Compass Resources for Families

Find internal forms and resources to help your families. 

Request Items for Families

  • Adult, kids & infant clothing

  • Books & toys

  • Kitchenware

  • Small housewares


Request a Laptop

Use the button below to request and/or return a laptop for client families or staff-use. 


Request a Furniture and Household Goods through Make It Home

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Make It Home is a Compass partner agency where you can request FREE furniture, ie. beds, dining tables, and other household items for your client families. 

How it works: 

  1. Request furniture and household goods using this form. Note: Only Compass staff should use the this form.

  2. Delivery is $450, plus an additional distance charges and funds can be provided through your program. You may also pick up and deliver the items yourself or request a volunteer delivery here

Request groceries, toiletries, hot meals and items pick up for your client families through Compass Family Resource Center. 

Indicate the day and items your client will pick up at 37 Grove in the list linked below. For items not typically provided through CFRC, please make sure to indicate where the item in the list is so CFRC staff can ensure an easy pickup for your client family. 


Make sure your client knows to pick up only during CFRC's open hours. 


Compass Family Resource Center Hours: 

Monday 9 am - 12 pm, 12 pm - 5 pm

Tuesday  9 am - 12 pm, 3 pm - 5 pm 

Wednesday  9 am - 12 pm, 12 pm - 5 pm 

Thursday  9 am - 12 pm, 12 pm - 5 pm 

Friday  9 am - 12 pm, 12 pm - 5 pm 

Saturday  CLOSED 

Sunday  CLOSED

CFRC is closed ALL DAY on Training Day (4th Tuesday of every month).

Compass Family Resource Center

Groups and Classes

Invite your families for enriching groups and classes! 

Available in English and Spanish.

Questions? Email Michele Rimando.

Learn how to make legal referrals and other helpful  legal resources for families.

Questions? Email Clark Wininger.

Compass Family Resource Center - CWORK

Project Refettorio


Questions? Email Michele Rimando.

Compass has partnered with Farming Hope and their second restaurant, Refettorio, to provide free meals to Compass families while also networking with others in the Compass community.

Meal Pick Up Days: Monday-Friday

Meal Pick Up Times: Between 4 pm - 5:30 pm

Meal Pick Up Location: 149 Fell Street, San Francisco

Compass staff will be onsite from ​4:30 pm - 5 pm to greet and connect with families. 

The form to request meals can be shared with Compass families. Compass parents must ensure they have registered for meal pick up. If they have registered and receive text alerts from Refettorio then great! If not, they will need to register to ensure there are enough meals to be picked up.

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Wellness exams, health referrals and vaccines
Note that COVID-19 vaccines are available by appointment only.
Every Wednesday from 9 am to 12 pm
Questions? Email Michele Rimando.

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Request a volunteer tutor! 

Client and staff children are eligible.

English, Spanish and other languages depending on availability.

Questions? Email Karin Lamb.

Children of Shelters Grant

Mini-Grants for education, enrichment and urgent support needs of Compass children



Email Karin Lamb.

How it works: 

  • Request a mini- grant (funding) to provide education, enrichment and urgent support for Compass kids

  • Here is an example of what you can request a mini-grant for: 

8-year-old 2nd grade student in Oakland requested $250 to attend Mathnasium, The Math Learning Center, to improve her math skills, as she was failing math.

  • Funding requests are due the last Wednesday of each month.

  • Apply for a mini-grant using the form below.