Community Resources in San Francisco, Marin County

Topics:
American Indian Support
Anxiety Support
Asexuality
Child Abuse & Sexual Abuse
Depression Support
Disability Support
Divorce
Domestic Violence
Eating Disorders
Elder Abuse/Financial Elder Abuse
Grief Support and Hospice
Health & Wellness
Herpes Resources
Infertility & Adoption Support
Legal Services
LGBTQ
Low Fee Counseling/Sliding Scale & Free Hotlines
Mental Illness Support
Executive and Organizational Development
Other Addictions
Parenting Support
Rape/Sexual Assault
Senior/Elder Support
Sleep and Mood Research Clinics
Substance Abuse & Recovery
Suicide Prevention

 

American Indian Support

American Indian Child Resource Center
522 Grand Ave., Oakland, CA 94610
510-208-1870
Assists Indian youth and their families by helping establish familial linkages. Referrals to culturally appropriate resources, support services and court advocacy.

American Indian Services
801-375-1777
Helping Native Americans to make a contribution to society without losing their cultural pride and connections.

 

 

Anxiety Support

NIMH Resource List
800-64-PANIC
Resources/treatment for Panic Disorders.

 

 

Asexuality

Asexuality.org
An organization that enables asexuals to connect with each other.
www.asexuality.org  
 

 

Child Abuse & Sexual Abuse

Adult Survivors of Child Abuse (ASCA)
PO BOX 1447 San Francisco, CA 94114
415-928-4576
Victims of sexual abuse, offenders and all family members. Crisis intervention, short and long-term therapy.

Child Protective Services (CPS)
170 Otis St., San Francisco, CA 94120
415-238-7910
Services are provided to families to address their concerns and to keep families together.

Survivors of Incest Anonymous
410-893-3322
Spiritual self help group for survivors of incest.
http://www.siawso.org

 

 

Depression Support

Duncan Bennett, LMFT
626 Grand Ave., Suite 1, Oakland, CA 94601
510-451-1414
16-week therapy designed to reduce depression and lessen the chance of a relapse in the future.

Prenatal and Postpartum Realities
376 Colusa Ave., Suite 1, Kensington, CA 94707
510-286-7599
Prenatal and postpartum individual, couple, and family counseling, stress support group and educational services available.

 

 

Disability Support

Albert Dytch, MA, MFCC
445 Bellevue Street, Suite 203, Oakland CA, 94610
510-452-6243
Disability Support Groups.

CA Council of the Blind
916-441-2100
www.ccbnet.org

CA Independent Living Centers
1234 H St., Suite 100, Sacramento CA 95814-1912
916-325-1690
CFILC works on civil rights for people with disabilities.                 
www.cfilc.org

Center for Independent Living
3075 Adeline St., Suite 110, Albany, CA 94703-2579
510-841-4776
Advocacy, assistive technology, deaf/blind services, employment and financial counseling, housing and personal assistance, peer support and youth services.
http://www.cilberkeley.org

Disability Rights Advocates
DRA is one of the leading non-profit disability rights legal centers in the nation.
www.dralegal.org

Hearing Loss Association of America
www.hearingloss.org

 

Divorce

Divorce Anonymous
Provides resources to those contemplating divorce.
http://www.divorceanonymous.com

Divorce With Dignity
1151 Harbor Parkway, Suite. 126B Alameda, CA 94502
510-522-2600
Divorce planning, legal documents, support and facilitation services.
dwdignity.com

Kids Turn
55 New Montgomery, Suite 500, San Francisco, CA, 94105
415-777-9977
Helps children when their parents separate or divorce.
info@kidsturn.org 
www.kidsturn.org

Lafayette Orinda Presbyterian Church – Divorce Support Group
49 Knox Drive, Lafayette, CA 94549
925-283-8722
Highly recommended divorce support group.
www.lopc.org

National Association of Non-custodial Moms
www.nancm.com

Parents Without Partners
800-637-7974
Provides single parents and their children with an opportunity for enhancing personal growth, self-confidence and sensitivity towards others.
www.parentswithoutpartners.org

 

 

Domestic Violence
(******Domestic Violence is NOT only physical violence; it can include emotional, financial, sexual and psychological abuse as well.)

