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Human Services Agency of San Francisco
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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:

The Human Services Agency continues our mission to support well-being in our communities. Currently, there are no changes to the state and federal laws that entitle you to any public benefit we administer, including: Medi-Cal (health care), CalFresh (food assistance), cash assistance, child care subsidies and related supportive services.

We continue to process applications and provide benefits to all eligible San Franciscans, including people with qualifying immigration status.

We know, however, that there is increased uncertainty about public assistance benefits in light of statements made by the President and other federal actions. Our Post-Election Frequently Asked Questions can help answer some of your most common questions:

Human Services Agency Post-Election Frequently Asked Questions English | Spanish | Chinese

Human Services Agency Post-Election Statement: San Francisco Social Safety-Net Remains Intact

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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