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Community Substance Abuse Services


Program Description:

To reduce the harm associated with alcohol or drug use in San Francisco.

To fulfill its mission, CSAS performs the following functions:

Identifies the scope of Alcohol and Other Drug problems through an inclusive process of:

  • Data collection
  • Standardized Assessment and
  • Evaluation

Develop priorities, policies, plans, and promotes services which are responsive to community needs.

Provides access to a comprehensive array of quality, culturally competent, and cost-effective Alcohol and Other Drug prevention, treatment, outreach and education programs.

In providing these services, CSAS is guided by the following principles:

  • Offering client focused services
  • Responding to community needs
  • Ensuring equal access
  • Maintaining commitment to Culturally Competency
  • Integrating the service delivery system
  • Promoting a range of services from Harm Reduction to Abstinence


Population Served

Substance abusers in the City and County of San Francisco.


Substance Abuse Providers

See Also

Community Health Network Centers

Department of Human Services, City & County of San Francisco

CBHS Provider Manual - 2014

Substance Abuse Resources in San Francisco - Primarily for Pregnant Women and Parents with Children, September 2007 (Acrobat file, 28 pgs)

The Sage Project, Inc. (SAGE - information about and resources for victims of trafficking, sexual exploitation and violence, and individuals involved in the sex trade and those thinking of or having left prostitution)

Treatment Access Program, Community Substance Abuse Services,
Quarterly Reports  (Acrobat file) - January, 2001 - March, 2001

California Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs - Grant Funding Opportunities

Treatment On Demand, article from the newsletter of the San Francisco Practice Improvement Collaborative, January, 2002 issue (Acrobat file)