The Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing (HSH) provides services through partnerships with local nonprofit organizations. HSH offers homeless and at-risk adults, families, and youth a variety of prevention, shelter and supportive housing options.

Outreach and Homelessness Prevention

Emergency Shelter

Transitional Housing Programs 


Services for Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

Other Services

Participant Grievance Policy

Definitions of Homelessness in San Francisco


Presentation about Vehicle Triage Center Pilot


Need help today? Click here for a list of shelters and services.

If you are concerned about a homeless person in San Francisco, call 3-1-1 to make a report.
The 3-1-1 staff will talk with you to determine if the call is referred to SF HOT or other emergency response services.  

If you are unsure which City department to contact with a homelessness related concern please refer to these guidelines to make the most appropriate call.