Housing

Category: Housing
Who We Are: Deaf, Counseling, Advocacy & Referral Agency (DCARA), is a non-profit, community-based social service agency serving the Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Late-Deafened and Deaf-blind (D/HH/LD/DB) community. Established in 1962 as one of the first Deaf-run agencies in the country, DCARA provides a comprehensive range of programs and services to the Deaf community living in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area of California.
Category: Housing
Episcopal Community Services (ECS) has provided essential services to homeless San Franciscans since 1982. ECS utilizes a holistic approach that addresses the multiple causes leading to homelessness. We serve more than 8,300 people a year, guided by our mission to help homeless and very low-income people every day and every night obtain the housing, jobs, shelter, and essential services each person needs to prevent and end homelessness.
Category: Housing
Ending homelessness begins by giving someone a home. Here at Episcopal Community Services of San Francisco, we help over 6,800 homeless and low-income people every year. We provide housing, jobs, shelter, and essential services to help someone get off the street and stay off the street. For over 30 years, we have worked to enable those who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless regain their stability and dignity, and have seen some great success.
Category: Housing
The Eviction Defense Collaborative is the principal organization in San Francisco helping low-income tenants respond to eviction lawsuits. Each year we provide emergency legal services and rental assistance to over 5,000 tenants in San Francisco.
Category: Health, Housing

Welcome to the web site of the Free Print Shop.

Category: Housing
The General Assistance Advocacy Project believes that everyone deserves to enjoy basic economic security. Every day we fight for the basic needs of San Francisco's most vulnerable citizens, because without stable income, food availability and healthcare many find themselves left out in the cold.
Category: Health, Housing, Senior, Wellness
The purpose of Genuine and Personal Homecare is to provide compassionate care for LGBT seniors who want to age in place. We are the perfect solution for those who are not ready to leave their home, but need support to live comfortably and safely in their own home. We strive to address the needs of the whole person. That would include physical, psychosocial, mental, spiritual, and emotional. We try to be sensitive to the values, needs and preferences of our clients and their families.
Category: Housing
GLIDE's mission is to create a radically inclusive, just and loving community mobilized to alleviate suffering and break the cycles of poverty and marginalization.
Category: Housing, Youth

Founded in 1985, Hamilton Families established San Francisco’s first shelter for families experiencing homelessness.

