Running Resources

Shoes and Running Supplies

A Runner’s Mind: Los Altos (650) 209-5526, Burlingame (650) 437-2217,

Fleet Feet Menlo Park:(650) 325-9432,

Zombie Runner: Palo Alto (650) 325-2048,

Physical Therapy

Ryan Broms, Synergy Physical Therapy + Performance, (650) 305-8097,

Colleen O’Kane, Bodies in Motion Physical Therapy and Fitness, Los Altos, (650) 947-9914,

Acupuncture for Sports Medicine

Melanie Worthy, Free Range Acupuncture, Santa Cruz, (707) 495-6960, second location Palo Alto, Sports Medicine Institute, (650) 322-2809,

Community Resources

Santa Clara County


Suicide and Crisis Line: (408) 279-3312

24/7 Line (Hotline for ages 7-24): 1-888-247-7717

EMQ Families First: (408) 379-9085 (safety assement/stabilization, 5150 evaluations, develop safety plans, etc).



Mental Health Call Center: 1-800-704-0900

Alum Rock Counseling: 408-294-0579 (mobile crisis services)

Bill Wilson Center: (408) 850-6164 (residential program)

Bay Area Pain & Wellness Center (pain management): (408) 364-6799,

CHAC: (650) 965-2020,

Healthy Teen Project (eating disorders, teens): (650) 941-2300,

Child Abuse/Neglect Reporting:

Child Protective Services: (408) 299-2071



YWCA 24 Hour Rape Crisis Line: (408) 287-3000



Centre for Living with Dying: (408) 243-0222

Pathways: (408) 773-4329 (grief counseling)

Kara: (650) 321-5272, (grief counseling)


Domestic Violence:

Next Door: (408) 279-2962


Parent Help:

Parental Stress Hotline: 1-800-829-3777

Parent’s Place (Jewish Family and Children’s Services): (650) 688-3040

Homeless Help:

Hope’s Corner, 748 Mercy St, Mountain View, CA 94041,

San Mateo County


San Mateo County Crisis Hotline: (650) 579-0350

StarVista Crisis Intervention Team: (650) 579-0350

San Mateo County Hospital Psychiatric Emergency Services: (650) 573-2662



StarVista Main Office: (650) 591-9623

Catholic Charities: (650) 295-2160

Edgewood Center for Children and Families: 800-496-3019

Caminar: (650) 578-8691, (rehabilitation services for persons with serious and persistent psychiatric disabilities)

Kara: (650) 321-5272, (in Palo Alto, grief counseling).

Arts Unity Movement: (650) 703-3309, (art therapy and therapeutic classes including yoga, meditation, dance, singing, etc)


Alcohol and Drug Use:

Drug and Alcohol Helpline: (650) 573-3950

StarVista Insights: (650) 366-8436  (voluntary outpatient for youth)

El Centro de Libertad: (650) 599-9955 (outpatient for adults and youth)

Alcoholics Anonymous: (650) 577-1310 (support for alcoholics)

Alateen: (650) 592-7935 (for teens whose lives are affected by someone's drinking)

Alanon: (650) 592-7935 (for adults with alcoholic family members)

Narcotics Anonymous: (650) 802-5950 (support for drug users) 

Naranon (650) 948-4933 (support for family members of drug users)

Bay Area Addiction Research and Treatment (BAART): (650) 324-1470 (methadone treatment/counseling for opiate addicts)  (A nationwide service to help connect addicts of all kinds with local treatment service options)


Child Abuse/Neglect Reporting:

San Mateo County Child Protective Services: 1-800-632-4615 or (650) 595-7922 (both lines are staffed 24 hours a day)


Child Care/Head Start:

Child Care Coordinating Council (4 Cs) (650) 655-6770 (offers online and phone referrals for child care, preschools, before and after school care, parenting support groups and classes)

Early Head Start: (650) 952-1440

Head Start: (650) 871-5613


Resources for Parents and Families:

            San Mateo Family Court Parent Handout

            Parent support Line: 1-888-220-7575 or (650) 579-0358

San Mateo County Health System Prenatal to Three Initiative Parent Resource Line: 1-888-840-0889

Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health: (free online calendar listing of children's health events hosted by nonprofit organizations)

Family Resource Centers: (650) 599-5985 (provides prevention and early intervention social services at different school sites)

Edgewood Center for Children and Families Kinship Support Services Program: 1-800-496-3019, (support and respite for relatives who have assumed care of other family member's children)

Daly City Peninsula Partnership: (650) 301-3300

Our Second Home Family Support Center: (an early childhood family support center)


Domestic Violence:

Healthy Homes: (650) 579-0361 ext 15 (A home visiting program that provides counseling for families with children under the age of 5 that have witnessed family violence.)

CORA: 1-800-300-1080 or (650) 312-8515 (services for victims and survivors of domestic/dating violence).

Center for Domestic Violence Program: (650) 312-8515 (emergency housing and counseling for battered women).


Rape Recovery:

Rape Trauma Services: (650) 692-7273

Keller Center, San Mateo County Health Center: (650) 573-2623 (Can provide medical exam and treatment).


Delinquency/Gang Involvement:

StarVista Diversion Program: (650) 591-9623 (counseling, intervention)


Homeless Help:

St. Vincent de Paul Society: South San Francisco: (650) 589-9039, San Mateo: (650) 343-9251

Shelter Bed Hotline: 1-800-774-3583

Home and Hope: (650) 652-1103

InnVision/Clara-Mateo Alliance: (650) 853-7066 ext 217

StarVista Your House South: (650) 367-9687 (shelter and family reunification program for homeless/runaway youth ages 10-17).



Mid-Peninsula Citizens for Fair Housing: (650) 573-0330 (investigates charges of housing discrimination)

Human Investment Project: (650) 348-6660, (provides affordable housing/home sharing)

San Mateo County Housing Authority Housing Rental Assistance (Section 8): (650) 802-3300 or (650) 802-5050,