Adolescent Family Life Program

teen parent holding her childThe Adolescent Family Life Program (AFLP) is a voluntary case management program for pregnant and parenting teens, and their children. Public Health Nurses and Community Workers provide comprehensive case management services through home visits, school visits, and other community outreach.

AFLP works to assess client strengths and link clients to services in an effort to improve the health, social, economic, and educational well-being of pregnant and parenting teens, and their families.


  • Assistance with Medi-Cal
  • Assistance with staying in or returning to school
  • Health education and guidance to prevent illness and promote healthy living
  • Home visiting mental health services
  • Parenting education
  • Referrals to community resources
  • Vocational assistance and counseling

Who is Eligible

Pregnant or parenting teens living in San Mateo County are eligible for services. Services are provided to young women up to age 20; however, exceptions to the age limits can be made on a case-by-case basis.

How to Apply

Referrals are accepted from teens, family members, and providers. Please submit AFLP referrals by phone, fax, or mail. See "Contact us."

Area Served

San Mateo County

Fees Charged



Q: Is this program mandatory?
: No, AFLP is a voluntary program.

Q: Do I need Medi-Cal prior to enrolling in the program?
: No, AFLP will help you with your medical insurance.

Q: Can I work with someone who speaks Spanish?
Yes, services will be provided in the language you prefer.