Category: Housing
Founded in 1988, the Homeless Advocacy Project (HAP) is the Justice & Diversity Center’s (JDC) largest individual project. HAP provides legal services and supporting social services to individuals and families in San Francisco who are homeless or at imminent risk of homelessness, while prioritizing individuals who have mental health disabilities. HAP serves over 1500 clients per year through the work of staff attorneys, social workers and advocates, student interns, and volunteer legal and social service professionals. The most common legal issues addressed at HAP are federal disability benefits advocacy, eviction defense in emergency situations, and immigration documentation.
Category: Housing
Founded in 1988, the Homeless Advocacy Project (HAP) is the Justice & Diversity Center’s (JDC) largest individual project. HAP provides legal services and supporting social services to individuals and families in San Francisco who are homeless or at imminent risk of homelessness, while prioritizing individuals who have mental health disabilities. HAP serves over 1500 clients per year through the work of staff attorneys, social workers and advocates, student interns, and volunteer legal and social service professionals. The most common legal issues addressed at HAP are federal disability benefits advocacy, eviction defense in emergency situations, and immigration documentation. Visit the below links to learn about the services HAP provides, and for information about internships and volunteer opportunities.
Category: Housing
The Homeless Prenatal Program (HPP) is an award-winning San Francisco Family Resource Center. For 25 years, HPP has provided poor and homeless families the ability to end childhood poverty. Built on a foundation of supportive, nonjudgmental case management, we empower families, particularly mothers motivated by pregnancy and parenthood, to recognize their strengths and trust in their own capacity to transform their lives.
Category: Housing
Founded in 1967 in response to the large influx of homeless LGBT youth in the Tenderloin, Hospitality House has a long history developing peer-based and culturally appropriate programs for the communities we serve. Today, Hospitality House serves primarily homeless and poor adult residents of the Tenderloin, Sixth Street Corridor, and Mid-Market neighborhoods. Our services benefit the city by alleviating the strain on emergency services, creating a positive impact, raising the quality of life for all residents, and making the neighborhoods we serve healthy and rich with diversity and culture
Category: Housing
Housing Rights Committee is a tenants rights organization that offers free counseling for San Francisco tenants in all types of housing, including rent-control, SROs, public housing and Section 8.
Category: Housing
The mission of La Casa de las Madres is to respond to calls for help from domestic violence victims, of all ages, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. We give survivors the tools to transform their lives. We seek to prevent future violence by educating the community and by redefining public perceptions about domestic violence.
Category: Housing
The mission of the Housing Division of the Mayor's Office of Housing and Community Development is to provide financing for the development, rehabilitation and purchase of affordable housing in San Francisco. MOHCD also guides and coordinates the City's housing policy. MOHCD administers a variety of programs to finance the development of affordable housing by non-profit and for profit developers, provides financial and educational assistance to first-time homebuyers, and finances housing rehabilitation costs for low-income homeowners. MOHCD is also responsible for monitoring and ensuring the long-term affordability and physical viability of the City's stock of affordable housing.
Category: Housing
The mission of the Housing Division of the Mayor's Office of Housing and Community Development is to provide financing for the development, rehabilitation and purchase of affordable housing in San Francisco. MOHCD also guides and coordinates the City's housing policy. MOHCD administers a variety of programs to finance the development of affordable housing by non-profit and for profit developers, provides financial and educational assistance to first-time homebuyers, and finances housing rehabilitation costs for low-income homeowners. MOHCD is also responsible for monitoring and ensuring the long-term affordability and physical viability of the City's stock of affordable housing.
Category: Housing
Rooted in the Mission and focused on San Francisco, MEDA’s mission is to strengthen low- and moderate-income Latino families by promoting economic equity and social justice through asset building and community development.
Category: Housing
ECS's Next Door Shelter (1001 Polk Street) provides safe, 24-hour access to shelter for unhoused adults in San Francisco. Next Door Shelter has 334 beds with separate sections for men and women. Residents receive two meals daily. They can also access case management and mental health services through ECS’s San Francisco Shelter Treatment Access and Resources Team (SF START). Next Door includes beds reserved for veterans and persons awaiting admission to community-based treatment programs. Many of those who stay at Next Door are addressing substance abuse problems, and some are coping with mental health issues and chronic medical conditions. Despite challenges, many shelter residents are able to move into housing as affordable units or other options such as residential treatment become available.

Openhouse enables San Francisco Bay Area LGBT seniors to overcome the unique challenges they face as they age by providing housing, direct services and community programs.

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Category: Housing
Founded in 1967 in response to the large influx of homeless LGBT youth in the Tenderloin, Hospitality House has a long history developing peer-based and culturally appropriate programs for the communities we serve. Today, Hospitality House serves primarily homeless and poor adult residents of the Tenderloin, Sixth Street Corridor, and Mid-Market neighborhoods. Our services benefit the city by alleviating the strain on emergency services, creating a positive impact, raising the quality of life for all residents, and making the neighborhoods we serve healthy and rich with diversity and culture
Category: Health, Housing, Senior, Wellness
The purpose of Genuine and Personal Homecare is to provide compassionate care for LGBT seniors who want to age in place. We are the perfect solution for those who are not ready to leave their home, but need support to live comfortably and safely in their own home. We strive to address the needs of the whole person. That would include physical, psychosocial, mental, spiritual, and emotional. We try to be sensitive to the values, needs and preferences of our clients and their families.
Category: Housing, Wellness

Services for Domestic Violence Survivors

Category: Housing, Wellness
Emerging from the movement to end violence against women, the San Francisco Domestic Violence Consortium is dedicated to eliminating domestic violence
Category: Housing

San Francisco Homeless Resource is a collaborative website for homeless advocates, providers, government and others in San Francisco.

Category: Health, Housing

Welcome to the web site of the Free Print Shop.

