COMMUNITY RESOURCE GUIDEBOOK


EMPLOYMENT


All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
— Martin Luther King, Jr.

EMPLOYMENT SUPPORT

Excelsior Works!
A multilingual workforce center hub where residents of every age and culture can find employment support programs and services.
Address: 5000 Mission Street, San Francisco CA 94112
Hours: Monday - Thursday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM; Friday: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Telephone: (415) 857-9656 ext. 201
Languages Spoken: English, Chinese, Spanish, Tagalog

Filipino Community Center
Provides social service support in housing, immigration, and workers’ rights counseling, and promotes community building events for the Filipino community.
Address: 4681 Mission Street, San Francisco CA 94112
Hours: Monday - Thursday: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Fridays: Appointment Only
Telephone: (415) 333-6267
Languages Spoken: Tagalog, English

Chinese Progressive Association
Provides social services and support for low income Chinese-American immigrants.
Address1042 Grant Ave, San Francisco CA 94133 (5th Floor)
Hours: Monday - Friday: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM; Closed for Lunch: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Telephone: (415) 391-6986
Languages Spoken: Chinese, English

Chinese for Affirmative Action
Advocates for Asian communities to engage in diversity rights movements and provides employment support services.
Address: 17 Walter U. Lum Place, San Francisco CA 94108
Hours: Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Telephone: (415) 274-6750
Languages Spoken: Chinese, English

PODER
Assists Latino low income immigrant families and youth to get involved in social and racial justice, and trains low-income immigrants and members of communities of color to launch worker or community cooperatives and social enterprises.
Address: 474 Valencia St, #125 San Francisco CA 94103
Hours: Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Telephone: (415) 431-4210
Languages Spoken: Spanish, English

OMI/Excelsior Beacon Center
Supports families and youth by providing recreational activities and support services.
Address: 241 Oneida Ave, San Francisco CA 94112
Hours: Monday / Friday: 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM; Tuesday - Thursday: 9:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Telephone: (415) 406-1290
Languages Spoken: English

MYEEP
Helps youth with work developmental skills and work readiness.
Address: 2012 Pine St, San Francisco CA 94115
Hours: Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Telephone: (415) 202-7903
Languages Spoken: English                                              

Young Community Developers
Inspires and prepares youth to seek out educational and employment opportunities.
Address: 1715 Yosemite Ave, San Francisco CA 94124
Hours: Monday - Thursday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM; Every Second Saturday: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Telephone: (415) 822-3491
Languages Spoken: English

Inner City Youth
Supports youth of color by providing employment support services.
Address: 96 Broad St, San Francisco CA 94112
Hours: Call for Office Hours                       
Telephone:
(415) 587-4099
Languages Spoken: English

Community Youth Center of San Francisco
Provides support services, work training, and education to youth and their families.
Address: 1038 Post St, San Francisco CA 94109
Hours: Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Telephone: (415) 775-2636
Languages Spoken: English, Chinese

Bernal Heights Neighborhood Center: Excelsior Community Center
Supports people of all ethnic backgrounds and social status and focuses on affordable housing, workforce development, senior programs, youth and adult employment community building and engagement, community safety and youth leadership.
Bernal Heights Neighborhood Center:      
Address: 515 Cortland Ave, San Francisco CA 94110
Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Telephone: (415) 206-2140
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish, Cantonese, Vietnamese, Tagalog
Excelsior Community Center:        
Address: 4468 Mission St, San Francisco CA 94112
Hours: Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Telephone: (415) 206-2140
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish, Cantonese, Vietnamese, Tagalog                                              

Catholic Charities - San Francisco Adult Day Support Program
Supports people seeking housing, mental health support, and knowledge of immigrant rights. A licensed adult day support program for San Francisco residents, 60 years and over, providing a structured environment in which frail or chronically impaired seniors can safely participate in social, educational and recreational activities supervised by professional staff. Participants in the program receive transportation, hot lunch and two snacks. Center provides caregiver support, and family counseling. There is a fee. Call to apply. Sliding scale available. Wheelchair accessible.
Address: 50 Broad St, San Francisco CA 94112
Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Office); Monday - Friday: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Telephone: (415) 452-3500
Languages Spoken: English

Excelsior Family Connections
Provides early childhood development programs and workshops, case management, parenting classes, and information and referrals that support families to build strong communities.
Excelsior Center:                        
Address: 49 Ocean Ave, San Francisco CA 94112
Hours: Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Telephone: (415) 333-3845
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish, Cantonese
Portola Center:                          
Address: 2565 San Bruno Ave, San Francisco CA 94134
Hours: Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Telephone: (415) 715-6746
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish, Cantonese

A Living Library
Provides a unique systemic framework, strategy, and methodology for planning, designing, implementing, and maintaining, place-based greening in diverse communities and schools  through hands-on, interdisciplinary, standards-based curricula (PreK-16-and beyond) during the school day, after school, and summers.
Address: https://www.alivinglibrary.org/
Hours: Tuesdays / Wednesdays / Fridays
Telephone: (415) 206-9710
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

OMI Family Resource Center
Supports families living in the Oceanview, Merced and Ingleside neighborhoods by providing case management, parenting classes, support groups, job assistance and linkage to educational and employment resources, and a weekly food pantry.
Address: 156 Broad St, San Francisco CA 94112
Hours: (415) 406-1370
Telephone: Monday / Wednesday / Thursday: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM  & 1:00 - 3:00 PM; Friday: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish, Chinese

