Causa Justa Just Cause: Black Priorities

Contact Sean Tanner
Address 2145 Keith Street, San Francisco, CA 94124
Phone (415) 864-8372
Fax (415) 864-8373
Hours M, Tu, Th, F: 1pm-6pm, W & Sat.: (Please call first)
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.

La Casa de las Madres

Contact  Connie Swain (Sr. Case Manager) or Traci Everitt (Case Manager)
Address 1815 Egbert Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94124
Phone (415) 715-3129 or (415) 715-3225
24hr/day crisis hotline – adult: (877) 503-1850; teen: (415) 923-0700
Fax (415) 330-3396
Hours M-F: 8am-5pm
Target Domestic violence survivors of all ages and backgrounds; Safe Housing Project specifically targets residents of and applicants to San Francisco Housing Authority, Section 8, and project-based vouchers.
Additional Languages  Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, Tagalog, Samoan

The Safe Housing Project provides comprehensive domestic violence intervention and advocacy services to assist victims of domestic violence and residents/housing choice voucher recipients of the San Francisco Housing Authority.  These include survivor-based support services like emergency transfer advocacy, crisis intervention, counseling, and case management as well as site-based supports like domestic violence training for staff, outreach and education for residents, and consultations.  La Casa also offers drop in services, legal assistance with restraining orders, criminal justice advocacy, 24-hour multilingual crisis hotlines, short-term confidential shelter, and teen services.  * Also located at 1663 Mission Street, Suite 225, San Francisco, CA 94103.

Open Door Legal

Contact Virginia Taylor
Address 4622 3rd Street, San Francisco, CA 94124
Phone (415) 735-4124
Hours M-F 9am-5pm
Additional Languages Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, Tagalog, Samoan

We provide universal access to legal help for residents of District 10. We help with housing law, family law, estate planning, and employment law, consumer Law and small claims assistance.


San Francisco Adult Probation Department

Contact Steve Adami
Address 880 Bryant Street,Room 200, San Francisco, CA 94103
Phone (415) 489-7308
Fax (415) 241-4201
Hours M-F: 8:30am-5pm
Target Justice Involved Adults who are San Francisco Residents
Additional Languages

The CASC is a one-stop community corrections reentry center which serves justice involved adults who reside in San Francisco. A partnership between the San Francisco Adult Probation Department (APD) and Citywide/UCSF, the CASC bridges APD probation supervision services with comprehensive case management, barrier removal, and income benefits acquisition assistance. The CASC co-locates services that build self-sufficiency, including a charter high school, vocational and employment readiness training and job placement services, mental health, and substance abuse prevention services, batterers’ intervention programs, cognitive behavioral interventions, and meeting space for community partners. The goals of the CASC are to reduce recidivism, build self-sufficiency skills, and increase public safety. Citywide/UCSF is the CASC’s primary services provider and coordinates all CASC services. Other key partners include Five Keys Schools and Programs, America Works, Community Works West, Senior Ex Offender Program, OTTP, Transitions Clinic, HealthRIGHT360, Tenderloin Housing Clinic, RSN, Phatt Chance Community Services, the Department of Public Health, Human Services Agency and Department of Child Support Services.

San Francisco Department of Child Support Services

Contact Freda Randolph Glenn
Address 617 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Phone (415) 356-2901 or (866) 901-3212
Fax (415) 256-2774
Hours M-F: 8am-5pm; Walk-ins welcome.
Target  Parents who need assistance with establishing paternity and financial aid and medical support for their children.
Additional Languages Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, Tagalog

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.

San Francisco Public Defender’s Office

Clean Slate

Address 555 7th Street, 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94110
Phone (415) 553-1671
Fax (415) 553-9810
Hours M-F: 8am-5pm; Clean Slate Walk-In Clinics Every Tuesday 9am-11am
Email Email contact form available on website listed below
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.


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
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.

San Francisco Youth Commission

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
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.