Category: Housing, Wellness

Project Homeless Connect strengthens and utilizes collaborations with city agencies, businesses, and organizations to provide comprehensive holisti

Category: Housing
The Clinic's mission is to prevent tenant displacement, preserve and expand the City's low cost housing stock and to provide comprehensive legal assistance to low income tenants. The Clinic is successful in fulfilling this mission by providing free legal services, securing SRO units through the Master Lease program and offering comprehensive support services to our clients.
Category: Housing
The purpose of the San Francisco Tenants Union is to promote the preservation and expansion of the rights of tenants and the supply of affordable housing.
Category: Housing
Housing Rights Committee is a tenants rights organization that offers free counseling for San Francisco tenants in all types of housing, including rent-control, SROs, public housing and Section 8.
Category: Housing
GLIDE's mission is to create a radically inclusive, just and loving community mobilized to alleviate suffering and break the cycles of poverty and marginalization.

Founded in 1974 by veterans, Swords to Plowshares is a community-based not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization that provides needs assessment and cas

Category: Health, Housing, Wellness

Compass Family Services helps homeless families and families at imminent risk for homelessness to achieve housing stability, family well-being, and

Category: Housing, Legal

Founded in 1980, The Tenderloin Housing Clinic (THC) opened as an all-volunteer operation in a one-room office building in Glide Memorial Church.

Category: Housing, Legal, Social
Founded in 1977, Chinatown Community Development Center’s (Chinatown CDC) mission is to build community and enhance the quality of life for low-income
Category: Housing, Youth

Founded in 1985, Hamilton Families established San Francisco’s first shelter for families experiencing homelessness.

Category: Housing
The Homeless Prenatal Program (HPP) is an award-winning San Francisco Family Resource Center. For 25 years, HPP has provided poor and homeless families the ability to end childhood poverty. Built on a foundation of supportive, nonjudgmental case management, we empower families, particularly mothers motivated by pregnancy and parenthood, to recognize their strengths and trust in their own capacity to transform their lives.
Category: Housing
Consumer Credit Counseling Service of San Francisco (CCCS) is a non-profit service and a member of the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC). We are accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Services for Families and Children, Inc. and are certified by HUD to provide comprehensive housing counseling services. We've been providing money management information and assistance since 1969.
Category: Housing
Rooted in the Mission and focused on San Francisco, MEDA’s mission is to strengthen low- and moderate-income Latino families by promoting economic equity and social justice through asset building and community development.
Category: Housing

ASIAN, Inc. empowers Asian Americans and socioeconomic minority communities at large by reducing dependencies that block their access to opportunities in business development, housing and financial education.

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Category: Housing, Legal

Founded in 1980, The Tenderloin Housing Clinic (THC) opened as an all-volunteer operation in a one-room office building in Glide Memorial Church.

Category: Housing
The mission of Asian Women's Shelter (AWS) is to eliminate domestic violence by promoting the social, economic and political self-determination of women. AWS is committed to every person's right to live in a violence-free home, and has a specific focus towards addressing the cultural and language needs of immigrant, refugee, and U.S.-born Asian women and their children. This perspective is reflected in the organization's broad strategy, which integrates culturally competent and language-accessible shelter services, educational programs, and community-based advocacy.
Category: Housing
St. Anthony’s is an organization providing essential support to San Franciscans living in poverty. Every day, with dignity and respect, we offer thousands of the most vulnerable among us the basics we all need to feel human: a hot meal, fresh clothing, an opportunity to connect with the world around us.
Category: Housing, Wellness
Emerging from the movement to end violence against women, the San Francisco Domestic Violence Consortium is dedicated to eliminating domestic violence
Category: Housing
The Veterans Equity Center is a nonprofit organization located in the South of Market of San Francisco. VEC has been serving the community for the last 15 years. Originally established to provide services for Filipino World War II veterans, VEC has expanded its services to include low-income seniors, families, people with disabilities, immigrants, LGBTQ, formerly incarcerated and homeless individuals. VEC assists these groups through case management, counseling, free legal clinic, health services, and affordable housing opportunity assistance.
Category: Health, Housing, Social

San Francisco AIDS Foundation works to end the HIV epidemic in the city where it began, and eventually everywhere. Established in 1982, our mission is the radical reduction of new infections in San Francisco because we refuse to accept HIV as inevitable. Through education, advocacy and direct services for prevention and care, we are confronting HIV in communities most vulnerable to the disease.

