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Youth Health Programs

Youth Health Programs 2018-01-08T09:23:52+00:00

Community Health Programs for Youth (CHPY)

Provides

  • Free medical care
  • Free behavioral health counseling
  • CHPY clinics are safe spaces for all youth.

Specialized care and support services

  • Ages 12-24
  • Homeless youth
  • LGTBQ youth
  • Youth who have been in the Juvenile Justice system
  • Youth who are seeking confidential sexual health services

Services

  • Birth control
  • Sexually transmitted disease (STD) and HIV testing and treatment
  • PEP and PrEP – HIV prevention medication and services
  • Primary care
  • Urgent care
  • Mental health and/or substance abuse counseling

SERVICES are CONFIDENTIAL

If you are 12 or over you can consent for your own treatment and DO NOT NEED a parent or guardian’s permission to receive sexual health services or certain types of counseling.

Neighborhood & Locations

Bayview/ Hunters Point

3rd Street Youth Center and Clinic
1728 Bancroft Avenue (@ 3rd), San Francisco, CA 94124
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Castro/ Mission

Dimensions Clinic
3850 17th Street, San Francisco, CA 94114
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Excelsior/ Outer Mission/ Ingleside

Balboa Teen Health Center
1000 Cayuga Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94112
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Haight-Ashbury/ Golden Gate Park

Cole Street Youth Clinic @ Huckleberry Youth Health Center
555 Cole Street, San Francisco, CA 94117
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Portola/ Bayview

Willie Brown Middle School Wellness Center
2055 Silver Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94124
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Portola/Visitacion Valley

Burton High School Wellness Center
400 Mansell Street, San Francisco, CA 94134
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Tenderloin/ Downtown

Michael Baxter Clinic @ Larkin Street Youth Services
134 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94102
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Tenderloin/Downtown

Assisted Care/ After Care (ACAC)
129 Hyde Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
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Visitation Valley

Hawkins Youth Clinic
1099 Sunnydale Avenue, 3rd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94134
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Community Clinics

3rd Street Youth Center and Clinic

Location: 1728 Bancroft Avenue (@ 3rd Street)
San Francisco, CA 94124
Phone Number: (415) 822-1707
Fax: (415) 822-1723

Serves: Youth, ages 12-24

Services:

  • Birth control
  • Sexually transmitted disease (STD) and HIV testing and treatment
  • PEP and PrEP
  • Primary care
  • Urgent care
  • Mental health and/or substance abuse counseling

How to make an appointment?

Call  (415) 822-1723, 9am-5pm, Monday-Friday.
Call during off hours to leave a message.

Languages spoken:

  • English
  • Spanish

Hours: Monday-Friday 1pm-5pm

Closed during San Francisco City Holidays

Assisted Care/ Aftercare (ACAC)

Location: 129 Hyde Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
Phone Number: (415) 257-6545

Serves: HIV Positive Youth, ages 18-24

Services:

  • Birth control
  • Sexually transmitted disease (STD) and HIV testing and treatment
  • PEP and PrEP
  • Primary care
  • Urgent care
  • Mental health and/or substance abuse counseling
  • Comprehensive HIV primary care to young people between the ages of 18 and 24
  • Drop-in
  • Case management
  • Peer support
  • Housing and other services

How to make an appointment?

  • Call 415-749-6976 and ask to speak to a case manager
  • For patients newly diagnosed with HIV and in need of immediate antiretroviral (ARV) medication start and housing stabilization:
    • page the AC/AC RAPID team at 415-257-6545
    • your call will be returned within 15 minutes Monday – Friday 10am – 4pm

Languages spoken:

  • English
  • Spanish

Cole Street Youth Clinic

Location: Huckleberry Youth Multi-Service Center
555 Cole Street @ Haight
San Francisco, CA 94117
Phone number: (415) 751-8181
Fax number: (415) 831-4525

Serves: Youth, ages 12-24, including homeless and runaway youth in addition to any youth living in San Francisco

Services:

  • Birth control
  • Sexually transmitted disease (STD) and HIV testing and treatment
  • PEP and PrEP
  • Primary care
  • Urgent care
  • Mental health and/or substance abuse counseling

How to make an appointment?

Call  (415) 751-8181, 9am-5pm, Monday-Friday.
Call during off hours to leave a message.

Languages spoken:

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Cantonese

Appointment Hours:

  • Monday-Wednesday & Friday 9am-1pm & 2pm-5pm
  • Thursday 2pm-5pm

Drop-In Hours:

  • Tuesday & Thursday 2pm-5pm

Closed during San Francisco City Holidays

Dimensions Clinic

Location: Castro Mission Health Center
3850 17th Street
San Francisco, CA 94114
Phone number: (415) 934-7715
Fax number: (415) 558-8221

Serves: Ages 12-25, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, Intersex, and Queer Youth, from San Francisco and the Bay Area

Services:

  • Birth control
  • Sexually transmitted disease (STD) and HIV testing and treatment
  • PEP and PrEP
  • Primary care
  • Urgent care
  • Mental health and/or substance abuse counseling
  • Primary and Reproductive Health Care for Queer Youth
  • Specialized Medical Services for Transgender Youth including Hormone Therapy
  • Behavioral Health Services for Queer Youth

How to make an appointment?

