BVHP YMCA

Contact
Address 1601 Lane Street, San Francisco CA 94124
Phone (415) 822-7728
Fax (415) 822-7769
Hours M-F: 6am-8pm, Sat: 8am-4:30pm, Sun: 8:30am-1pm
Email
Website www.ymcasf.org/bayview
Target
Additional Languages

The Bayview Hunters Point YMCA offers a comprehensive range of programs and services to support children, youth and families in the San Francisco Bay Area.  We strive to help youth and families develop positive directions in life by creating programs that increase educational achievement, sustainability, increase leadership skills, provide civic engagement opportunities, and offer recreational activities.  Our area of focus includes healthy living, youth development, and social responsibility.  We accomplish this through the following programs:

Bayview TLC Family Resource Center

Contact Tami Minix
Address 1601 Lane Street, 3rd Floor, San Francisco, 94124
Phone (415) 822-7728 ext. 4235
Fax (415) 822-7769
Hours M-F 9am-5pm, some Saturdays
Email aminix@ymcasf.org
Website www.ymcasf.org/bayview
Target Families
Additional Languages Spanish

Family support services at the Bayview Y are designed to provide families opportunities to gain access to services and supports towards becoming self-sufficient and healthy.  Services offered include case management, gender specific support groups, visitation, community events, information and resources.

Huntersview Family Service Center

Contact Yvette Robles (Interim Sr. Director of Family Support Services)
Address 1101 Fairfax Street, San Francisco, CA 94124
Phone (415) 822-7728
Fax (415) 822-7769
Hours M-F 9am-3pm
Email yrobles@ymcasf.org
Website www.ymcasf.org/bayview
Target Residents of Huntersview
Additional Languages Spanish, Samoan

Providing a continuum of holist supportive services that uhold families through challenges and growth. We offer parent support groups, early literacy, health and healing through the arts, and support housing stability and food security. Programming includes weekly Food Pantry, Qigong Movement class, Womens Healing Circle, Mindfulness Based Meditation and Housing stability.

 

Center For Academic Re-ENTRY and Empowerment (CARE)

Contact Eason Lloyd Ramson (Director)
Address 1601 Lane Street, San Francisco CA 94124
Phone (415) 822-7728 ext. 4231
Fax (415) 822-7769
Hours M-F 9am-3pm
Email eramson@ymcasf.org
Website www.ymcasf.org/bayview
Target Students between the ages of 14-19 years old
Additional Languages Spanish

CARE is a re-engagement center for youth who are chronically or habitually truant or have dropped out of school.  Students are provided advocacy and supports needed to complete high school and to transition to positive post-secondary options.

 

School Site Mentoring Program

Contact Alem Ambachew (Site Coordinator)
Address 1601 Lane Street, San Francisco, CA 94124
Phone (415) 822-7728
Fax (415) 822-7769
Hours M-F 9am-5pm
Email yambachew@ymcasf.org
Website www.ymcasf.org/bayview
Target Middle School and High School students
Additional Languages

SSM serves students at local schools providing students case management, advocacy and support groups.  Referrals may be made by contacting us directly.

 

Out of School Time Programs

Beacon Program at Burton High School and MLK MS

Contact Sarah Ballard-Hanson (Sr. Director of Beacon and Out of School Time Programs)
Address Burton: 400 Mansell Street, San Francisco, CA 94134
MLK: 350 Girard Street, San Francisco, CA 94134
Phone (415) 822-7728
Fax  (415) 822-7769
Hours M-F: 3pm-6pm unless noted in descriptions below
Email sballard-hanson@ymcasf.net and tcamp@ymcasf.net
Website www.ymcasf.org/bayview
Target Children, youth, adults
Additional Languages

The Bayview Beacon, a program of the Bayview Hunters Point YMCA, has a hub center located at Phillip & Sala Burton Academic High School and a satellite center located at MLK Jr. Academic Middle School and Willie Brown Middle School. In partnership with each school, we are implementing the community school’s model to ensure that every student graduates college ready. The Bayview Beacon gives youth the tools to thrive, while also strengthening the legs that support them: parents, family and community. All Beacon programs and services are free and are open to everyone – especially students, parents and residents of Bayview Hunters Point, the Portola District, and Visitacion Valley.

