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Human Services Agency of San Francisco
Department of Aging & Adult Services * Department of Human Services

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The Human Services Agency promotes well-being and self-sufficiency among individuals, families and communities in San Francisco.


A message from the San Francisco Human Services Agency to our community partners:

In the aftermath of such a divisive Presidential election, HSA wants to make clear that at this point in time, even with the very real threats to reform or repeal the Affordable Care Act, there are absolutely no changes to any of the vital programs administered by our three departments: the Department of Human Services, the Department of Aging and Adult Services and the Office of Early Care and Education. The values of respect, diversity, integrity, partnership and commitment to serve define the City of San Francisco and empower us to uphold and defend the programs entrusted to our care for our most vulnerable citizens. Our social safety net and protective services remain intact.  Read the full statement.

Frequently asked questions and additional resources regarding eligibility and access to HSA services for immigrant populations.


Health Care Reform is Here!
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) greatly expands the health care coverage options available to low income San Franciscans. To learn more about your options, including free or low cost health insurance for low income San Franciscans or to enroll in health care coverage:
  • Online: https://apply.coveredca.com
  • Visit: SF BenefitsNet, 1440 Harrison St., San Francisco, M-F 8 am-5 pm
  • Call: SF BenefitsNet, toll free (855) 355-5757, M-F 8 am-5 pm
  • Getting Your Benefits (A Fresh Start)

    Client testimony about the benefits of Medi-Cal, CalFresh, CalWORKs and CAAP


    Apply for Benefits Online (Benefits CalWIN)

    Learn if you are eligible for Food Stamps or Medi-Cal and/or apply online.

    Learn About Public Benefits

    FAQs about Public Benefits: CalFresh, Medi-Cal, School Meals, Child Care, IHSS, EITC, WIC and other benefits.

    Report Suspected Child Abuse or Neglect

    If you suspect that a child in San Francisco is being abused or neglected, call the Family and Children's Services (FCS) hotline at (800) 856-5553 to make a confidential report 24 hours per day.

    Adult Protective Services

    (800) 814-0009 or (415) 355-6700 - If you know or suspect that an elderly person or adult with a disability who lives in San Francisco is being abused, you can call to make a confidential report.


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