New Door Ventures
Provides skills training, meaningful jobs, education assistance and personal support to help disconnected youth get ready for work and life.
Address: 3221 20th St, San Francisco CA 94110
Hours: Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Telephone: (415) 857-9430
Languages Spoken: English

Chalk
Provides career pathways for youth by providing them with job training and career counseling, leadership and life skills development, and providing job search and case management.
Address: 271 Austin St, San Francisco CA 94109
Hours: Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Telephone: (415) 977-6949
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Youth Art Exchange
Sparks a shared creative practice between professional artists and public high school students, furthering youth as leaders, thinkers, and artists in San Francisco. To accomplish this, Youth Art Exchange offers citywide arts, high quality education programming, field trips, events, and more.
Address: 29 Howth St, San Francisco CA 94112
Hours: Monday - Thursday: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Telephone: (415) 574-8137
Languages Spoken: English

Baycat
Provides media education for low income youth, youth of color and young women ages 11-25 by educating, training and mentoring, and helping them find employment in major San Francisco and Bay Area companies.
Address: 2415 3rd St #230, San Francisco CA 94107
Hours: Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Telephone: (415) 701-8228
Languages Spoken: English

The San Francisco Day Labor Program and Women’s Collective
Unite, empower, and organize immigrant workers for dignified work and fair wages. Workers are organized in two collectives, one of men and one of women, to build collective power, develop skills, and operate a shared enterprise.
The San Francisco Day Labor Program  
Address: 3358 Cesar Chavez St, San Francisco CA 94110
Hours: Monday - Friday: 6:30 AM - 1:00 PM; Saturday: 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Telephone: (415) 252-5375
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Women’s Collective:
Empowers immigrant women and connects them with jobs.
Address: 3358 Cesar Chavez St, San Francisco CA 94110
Hours: Monday - Friday: 6:30 AM - 1:00 PM; Saturday: 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Closed 1st & 3rd Monday of every month)
Telephone: (415) 252-5376
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Arriba Juntos
Promotes economic self-sufficiency for San Franciscans through occupational training and employment opportunities. Each client receives intensive case management, educational and skills advancement, vocational training, supportive services, work readiness instruction, and placement services.
Address: 1850 Mission St, San Francisco CA 94103
Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Telephone: (415) 487-3240
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Mission Hiring Hall
Provide jobseekers with employment counseling, training, and support service referrals, as well as job readiness training to succeed in their search.
Mission Office:                           
Address: 3080 16th Street @ Valencia, San Francisco CA 94103
Hours: Monday: 9:30 PM - 10:30 PM (English Orientation); Monday: 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM (Spanish Orientation)
Telephone: (415) 626-1919 / info@missionhiringhall.org
Languages Spoken: Spanish, English, Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin)
South of Market Office:               
Address: 1048 Folsom Street @ Russ, San Francisco CA 94103
Hours: Wednesday: 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM (English Orientation)
Telephone(415) 865-2105 / info@missionhiringhall.org
Languages Spoken: Spanish, English, Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin)

Swords To Plowshares
Provides health, employment and housing services to veterans.
Address: 1060 Howard St, San Francisco CA 94103
Hours: Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Telephone: (415) 252-4788
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Upwardly Global
Helps college educated immigrants find jobs and implement their skills into the professional environment.
Address: 528 Market Street, San Francisco CA 94104
Hours: Call for Business Hours
Telephone: (415) 834-9901
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

NEIGHBORHOOD ACCESS POINTS (NAPs)

The Office of Economic and Workforce Development supports numerous Neighborhood Access Points (NAPs) across the City and County of San Francisco that provide a seamless array of workforce services designed to assist jobseekers with finding employment as quickly as possible.
Note: this website can be used to access all the job centers via the internet http://oewd.org/jobs-centers

Comprehensive Access Point
Address: 1500 Mission St, San Francisco CA 94103
Hours: Monday - Thursday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Friday: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Telephone: (415) 575-4570
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Western Addition Neighborhood Access Point
Address: 1449 Webster St, San Francisco CA 94115
Hours: Monday - Thursday: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM; Friday: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Telephone: (415) 549-7000
Languages Spoken: English

Chinatown Neighborhood Access Point
Address: 601 Jackson St, San Francisco CA 94133
Hours: Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Telephone: (415) 677-7500
Languages Spoken: English, Cantonese, Mandarin

Mission Neighborhood Access Point
Address
: 2301 Mission St, Suite 301, San Francisco CA 94110
Hours: Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Telephone: (415) 282-3334
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Visitacion Valley Neighborhood Access Point
Address: 1099 Sunnydale Ave, San Francisco CA 94134
Hours: Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Telephone: (415) 239-8705
Languages Spoken: English, Cantonese, Mandarin

Bayview Neighborhood Access Point
Address: 1715 Yosemite Ave, San Francisco CA 94124
Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM; 2nd Saturday of the month: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Telephone: (415) 822-3491
Languages Spoken: English

Mission Center HSA Career Link Center
Address: 3120 Mission St, San Francisco CA 94110
Hours: Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Telephone: (415) 401-4800
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Civic Center (EDD) Career Center
Must present right to work documentation to access services.
Address: 801 Turk St, San Francisco CA 94102
Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Telephone: (415) 749-7503
Languages Spoken: English, Cantonese, Mandarin, Spanish, Tagalog, Vietnamese

Chinese for Affirmative Action
Serving low-income and/or limited English proficient immigrants
Address: 17 Walter U. Lum Place, San Francisco CA 94108
Hours: Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Telephone: (415) 274-6750
Languages Spoken: Chinese, English

 

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