 

Beacon Program at Willie Brown

Contact Maysha Bell (Sr. Director of Beacon Program)
Address 2055 Silver Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94134
Phone (415) 822-7728
Fax (415) 822-7769
Hours M-F: 3pm-6pm
Email mbell@ymcasf.org
Website www.ymcasf.org/bayview
Target Children, youth, and adults
Additional Languages

The Willie Brown Beacon program, is a program of the Bayview Hunters Point YMCA, at Willie Brown Middle School. In partnership with each school, we are implementing the community school’s model to ensure that every student graduates college ready. The Bayview Beacon gives youth the tools to thrive, while also strengthening the legs that support them: parents, family and community. All Beacon programs and services are free and are open to everyone – especially students, parents and residents of Bayview Hunters Point, the Portola District, and Visitacion Valley. Along with out-of-school time activities for youth, there will also be services and events focused on adults and families. The Beacon’s STEAM focused programming includes: homework help/tutoring, cultural arts, cooking, employment, college/career explorations and sports.

Dr. GW Carver Elementary School

Contact Arra Dacquel (Site Coordinator)
Address 1030 Oakdale Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94124
Phone (415) 535-9214
Fax (415) 822-7769
Hours M-F: 3pm-6pm
Email adacquel@ymcasf.net
Website www.ymcasf.org/bayview
Target Children, youth, and adults
Additional Languages

The Carver After School Program, a program of the Bayview Hunters Point YMCA, provides a safe space and learning opportunities after school for Carver Elementary students. The program offers a healthy snack along with comprehensive enrichment, recreation and academic programming. Throughout the program, our goal is to provide all participants with the highest-quality youth development experience. This approach builds young people’s resiliency as they face their daily challenges and supports their natural inclination to pursue their own growth into healthy, productive young adults.

Middle School Programming

Just 4 Girls/Fellas After School Program

Contact Sarah Ballard-Hanson (Sr. Director of Beacon and Out of School Time Programs)
Address 1601 Lane Street, San Francisco, CA 94124
Phone (415) 822-7769
Fax (415) 822-7769
Hours M-F: 3:30pm-7pm
Email sballard-hanson@ymcasf.org
Website www.ymcasf.org/bayview
Target
Additional Languages

The Fellas/Just 4 Girls is a middle school program designed to provide a safe environment for boys/girls to learn to navigate their way through the perils of the community/school and to become involved in positive activities. We accomplish this by providing a balance of academic support (homework assistance), behavioral health, creative arts leadership, sports/recreation, community safety and advocacy. Our target population are youth in middle school who reside in district 10. Our middle school program follows the San Francisco Unified School District calendar.

 

Just Choizes Teen Center/Multi Media Center

Contact  Sarah Ballard-Hanson (Sr. Director of Beacon and Out of School Time Programs)
Address 1601 Lane Street, San Francisco CA 94124
Phone (415) 822-7728
Fax (415) 822-7769
Hours M-F: 3:30pm-7pm
Email  sballard-hanson@ymcasf.net
Website www.ymcasf.org/bayview
Target 8th Grade-High School students
Additional Languages

Just Choizes, a social justice program, empowers youth to become change makers in their community. The program will focus on 2 large projects per year that aim to make significant local impact. Youth can apply for Just Choizes positions at 2 points throughout the school year. Youth will attend Just Choizes programs one day a week for 2 hours each day. Hours increase after each action project is established; youth will also attend field trips outside of weekly groups. Youth are residents of District 10.

 

Transitional Aged Youth Workforce Program

Contact  Demetrius Durham (Director of Workforce Development)
Address  1601 Lane Street, San Francisco CA 94124
Phone  (415) 822-7728 ext. 4240
Fax  (415) 822-7769
Hours Varies
Email  ddurham@ymcasf.org
Website www.ymcasf.org/bayview
Target Youth and young adults ages 16-24
Additional Languages

The TAY Program provides groups, case management, leadership development and skill building for youth and young adults between the ages of 16-24 years old. Referrals can be made by contacting us directly.

