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San Francisco VA Health Care System


San Francisco VA Downtown Clinic

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San Francisco VA Downtown Clinic

The San Francisco VA Downtown Clinic offers a wide range of psychosocial and health care services. This comprehensive homeless center offers extensive programs that include outreach, therapy, housing and employment. The SFVA Downtown Clinic is conveniently located on the corner of 3rd Street and Harrison. We are easily accessible by MUNI*, BART*, the Bay Bridge and freeways. The clinic is open Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Click here for Downtown Clinic Quick Reference Guide.

Medical and Nursing Services: (415) 281-5100

  • Primary medical care, including HIV
  • Laboratory services
  • TB tests/vaccinations
  • Hepatitis C treatment
  • Nutrition
  • Podiatry
  • Sub-specialty referrals

Health Care for Homeless Veterans/Community Resource & Referral Center:

  • Social Workers
  • Daily drop-in center
  • Treatment and housing opportunities
  • Group education and counseling
  • VA benefits assistance
  • Community outreach
  • Outreach services for justice-involved Veterans

Compensated Work Therapy: (415) 281-5105

  • Employment planning/job search assistance and referral/paid work experience
  • Clean and sober community
  • Transitional residences

Mental Health Services:

  • Psychiatric outpatient care
  • Substance abuse services/Sobriety Support
  • Group and individual counseling
  • Mental Health Intensive Case Management

Support Groups:

Here's a current list of support groups offered (most are drop-in, i.e., no appointment needed).

Other Services Available On-Site:

  • Free shuttle to and from the San Francisco VA Medical Center
  • Use of shower, laundry, lockers
  • Computer room

Community Information:

San Francisco Chamber of Commerce*
SF Municipal Transportation Agency*
Healthy San Francisco*
Project Homeless Connect*
Swords to Plowshares*
SF County Veterans Service Office has TEMPORARILY closed their Downtown VA Clinic office while relocating their main office to 2 Gough St., San Francisco, CA 94013. As of February 8, 2016 they are open at the new location on 2 Gough St.  Hours of operation are Monday - Thursday, 9 a.m.- 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.  The new number is (415) 934-4201. Their Downtown VA Clinic satellite office will reopen at a later date to be determined.

(*Links will take you outside of the Department of Veterans Affairs website.)


401 3rd Street
San Francisco, CA 94107

Phone & Fax

Phone: 415-281-5100
Fax: Not Available

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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37°46'57"N 122°23'49"W