Homeless – Person Seeking Help Homeless – Person Seeking Help

Addiction / Substance Abuse Treatment




Financial Assistance

  • Calworks - If you are an adult with dependent children, you may be eligible for CalWORKs. CalWORKs provides financial support and a variety of services to help you get back on your feet and into the workforce
  • County Adult Assistance Programs (CAAP) - If you are a very low-income San Franciscan with no dependent children, you may be eligible for financial support and services through CAAP.
  • Homeward Bound - If you wish to return to your home town, assistance is available through this program

Food Programs

Goods & Services

  • Clothing Program - Information about St. Anthony’s clothing program, the largest free clothing program in San Francisco
  • Drop In Centers (provides non-shelter services such as Showers, Voicemail, Mail, Internet Access, Case Management, etc.)
  • Eviction Prevention - The Eviction Defense Collaborative is the principal organization in San Francisco helping low-income tenants respond to eviction lawsuits.
  • Laundry - Locations for laundry services
  • Legal Service - Information about the Homeless Advocacy Project which 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
  • Lifeline Service - Information about Assurance Wireless which is provides free cell phones and cell services for those who qualify
  • Storage For Belongings/ Belongings Are Missing - Information about resources to store personal belongings, and resources to find missing personal belongings

Hotline Phone Numbers

  • 2-1-1 United Way/HelpLink - 2-1-1 is a free and confidential service that helps people across North America find the local resources they need
  • Clean Up Services – Call 3-1-1, Information about street and sidewalk clean up services
  • Crisis Hotlines - Contains information for: The Night Ministry telephone support for persons alone, frightened, confused, discouraged and in need of someone to talk to, Rape Crisis, Suicide Prevention Hotline, Substance Abuse Hotline, Teen Crisis Hotline


  • Dental Clinics - Information about dental clinics
  • Dental Services - Community Health Network - Information about which dental services are offered and which are not
  • Eye Exams/Glasses - Contact (415) 206-8000 for Eligibility Information
  • Health Center for the Homeless - Information for health centers
  • Medical Clinics - The SF Health Network provides primary care that is patient and family-centered, comprehensive, team-based and focused on quality and safety
  • Mental Health Services - Information and resources for mental health services
  • Needle Exchange - Information about the needle exchange
  • Prenatal Care - Information about the Homeless Prenatal Program, whose mission is to break the cycle of childhood poverty




  • Homeward Bound - Reunite with family and friends willing and able to provide ongoing support.



  • Homeless Count - Number of homeless people
  • Veterans Assistance - Information about veterans’ services
  • Volunteer - Information about Project Homeless Connect
  • Youth/Teen – Homeless Programs and Services - Information and resources for youth and teen homeless programs and services
  • If you are experiencing homelessness and in need of services from the Homeless Outreach Team please call 415-355-7580.  This is a client services line intended for people experiencing homelessness.  Please leave a detailed message and HOT will reach out.