Social Services

Over the years, the City of Milpitas has helped connect hundreds of low-income seniors connect with free and affordable resources. In 2020, we expanded this valuable service, offering friendly help to all Milpitas residents in need. Our full-time Social Services Coordinator can connect you with financial aid, health care, caregiving, food resources, housing options, mental health resources, home repair, legal services, tax services and more. Make an appointment to meet with the Social Services Coordinator in person, over the phone and via video chat. If you need an evening appointment or weekend appointment, please ask.

Social Services Coordinator Saul Gonzalez
sgonzalez@milpitas.gov
(408) 586-3405

The City of Milpitas welcomes Saul Gonzalez as our new full-time social services coordinator, connecting Milpitas residents with financial aid; health services, including mental health and grief support; legal aid; tax aid; housing; food; and other needs. Saul has more than 20 years of experience working for various South Bay nonprofits, serving underprivileged and/or immigrant families and people of all ages from infants to seniors. Saul’s office is located at the Barbara Lee Senior Center.

Headshot portrait of Social Services Coordinator Saul Gonzalez

You can find links to valuable mental health resources, including upcoming classes, events and local support groups at the bottom of our Milpitas HOPE webpage. Below are links to some of the other types of services available to Milpitas residents.

Domestic Violence 101
Wednesday, October 12, 6-7:30 p.m. (Online)

 

Caregivers Network Outreach Program
Wednesday, September 21, 2-3 p.m.(Online)

 

Budgeting for the Holidays
Thursday, September 15, 6-7:30 p.m. (Online)

 

Buying Your First Car
Thursday, October 20, 6-7:30 p.m. (Online)

 

Keeping Your Debt Under Control
Thursday, January 19, 6-7:30 p.m. (Online)

 

Building a Good Credit History
Thursday, October 6, 6-7:30 p.m. (Online)

 

Stroke/Heart Attack Awareness and Prevention (English)
Thursday, September 8, 6-7:30 p.m. (Online)

 

Stroke/Heart Attack Awareness and Prevention (Mandarin)
Thursday, September 14, 2-3:30 p.m. (Barbara Lee Senior Center)
Register here