Adult Protective Services (For elder and dependent abuse)
415-355-6700

A Safe Place - Oakland
 (Domestic Violence Shelter for Men, Women and Children)
24 HOUR HOTLINE
1-510-536-SAFE

Asian Women’s Shelter
3543 18th St., San Francisco CA 94110
415-751-7110

Center for Domestic Peace
Spanish Speaking 24-Hour HOTLINE
415-924-3456

Center for Non-Abusive Relationships: Albert Dytch, MFT
445 Bellevue Street, Suite 203. Oakland, CA 94610
510-452-6243
Anger management groups for men, support groups for their partners.
www.mensangermanagement.com

Community United Against Violence (CUAV)
427 South Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94103
415-333-HELP
If you are gay, bisexual, lesbian, or transgender (LGBTQQ) and have experienced domestic violence.

Dr. Lenore Walker
Author and expert on domestic violence. Advocate for survivors of domestic violence.
http://www2.webster.edu/~woolflm/walker.html

La Casa de Las Madres
1663 Mission St. Suite 225, San Francisco CA, 94103
415-777-9696
Provides comprehensive domestic and sexual violence services to victims, their families and friends.
http://www.lacasa.org

Marcia Iris Baum, LCSW
3884 – 24th St., San Francisco, CA 94114
415-824-0580
Specializes in survivors of domestic violence.
http://online.sfsu.edu/~mbaum

Men’s 24 Hour HOTLINE
1368 Lincoln Ave., Suite 203, San Rafael, CA
415-924-1070
Telephone line for abusive men who want help with anger management.
www.maws.org/mankind

NATIONAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HOTLINE
800-799-7233

PARENTAL STRESS HOTLINE
1721 Martin Luther King Way, Oakland, CA 94612
800-829-3777 or 510-893-5444
Crisis intervention, short and long-term therapy to individuals, groups and families. Provides treatment for families of child abuse victims as well as offenders.
http://www.psshelps.org

Rosalie House/Emergency Shelter
415-255-0165
12 week emergency shelter for survivors of domestic violence.

Shalom Bayit
866-742-5667
Bay Area Jewish Women Working to End Domestic Violence.
http://www.shalom-bayit.org/

TALK LINE FAMILY SUPPORT
1757 Waller St., San Francisco, CA 94117
415-441-5437
Works to promote healthy families through programs such as 24-Hour CRISIS LINE, parenting classes, parent/child counseling and other family support services.

Victim Witness Assistance Division; Alameda County District Attorney’s Office
1225 Fallon, Rm. 900, Oakland, CA 94612
510-272-6180
Financial help for successful treatment of the victim of a crime. Referral to therapist available if needed, with financial assistance available.

Woman, INC
333 Valencia St., Suite 450, San Francisco, CA
415-864-4777
415-864-4722 (24 HOUR HOTLINE)
Women Organized To Make Abuse Nonexistent
www.womaninc.org

Women’s 24 Hour HOTLINE
734 A St., San Rafael, CA 94901-3923
415-924-6616 or 877-503-1850
Domestic Violence services in Marin

DOMESTIC ABUSE HELPLINE FOR MEN AND WOMEN
888-743-5754

 

 

Eating Disorders

Overeaters Anonymous
505-891-2664
Overeaters Anonymous offers a program of recovery from compulsive eating.
www.oa.org

 

 

Elder Abuse/Financial Elder Abuse

Adult Protective Services (For elder and dependent abuse)
415-355-6700

Institute on Aging
415-750-4180

Legal Assistance for the Elderly
415-861-4444

FREE Adult Reading Program
Visit any Oakland Public Library
www.oaklandlibrary.org

 

 

Grief Support and Hospice

Hospice By The Bay
17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd., Larkspur, CA 94939
902 Van Ness Ave., 2nd floor, San Francisco, CA 94109
415-526-5541
Bereavement Counseling.

