San Mateo County
Central Labor Council

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Community Services

Community Services Program for Union Members and Families

Our Community Services program is designed to provide service and assistance to union members and their families in meeting the many personal problems we face.  It is a Labor Council Program, in cooperation with United Way of the Bay Area.

Rayna Lehman, Director
(P) 650 341-7711
(F) 650 572-2481

 Volunteers preparing the monthly food distribution


  • Information and assistance to meet personal, family, emergency or hardship needs
  • Connections to community resources for re-training, re-employment, health programs, child / elder care, housing, occupational health, consumer issues, public benefit programs, substance abuse, counseling
  • Monthly Union Food Distribution
  • Training and Workshops
  • Labor Liaison to United Way of the Bay Area
  • Form a Community Services Committee in your local

CLICK HERE for Bay Area AFL-CIO Community Services Representatives

CLICK HERE for "Resources for Union Members"

CLICK HERE for "Laid Off? Still Working but Facing Financial Difficulty?" Union Plus Assistance Benefits


AFL-CIO Community Services National Directory click here
National AFL-CIO Information & Referral
Community Information Program
Covered California (healthcare)
Children’s Health Initiative
United Way of the Bay Area


Through Union Plus and Chase, active and retired union members, their parents and their children can access exclusive mortgage benefits - link
Union Plus launched Union SAFE, which is help with job loss, unreimbursed hospital bills and saving for college - link
Union Plus Scholarship Program - Applications available - link