UMass Medical School is conducting an online survey to learn about the health care experiences of mothers with physical or mobility disabilities before, during, and after pregnancy. This survey is part of a research study.
To participate, you must:
Have a physical or mobility disability
Have given birth to a baby within the last ten (10) years
Be able to complete the survey in either English or Spanish
Your participation involves:
About 20 minutes of your time
Access to a computer and internet
Answering questions about your health care experiences during your most recent pregnancy
Privacy; the survey is anonymous, we will not ask you to provide any contact information
Visit the survey website and answer a few brief screening questions to make sure you are eligible.
If you prefer to complete the survey over the phone, please call to speak to the research staff:
Below US poverty line. Free eyeglasses (also see attached voucher application):
Free eye exams and low cost glasses:
The California Vision Project is a non-profit, optometric charity designed to provide low-income, uninsured families throughout the state of California with free comprehensive eye exams and low cost glasses. CVF successfully matches and assigns over 3,000 eligible individuals to volunteer optometrists each year.
Free cataract surgery:
Mission Cataract USA offers free cataract surgery to people of all ages who have no means to pay.
Join CID at the Daily Journal's Annual Health and Wellness Fair
Saturday, March 28 • 9:30 am ~ 2:30 pm • Red Morton Community Center
1120 Roosevelt Avenue, Redwood City
Hosted by the College of San Mateo
February 25: Part 1: Self Awareness
March 18: Part 2: Awareness Rights
April 15: Part 3: Taking Action
College of San Mateo Bldg. 14 room 118
1pm - 2:30pm
To Register: Call Maisoon Sahouria at 650-645-1780 ext. 130 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
If interested, contact
Kim Westrick at:
Individuals with experience living with mental health and/or substance use challenges and family members of individuals with these challenges are welcome!
Learn how to share your story to empower yourself, reduce stigma, and educate others about behavioral health challenges. Graduates can go on to be a part of the Speakers’ Bureau and receive a stipend to share your stories with behavioral health staff and community members.
San Mateo County LGBTQ Commission to host the California LGBTQ Reducing Disparities Project Presentation of Findings From "First Do No Harm: Reducing Disparities for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning Populations in California"
On December 4, 2014, the San Mateo County LGBTQ Commission will host a presentation of the California LGBTQ Reducing Disparities Project. The event will be held from 6-9pm at the San Mateo County Office Building in Room 101 located at 455 County Center, Redwood City, 94063.
The California LGBTQ Reducing Disparities Project is a program of Mental Health America of Northern California (MHANCA), in collaboration with Equality California Institute, and funded by the Pride Initiative, Adolescent Counseling Services, and Outlet.
"The San Mateo County LGBTQ Commission is delighted to support the local sharing of this statewide information highlighting needs within the LGBTQ communities," said Dr. Jei Africa, who is a Commissioner and also the Director of Diversity and Equity at the Health Department's Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Division.
The Board of Supervisors created the LGBTQ Commission this past June to further the cause of inclusiveness and advocate for policies affecting the local LGBTQ communities.
The night will feature a light supper served at 6pm and the presentation beginning at 6:30pm with opening remarks from Supervisor Dave Pine, President of the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors and Dr. Jei Africa.
or call 916.538.7714
Know Your Rights Workshop on Benefits with Guest Speaker Trinh Phan of Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County
Know Your Rights Benefits Workshop
Where: Center for Independence of Individuals with Disabilities - 2001 Winward Way, Suite 103, San Mateo, Ca. 94404
The Center for Independence of Individuals with Disabilities is hosting a FREE workshop on understanding your legal rights to social security benefits including SSI and SSDI. The workshop will be conducted by Trinh Phan of Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County.
RSVP is requested to ensure seating. For accommodation request contact Maisoon Sahouria by Monday December 1
To RSVP Contact:
650-645-1780 Ext 130
* Please refrain from wearing scented products to this event.
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