 

Primed and Prepped

Contact  Kelly Armstrong (Director)
Address  1601 Lane Street, San Francisco, CA 94124
Phone  (415) 822-7728
Fax  (415) 822-7769
Hours Varies
Email karmstrong@ymcasf.org
Website www.ymcasf.org/bayview
Target Students aged 14-19 years old
Additional Languages

Primed and Prepped is a culinary arts and hospitality management program for students aged 14-19 years old. Students gain real life skills that will prepare them for the workforce and other post-secondary opportunities. Additionally, students who complete the program have opportunities for employment and apprenticeships in the industry.

 

Sports & Recreation

Contact Tino Ellington (Director)
Address 1601 Lane Street, San Francisco, CA 94124
Phone (415) 822-7728 ext. 4226
Fax (415) 822-7769
Hours Varies
Email cellington@ymcasf.org
Website www.ymcasf.org/bayview
Target
Additional Languages

For ten years the Bayview YMCA has provided sports offerings for children and youth in the community.  Participants can expect to learn the core YMCA values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility as they also learn the fundamentals of their respective sports interests, the importance of team work, sportsmanship and commitment.  Enrollment varies depending on the season.

 

Facility Membership

Contact Adaysha Patton (Coordinator)
Address 1601 Lane Street, San Francisco, CA 94124
Phone (415) 822-7728 ext. 4246
Fax (415) 822-7769
Hours  M-F: 6am-8pm, Sat: 8am-4:30pm, Sun: 8:30am-1pm
Email apatton@ymcasf.org
Website www.ymcasf.org/bayview
Target
Additional Languages

Facility Membership opportunities are available to all.  Our membership offers opportunities for individuals and families to our wellness coaches, new fitness center, gymnasium, group exercise classes (both low and high impact classes).  Some classes include: strength and conditioning, Zumba, Move to Improve, children’s ballet, wellness walks, and so much more!

African American Holistic Wellness Program

Contact Gigi Hill-Hopkins (Sr. Director of Health & Wellness)
Address 1601 Lane Street, San Francisco, CA 94124
Phone (415) 822-7728 ext. 4256
Fax (415) 822-7769
Hours  Varies
Email ghill-hopkins@ymcasf.org
Website www.ymcasf.org/bayview
Target  African American adults
Additional Languages

The AAHW provides opportunities within the Bayview Hunters Point, Western Addition and OMIE communities in San Francisco, to provide wellness amongst the African American community.  This is accomplished through social connectedness opportunities such as family events, health and wellness activities, support groups, and short-term counseling.

 


Dr. George W. Davis Senior Center

Contact  Cathy Davis (MSW-Executive Director)
Address 1753 Carroll Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94124
Phone (415) 822-1444
Fax (415) 822-5327
Hours M-F 9am-5pm and Sat. 10am-4pm
Email info@bhpmss.org
Website www.bhpmss.org
Target  Seniors and disable persons
Additional Languages  Cantonese and Samoan

We provide seniors and disabled persons with a nutritious lunch at 12 noon; six days a week-Monday through Saturday. Seniors and disabled persons are invited to participate in arts, crafts, music, recreational activities and health education workshops. Case managers are available to help connect seniors and disabled individuals with resources and referrals on housing, money management and social services.


EcoCenter

Contact Susie Wasserstrom (Manager)
Address 32 Jennings Street, San Francisco, CA 94124
Phone (415) 839-4963
Fax
Hours W-Sat: 9:30am-3:30pm
Email ecocenter@bay.org
Website www.ecocenterhhp.org
Target K-12 youth and transitional age young adults
Additional Languages

Our mission is to protect, restore, and inspire conservation of San Francisco Bay and its watershed, from the Sierra to the sea. An environmental justice success story, the EcoCenter is a living classroom and drop-in visitor center demonstrating how we can better use Earth’s resources in order to foster healthy people, ecosystems, and economies in our local communities. Committed to community-building, we offer elementary school through college educational programming, internships for youth and young adults, tours of our off-the-grid, sustainable building, community space use, and other family-focused events.


Friends of Youngblood Coleman Park

Contact
Address
Phone
Fax
Hours Varies
Email
Website
Target Youth and Family
Additional Languages

The mission of Friends of YBC Park is to revitalize our neighborhood park by creating a safe and fun environment for all to enjoy exercise, arts, sports and learn to grow together. “Let’s get out and play” is our parks motto.


