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Drop-In/Same Day Clinic - Same day appointments and drop in visits. Must come in person to make an appointment and be evaluated by a triage nurse. Operates from 8:00 a.m. -8:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday; 9:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays.

Drop-In Nurse Clinic - Operates from 8:00 a.m. -8:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday; 9:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays.

Primary Care Clinics - All primary care clinics are interdisciplinary and include: medical, social and psychological services; education and outreach.

Community Site Clinics - In addition to services at Tom Waddell Health Center, Health Care for the Homeless provides medical, podiatry, mental health and social services around the City as part of its Outreach Program.

San Francisco Department of Public Health
Homeless Services

Program Description

Homeless Programs administers a number of special projects and contracts with community-based organizations to deliver a variety of services to homeless persons, including the clinics listed at the right and the Tom Waddell Health Center described below.

Special Projects

  • Homeless Death Prevention
  • Winter Shelter
  • COR Outreach Services
  • Community Housing Partnership
  • Episcopal Community Services

Population Served

Homeless of San Francisco

Tom Waddell Health Center

The Health Center specializes in multidisciplinary services to respond to a wide range of medical, psychological, and social needs presented by homeless clients. The internal structure of Tom Waddell Health Center is divided into two structures: Clinical disciplines (medical, nursing, social work, mental health, outreach) provide the forum for administrative and clinical supervision; clinical teams provide the forum for the organization of patient care through multi-disciplinary services, with each team being organized around a primary care or specialty focus, (HIV, mental health, substance abuse, Women Services, shelters, Substance Abuse Residential Centers).  The Tom Waddell Health Center is part of the Community Health Network.