The Fair Oaks Community Center will remain staffed with safety modifications for providing essential human services, including emergency food, homeless support services, safety net information and referral services, etc. All non-essential classes and programs are cancelled/postponed.
For Essential Services, click here.We have implemented safety protocol to protect the health and safety of our patrons and employees.
Additional Phone Numbers
All of these efforts are designed to eliminate the need for unnecessary contact with employees and waiting in line in close proximity. Please share this information with those who need help with food, homeless support services, safety net information and referral services.
Thank you, and please stay safe.
The Fair Oaks Community Center is a multi-service facility offering a variety of services to the broader Redwood City Community. The Fair Oaks Community Center is located at 2600 Middlefield Road, Redwood City. Days/Times vary depending on the program or service:
Information and Referral Program
Information & Referral
Food, Shelter, Housing, and other Emergency Assistance/Social Services. Provided by City of Redwood City, Monday-Friday, 8am-11am; Mon/Wed/Fri, 1-4pm (no drop-in hours 2nd Friday of the month); Thursdays, 3-4pm. (650)780-7500
Homeless Help Desk
Food and other basic necessities available for homeless individuals and/or families. Provided by St. Vincent de Paul Redwood City Homeless Conference. Monday-Friday, 1:15pm-2:15pm. (650)780-7500
Mobile Shower and Laundry ServiceDignity on Wheels
Free Mobile Shower and Laundry Service for the homeless. Provided by Dignity on Wheels, a project of WeHOPE. Mondays and Wednesdays, 2pm-6pm at 2600 Middlefield Rd., Redwood City. (650)780-7500.
Need a place to live? Need a roommate? Consider sharing a home. Provided by HIP Housing. Tuesday and Thursday, 9:00am-5:00pm. To schedule an appointment, call 348-6660 Mon-Fri or 780-7511, Tues & Thurs.
Older Adult Activity Center
Peninsula Family Service/Fair Oaks Adult Activity Center
Exercise and fitness programs, nutritious meals, preventative health screenings, enriching classes and activities, information and referral for seniors. Provided by Peninsula Family Service, Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm. (650)780-7525
Childcare and Early Child Development Program
Redwood City Child Development Program
Toddler Program and Pre-School Program for children ages 1-5 years old with working parents. Fees based on family income. Provided by Redwood City Child Development Program, Monday-Friday, 7am-5:30pm (650)780-7520.
Immigration and Citizenship ServicesIIBA Legalization, immigration and naturalization assistance. Provided by the International Institute of the Bay Area. Drop-In Hours on a first come, first served basis on Mondays 9:00am-12pm (registration begins at 8am) and 1pm-4pm (registration begins at 11;45am). (650)780-7530.
Classes to prepare for Citizenship test. Provided by the International Institute of the Bay Area. Thursdays, 4-7pm. (650)780-7530
Tenant's Rights ClinicLegal Aid Society
Counseling, advice, and representation for evictions, disputes over the condition of premises, and illegal acts by landlords. Provided by Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County. Fridays, 9am-12pm. Call (650) 558-0915 for an appointment.
Mobile Health Van
SMC Mobile Health Clinic
Drop-in health services. Provide by the San Mateo County Medical Center. Available every Tuesday, 10am-2pm. (650) 573-2786 (request schedule for other locations and times)
Spay and Neuter Clinic
Peninsula Humane Society
Free Pet “Fixes” for low-income pet owners. Provided by Peninsula Humane Society. 2nd Thursday each month. Pets accepted from 8-9am on a first come first served basis. (650)340-7022, ext. 387
Services for Victims of Violent Crimes
Assistance to victims of violent crimes. Provided by the San Mateo County Victim's Center. Fridays, 9am-12pm. (650)599-7479
- Alanon (Spanish Speaking - Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7-9pm
- Alcoholics Anonymous (Spanish Speaking) - Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 7-9pm
- Narcotics Anonymous (English Speaking) - 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the Month, 7-9pm
Provided by INclusion Instructors of Fair Oaks Community Center. Mondays, 4-5pm; Tuesdays-Fridays 5-6pm. (650)533-4199. $2 fee per class; free for 60+years old.