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Bayview Edition: February 17, 2021


A new Essential Services Resources Hub at the Southeast Community Facility at 1800 Oakdale Avenue opens today in San Francisco’s Bayview.

From the press release:

"This site will offer the following services: access to food; on-site completion of public benefits applications including unemployment, disability, medical, cal fresh, and cal works; employment assistance including resume building, Individual Taxpayer Identification Number applications, job searches, job placement, and job training; economic relief such as rental relief, family funds, and right to recover; application assistance to PG&E, water, garbage, and other utility bills; and applications to affordable housing. Other services include: enrollment in mental health support, legal counseling, worker rights assistance, and housing rights cases. Educational assistance to enrolling in school, distance learning workshops, and signing up for vocationary and post-secondary education will also be provided at the Bayview Essential Services Resource Hub."

The Bayview Essential Services Resource Hub is scheduled to open on Wednesday February 17 at 10 a.m. by appointment. Residents interested in seeking assistance may contact Tracy Taper at 415-822-3491 or ttaper@ycdjobs.org to schedule an appointment.

Find food through the SF/Marin Food Bank around the region by clicking here.

Find volunteer opportunities at the SF/Marin Food Bank by clicking here.

Listen to KALW stories and interviews about the SF/Marin Food Bank:

A Conversation With SF/Marin Food Bank’s New Director Tanis Crosby — KALW’s Hana Baba

Behind The Scenes At The SF/Marin Food Bank — KALW’s Rebecca Birungi

Helping Fight Food Insecurity, One Bag At A Time — KALW’s Liza Ramrayka

Click the play button above to listen to the live newscast with info & resources in Bayview-Hunters Point.

Ben was hired as Interim Executive Director of KALW in November, 2021.
Kevin Vance created a program of folk music for KALW, A Patchwork Quilt, in October 1991. He grew up in Berkeley during the 1960s and '70s and spent his years learning in public schools, community colleges, bookstores, libraries, and non-commercial radio stations, as well as from the people around him. When he's not on the radio, then he's selling books, taking care of his family, listening to music, entering stuff into a computer, or taking a class.