RFP: Youth Activities and Mental Health Services

The San Mateo County Probation Department seeks qualified providers of programs and services for youth in custody at the Youth Services Center-Juvenile Hall and/or Camp Kemp, as well as those who have been released back to their communities.

RFP: Youth and Family Programs

The San Mateo County Probation Department seeks qualified providers of community-based youth and family programs for juvenile probationers and at-risk youth.

RFP: Security Systems Maintenance and Support Services

The San Mateo County Probation Department seeks qualified applicants who can provide comprehensive security systems maintenance and support services at the Youth Services Center (YSC) Juvenile Hall and Camp Kemp facilities located in San Mateo. Services include: maintaining door locks, duress buttons, central control software, security camera hardware and software, and media storage.

Methods to submit verifications during COVID

IMPORTANT NOTICE! In accordance with the new social distancing mandate issued by county officials, clients are strongly encouraged to submit verifications using the following methods:

RFP: Evaluation Services

The County of San Mateo is seeking proposals for qualified program evaluation services in Juvenile Justice and Institutions programs which include rigorous strategic planning, survey development, data collection, resource mapping, research and analysis, annual report publications, presentations to stakeholders and the development of the Department’s Local Action Plan 2025-2030.

PRESS RELEASE: Visitations suspended at Juvenile Hall and Camp Kemp

San Mateo, CA - Due to the ongoing efforts of the San Mateo County Probation Department to combat the spread of COVID-19, visitation at the Youth Services Center – Juvenile Hall and the Margaret J. Kemp Camp (Camp Kemp) facilities will be temporarily suspended, effective immediately.

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update

San Mateo County has activated is Emergency Operations Center (EOC). For information about the County's efforts regarding COVID-19, please visit: https://cmo.smcgov.org/eoc

Everyone counts: Why the census matters more than ever

The 2020 Census gets underway soon and it’s critical that every person living in the county is counted to secure federal funding for medical services, including clinics and children’s health insurance, housing, emergency preparedness, nutrition programs, infrastructure and a host of other services.

RFP: Youth Activities and Mental Health Services

The San Mateo County Probation Department seeks responses one or more provider(s) of programs that promote resiliency, pro-social behavior, and emotional wellbeing for youth in the San Mateo County juvenile hall, Camp Kemp, and community probation services. Programs should be documented or verified through an evidence-based or promising practice.

RFP: Youth and Family Programs

The San Mateo County Probation Department seeks responses from one or more provider(s) of youth and family programs that promote resiliency, pro-social behavior, and emotional wellbeing as well as decrease youth involvement in the juvenile justice system. Programs should be documented or verified through an evidence-based or promising practice.

Juvenile Diversion Program

In 2018, the San Mateo County Probation Department partnered with the City of San Mateo Police Department and their Police Activities League (PAL) for a juvenile diversion program, targeting at-risk youth ages 11-17 years old. This 6-month program provides youth with individualized plans to address a youth’s deviant behavior through a multidisciplinary team comprised of a full time Deputy Probation Officer, a juvenile detective, a clinician and a case worker from the local YMCA.