Por favor llame al teléfono 650.462.6999 y pregunte por alguien que hable español para informarse acerca de los programas y servicios que proveemos.

Our programs and services are bilingual (English/Spanish) please call our main number and ask for assistance in either language at 650.462.6999.


Since our inception, Free At Last has remained true to its concept of providing programs based on its model of social immersion – addicts in recovery helping addicts seeking recovery. The following programs were developed to meet the needs of the community affected by alcohol and/or drug addiction:

  • Prevention and Street Outreach Program: Staff provides Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) education and prevention information, HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C and sexually transmitted diseases (STD) education and intervention, referrals to local community agencies for referrals to detoxification centers, mental health counseling, medical services, shelters, basic needs and emergency assistance, other AOD programs, health screening, etc.
  • Drop-­in Center: The open door way to resources which is a well­ established “living room”  for the community, current and prospective clients to socialize, have some fresh fruit and/or snacks, coffee; receive referrals to public-agency resources and further treatment opportunities, etc. The Center provides a safe place to wait for 12 step meetings in English and Spanish six days a week.
  • Outpatient Drug Free Program: A 3 month program in involving group process, individual counseling sessions, 12 step meetings, case management and educational sessions.
  • Residential Treatment Program for Women & Women with Children: A 14 bed women’s residential substance abuse treatment program (4 of the beds are for the women’s children which must be age 6 and under). The program provides 3 months of residential treatment for women and women with children.  To graduate, clients must complete treatment goals, secure housing and have a job or be enrolled in job training.
  • Residential Treatment Program for Men: An 18­ bed men’s residential substance abuse treatment program. The program provides 3 ­months of residential treatment for men. To graduate, clients must complete treatment goals, secure housing and have a job or be enrolled in job training.
  • DUI First Offender Program: A Driving Under the Influence (DUI) program for first offenders is offered in English and Spanish.
  • Transitional Clean and Sober Living: 3 transitional housing programs (18 beds). The program provides shared supportive clean and sober housing for adult men and women to establish stable employment, credit and tenancy.
  • The Community’s Main Meeting Hall – Meeting space for collaborating organizations to convene and address community challenges; provide educational programs; job networking forums for clients; and where client graduations are held; bilingual (English and Spanish) Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) meetings are held to support thousands of San Mateo County residents six days a week.

Frequently Asked Questions:

How do I get signed up for the Outpatient Program?
Call our Outpatient Counselor Monday – Friday between 8:30am and 12pm at 650.462.6999.

How do I get signed up for the Men’s or Women’s Residential Program?
Call our Intake Coordinator Monday – Friday between 3:30pm and 8pm at 650.462.6999.

How do I get signed up for the Driving Under the Influence (DUI) First Offender Program?
Call our front desk Monday – Friday between 9:00am and 5pm at 650.462.6999 and ask for Gerardo or Liz.