Puente de la Costa Sur
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OUR VISION Puente is an integral and active member of our rural San Mateo County South Coast community—a community that is healthy, inclusive, and sustainable, with diverse populations that accomplish their highest individual and community dreams. OUR MISSION As the region’s only Community Resource Center, Puente serves the San Mateo County South Coast communities of Pescadero, La Honda, Loma Mar, and San Gregorio. Puente both advocates for our communities and leverages resources that foster economic prosperity and security, and that promote individual and community health and wellness. We support local leaders and work together with our neighbors creating solutions for our diverse communities. PROGRAMS Puente runs nearly 50 programs, which respond to critical community needs including adult education, youth leadership development and employment, economic security, advocacy, and health and wellness among others. Puente is the sole nonprofit social service provider for the South Coast community, a 165 square mile area. PUENTE BY THE NUMBERS: Thanks to our supporters, Puente’s programs have achieved the following over the last 20 years. **20,000 hot meals for farmworkers **158 youth have completed paid internships **52,000 units of childcare **2,968 units of free legal services