Midpeninsula Pathways Hospice
1199 Bush St., Suite 200, San Francisco, CA 94109
7901 Oakport St., Suite 3500, Oakland, CA 94621
415-567-3973
888-755-7855
End of life care to residents of SF, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Alameda and Contra Costa counties.

 

 

Health & Wellness

Overeaters Anonymous
505-891-2664
Overeaters Anonymous offers a program of recovery from compulsive eating.
www.oa.org

Unwind the Belly
780-482-8960
403-240-3161
Gentle therapy for individuals suffering symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome, problem digestion and chronic constipation.
www.unwindthebelly.ca

Weight Watchers
800-651-6000
In person and online support for healthy eating habits.
Check website for locations and meetings.
www.weightwatchers.com


 

 

Herpes Resources

Herpes Resource Center
800-783-9877
Education, public awareness, support to anyone concerned about Herpes.
www.ashastd.org

 

 

Infertility & Adoption Support

Adoption Connection
1710 Scott Street
San Francisco, CA 94115
800-972-9225
Full-service, licensed adoption agency.
www.adoptionconnection.org

Motherhood is it for me? With Ann Davidman
445 Bellevue Ave., Suite 303, Oakland, CA 94601
510-595-4629
A 12 week program for those who are indecisive about being mothers.

Resolve of Northern California
312 Sutter St., Suite 405, San Francisco, CA 94108
415-788-3002
Resolve improves the lives of women and men living with infertility.
www.resolve.org

 

 

Legal Services

Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach
415-567-6255

Bay Area Legal Aid
415-982-1300

Legal Assistance for the Elderly
415-861-4444

Legal Service Program (Bar Association)
415-989-1616

Rubicon Legal Services
101 Broadway Richmond, CA 94804
510-232-6611
Low fee legal support services for the mentally ill and the disabled.
http://www.rubiconprograms.org/legalservices.html

Nihonmachi Legal Outreach
415-567-6255

 

 

LGBTQ

Community United Against Violence (CUAV)
427 South Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94103
415-333-HELP
If you are gay, bisexual, lesbian, or transgender (LGBTQQ) and have experienced domestic violence.

Jamie Moran LCSW (Gay Men’s Therapy Groups)
425 Gough St., San Francisco 94102
415-552-9408
www.jamiemoran.com

LGBT Community Centers
www.lgbtcenters.org

Pacific Center
2712 Telegraph Ave., Albany, CA 94705
510-548-8283
LGBTQ mental health and wellness.
www.pacificcenter.org

Straight Spouse Network
201-825-7763
We serve straight spouses, post disclosure couples, families and the community by reaching out, healing and building bridges.
http://www.straightspouse.org

 

 

Low Fee Counseling/Sliding Scale & Free Hotlines

A Safe Place Oakland
(Domestic Violence Shelter for Men, Women and Children)
1-510-536-SAFE (24 HOUR HOTLINE)

Albany Free Clinic
2339 Durant Ave., Albany, CA 94704
510-548-2570
Drop in counseling.

Albany Mental Health *
2460 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Albany CA 94704
510-644-8712
510-644-8562 (Clinic)
Provides adult outpatient clinic services to residents of Albany.

Catholic Charities of the Oakland
433 Jefferson, Oakland, CA 94607
510-768-3100 (xt. 3806)
Individual and Family Counseling. Non-denominational)

Center for Domestic Peace
Spanish Speaking
415-924-3456 (24 HOUR HOTLINE)

CHILD CRISIS SERVICES
415-970-3800

Children’s Hospital Medical Center
747 52nd Street, Oakland, CA 94609
510-428-3000
Crisis intervention and short-term therapy; Public education and day care center.

Eden Children’s Center
2045 Fairmont Dr., San Leandro, CA 94578
510-667-7540
Crisis intervention, short and long-term therapy with individuals, groups and families.

Family Services
445 30th Street, Oakland, CA 94609
510-268-2422
General agency. Provides short and long-term therapy to individuals, groups and families. Low fee.

