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San Francisco's Homeless Resources

If person is injured, violent, or unresponsive, don't wait. Call 911 directly.

Mobile Assistance Program (MAP)/First Response Emergency Services
(415) 431-7400 [TDD (415) 241-1193]. Available 24 hours a day/7 days a week. Provide transportation to detox facilities or stabilization centers. Will only help those people who go voluntarily. No medical assistance, but will call an ambulance or the police.

San Francisco Homeless Outreach Team (SFHOT)
(415) 203-6643. Skilled teams of outreach workers and licensed mental health workers offer comprehensive services to the homeless person on the street. Provide intensive outreach to chronic and hard to serve homeless persons in order to connect clients quickly and efficiently to benefits, counseling, mental health and substance abuse treatment, and housing.

Mobile Crisis Treatment Team
(415) 355-8300 - Mon-Fri, 8:30 am - 11:00 pm; weekends and holidays, 12:00 noon to 8:00 pm. The Mobile Crisis Team will meet with a homeless person, assess his or her condition, and provide linkage to treatment services or hospitalization, as needed.

San Francisco Resource Centers serve as the point of entry to shelters for single adults, coordinating bed assignments throughout the city to maximize the utilization of space. The individual needs to physically go to one of these centers to get a reservation. The reservations fill up quickly and the shelters cannot admit anyone without one.

Mission Neighborhood (415) 869-7977 165 Capp Street
MSC South (415) 597-7960 525 Fifth Street
UCHS (415) 671-1100 2111 Jennings

Connecting Point is the point of entry to shelter for homeless families: 888-811-SAFE (7233). Counselor will establish eligibility, get information and schedule an in-person interview, followed by shelter placement.

Project Homeless -- Quarterly gathering of a multitude of providers so homeless can schedule a variety of services at the same time.

Helplink - 211: (415) 808 4357 is a hotline cosponsored by the City and United Way. They make referrals to community service agencies providing support services throughout the Bay Area.

Episcopal Community Services:
Information and Referral, (415) 487-3370