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Larkin Street Youth Services

Human Services

Larkin Street Youth Services

Multipurpose center for runaway, homeless and street youth that provides emergency services including shelter, counseling, medical treatment and an on-site school.


Offers a continuum of services designed to help homeless and runaway youth find permanent alternatives to street life. Services include street outreach, a drop-in center that includes three meals a day, counseling, support groups and recreation, case management, and two emergency shelters. The agency also offers longer term, transitional housing. In addition, a medical clinic provides primary care as well as anonymous HIV testing and counseling. Also provides education and employment services. Formerly known as Larkin Street Youth Center.


Public Transit:

MUNI - 2 Clement, 3 Jackson, 4 Sutter, 19 Polk, 47 Van Ness. BART to Civic Center Station, then transfer to 19 Polk.
1138 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94109 37.7879416 -122.4191082 Human Services

Service Options

Languages Spoken:

  • Spanish

Accessibility Options:

  • Wheelchair





Runaway and homeless youth


Age 12-24

How to Apply:

Walk in or apply by phone.

Service Wait Estimate:

No wait.

Service Areas:

  • Alameda County
  • Contra Costa County
  • Marin County
  • San Francisco County
  • San Mateo County
  • Santa Clara County