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Compass Family Shelter

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Compass Family Shelter

Compass Family Shelter offers families facing homelessness a safe, temporary place to stay and offers services designed to help families secure and maintain permanent housing.


(415) 644-0504 phone
(415) 673-3214 fax

Spencer Lopez Ruiz, Program Director

Jesus Aguilar, Assistant Program Director


626 Polk Street, San Francisco, CA 94102


  • Emergency shelter for 22 families for up to six months

  • Intensive case management geared towards obtaining housing and stability

  • Individual, family, couples, and child therapy

  • Housing-related financial assistance

  • Follow up case management that focuses on homelessness prevention and family self-sufficiency

  • Pre-employment support and life skills workshops

  • Children’s activities, academic support, play groups, and field trips

  • Access to a food pantry, clothing closet, personal hygiene products, diapers and baby supplies, and transportation assistance


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.

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