Causa Justa Just Cause: Black Priorities

Contact Sanyika Bryant
Address 2145 Keith Street, San Francisco, CA 94124
Phone (415) 864-8372
Fax (415) 864-8373
Hours W: 1pm-5pm
Email sanyika@cjjc.org
Website www.cjjc.org
Target  Bayview Hunters Point Residents & Community Members
Additional Languages

Our communities are under attack! Come learn about how we are fighting against the criminalization of our communities and strategizing against our oppressors.

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San Francisco Adult Probation Department: Reentry Services

Contact Steve Adami
Address 564 6th Street, San Francisco, CA  94103
Phone (415) 489-7308 or (415) 214-4488
Fax (415) 241-4201
Hours M-F: 8am-5pm
Email steve.adami@sfgov.org
Website www.sfgov.org/adultprobation www.sf-goso.org www.sf-goso.org/casc/
Target Justice Involved Adults who are San Francisco Residents
Additional Languages Translation services are available upon request

CASC:  Reentry Services

The Community Assessment and Services Center (CASC), is a one-stop, multi-service reentry center which specializes in working with justice involved people ages 18 and older.  The CASC embraces a client-centered, strength-based approach, empowers personal responsibility and streamlines access to evidence based services which include clinical and reentry case management, medication management and distribution, peer coaching, cognitive behavioral interventions, substance dependency and recovery services, education and employment services, barrier removal and benefits enrollment assistance.

Led by SFAPD and UCSF/Citywide, and in partnership with SF public safety partners, San Francisco Superior Court, Collaborative Courts, federal probation, state parole, San Francisco Department of Public Health, Human Services Agency, Office of Economic and Workforce Development, Department of Child Support Services and an array of talented community based providers, the CASC reduces over-reliance on incarceration, mitigates behavioral health challenges, builds self-sufficiency skills, and strengthens public safety.

We are proud to formally partner with an array of community based providers including Five Keys Schools & Programs, Goodwill Industries, the Senior Ex-Offender Program, Recovery Survival Network, Westside Community Services, America Works, Mentoring Men’s Movement, Tenderloin Housing Clinic, Phatt Chance Community Services, Brothers for Change, San Francisco Forensics Institute, the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice, HealthRIGHT360, Harbor Lights, Healing Circles for Soul Support, Because Black is Still Beautiful, Sister’s Circle,  United Playaz, and Community Works West.

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San Francisco Department of Child Support Services

Contact Freda Randolph Glenn
Address 617 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Phone (415) 356-2901
Fax (415) 256-2773
Hours M-F: 8am-5pm
Email freda.randolph@sfgov.org
Website www.sfgov.org/dcss
Target Parents who need assistance with establishing paternity and financial aid and medical support for their children.
Additional Languages Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, Tagalog, Samoan

The San Francisco Department of Child Support Services works to empower parents to provide for the economic needs of their children. SFDCSS has an array of programs available to support you in meeting your obligation by providing the resources you need.

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San Francisco Public Defender

Clean Slate

Contact Simin Shamji (Director Specialty Courts and Reentry Programs)
Address 555 7th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
Phone (415) 553-9316
Fax (415) 575-8837
Hours M-F: 8am-5pm; Clean Slate Walk-In Clinics Every Tuesday 9am-11am
Email simin.shamji@sfgov.org
Website www.sfpublicdefender.org
Target Individuals who have a criminal history record.
Additional Languages Spanish, Mandarian, Cantonese, Samoan

The Clean Slate Program helps individuals clear criminal records so that they may overcome lifetime barriers to obtaining employment, housing, or other basic needs commonplace for people who have a record of arrests and/or convictions.

Clean Slate conducts regular community outreach, holds weekly walk-in clinics at five community-based sites in neighborhoods that would most benefit from such services.

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Juvenile Office

Contact Patricia Lee (Managing Attorney, Juvenile Unit)
Address 375 Woodside Avenue, Rm. 118, San Francisco, CA 94127
Phone (415) 753-7610
Fax (415) 566-3030
Hours M-F: 9am-5pm
Email patricia.lee@sfgov.org
Website www.sfpublicdefender.org
Target Juveniles in the delinquency system
Additional Languages Spanish, Tagalog

Provide legal representation for all youth charged with committing a delinquent crime in San Francisco also provides educational support for youth in the juvenile justice system.

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San Francisco Youth Commission

Contact
Address 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 345, San Francisco, CA 92102
Phone (415) 554-6446
Fax (415) 554-6140
Hours M-F: 9am-6pm
Email youthcom@sfgov.org
Website www.sfgov.org/yc
Target 12-23 year old San Franciscans
Additional Languages Spanish, Mandarin

Making policy and legislative recommendations to the Mayor and the Board of Supervisors in order to improve the lives of young people in San Francisco. 17 Youth Commissioners are appointed each year not only work with those in government, but also to help integrate their peers and community youth into the policy work of the Commission.  The Commission (and adult staff) is available to provide trainings on the structure of government; the budget and the legislative process; and public speaking. Contact the Youth Commission for a training, tour, or issue you are interested in working on.

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