Category: Housing, Legal, Social
Founded in 1977, Chinatown Community Development Center’s (Chinatown CDC) mission is to build community and enhance the quality of life for low-income
Category: Housing
How to get a 90-day Reservation in the Adult Emergency Shelter System Who can Enter the 311 Shelter Reservation Waitlist Anyone seeking a 90-day adult emergency shelter reservation can join the Waitlist, but may have only one place on the list at a time. In order to enter the 311 Shelter Reservation Waitlist: You need to have a current profile in CHANGES. If you don’t have one, visit a CHANGES reservation site.
Category: Housing

Changing the lives
of homeless men
and women since 1978

For more than 30 years, Community Awareness & Treatment Services, Inc. (CATS) has devoted its energy to passionately serving the chronically homeless population providing safe and accessible services. We have a network of seven programs that offer a continuum of care where dedicated staff give support, transportation and housing. Our goal is to reach farther to serve those who are the hardest to reach.

Category: Housing

San Francisco Homeless Resource is a collaborative website for homeless advocates, providers, government and others in San Francisco.

Category: Housing
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors established the San Francisco Housing Authority (SFHA) in 1938. The San Francisco Housing Authority is the oldest housing authority in California and the 17th largest in the country. Since its inception, the SFHA's Conventional Public Housing Department has grown to include over 40 developments located throughout San Francisco. In 1974, the Housing Choice Voucher Program (formerly "Section 8") was introduced to the SFHA. Over 10,000 individuals and families have been served through the Housing Choice Voucher Program. Today, the SFHA serves over 20,000 individuals residing in San Francisco.
Category: Housing, Youth

Founded in 1985, Hamilton Families established San Francisco’s first shelter for families experiencing homelessness.

Category: Housing
The mission of La Casa de las Madres is to respond to calls for help from domestic violence victims, of all ages, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. We give survivors the tools to transform their lives. We seek to prevent future violence by educating the community and by redefining public perceptions about domestic violence.
Category: Housing
Founded in 1988, the Homeless Advocacy Project (HAP) is the Justice & Diversity Center’s (JDC) largest individual project. HAP provides legal services and supporting social services to individuals and families in San Francisco who are homeless or at imminent risk of homelessness, while prioritizing individuals who have mental health disabilities. HAP serves over 1500 clients per year through the work of staff attorneys, social workers and advocates, student interns, and volunteer legal and social service professionals. The most common legal issues addressed at HAP are federal disability benefits advocacy, eviction defense in emergency situations, and immigration documentation. Visit the below links to learn about the services HAP provides, and for information about internships and volunteer opportunities.
Category: Health, Housing

Welcome to the web site of the Free Print Shop.

Category: Housing
Episcopal Community Services (ECS) has provided essential services to homeless San Franciscans since 1982. ECS utilizes a holistic approach that addresses the multiple causes leading to homelessness. We serve more than 8,300 people a year, guided by our mission to help homeless and very low-income people every day and every night obtain the housing, jobs, shelter, and essential services each person needs to prevent and end homelessness.
Category: Health, Housing
Our program provides low-income or homeless HIV+ persons with money management and representative payee services that help them regain the financial stability necessary to find and maintain adequate housing.
Category: Housing
The Homeless Prenatal Program (HPP) is an award-winning San Francisco Family Resource Center. For 25 years, HPP has provided poor and homeless families the ability to end childhood poverty. Built on a foundation of supportive, nonjudgmental case management, we empower families, particularly mothers motivated by pregnancy and parenthood, to recognize their strengths and trust in their own capacity to transform their lives.
Category: Housing
This is an up to date list of all San Francisco's Free Shelters
Category: Housing
The mission of the Housing Division of the Mayor's Office of Housing and Community Development is to provide financing for the development, rehabilitation and purchase of affordable housing in San Francisco. MOHCD also guides and coordinates the City's housing policy. MOHCD administers a variety of programs to finance the development of affordable housing by non-profit and for profit developers, provides financial and educational assistance to first-time homebuyers, and finances housing rehabilitation costs for low-income homeowners. MOHCD is also responsible for monitoring and ensuring the long-term affordability and physical viability of the City's stock of affordable housing.

