Health & Primary Care

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Have you or someone you care for recently gotten out of jail in SF? Are you looking for HEALTH-related resources & services in the city?
Check out these resources below!


Need Health Insurance?

  • Human Services Agency office:
  • If you have pending appointments or immediate health needs, you may be able to get temporary coverage through your provider if your insurance was turned off (e.g. San Francisco General Hospital).
  • POLICY NOTE: New developments potentially on their way with Mental Health SF
    • Could potentially help people connect more quickly with support regardless of coverage throughout reentry


Need to refill your prescription? 

  • Talk with your primary care provider, if you have one.
  • Treatment Access Program (TAP)/ CBHS Pharmacy:
    • 1380 Howard (@10th)
    • 1-800-750-2727; 415-503-4730
  • Westside Crisis Clinic
    • 245 11th Street
    • Phone: 415-355-0311
    • Hours : 8:00am-2:00pm Monday-Friday; Saturday, Sunday and Holidays are closed

Want to connect with ongoing Primary Care?


Transitions Clinic Program: HOTLINE 510-606-6400

    • Talk to a Community Health Worker with a shared history of incarceration
    • M-F, 9-5pm.
    • Accepts calls from prison and jails.
    • Get help connecting with MediCal, refills, and healthcare.
    • SF location @ Southeast Health Center
      • 2401 Keith Street- Bay View

Tom Waddell Clinic:

    • 230 Golden Gate Avenue (at Leavenworth)
    • Appointments: 415-355-7500;
    • Drop-in Slots Available Daily

Richard Fine’s People’s Clinic: SFGH

    • 1001 Potrero Avenue (between 22nd and 23rd Streets) Building 5, 1st Floor, Suite 1M)
    • 628-206-8494

Department of Public Health (DPH) Community Clinics: (including special clinics for youth) Locations throughout city

  • Haight Ashbury Free Clinics (H360): offers primary medical, dental, substance use disorder treatment, and mental health services
    • 1563 Mission Street
    • 415-746-1940
  • Lyon – Martin Women’s Health Services (H360): primary medical care, sexual and reproductive health care, and mental health services for women, gender non-conforming people, and transgender people of all gender identities and sexual orientations.
    • 1735 Mission
    • 415- 565-7667
  • Mission Neighborhood Health Center: offers healthcare for the whole family in a welcoming environment. Spanish services throughout with specialized serves at the the Latino Wellness Center
    • (415) 552-3870 
  • Native American Health Center: medical, dental, therapy, and community resources for American Indians, Alaska Natives, and residents of the surrounding communities
    • 160 CAPP St
    • 415-417-3501


  • North East Medical Services: offers linguistically-competent and culturally-sensitive health care services in many languages and dialects, including Cantonese, Mandarin, Toishan, Vietnamese, Burmese, Korean, Spanish, and Hindi.
    • 415-391-9686
  • San Francisco Free Clinic: provides free medical care to people who do not have health insurance.
    • (415) 750-9894;
    • 4900 California St (at 11th Ave)
    • Make appointment first
  • South of Market Health Center:
    • 229 7th Street;
    • Mon-Thu 8:00am – 5:00pm
    • Fri 8:00 – 1:00; Sat 8:30 – 1:30
    • By appointment and drop-in.
    • (415) 503-6000



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