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Providence Church Shelter

1601 McKinnon Avenue
San Francisco, CA - 94124

Emergency Shelter
During the regular season, we operate an emergency shelter site to sleep homeless men, women and families at the Providence Baptist Church (PBC). This site houses up to 125 homeless clients nightly. We operate also at the First Friendship Institutional Baptist Church (FFIBC), located at 501 Steiner Street, San Francisco. We operate this site year round sleeping 25 families or 50 spaces. Hours are daily from 3pm to 8am. Transportation is available for afternoon pick up and morning drop off from the SF Public Library, A Women's Place at 211 - 13th Street, MSC South, Next Door, and Glide Memorial. For more information, you may call (415) 642-0234 during normal business hours, or (415) 431-4785 during site operation hours.

Providence Baptist Church has an emergency shelter site to sleep homeless men, women and families. The site houses up to 125 homeless clients nightly; During the winter period, December 1 through March 31, it also operates a shelter at the Bethel AME Church site, which houses 25 families nightly. The City and County continues to provide funding for the programs. In-kind support comes from auxiliaries and families from the Providence Baptist Church, and other local churches in the way of food and sometimes clothing.

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  1. Liam
    Feb 13, 2019Reply
    I really would like to continue my 90-day reservation at Providence. Your staff has been instrumental in my speedy recovery as a victim of Auto Assault in 01/2018. I came to San Joaquin County to check on housing, get a car rental, and check in with my doctor. My Amtrak Bus did not get me to Stockton until 4:30 p.m. Unfortunately, it was too late to get a train back. I'd like to keep my bed and return tonight. Is that possible? I will wait for an answer. Thank you. (BTW, my phone is not charged at this time. I am @ the Public Library) Ms. Felicia
  2. Al
    Apr 29, 2019Reply
    Always I will remember Providence . It was my first experience in S F . I found there a support , the spiritual and real thing that we the homeless need in our critical time. Thank you . God blessed you

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