El Concilio Home Repair Program Plus Other Resources For Low-Income Families

South San Francisco, CA   June 30, 2018 Submitted by Stella Miranda, Former SSF Caseworker

Residents in South San Francisco have inquired about home repairs as many renters and homeowners are struggling just to make rent and mortgage payments and find many maintenance issues beyond their means to resolve. I love my South San Francisco community and am here to continue to help in anyway I can. Below are some great resources that may benefit those in need in our community. – Stella

Home Repair Assistance Programs  Please contact each organization for information about their program,

El Concilio of San Mateo CountyRebuilding Together, Peninsula Center for Independence of Individuals with Disabilities; Completes energy and weatherization improvements for low-income residents to improve home safety, increase energy and water conservation, and reduce utility bills.

Provides modifications that promote independence for individuals with disabilities to remain at home or return to their homes. Includes: installation of grab bars, railings, wheelchair ramps, stairlifts, porchlifts, handheld showers, and other modifications to make homes accessible and safe.

Provides minor home repairs and enhancements before they get to remedy serious and costly safety and deferred maintenance issues. Improves health, safety, and well-being of low-income homeowners and neighbors, such as seniors, people with disabilities through home improvements.

Contact Information: Joaquin Narvaez (650) 918-9553 joaquinn75@yahoo.com

Contact Information: Chris Wahl (650) 366-6597 ext. 227 chris@rtpeninsula.org

Additional contacts below – Check the website CLICK HERE for more info



Program Contacts
Program Contact Person Phone Email
El Concilio of San Mateo County (ECSMC)
  • Ortensia Lopez
    Executive Director
  • Gloria Flores-Garcia
    Associate Executive Director
  • Carol D. Hatten
    Executive Assistant
  • (650) 373-1080
  • (650) 483-0418
  • (650) 373-1080
Fiscal Department
  • TL Minahan
  • (650) 373-1080
Health and Wellness
  • Gloria Flores-Garcia
    Project Director
  • (650) 373-1080
Safety Net Services-Emergency Services Partnership
  • Silvia Flores
    Program Manager
  • (650) 330-7431
Community Help and Awareness of Natural Gas and Electricity Services (CHANGES)
  • Aurelio Huizar
    Program Coordinator
  • (650) 373-1080
Telecommunications Education and Assistance in Multiple-languages (TEAM)
  • Noe Contreras
    Program Coordinator
  • (650) 373-1080
Peninsula Minor Home Repair
  • Joaquin Narvaez
  • (650) 918-9553
Energy Savings Assistance Program
  • Ortensia Lopez
    Executive Director
  • Gloria Samayoa
    Manager-Energy Specialist
  • (650) 373-1080
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