmateo.org.

Take Control of Your Finances!

This program is an easily accessible and fun way for you to increase yoru personal finance skills. Must have internet access and an email to participate.

Learn more at bit.ly/shfirststep. Sign up at (650) 294-4323 or email feprogram@samaritanhousesanmateo.org.