Dados los recientes desarrollos en cuanto al coronavirus, estamos proporcionando información para prevenir la propagación del COVID-19 y cambios de nuestros programas y servicios.
Updated: April 13, 2021
- Stonewall Project — via phone and video chat. The Stonewall Services Schedule offers more detail.
- 6th St Harm Reduction Center — see schedule for details
- Mobile Syringe Sites — see schedule
- Syringe Pick up Crew — normal hours
- Social support & Individual counseling — see schedule
- Volunteers — shifts and events canceled
All individuals entering any of our sites are required to wear a face covering that shields the mouth and nose.
Locations & hours (April 1 – April 30)
- Main Office (1035 Market Street) – Closed
- Magnet at Strut (470 Castro St.): Walk-in clients are not being seen at this time. Please call the clinic at 415-581-1600 for instructions. Sexual health screenings with STI testing offered by appointment Tuesday – Saturday from 10 am – 5 pm. Call 415-581-1600 to schedule an appointment. Individuals due for a routine HIV test or sexual health screening are encouraged to call for an appointment.
- 6th Street Harm Reduction Center (117 6th St.): Syringe access, safe disposal, harm reduction supplies and Narcan are available Monday – Friday, 11 am – 3 pm and 3:30 pm – 7 pm, and Saturday, 4 pm – 8 pm. The Hepatitis C Wellness and locker programs, and medical services are available Tuesday – Friday, 11 am – 1 pm. Enrollment for HCV Wellness / Love Your Liver is open Tuesday – Friday, 11 am – 1 pm. HIV, HCV and STI testing, pregnancy tests, and hormone checks are available Tuesday – Friday from 11 am – 1 pm.
- Mobile Syringe Sites:
- Monday: Bayview (3rd and Innes), 4 pm – 6 pm
- Tuesday: Duboce (Bikeway behind Safeway), 6 pm – 8 pm
- Wednesday: Weise Alley (at 16th), 6 pm – 8 pm
- Thursday: Hemlock Alley (off Polk St., between Post & Sutter), 7 pm – 9 pm
- Friday: 16th & Mission St., 7 pm – 9 pm
San Francisco AIDS Foundation remains committed to providing essential services during COVID-19 because we know that people living with and affected by HIV need us now more than ever.
COVID-19 vaccine appointments
San Francisco AIDS Foundation has been authorized by the California Department of Public Health to administer COVID-19 vaccines to eligible individuals. Because of limited vaccine supply appointments are available on a limited basis for current clients of SFAF programs. Learn more on our COVID-19 Vaccine Appointment page.
Sexual health services
Appointments for routine testing for HIV, hepatitis C and sexually-transmitted infections (STIs) are available. If you do not have symptoms of an STI, but would like to receive a sexual health screening with STI testing, make an appointment Tuesday – Saturday by calling 415-581-1600.
If you have symptoms of a suspected sexually transmitted infection, would like to be screened for STIs, or have had a recent HIV exposure, please call 415-581-1600 and select option #3 to be connected with the nursing team at Magnet. They will be able to coordinate services and testing for you.
If you are interested in receiving PrEP or HIV care from our clinical team, please reach out. We want to meet with you! Online scheduling will resume May 1, 2021. Until then, call 415-581-1600.
If you are currently receiving PrEP or HIV care from our clinical team, we can extend your prescriptions. To request a refill, call our navigation team at 415-437-3450. PrEP clients are being seen for follow-up visits on a limited basis. You can also email questions about PrEP or follow-up appointments to email@example.com and questions about HIV services to assist4HIV@sfaf.org.
Due to COVID-19, we are implementing measures to decrease the amount of time that clients spend in the building by requiring that registration questionnaires be filled out prior to entering the clinic. Clients will also receive a COVID-19 questionnaire that must be filled out within 24 hours before their appointment to enter the building. Scheduled visits will be cancelled if both registration questionnaires are not submitted by 9 am day of the visit. Click here to log-in to your client portal and complete the questionnaire.
All clients are required to wear masks while in the building. Masks are available if you need one.
