is a mostly residential Menlo Park neighborhood and is considered
to be the "anchor" of the Las Pulgas Community Development
Project Area. Menlo Park's Community Development Agency
began improvements in the Project Area in 1981.
The Belle Haven neighborhood is located in a triangular
area to the north of Highway 101. It is bounded by
the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board railroad line
to the north, Willow Road to the east, and Highway 101 to
the south. Go
Belle Haven boasts several community
amenities and services, including a community center, swimming
pool, two parks, childcare center, library, senior center,
police substation, public health clinic, and schools.
In addition, the Community Development Agency was recently
responsible for the development of a small shopping center
at the corner of Willow Road and Hamilton Avenue.
This complex features several restaurants, a real estate
agency, a drycleaners, a nail salon, a coffee shop, and
a gas station and car wash. The shopping center has
been popular with both residents and employees of nearby
The following is a listing of key services
and amenities available in the neighborhood.
- Belle Haven Child Development Center,
100 Terminal Ave., (650) 330-2270
- Belle Haven Afterschool Program, 415
Ivy Drive, (650) 330-2295
- Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula,
401 Pierce Road, (650) 322-6255
- Kelly Park, on Terminal Avenue
Place Park, at Ivy Drive and Market Place
- Belle Haven Pool, 100 Terminal Avenue,
- Onetta Harris Community Center, 100
Terminal Avenue, (650) 330-2250
- Belle Haven Elementary School, 415
Ivy Drive, (650) 329-2898
- Beechwood School, 50 Terminal Avenue,
Fives, 50 Terminal Avenue, (650) 327-5052
- Station 77 located at 1467
Chilco Street, (650) 688-8437. In an emergency or if no response,
call the main fire station at (650) 688-8400.
- Belle Haven Library is a combination
school/public library, 413 Ivy Drive, (650) 329-0145
- Menlo Park Senior Center, 110
Terminal Avenue, (650) 330-2280
Belle Haven Neighborhood Meetings
- Belle Haven Community Police Station,
located on the corner of Willow Rd. and Newbridge St., (650)
Additional Community Organizations
- The City of Menlo Park and the Community
Development Agency encourage Belle Haven residents, property,
and business owners to be involved in the redevelopment process
and invites on-going community input. Neighborhood Meetings
are held as needed to discuss major projects in the neighborhood.
For more information, call the Housing and Redevelopment Department
at 650 330-6706.
- The Las Pulgas Committee serves in an advisory capacity to the
Community Development Agency and is made up of Project Area
residents, business and property owners.
- The Belle
Haven Homeowners Association meets on the first Wednesday
of every month from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the Onetta Harris Community
Center, located at 100 Terminal Avenue. For additional
information, please call the Housing and Redevelopment Department
at 650 330-6706 or write to: Belle Haven Homeowners Association,
P.O. Box 2630, Menlo Park, CA 94026-2630. Note: this
is not a City-based organization.