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Folsom Street Market 2021

July 25th 2021

The SFCHC crew had a wonderful time at Folsom Street market on Sunday! We engaged with our leather and kink friends on the streets of SF providing HIV testing and health education!

Tenderloin Pride 2021

The Tenderloin celebrating our first annual Pride Festival in the Tenderloin with special guest host Tita Aida. Featuring: Drag shows, live performances, special guest DJ’s, over 15 FOOD BOOTHS, 30 merchant vendor booths featuring art, clothing and more. The festival benefited organizations providing services and mutual aid to LGBTQIA+ and unhoused folks in San Francisco.

National Transgender HIV Testing Day: A Virtual Experience

April 18th 2021

National Transgender HIV Testing Day is an observance to recognize the importance of routine HIV testing and status awareness, and other HIV prevention efforts among transgender and gender non-conforming people.


COVID-19 Response Team

February 2021- Present

Our COVID-19 Response Team started in February 2021 to mobile the community in the Tenderloin to test and vaccinate against the novel coronavirus. Together with our partners at Glide, UCSF, Curry Center and SFAF we are protecting our community.


National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2020

May 19th 2020

On May 19, 2020 SFCHC along with community partners held the National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. We hosted a live stream panel discussion via Facebook where we invited community leaders to share their insights, tips, and importance of leading the next generation of HIV activist to end the HIV/AIDS in the Asian & Pacific Islander Community.

National Transgender HIV Testing Day 2020

April 18th 2020

National Transgender HIV Testing Day It is a special day to raise HIV status awareness through testing, prevention and treatment among trans and GNC folks. It also aims to continue to elevate and improve the quality of life for many who are at higher risk for HIV infection. Although we now have more effective prevention tools and efforts, we must continue to encourage folks to know their HIV status so they can take the necessary steps and choices on how to live healthier and productive lives.  SFCHC hosted a live-streamed panel discussion via Facebook where we invited other Community Leaders to discuss the importance and life-changing power of HIV testing.

Generations Black LGBTQ+ Experiences 2020

February 21st 2020

In honor of Black History month San Francisco Community Health Centered partnered with allied organizations in San Francisco and Oakland to hold this event that uplifts the history and celebrate current Black LGBTQ+ achievements in the community.

Love Is…Revelry

February 14th 2020

Love Is…. A Valentine’s Day Revelry. Is a special celebration for all aspects of love and acceptance in the Trans and GNC Community! We had a lovely time with music, food, HIV Testing and performances. This is apart of a month long campaign #loveyourstatus to bring HIV awareness to the Trans and GNC Community.

Halloween 2019

October 31st 2019

San Francisco Community Health Center presents an all client Halloween party providing fun games, prizes, great food and of course costumes!

Folsom Street Fair 2019

September 29th 2019

San Francisco Community Health Center participated in Folsom Street Fair 2019 with our Big Bang Galaxy cutouts for people to take pictures. We also highlighted Trans:Thrive and The Connection in addition to providing HIV testing, substance use counseling and a build a kink bear workshop.

San Francisco Pride 2019

June 26th – 30th 2019

San Francisco Community Health Center has long history participating in San Francisco Pride which is quite fitting because this year’s Pride theme is “Generations of Resistance.” Activities include “Walk with Pride” Pre-Party, Trans-March, SFCHC Pride March Contingent and the Asian and Pacific Islander Stage and Pavilion.

National API HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2019

May 24th 2019

Since 1987, our organization has stood at the frontlines in the fight against HIV/AIDS in the API community. In 2005, we commemorated this ongoing fight by establishing the National API HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on May 19th. Fourteen years later, we continue to celebrate our community and raise awareness of the prevalence of HIV/AIDS within the API community but also to ensure that there is a representation of APIs within HIV/AIDS-related research and policy.

National Transgender HIV Testing Day 2019

April 18th 2019

A National HIV/AIDS Testing and Community Mobilization Initiative Engaging the Transgender Community. Also a discussion with community leaders on the topic of HIV criminalization in the transgender sex-worker community with Toni Newman, Diana Feliz Olivia and Carol Henry. Hosted by Niki “Tita Aida” Calma.

America In Transition

March 27th 2019

Presented by: Trans:Thrive, The SF LGBT Center, Office of Trans Initiatives, St. James Infirmary Clinic, San Francisco AIDS Foundation 17

America in Transition (AIT) is a documentary series and community engagement campaign that explores community, family, and social issues for trans people of color across the United States.

High-Impact HIV Prevention Summit 2019

February 21st – 22nd 2019

SFCHC’s Capacity Building & Assistance Team is excited to have our 2019 High-Impact HIV Prevention Summit, themed “Care Smart, Work Smart.” The Summit is targeted at direct service providers and frontline staff across California, and will be based around the HIV care continuum. Featuring conversations and workshops about innovative prevention strategies and the challenges of doing prevention work, this two-day event is a space for frontline staff to network with their peers and gain new skills and knowledge.

The Pearl Gala: Rising Together To Advance Health In Our Communities

February 1st 2019

The Pearl Gala is San Francisco Community Health Center’s celebration of health, wellness and equality with emphasis on people of color, LGBTQ and homeless or marginally-housed communities. The evening features an opening reception, a sit-down dinner, a live auction andafter party with special recognition of those who uplift health.

Folsom Street Fair 2018

September 30th 2018

San Francisco Community Health Center participated in Folsom Street Fair 2018 with our Folsom Fantasy Forest cutouts for people to take pictures. We also highlighted Trans:Thrive and The Connection in addition to providing HIV testing.

SF Pride Parade & Trans March

June 22nd & 24th 2018

SF Pride Parade and Float! Nominated for best overall float! Celebrating 30 years of being in the community and our rebranding to San Francisco Community Health Center. At Trans March in Delores park we provided HIV testing, information on our trans clinic and transformation booth allowing people change their cloths.


June 20th 2018

This pre-pride party / open house celebrates our newly redesigned center by inviting our community to hear about our programs and services.

National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

May 10th 2018

Here we commemorated May 19th, National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/Awareness Day at the University of California, Irvine. The evening forwarded our “Love&Solidarity” campaign that called for greater awareness of PrEP use, HIV Testing and Treatment as prevention methods for ending HIV in API communities.

The Pearl Gala

January 26th 2018

The Pearl Gala is our annual event celebrating the advancements in LGBTQ health at the Ritz-Carlton. This year was our 30th year anniversary as well as our announcement of our rebrand from API Wellness to San Francisco Community Health Center.

Tenderloin Cares

November 15th 2017

Tenderloin Cares or affectionately TLC was our fall series open house, where we invited hundreds of our community members in our center for a hot meal and offer a wide range of medical and support services.