Hunters Point Family

Gilman Playground (Rec Connect)

Contact Jeremy Tom
Address 1 Bill Walsh Way, San Francisco, CA 94124
Phone (415) 573-8449
Fax
Hours M-F: 10am-6pm; Saturday community events as scheduled
Email jtom55@hotmail.com
Website www.hunterspointfamily.org
Target Ages 10-18
Additional Languages

Offers academic support, cultural and arts enrichment, recreational activities, community events and a comprehensive full-day summer camp program.

Girls 2000

Contact Sherri (Program Director)
Address 788 Kirkwood Road, San Francisco, CA 94124
Phone (415) 824-3225
Fax
Hours M-F: 12pm-8pm; Sat: 10am-2pm
Email takai@hunterspointfamily.org
Website www.hunterspointfamily.org
Target “In-risk” girls ages 10 – 18 living in public/subsidized housing in Bayview Hunters Point
Additional Languages

Offers case management, educational advocacy and tutoring, life-skills training, nutrition classes, community gardening, enrichment classes and recreational activities.

Peacekeepers Program & Bayview Safe Haven Program

Contact Maurice Moret (HPF Program Director) or Aisha Robinson
Address 59 Cameron Way, San Francisco, CA 94124
Phone (415) 822-2950
Fax
Hours M-F: 11:30am-8pm; Sat: 10am-2pm (Garden Program)
Email maurice_monet@yahoo.com
Website www.hunterspointfamily.org
Target “High risk” youth and young adults living in/near the Alice Griffith public housing community.
Additional Languages

Case management, educational advocacy and tutoring, nutrition classes, development and life-skills workshops, enrichment classes and recreational activities. Peacekeeper has a Garden Program on Saturday from10am-2pm. Bayview Safe Haven is located at 90 Northridge Road, for youth living in or near “Harbor Road” public housing community.

Somethin Fresh

Contact Candice Pierson
Address 1800 Oakdale Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94124
Phone (415) 822-8895
Fax
Hours M-F: 10am-7pm
Email candice@hunterspointfamily.org
Website www.hunterspointfamily.org
Target Youth workers: 16-25 years/customers: residents in 94124 area
Additional Languages

Provide on-the-job training and paid internships in youth-run business/provide low-cost, fresh fruit delivery to families/residents and workers in 94124 area.

Ujaama

Contact Melody Daniel (Director)
Address 1800 Oakdale Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94124
Phone (415) 822-8894
Fax
Hours
Email melody@hunterspointfamily.org
Website www.hunterspointfamily.org
Target Youth and young adults ages 16-24 years
Additional Languages

Job readiness, job training, job placement, barrier removal


Rafiki Coalition for Health & Wellness

Contact Adrian Tyler
Address 601 Cesar Chavez Street, San Francisco,  CA 94124
Phone (415) 615-9945
Fax (415) 615-9943
Hours Tu-F: 9am-5pm
Email info@rafikicoalition.org
Website www.rafikicoalition.org
Target Black and other marginalized communities in San Francisco.
Additional Languages

The agency’s mission is to stop the spread of HIV/AIDS and eliminate health disparities in San Francisco’s Black and marginalized communities.  Rafiki Coalition strives to achieve this focus by providing health and wellness services including, but not limited to health education, advocacy, health case management, transitional housing for people living with HIV/AIDS, and other health-promoting activities.  Popular programs include our First Saturday Health Party, the Rafiki Wellness Passport Program and the Annual Black Health and Healing Summit.


San Francisco Brown Bombers Football & Cheer

Contact Ranon E. Ross, Sr.
Address 509 Mendell Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
Phone (415) 820-1516
Fax (925) 771-1481
Hours T, W, F: 5pm-7pm
Email sfbombers@hotmail.com
Website www.sfbrownbombers.org
Target Youth 5-15 years old
Additional Languages

We provide tackle football, cheer-leading and dance opportunities for youth ages 5 to 15 years old.  We provide academic support and mentoring services to participants in need of services.  We provide leadership opportunities for youth and volunteer opportunities for adults through the administration of ALL our programs.  We create community partnerships to help foster community building with local businesses, government, churches, and Community Based Organizations (CBO).


