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Our Story San Francisco Human Services Agency

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Who we are

SFHSA provides the foundation for two City Departments, each with a unique role in supporting San Franciscans. Together we build well-being in our communities by offering programs that make children and adults feel connected, valued, and supported. From financial assistance to nutrition, health care coverage, employment, and protective services, our dedicated professionals are here to lend support for all in need. 

SFHSA Strategic Plan: 2022–2026

We’re excited to share SFHSA’s Strategic Plan, which sets forth our Agency’s goals and priorities over the next five years.
Learn more about the Strategic Plan and watch our video.

Our impact

Each year, SFHSA's 2,400-trained professionals connect more than 225,000 San Franciscans to 60+ essential services. We also fund partnerships with hundreds of community-based providers who share our mission and help extend our reach into the community.

SFHSA provides direct services at our nine locations across the City and, in some cases, in people's homes. We continuously assess community needs, design new programs, and advocate for better state and federal policies. With an annual budget of more than $1 billion dollars, we deliver dozens of publicly funded programs and work closely with all levels of government to achieve our mission.

Allow us to reintroduce ourselves

Watch our video and learn more about our brand identity


Our Departments and Leadership

Department of Benefits and Family Support (BFS)

BFS programs promote health, nutrition, safety, financial security, and more.

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Department of Disability and Aging Services (DAS)

DAS programs serve and protect older people and adults with disabilities.

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HSA Leadership

Meet the Agency leaders and learn more about their roles, responsibilities, and accomplishments.

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