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The Bill Sorro Housing Program (BiSHoP) is a community based program of the Veterans Equity Center (VEC) committed to addressing housing related issues for low to moderate income families, individuals and families. Our program consists of staff and a group of dedicated volunteers including students, social workers, attorneys, community advocates, legal workers, and other service providers from various backgrounds who collaborate in educating the community on pertinent housing issues as well as provide tenant counseling to extremely low to moderate income San Francisco residents and workers with specific housing problems. Services include: Outreach for Affordable Housing Opportunities Application Assistance Tenant Counseling Housing Case Management Housing Education & Workshops Advocacy
Category: Housing
The mission of SFHDC is to foster financial stability through the development of affordable housing, the facilitation of homeownership and the economic empowerment and revitalization of Bayview Hunters Point and other neighborhoods of Southeast San Francisco.
Category: Housing

ASIAN, Inc. empowers Asian Americans and socioeconomic minority communities at large by reducing dependencies that block their access to opportunities in business development, housing and financial education.

Category: Housing
Rooted in the Mission and focused on San Francisco, MEDA’s mission is to strengthen low- and moderate-income Latino families by promoting economic equity and social justice through asset building and community development.
Category: Housing
Consumer Credit Counseling Service of San Francisco (CCCS) is a non-profit service and a member of the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC). We are accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Services for Families and Children, Inc. and are certified by HUD to provide comprehensive housing counseling services. We've been providing money management information and assistance since 1969.
Category: Housing
The Homeless Prenatal Program (HPP) is an award-winning San Francisco Family Resource Center. For 25 years, HPP has provided poor and homeless families the ability to end childhood poverty. Built on a foundation of supportive, nonjudgmental case management, we empower families, particularly mothers motivated by pregnancy and parenthood, to recognize their strengths and trust in their own capacity to transform their lives.
Category: Housing, Youth

Founded in 1985, Hamilton Families established San Francisco’s first shelter for families experiencing homelessness.

Category: Housing, Legal, Social
Founded in 1977, Chinatown Community Development Center’s (Chinatown CDC) mission is to build community and enhance the quality of life for low-income
Category: Housing, Legal

Founded in 1980, The Tenderloin Housing Clinic (THC) opened as an all-volunteer operation in a one-room office building in Glide Memorial Church.

Category: Health, Housing, Wellness

Compass Family Services helps homeless families and families at imminent risk for homelessness to achieve housing stability, family well-being, and

Founded in 1974 by veterans, Swords to Plowshares is a community-based not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization that provides needs assessment and cas

Category: Housing
GLIDE's mission is to create a radically inclusive, just and loving community mobilized to alleviate suffering and break the cycles of poverty and marginalization.
Category: Housing
Housing Rights Committee is a tenants rights organization that offers free counseling for San Francisco tenants in all types of housing, including rent-control, SROs, public housing and Section 8.
Category: Housing
The purpose of the San Francisco Tenants Union is to promote the preservation and expansion of the rights of tenants and the supply of affordable housing.
Category: Housing
The Clinic's mission is to prevent tenant displacement, preserve and expand the City's low cost housing stock and to provide comprehensive legal assistance to low income tenants. The Clinic is successful in fulfilling this mission by providing free legal services, securing SRO units through the Master Lease program and offering comprehensive support services to our clients.
Category: Housing, Wellness

Project Homeless Connect strengthens and utilizes collaborations with city agencies, businesses, and organizations to provide comprehensive holisti

Category: Health, Housing

Welcome to the web site of the Free Print Shop.

Category: Housing

San Francisco Homeless Resource is a collaborative website for homeless advocates, providers, government and others in San Francisco.

Category: Housing, Wellness
Emerging from the movement to end violence against women, the San Francisco Domestic Violence Consortium is dedicated to eliminating domestic violence
Category: Housing, Wellness

Services for Domestic Violence Survivors

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