San Francisco Public Library

Project Read

Contact Randy Weaver
Address 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
Phone (415) 557-4388
Fax (415) 557-4375
Hours M: 10am-6pm; Tu, W, Th: 9am-8pm; F: 12pm-6pm; Sat: 10am-6pm
Email projectread@sfpl.org
Website www.projectreadsf.org
Target English-speaking adults reading below an 8th grade level.
Additional Languages

One-on-one tutoring is provided to adults seeking to improve their basic reading and writing skills.  Students meet with their volunteer tutors once a week for 1 to 2 hours per session.  Ongoing support and resources are available from professional staff.  If you or someone you know needs to improve their literacy skills, or would like to become a volunteer tutor, please call the Project Read office.

Bayview Linda Brooks-Burton Branch Library

Contact Beverly Hayes (Manager)
Address 5075 3rd Street, San Francisco, CA 94124
Phone (415) 355-5757
Hours M,Tu: 10am-6pm; W: 1pm-8pm; Th: 10am-8pm F:1pm-6pm; Sat: 10am-6pm; Sun: 1pm-5pm
Email baymgr@sfpl.org
Website www.sfpl.org
Target All ages: adults, teens, and children of all ages
Additional Languages Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese

The Bayview Linda Brooks-Burton Library was renamed on March 28, 2015.  There is a collection of high interest materials for adults, teens, and children.  The collection consists of fiction, non-fiction, and reference materials.  There is a special collection of books and materials by and about African Americans.  There is a medium sized Chinese Language and Spanish Language collection.  California residents with a valid identification can receive a free SFPL library card to borrow books, DVDs,music, audiobooks, magazines, and e-books from any public library in San Francisco.  You are also able to access the internet for 2 hours per day on the public computers.  The library databases are accessible online for academic and genealogy research.  All San Francisco public libraries offer free wireless internet access.  There are weekly and monthly events for all ages.  Some of the events are movies, basic computer classes, science and art workshops, author readings, SAT classes, in addition there is also preschool and toddler story time, with a special attention to diverse programming.  A program room is available for community use by reservation on the SFPL website under “Services.”


San Francisco Recreation and Park Department

Contact Linda Barnard (Recreation Manager)
Jackie Battle
Address 501 Stanyan Street, San Francisco, CA 94117
Phone (415) 831-6829 or (415) 205-5971
Fax
Hours M & Sat: 9am-5pm / Tu-F: 9am-9pm
Email linda.barnard@sfgov.org jackie.battle@sfgov.org
Website www.sfrecpark.org www.sfreconline.org 
Target All Ages
Additional Languages

The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department provides a variety of programs for all ages focusing on the well-being of the the entire family.  We offer programs in traditional and nontraditional recreation that are designed to meet the needs of the diverse communities of San Francisco.


Zaccho’s Center for Dance & Aerial Arts

Contact Sonya Smith
Address 1777 Yosemite Avenue, Suite 330, San Francisco, CA 94124
Phone (415) 822-6744
Fax
Hours M-F: 12pm-6pm
Email cdaa@zaccho.org
Website www.zaccho.org
Target Youth and adults
Additional Languages

Zaccho’s Center for Dance and Aerial Arts offers classes for youth and
adults in Aerial Yoga, Aerial Dance, Acrobatic Dance and more! Zaccho is proud to offer a Neighborhood Discount to our Bayview Hunters Point Community (94124)! Check out our schedule and sign up for a class today! For more details and to apply, please email our program manager at CDAA@zaccho.org.


Zaccho Dance Theatre

Contact Joanna Haigood (Artistic Director)
Address 1777 Yosemite Ave, San Francisco, CA 94124
Phone (415) 822-6744
Fax
Hours M-F: 9am-5pm
Email office@zaccho.org
Website www.zaccho.org
Target Dance, Arts, Theatre, African American, Bayview Hunters Point
Additional Languages

Zaccho Dance Theatre provides performances in San Francisco as well as an arts education program for the local community.  Zaccho Dance Theatre’s home is San Francisco’s Bayview Hunters Point where Zaccho manages a large studio that is utilized for rehearsal, performances, and educational activities for youth and adults.