Serving special populations who benefit from a focused approach to health care with education, support and treatment.
Bayview Hunter’s Point HEAL Zone
Brings together a robust coalition of partners to prevent serious diseases (like diabetes and hypertension) that result from obesity. By decreasing consumption of unhealthy calories, increasing the consumption of fruits and vegetables and increasing the opportunities for physical activity at school, work and home, the partnership seeks to change entire communities. Information at shapeupsf.org or by calling 415-581-2456.
Filipino Community Cancer Collaborative (FCCC)
Improving the health status of Filipinos through culturally responsive health interventions, education and outreach targeting cancer and other barriers to health. Information at www.filipinocollaborative.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Forensic Aids Project
Educates inmates in the San Francisco County Jail system on HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment, as well as case management services available. Information at 415-863-8237.
Housing and Urban Health
Developing residential options that include supportive physical and mental health care to serve those experience chronic illness and homelessness in collaboration with community based service providers. Information at 415-554-2829.
Jail Health Services
Providing a comprehensive and intergrated system of medical, psychiatric and substance abuse care to inmates of the San Francisco County Jail system. JHS staff triage over 31,000 prisoners annually. Information at 415-995-1700.
Project Homeless Connect (PHC)
Collaborating with hundreds of community organizations, PHC provides a single location for homeless families and individuals to seek the care and services they need to re-establish their lives. Information at www.projecthomelessconnect.com or by calling 415-503-2123.
Rattlesnake in a Moving Car
Enhancing public understanding of the complexities of living with HIV positive status for decades, this unique art installation combines portraiture, sculpture and voices to tell the story of these remarkable community members. Information at rattlesnakeinamovingcar.org
Launched in 2006, Transitions serves as the medical home for recently released prisoners, offering healthcare and social services to assist with a successful re-integration. Information at transitionsclinic.org