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.

 


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