Resident Services

Making life easy in downtown San Jose

City of San Jose

City Site
Mayor Sam Liccardo
Downtown Councilmember Raul Peralez

Voting Information

The Office of the Registrar of Voters
1555 Berger Drive, Building 2
(408) 299-VOTE or toll free: (866) 430-VOTE [8683]
Language Assistance:
Spanish: (408) 282-3095
Vietnamese: (408) 282-3097
Chinese: (408) 282-3086
Tagalog: (408) 535-3916

How to register to vote / change address / update registration
Up-to-date Santa Clara County Polling Locations


Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library150 E. San Fernando St.(408) 808-2000
Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library921 S. First St.(408) 294-1237


San Jose Day Nursery33 N. 8th Street
San Jose, CA 95112
(408) 288-9667
YWCA Silicon Valley375 S. 3rd Street
San Jose, CA 95112
(408) 295-4011

Wickedly Fast Wi-Fi

The City of San Jose pioneered a public-private partnership with SmartWAVE Technologies and Ruckus Wireless to deploy one of the fastest wi-fi networks available in the nation, using state-of-the-art technology developed in Silicon Valley.  It is free for users throughout the downtown.

Media Links

Metro Newspapers
Content Magazine

PBID services

Groundwerx has teams of Ambassadors and Cleaning Crews to ensure downtown remains friendly and as sparkling as possible. For immediate Groundwerx Ambassadors and Clean Teams Services, call (408) 287-1520.  If you have concerns or comments, report it to Groundwerx Operations Manager Eric Hon at (408) 590-0241 or

Search for restaurantsretail and basic services (movie rentals, groceries, pharmacy, post office, dry cleaning)

Medical Care (Hospital/Urgent Care)

O' Conner Hospital2105 Forest Ave.(408) 947-2500
Regional Medical of San Jose225 N. Jackson(408) 259-5000
Valley Medical Center751 S Bascom Ave(408) 885-5000
Santa Clara Valley Medical Center2400 Moorpark Ave # 220(408) 885-4675
Good Samaritan Hospital2425 Samaritan Drive(408) 559-2011
Kaiser Permanente Santa Teresa-San Jose Medical Center
250 Hospital Parkway
(408) 972-3000-info
(408) 972-7777-emergency
(408) 362-4740 - urgent care

Social Services

Bill Wilson Center
Teen Crisis
3490 The Alameda
(408) 850-6156

691 S. Second St
(408) 998-2117

InnVision Shelter Centers
546 W. Julian Street Inn
(408) 271-0820

Steven’s House, 435 S. 10th St.
(650) 222-8408

YWCA – Silicon Valley
375 S. Third St.
(408) 295-4011

55 N. Seventh St.
(408) 265-0965