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Hamilton Family Center
Address 1631 Hayes Street, San Francisco, CA 94117
Phone (415)409-2100
Hours 11 A.M. and 5 P.M.
Summary See article

Hamilton Family Center

Hamilton Family Residences & Emergency CenterEdit

415-292-5228 (Call-in Hotline 11 A.M. and 5 P.M. to request an Emergency Bed)

260 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94102

Hamilton Family Emergency Center – the only 24-hour family emergency shelter in San Francisco – provides newly homeless families access to overnight or 60-day shelter beds, a full continuum of safety net support services, three nutritious meals a day, crisis intervention counseling, and on-site medical services. HFEC offers newly homeless families access to emergency overnight shelter. Hamilton Family Emergency Center requires you must have children or be seven months pregnant to be eligible. 14 Emergency Beds and 26 60-Day beds are available. Families calling in at the call-in time will be informed whether or not they are offered a bed based on availability. HFEC provides a warm bed, three meals a day, and on-site medical services. Case management, direct access to Employment and First Avenues Housing Specialists, and activities for children through the Children’s Program is also available.

Hamilton Family Residences – the largest family homeless shelter in San Francisco – offers up to six months of shelter while providing comprehensive support services that include employment and life-skills training, credit repair, housing search and placement, individual and group therapy, and financial assistance.

Hamilton Family ResidencesEdit

415-292-9930 Ext. 0.

1631 Hayes Street, San Francisco, CA 94117

HFR is one of the four family shelters in San Francisco accessed exclusively through the Connecting Point centralized intake hotline at 888-811-7233 or 442-5130. HFR is a 90-Day shelter program that requires case management and a savings plan. Other comprehensive support services provided include three meals a day, individual and group therapy, activities for children through the Children’s Program and direct access to Employment and First Avenues Housing Specialists.

First Avenues- Housing Solutions for FamiliesEdit


255 Hyde Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

First Avenues: Housing Solutions for Families is a nationally recognized housing program that serves homeless families and families most at risk of becoming homeless. First Avenues’ primary focus is to return families to independent living and to assist families and individuals to maintain their housing. Services available include: housing search and advocacy, move-in and security assistance, temporary rental subsidies, home-based support services, eviction prevention, and Going Home funds. First Avenues provides services for one year after a family moves into permanent housing. Home Based Support Services Case Managers make home visits and assist families access local resources such as counseling, child care, health care, parenting classes, and support groups.

HFC Transitional Housing ProgramEdit

415-409-2100 Ext. 100

1631 Hayes Street, San Francisco, CA 94117

Hamilton Family Transitional Housing Program – in collaboration with the San Francisco Dependency Drug Court, Behavioral Health Court, and the Child Welfare Program – offers 20 high-needs families interim housing with comprehensive support services for up to 18 months. The Transitional Housing Program provides families the time they need to identify and begin to address the multiple barriers and factors that contribute to their chronic homelessness, and helps families improve budgeting, parenting, and other life skills while preparing for economic and housing stability.

HFC Administration and DevelopmentEdit


The Dudley ApartmentsEdit


172 6th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

Hamilton Family Center offers onsite social services to formerly homeless families, and extremely low-income seniors and single adults living in this 75-unit permanent supportive housing program created in partnership with Mercy Housing California. Staff assist residents stabilize their lives and address issues such as mental health, domestic violence, substance abuse, and physical disabilities.

Project Potential | Children, Youth, and Volunteer ServicesEdit

(415) 292-9930 or (415) 409-2100

260 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94102

1631 Hayes Street, San Francisco, CA 94117

172 6th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

San Francisco Shelters and Housing Resources
NEW 2014! Shelter Reservations instructions wiki page
Family: Compass: 44 McAllister & 111 Taylor | Hamilton: 260 Golden Gate | St. Joseph’s: 899 Guerrero
Single Adult: A Woman’s Place: 1049 Howard | Dolores Community: 938 Valencia
Hospitality House: 146 Leavenworth | Lark Inn: 869 Ellis | MSC South: 525 5th st |
Next Door: 1001 Polk | Providence: 1601 McKinnon Ave | Episcopal Sanctuary: 201 8th st
Resource Centers: Bayview Hunters Point MSC: 2111 Jennings |

Glide: 330 Ellis | Mission Neighborhood: 165 Capp | Tenderloin Health: 187 Golden Gate

Other Resources: Oshun Women's Drop-In Center: 211-13th st temp (101 Taylor remodeling)
Compass - Connecting Point - Family Shelter Intake: 995 Market
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Housing-Privately Administered Resid Hotel | Transitional Housing
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General Resources | Housing Opportunities | Shelters & Transitional Housing | SRO Hotels
Current Free Shelter Chart | Resident Activities Best Practices Discussion
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Address1631 Hayes Street, San Francisco, CA 94117
Hours11 A.M. and 5 P.M. +
Phone Number(415)409-2100 +
SummaryTextSee article
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