Family Service Agency of San Francisco
1010 Gough St., San Francisco, CA 94109
415-474-7310
Nonprofit social services provider in Chinese, Mandarin, Korean, Japanese and other languages.
www.fsasf.org

Jewish Family Services of the Oakland
2484 Shattuck Ave., Suite 210, Albany, CA 94704
510-839-2900
Crisis intervention, short and long-term therapy with individuals, groups and families. Serves the Jewish community of all ages.

JFK Community Center
2702 Clayton Blvd, Concord, CA 94520
925-798-9240
JFK University provides affordable counseling services to the general public.

John F. Kennedy University Counseling
2501 Harrison St., Oakland, CA 94612
510-444-3344
Counseling center and clinics, Oakland Center for Holistic Counseling.

La Casa de Las Madres
1663 Mission St. Suite 225, San Francisco CA, 94103
415-777-9696
877-923-0700 – TEEN HOTLINE
Provides comprehensive domestic and sexual violence services to victims, their families and friends.
http://www.lacasa.org

La Familia Counseling Service
26081 Mocine Ave., Hayward, CA, 94544
510-881-5921
Organization committed to strengthening the emotional wellness of individuals and the preservation of families.
www.lafamiliacounselingservice.com/

Men’s 24 Hour HOTLINE
1368 Lincoln Ave., Suite 203, San Rafael, CA
415-924-1070
Telephone line for abusive men who want help with anger management.
www.maws.org/mankind

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-273-TALK (8255)
24/7, free and confidential
www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

Pacific Center
2712 Telegraph Ave., Albany, CA 94705
510-548-8283
LGBTQ mental health and wellness
www.pacificcenter.org

PARENTAL STRESS HOTLINE
1721 Martin Luther King Way, Oakland, CA 94612
800-829-3777 or 510-893-5444
Crisis intervention, short and long-term therapy to individuals, groups and families. Provides treatment for families of child abuse victims as well as offenders.
http://www.psshelps.org/

Rubicon Programs
2500 Bissel Ave., Richmond, CA 94804
510-235-1516
1410 Danzig Plaza
Concord, CA 94520
510-235-1516
Individual counseling, wellness groups and classes, medication services.
http://www.rubiconprograms.org/mentalhealthandwellness.html

San Francisco Psychotherapy Research Group
9 Funston Ave., San Francisco, CA 94129
415-561-6771
Offers low-fee clinic for those who cannot afford regular fee therapy.
Www.sfprg.org

San Francisco Suicide Prevention (Services in Cantonese and Mandarin available)
415-781-0500
CRISIS HOTLINE
www.sfsuicide.org

SUICIDE HOTLINE
510-849-2212 or 800-833-2900

TALK LINE FAMILY SUPPORT
1757 Waller St., San Francisco, CA 94117
415-441-5437
Works to promote healthy families through programs such as 24-Hour CRISIS LINE, parenting classes, parent/child counseling and other family support services.

Woman, INC
333 Valencia St., Suite 450, San Francisco, CA
415-864-4777
415-864-4722 (24 HOUR HOTLINE)
Women Organized To Make Abuse Nonexistent.
www.womaninc.org

Women’s Therapy Center
2105 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Albany, CA 94704
510-527-3562
Provides therapy for a wide range of concerns.

Women’s 24 Hour HOTLINE
734 A St., San Rafael, CA 94901-3923
415-924-6616 or 877-503-1850
Domestic Violence services in Marin.

Wright Institute Clinic
2728 Durant Ave., Albany, CA 94704
510-548-9716
Psychotherapy for adults, couples and adolescents.