Accessibility: There are no stairs to enter the lobby level at Strut from the street level. The building has three floors, and there is a stairwell with handrails and a wheelchair accessible elevator. There are 26 steps from the lobby to the 2nd floor and 48 steps from the lobby to the 3rd floor.
Syringe Access Services
All harm reduction supplies are available via door service at the 6th Street Harm Reduction Center and mobile syringe sites (days, hours and locations above). This includes Narcan distribution, syringe distribution & disposal services.
- Syringe Pick Up Crew: Our street-based syringe disposal team is providing rapid response syringe pickups normal hours, Monday-Sunday, 7 am – 7 pm. Learn more about the Syringe Pick Up Crew.
- In-person Stonewall Project groups and walk-ins at 1035 Market Street and Strut are on hold at this time. Clients in our enrolled program can access substance use counseling sessions by phone and via video chat. Some group services are also occurring via video conference. Please refer to this schedule of the Stonewall groups to learn more. If you have questions about Stonewall or the group schedule, call 415-487-3100 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Note: This is not crisis service and response may be delayed pending staff availability. Please dial 911 or take yourself to the nearest emergency room if there is a life-threatening emergency.
Black Health Services
- Black Brothers Esteem: Community support and referrals to food resources and health care. The following groups will be offered on video chat:
- TransLife: We are currently offering one-on-one check-ins and health and wellness referrals by phone or video chat. To join the group or set up an appointment, please reach out to MsEarl at email@example.com.
Case Management Services
- Housing & Benefits: Benefits recertifications, enrollment and extension services are available over the phone. Please reach out to your case manager directly or email Jesus Moreno at firstname.lastname@example.org, or leave a voicemail at 415-487-3037 if you want to schedule an appointment. For ADAP clients, please contact 415-487-8023.
- Centers of Excellence: Medical case managers are offering one-on-one support via phone or through video chats. The following group will be offered on video chat:
- CCHAMP/Access Hope/Black Health Weekly Support Group: Fridays at 12 am
- To set up an appointment, send an email to Sabina Simmons at email@example.com. Clients of UCSF Ward 86 or Parnassus should request a referral from their current social worker.
- Elizabeth Taylor 50-Plus Network/Bridgemen: The following groups will be offered virtually on Zoom:
- Virtual Check-In: Every 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Wednesday, 6 pm
- Virtual Coffee Chats: Every Saturday, 10 am
Masks and gift cards are available for current clients. The 50-Plus team is checking in with members by phone and video chat. Email 50PlusNetwork@sfaf.org with questions or to join a group.
The Latinx Health Services Program
Spanish speaking community members can receive limited individual services by text, e-mail, phone calls, or video chat. The Latinx Health Service Program offers groups for social support and health education. All the groups are happening on Zoom by invitation only:
- The Latino Support Group/El Grupo de Apoyo Latino – Process group focusing on the intersection of HIV, Latino migration and the impact of COVID-19, Thursdays at 3 pm
- COVID-19 Prevention & Education Group – Every 1st and last Tuesday, 3 pm
- Sexual Health Group: Every 1st and last Friday, 3 pm
- Peer Health Educator Training/Promotor de Salud: Every Monday and Wednesday, 9am
For more information or to join a group, please contact Rosa Mercado at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Los Servicios de Salud para la comunidad Latina/Latinx
Miembros de la comunidad Latina que habla Español podrá recibir servicios limitados individuales por texto, e-mail/correo electrónico, llamada telefónica, o por video-llamada. Los grupos de apoyo social y educación de salud se facilitan en Español, usando la plataforma de Zoom y su participación es a través de una invitación personalizada. Estos son los grupos que se ofrecen:
El Grupo de Apoyo Latino—Este es un Grupo de proceso enfocándose en la intersección del VIH, la Migración Latina y el COVID-19, este grupo es el Jueves a las 3 de la tarde.
All volunteer shifts and events are canceled but sign-up for our email newsletter for upcoming opportunities.
Originally published by San Francisco AIDS Foundation: Source