Family Stabilization Team (FST)

Family Stabilization Team

The Family Stabilization Team is a collaborative effort between San Mateo County Human Services Agency/Cal-Works and StarVista. Services are voluntary, and are offered to Cal-Works participants who are experiencing a difficult situation or emergency that destabilizes the family.

FST provides intensive home and community based case management and counseling services for the purpose of stabilizing the family, and increasing success in Welfare to Work activities.

Families in the program receive assistance and support in some or all of the following areas:
- Emergency Shelter and/or Housing
- Childcare
- Counseling/Therapy (individual, family and couples)
- Domestic violence
- Parenting
- Legal Aid
- Substance abuse