San Mateo County Goodwill

Find San Mateo County California Goodwill stores. Goodwill provides information on nonprofit donations, retail thrift store chains, community programs, employment, job placement, and training.

Goodwill Belmont 2100 Ralston Avenue Belmont CA 94002 800-400-9455

Goodwill Burlingame 1215 California Drive Burlingame CA 94010 650-373-1235

Goodwill Burlingame 1801 Adrian Road Burlingame CA 94010 650-777-9193

Goodwill Daly City 7420 Mission Street Daly CA 94014 650-985-2300

Goodwill Menlo Park 711 Santa Cruz Avenue Menlo Park CA 94025 650-324-9380

Goodwill Pacifica 1265 Linda Mar Shopping Center Pacifica CA 94044 650-738-0184

Goodwill Pacifica 575 Linda Mar Boulevard Pacifica CA 94044 800-400-9455

Goodwill Redwood City 1270 Oddstad Drive Redwood CA 94063 650-556-9709

Goodwill Redwood City 46 Fifth Avenue Redwood CA 94063 888-446-6394

Goodwill San Mateo 28 West 25th Avenue San Mateo CA 94403 650-293-8500

Goodwill South San Francisco 225 Kenwood Way South San Francisco CA 94080 650-737-9827

About San Mateo County Goodwill

San Mateo County Goodwill refers to branch locations of the agency of Goodwill Industries International, Inc., a charitable non-profit organization whose mission is to help individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment to reach their full potential and increase their self-sufficiency in San Mateo County, CA. Founded in 1902, the organization began its work by collecting donated clothing and household goods and then training and hiring the poor to prepare the items for resale. San Mateo County Goodwill stores are organized as independent community-based organizations throughout the U.S., Canada, and thirteen other countries.

You may contact Goodwill for questions about:
  • San Mateo County Goodwill Stores
  • Donating clothing and goods
  • San Mateo County Job placement and training
  • Goodwill jobs and employment
  • Financial coaching
San Mateo County Goodwill Stores

Goodwill operates more than 3,200 retail locations, including San Mateo County Goodwill Stores, where donated items are sold, and the agency also sells on the internet. Donated items to San Mateo County thrift stores generally consist of clothing, shoes, and household items that can be resold.

Goodwill Job Training

People with disabilities in San Mateo County are given job readiness and job skills training through an Adult Day Training Program. The California program often operates in a manufacturing setting providing a controlled work environment where participants are able to develop skills at their own pace. The Day Training Program teaches participants work responsibility and reliability, co-worker relations, how to follow directions, and simultaneously builds confidence and a work ethic. Participants in the Day Training Program may progress to Community Employment.

Goodwill Job Placement in San Mateo County, California

Goodwill's Community Employment Specialists develop relationships with employers in the local San Mateo County economy to connect Goodwill clients with suitable jobs. Jobs for these individuals tend to be administrative or clerical, in shipping and receiving, grounds keeping, or in grocery stores and other retail establishments. The San Mateo County Specialist assists in finding suitable positions, connecting individuals to available opportunities, and working with individuals to develop job skills, including reliability, communication, and teamwork. Similar programs offer internships with San Mateo County employers.

Goodwill Support Programs

Some San Mateo County Goodwill agencies provide case management services that assist individuals in identifying and applying for financial assistance and other services from government or social service providers. Others offer classes for completing San Mateo County GED requirements and English as a Second Language (ESL) courses. Goodwill agencies may also offer financial coaching, assistance in setting up bank accounts, and tax preparation assistance services.