Marriage Support

Retrouvaille
800-470-2230
A marriage encounter type program and providing a compliment to marriage counseling. Some religious references.
www.retrouvaille.org

Straight Spouse Network
201-825-7763
We serve straight spouses, post disclosure couples, families and the community by reaching out, healing and building bridges.
http://www.straightspouse.org/

 

 

Mental Illness Support

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI)
800-950-6264
Support for family.
www.nami.org

 

 

Executive and Organizational Development

Ruben Consulting Group (Marcia Ruben, PhD)
625 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
415-564-7135
Executive leadership and team development.
www.rubenconsulting.com

 

 

Other Addictions

Gambler’s Anonymous
(626) 960-3500
Organization's purpose is to stop gambling and to help other compulsive gamblers do the same.
http://www.gamblersanonymous.org/ga/

National Association for Shoplifting Prevention
(800) 848-9595
(NASP) is the nationwide leader in shoplifting prevention efforts.
www.shopliftingprevention.org

Addiction Resource
Addiction Resource provides a wealth of information to help better educate people about substance abuse and motivate the ones who may be suffering to seek the support they need.
https://addictionresource.com

 

 

Parenting Support

American Indian Child Resource Center
522 Grand Ave., Oakland, CA 94610
510-208-1870
Assists Indian youth and their families by helping establish familial linkages. Referrals to culturally appropriate resources, support services and court advocacy.

Baby Book Club
College Avenue Presbyterian Church, 5591 College Ave., Oakland
510-658-3665
For children 0-12 months and their caregiver.

Betty Tharpe
510-549-2092
Counseling for children who have social and academic problems.

Child Protective Services (CPS)
170 Otis St., San Francisco, CA 94120
415-238-7910
Services are provided to families to address their concerns and to keep families together.

Divorce Anonymous
Provides resources to those contemplating divorce.
http://www.divorceanonymous.com

Divorce With Dignity
1151 Harbor Parkway, Suite. 126B Alameda, CA 94502
510-522-2600
Divorce planning, legal documents, support and facilitation services
dwdignity.com

Eden Children’s Center
2045 Fairmont Dr., San Leandro, CA 94578
510-667-7540
Crisis intervention, short and long-term therapy with individuals, groups and families.

Fathers’ Forum (Dr. Bruce Linton)
1521-A Shattuck Ave., Suite 201, Albany, CA 94709
510-644-0300
Classes, presentations, workshops, and seminars for new and expectant fathers.
www.fathersforum.com

Foster Pals
1727 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Oakland, CA, 94612
888-580-3725
510-893-9266
Support for the unique needs of foster and kinship parents.

Free Summer Lunch for Kids and Teens
www.SFkids.org 

Golden Gate Mother’s Group (GGMG)
Separating mothers can find understanding peers, emotional support and even material help.
www.ggmg.org

Growing Child
800-927-7289
Monthly newsletter that helps you understand  your child.
www.growingchild.com

Kids Turn
55 New Montgomery, Suite 500, San Francisco, CA, 94105
415-777-9977
Helps children when their parents separate or divorce.
www.kidsturn.org

Lisa Beritzoff
Albany
415-255-3276
Counseling for children who have social and academic problems.

Marty Sochet (Men and Father Groups)
925-930-9350
website
mfochet@pacbell.net

Motherhood: is it for me? With Ann Davidman
445 Bellevue Ave., Suite 303, Oakland, CA 94601
510-595-4629
A 12 week program for those who are indecisive about being mothers.

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI)
800-950-6264
Support for family.
www.nami.org

Parents Place
1710 Scott St., San Francisco, CA 94115
415-359-2454
Provides a place for parents to get education and counseling about parenting, for children of all ages to find peer support, social networks and guidance.

Parents’ Press
Good resource for parents (Oakland and San Francisco)
www.parentspress.com

PARENTAL STRESS HOTLINE
1721 Martin Luther King Way, Oakland, CA 94612
800-829-3777 or 510-893-5444
Crisis intervention, short and long-term therapy to individuals, groups and families. Provides treatment for families of child abuse victims as well as offenders.
http://www.psshelps.org/

Parents Without Partners
800-637-7974
Provides single parents and their children with an opportunity for enhancing personal growth, self-confidence and sensitivity towards others.
www.parentswithoutpartners.org

Planned Parenthood
San Francisco Health Center

1650 Valencia St., San Francisco, CA

Positive Discipline
800-456-7770
Creating respectful relationships in homes and schools.
www.positivediscipline.com

Prenatal and Postpartum Realities
376 Colusa Ave., Suite 1, Kensington, CA 94707
510-286-7599
Prenatal and postpartum individual, couple, and family counseling, stress support group and educational services available.

