Community Resources

Community Resources

San Francisco offers a variety of resources for families. It is recommended to use this information as a guide and to always follow up with the organization by calling them to confirm times and availability.

For additional support navigating these resources, connect with your student's school or the Student Family School Resource Link at (415) 340-1716 or at 

Housing Resources

Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing Family Coordinated Entry 

San Francisco operates a single coordinated entry waitlist for housing in the city. Families can get more information and resources from one of the three Access Points located throughout San Francisco: one Downtown, one in the Mission, and one in the Bayview. The most up to date information about locations and hours can be found on the Family Coordinated Entry website for the Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing. 

San Francisco Mayor's Office of Housing and Community Development 

This office offers numerous programs including applications for below market rate apartments as well as rental and eviction prevention assistance.  

San Francisco Unified School District and Dolores Street Community Services 

The Stay Over Program is an emergency shelter located at Buena Vista Horace Mann (BVHM) K-8 school. Contact your student's school social worker or the Student Family and School Resource Link at (415) 340-1716 or for more information about this program. 

Food Resources

Refer to the San Francisco Unified School District's Student Nutrition Services webpage for more information about school meals, the SF-Marin Food Bank, Pandemic-EBT, and other food resources. 

This page was last updated on March 21, 2022