San Francisco Community Health Center
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To transform lives by advancing health, wellness, and equality.


We are an LGBTQ and people of color health organization that believes EVERYONE deserves access to high quality health care. We foster resilience, strength, connection, health, and wellness for all communities. To us, health care will always be grounded in social justice.


Our core values guide how we fulfill our mission, including our decision making, community collaborations, and program delivery. 

  • Client-Centered
  • Compassion 
  • Justice 
  • Leadership 
  • Respect 
  • Sex Positivity
  • Wellness 


Our comprehensive, integrated approach to individual and community health puts our clients at the center of our work. Our wide array of medical, mental health, education, and community services are designed to empower people in safe, respectful, and supportive spaces. Individual and community transformations inform our training, consultation, and policy advocacy work. 


  • Conviction #1: SFCHC is the “safety net for the safety net”.  We are here to provide high quality health care for those who fall through the safety nets provided by commercial and public health institutions.
  • Conviction #2: Our whole-person approach is front and center. SFCHC is staffed by a a team that embraces our clients’ intersectionalities and the diverse lived experiences. We meet our clients where they are in order to deliver high-quality precision health care, substance use treatment, HIV prevention and treatment, mental health services, dental care, and social support.
  • Conviction #3: SFCHC leads through advocacy and policy work. We champion our values and the needs of our clients from city hall to the nation’s capital.
  • Conviction #4: We take smart risks and innovate in service of our communities. Input from our front line staff and clients fuels our creativity in delivering compassionate and community-centered care.