San Francisco Board of Supervisor

Contact D10 Supervisor Shamann Walton
Address 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Plaza, Room 244 San Francisco, CA 94102
Phone (415) 554-7670
Hours Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
Target District 10 Residents
Additional Languages Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese

The Board of Supervisors is the legislative branch of the City and County of San Francisco. The Board consists of 11 members. Each member is elected on a non-partisan basis from a district where he or she lives. District 10 Supervisor Shamann Walton represents Bayview, Hunters Point, Potrero Hill, Dogpatch, Sunnydale, Visitation Valley, and Little Hollywood. Language support in Spanish and Chinese available.

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) 356-2771
Hours M-F: 8am-5pm
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 – 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 Youth and families
Additional Languages Spanish, Cantonese

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.