Call the Dimensions intake coordinator at (415) 934-7715 or Dimensions Clinic Coordinator at (415) 934-7717.

  • English
  • Spanish

Appointment Hours:

  • Thursday 5pm-8pm
  • Saturday 12pm-3pm

Closed during San Francisco City Holidays

Hawkins Youth Clinic

Location: 1099 Sunnydale Avenue,
3rd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94134
Phone Number: (415) 585-2451

Serves: Youth, ages 12-24

Services:

  • Birth control
  • Sexually transmitted disease (STD) and HIV testing and treatment
  • PEP and PrEP
  • Primary care
  • Urgent care
  • Mental health and/or substance abuse counseling

How to make an appointment?

Call (415) 585-2451 or drop-in. Call during off hours to leave a message.

Languages spoken:

  • English
  • Spanish

Appointment & Drop-In Hours: Wed 1:00pm-5:00pm

Michael Baxter Clinic (Larkin Street Youth Clinic)

Location: Larkin Street Youth Services
134 Golden Gate Avenue
San Francisco CA 94102
Phone Number: (415) 673-0911 x259
Fax: (415) 749-1032

Serves: Youth, ages 12-24, including homeless and runaway youth in addition to any youth living in San Francisco

Services:

  • Birth control
  • Sexually transmitted disease (STD) and HIV testing and treatment
  • PEP and PrEP
  • Primary care
  • Urgent care
  • Mental health and/or substance abuse counseling

How to make an appointment?
Call (415) 673-0911 x259 9am-5pm, Monday-Friday. Call during off hours to leave a message.

Languages:

  • English
  • Spanish

Appointment & Drop-In Hours:

  • Monday & Wednesday-Friday 9am-1pm & 2pm-5pm
  • Tuesday 11am-5pm

Special Programs for Youth (SPY)

Location: Juvenile Justice Center
375 Woodside Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94127
Phone Number: (415) 753-7810

Serves: Incarcerated youth, up to age 19

Services: SPY is not open to the public.

  • Birth control
  • Sexually transmitted disease (STD) and HIV testing and treatment
  • PEP and PrEP
  • Primary care
  • Urgent care
  • Mental health and/or substance abuse counseling
  • Acute medical services
  • Family planning
  • Immunizations

Languages:

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Cantonese

Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm

School-Based Clinics

Balboa Teen Health Center

Location: Balboa High School
1000 Cayuga Avenue, Room 156
San Francisco, CA 94112
Phone Number: (415) 469-4512
Fax: (415) 337-2175

Serves: Youth, ages 12-25

Services:

  • Birth control
  • Sexually transmitted disease (STD) and HIV testing and treatment
  • PEP and PrEP
  • Primary care
  • Urgent care
  • Mental health and/or substance abuse counseling

How to make an appointment?

Call (415) 469-4512, 9am-5pm, Monday-Friday.
Call during off hours to leave a message.
During school hours, Balboa students may drop-in to the clinic to set up an appointment.

Languages spoken:

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Cantonese
  • Tagalog
  • Italian

Hours for Balboa Students:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 8:30am-5pm
  • Wednesday 10am-5pm

Hours for patients who are not Balboa students:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 3pm-5pm
  • Wednesday 1pm-5pm

Closed during San Francisco City Holidays

Burton Teen Clinic

Location: Burton High School
400 Mansell Street
San Francisco, CA 94134
Phone Number: (415) 469-4006 x3

Serves: Burton High School Students Only

Services:

  • Birth control
  • Sexually transmitted disease (STD) and HIV testing and treatment
  • PEP and PrEP
  • Primary care
  • Urgent care
  • Mental health and/or substance abuse counseling

How to make an appointment?

Students can visit the Wellness Center during school hours and set up a clinic appointment.

Languages spoken:

  • English
  • Spanish

Hours: 

  • Tuesday 8:30am-12pm
  • Thursday 1pm-5pm

Willie Brown Middle School Wellness Center

Location: Willie Brown Middle School
2055 Silver Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94124
Phone Number: (415) 642-8901

Serves: Willie Brown Middle School Students

Services:

  • Birth control
  • Sexually transmitted disease (STD) and HIV testing and treatment
  • PEP and PrEP
  • Primary care
  • Urgent care
  • Mental health and/or substance abuse counseling

How to make an appointment?

For WBMS students, come in to the Wellness Center any time to set up an appointment.

Languages:

  • English
  • Spanish

Hours: Monday & Wednesday 9am-12:30pm

Leadership

Lori Kohler, MD

Interim Medical Director

Carol Taniguchi, MPH, PNP

Clinical Nurse Lead

Michael Petersen, LCSW

Director