Access Points are localized community gateways into San Francisco’s Homelessness Response System, which is the overall system of programs and housing opportunities for people experiencing homelessness. These Access Points provide Problem Solving, assessment, prioritization, and referral to housing and other community services for San Francisco adults experiencing homelessness. For shelter resources, click the button below.
Adults over the age of 18 without minor children who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness can call the numbers listed below to reach the following Access Points. If Access Point staff are busy communicating with other community members, please leave a voicemail with your name, contact information and preferred language. Your call will be returned within one business day.
|Episcopal Community Services (ECS) – |
123 10th Street (at Mission)
Phone: 415-487-3300 x 7000
Mobile response teams are available during operating hours to meet adults anywhere in the city who are unable to visit an Access Point. Teams will respond within a 2-hour window.
|Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday: |
9AM – 4:30PM
9AM – 12PM
|Saint Vincent dePaul Society (SVDP)|
525 5th St. (at Bryant)
Phone: 415-597-7960 x 317
In recognition of the Omicron strain of COVID-19, SVDP is operating for remote services only. Updates will be provided when the office returns to normal business hours.
|Monday, Wednesday: 8AM – 6PM|
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday:
8AM – 4:30PM
|Swords to Plowshares (Swords)|
1060 Howard St. (at Russ)
Phone: 415-727-VETS (8387)
This access point focuses on veteran services.
|Monday to Friday:|
8AM – 4PM