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Compass Clara House

 Compass Clara House is an 18–24 month transitional housing program where families live in private apartments and receive intensive wrap-around support. 


  • Housing in 13 individual family apartments within a uniquely supportive community

  • 6 to 18-month action plans designed with each family to help clients achieve their education, career and housing goals

  • Intensive case management and onsite therapy

  • Hands-on employment, education, and life skills support for parents

  • Full-day licensed childcare for children through age five, and an afterschool homework and tutoring program for older children and teenagers

  • Housing search assistance for families graduating from the program

  • Follow-up after-care support provided for one year

How to get connected


In person: 37 Grove Street during operating hours to meet with an Access Point staff member for an eligibility assessment.

By phone: Call us at 415-644-0504 and follow the instructions to be directed to Central City Access Point. Calls will be returned within two business days.

Online: Learn more about Family Coordinated Entry and Family Access Points.


Jane Schisgal, LCSW, Program Director
Barbara Whitaker, MA, Assistant Program Director


111 Page Street, San Francisco, CA 94102