Bayview/Linda Brooks Burton Branch, San Francisco Public Library (SFPL)

Contact Annie Tang (Managing Librarian)
Address 5075 3rd Street, San Francisco, CA 94124
Phone (415) 355-5757
Hours Sun: 1pm-5pm; M, Sat: 10am-6pm; Tu, W, Th: 10am-8pm; F: 1pm-6pm
Email baymgr@sfpl.org
Website www.sfpl.org
Target All ages
Additional Languages Spanish, 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.”


BVHP YMCA

Contact Tacing Parker (Executive Director)
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 aparker@ymcasf.org
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 Family Resource Center

Contact Anastasia Gordon (Director)
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 agordon@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 Tacing Parker
Address 1101 Fairfax Street, San Francisco, CA 94124
Phone (415) 822-7728
Fax (415) 822-7769
Hours M-F 9am-3pm
Email aparker@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 (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 at Heron’s Head Park

Contact Elizabeth Koch
Address 32 Jennings Street, San Francisco, CA 94124
Phone (415) 676-1394
Hours W-Sun: 9:30am-3:30pm
Email ecocenter.bvhp@gmail.com
Website https://sfrecpark.org/destination/ecocenter-at-herons-head-park/
Target All ages
Additional Languages

The EcoCenter is a hub of recreational fun and environmental education in beautiful Heron’s Head Park. Run by the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department, the EcoCenter offers a Sunday trail engagement program, bi-monthly bird walks, field trips for youth K-12, tours, volunteer opportunities, public workshops and rental space. Even the building itself is a testament to the power of green building technology, including solar power, a living roof, sustainable building materials, on-site wastewater treatment, and rainwater harvesting and reuse. To learn more, go to http://bit.ly/EcoCenter2019


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 Tosheena Bridgewater (Program Director)
Address 1 Bill Walsh Way, San Francisco, CA 94124
Phone (415) 573-8449
Fax (415) 671-3910
Hours M-F: 10am-6pm; Saturday community events as scheduled
Email tosheena@hunterspointfamily.org
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.


Peacekeepers & Bayview Safehaven

Contact Aisha Robinson (Program Director)
Address 2600 Arelious Walker, San Francisco, CA 94124
Phone (415) 822-2950
Fax
Hours
Email aisha@hunterspointfamily.org
Website www.hunterspointfamily.org
Target High risk youth living in the Bayview area
Additional Languages

Crisis Prevention. And Intervention. Mentorship, Literacy Support, and cooking classes.


Ujaama

Contact Melody Daniel (Director)
Address 1800 Oakdale Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94124
Phone (415) 822-8894
Fax (415) 671-3910
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


Phoenix Project

Contact Maurice Monet (Program Director)
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@hunterspointfamily.org
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 from 10am-2pm. Bayview Safe Haven is located at 90 Northridge Road, for youth living in or near “Harbor Road” public housing community.


Rafiki Coalition for Health & Wellness

Contact Mark Matthews
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 Bicycle Coalition

Contact Jo-Anne Burgess (Program Coordinator)
Address 1720 Market Street, San Francisco, CA, 94102
Phone (415) 431-2453 x315
Fax
Hours
Email joanne@sfbike.org
Website www.sfbike.org
Target
Additional Languages Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, Tagalog

The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition works to transform San Francisco’s streets and neighborhoods into safe, just, and livable places by promoting the bicycle for everyday transportation. The Community Bike Build program takes reclaimed bikes and partners with community based organizations to identify low income or transportation dependent recipients for them. Community members can learn the basics of bicycle repair every Wednesday at Community Repair Night where the reclaimed bicycles are refurbished, or bring in their own bicycles for help with maintenance. We also offer free bicycle education classes (which are often held in the Bayview) for youth and adults on everything from learning to ride a bike for the first time, to riding in the rain and at night.


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 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.


ULTIMATE IMPACT

Address 1025 Yerba Buena, Unit A, Oakland, CA 94608
Phone (415) 624-5812
Email info@ultimate-impact.org
Website www.ultimate-impact.org
Target Youth Development
Additional Languages Spanish

Ultimate Impact is a youth development organization that uses the team sport of ultimate Frisbee as a framework for providing youth from underrepresented communities with increased opportunities, confidence, communication abilities, and conflict-resolution skills. Through weekly training sessions, peer interaction, and consistent adult mentorship, Ultimate Impact creates places for youth to have fun, be active, improve athletic skills, and build community.


Willie Mays Boys & Girls Club at Hunters Point

Contact
Address 195 Kiska Rd, San Francisco, CA 94124
Phone (415) 655-5160
Fax (415) 445-5467
Hours M-F: 9am-7pm, Program Hours: 2pm-6pm
Email
Website www.kidsclub.org
Target Youth ages 6-18
Additional Languages

In June 2008, Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco officially opened the doors to its newly-renovated, state-of-the-art Clubhouse in Hunters Point. The Club provides the only full-service resource for 6 to 18-year-olds on Hunters Point Hill – a community that for decades had desperately lacked services for young people. Programs at the Willie Mays Boys & Girls Club: Academic Programs, Creative Arts, Sports and Fitness, Character Development. Other Programs at Willie Mays Boys & Girls Club: Middle and High School services programs, the Junior Giants, and drop-in sports and recreational opportunities.


Zaccho Dance Theatre

Contact Joanna Haigood (Artistic Director)
Address 1777 Yosemite Ave #330, San Francisco, CA 94124
Phone (415) 822-6744
Fax (415) 822-6745
Hours M-F: 9am-6pm
Email office@zaccho.org
Website www.zaccho.org
Target Ages 7 to 17
Additional Languages

Zaccho Dance Theatre provides performances in San Francisco as well as an arts education programming for the local community. Zaccho’s home in Bayview Hunters Point is a large studio utilized for rehearsals, performances, and educational activities for youth and adults. Zaccho’s Center for Dance and Aerial Arts offers classes for youth and adults in Aerial Dance, Acrobatic Dance, and more! Zaccho is proud to offer a Neighborhood Discount to our Bayview Hunters Point Community (94124) for both classes and studio rentals! Check out our schedule and sign up for a class today!