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SFHSA Departments Department of Benefits and Family Support (BFS)

BFS (formerly called the Department of Human Services), offers programs and services that promote health, nutrition, safety, financial security, and more.


Orange seller

Health + Food

Find access to food, health insurance, and other benefits of living a healthy life.

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On the job training

Jobs + Money

Get help finding a job with training and financial assistance, plus other support services.

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Mother and kids

Protection + Safety

Access protective services for adults, seniors, and children that encourage family stability and safety.

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Preschool teacher and kids

Child Care + Family Services

Learn about our child care, early education, and other programs to help children develop and thrive.

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Housing + Shelter

Get information about short-term and long-term housing.

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Our Commission

Human Services Commission

This Commission oversees our objectives, plans, and programs related to human services.

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Department of Benefits and Family Support Leadership

Executive Director Trent Rhorer

Trent Rhorer

Executive Director, Human Services Agency

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Joan Miller

Joan Miller

Deputy Director, Family and Children’s Services

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Human Resources Director Anna Pineda

Anna Pineda

Deputy Director, Economic Support & Self Sufficiency

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General Information: (415) 557-5000
Visit our Contact Us page for information by Program

Administrative Offices: 170 Otis Street