Resolve of Northern California
312 Sutter St., Suite 405, San Francisco, CA 94108
415-788-3002
Resolve improves the lives of women and men living with infertility.
www.resolve.org

SAND of the Oakland (Support After Neonatal Death)
Parent Support Group
3030 Telegraph Ave. 
Albany, CA 94795
510-204-1571

Single Mothers by Choice
212-988-0993
Provides resources and information to single mothers.
www.singlemothersbychoice.org

Straight Spouse Network
201-825-7763
We serve straight spouses, post disclosure couples, families and the community by reaching out, healing and building bridges.
http://www.straightspouse.org/

TALK LINE Family Support
1757 Waller St., San Francisco, CA 94117
415-441-5437
Works to promote healthy families through programs such as 24-Hour CRISIS LINE, parenting classes, parent/child counseling and other family support services.

 

 

Rape/Sexual Assault
(*****Sexual assault by a person known or unknown to you INCLUDING your spouse or partner is a crime.)

BAWAR (Bay Area Women Against Rape)
470 27th Street, Oakland, CA 94612
510-845-7273
Counseling for women who have been raped or sexually abused.

Sexual Assault Unit- SF Police Department
850 Bryant Street, Room 436, San Francisco, CA 94103
415-553-1361

SF Women Against Rape
415-647-7273
 

 

Senior/Elder Support

Institute on Aging
415-750-4180

Stepping Stone Adult Day Health
415-359-9210
Provide help to seniors and adults with disabilities improve their health and quality of life, and maintain their independence in the community.
www.steppingstonehealth.org

 

 

Sleep and Mood Research Clinics

Golden Bear Sleep and Mood Research Clinic
UC Albany
Department of Psychology
3210 Tolman Hall Albany #1650, CA 94720
510-643-3797
Mental Health Research, Insomnia, Sleep Problems

UCSF Medical Center
Sleep Disorders Center
2330 Post St., Suite 420
San Francisco, CA 94115
Phone: (415) 885-7886

 

 

Substance Abuse & Recovery

Alcoholics Anonymous
27th St. Oakland, CA 94612
510-839-8900
Alcohol, drug abuse and addiction information and treatment, self help groups, 24 Hour Hotline and clinics and medical groups.
www.aa.org

Addiction Guide
A non-profit organization with lots of info on specific drugs, warning signs, and resources for users, family and friends to help anyone suffering from addiction.
www.AddictionGuide.com 
 

Al-Anon (families and friends of alcoholics)
888-4-AL-ANON
The Al-Anon Family Groups are a fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their experience, strength and hope in order to solve their common problems.
http://www.al-anonsf.org/index.html
www.al-anon.alateen.org
 

National Clearing House for Alcohol and Drug Info
800-729-6686
Information on how to help someone with a drug or alcohol abuse problem.

SOS (Secular Organizations for Sobriety)
(323) 666-4295
Provides a successful and increasingly popular non-religious alternative to "Twelve Step" recovery programs.
http://www.cfiwest.org/sos/index.htm

Women For Sobriety
215-536-8026
Non-Profit organization dedicated to helping women overcome alcoholism and other addictions.
www.womenforsobriety.org

Pills Anonymous
A fellowship for recovering pill addicts throughout the world.
www.pillsanonymous.org

Resource for Various Recovery Programs
www.recovery.org
 

Suicide Prevention

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-273-TALK (8255)
24/7, free and confidential
www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

San Francisco Suicide Prevention Prevention (Services in Cantonese and Mandarin available)
415-781-0500
CRISIS HOTLINE
www.sfsuicide.org

Suicide Hotline
510-849-2212 or 800-833-2900

Victim Witness Assistance

Victim Witness Assistance Division; Alameda County District Attorney’s Office
1225 Fallon, Rm. 900, Oakland, CA 94612
510-272-6180
Financial help for successful treatment of the victim of a crime. Referral to therapist available if needed, with financial assistance available.

 




























 
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