Real independence means more than staying in your own home. It also means having a life outside your home.

Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRC) of San Francisco

The Department of Aging and Adult Services (DAAS) funds the Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC), with 12 locations conveniently located throughout San Francisco. Supervision of the 12 ADRC sites is provided by the Institute on Aging.

The ADRC provides Information and Assistance services in various languages. It is recommended to call each site to determine which one has the language you are looking for. Languages included, but are not limited to: English, Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, Toishanese, Russian, Samoan, and American Sign Language. These services are provided to Seniors age 60 and above, as well as younger people with disabilities age 18+.

The ADRC serves as a one-stop shop for community members to find assistance in accessing services and resources. The ADRC provides consumers with information so they will be more aware of their rights and assist community members to remain living independently in the community.

The ADRC will work closely with the DAAS Integrated Intake Unit and other San Francisco organizations to provide more efficient information and referral services to older adults as well as younger adults with disabilities.

Some of the services the ADRC can assist you with are:

  • Caregiver assistance and support
  • Case management services
  • Employment and training opportunities
  • Financial assistance and planning
  • Food and nutrition
  • Health and wellness
  • Housing and shelter
  • In home care
  • Legal assistance
  • Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) programs and services
  • Medical and dental care
  • Mental health and counseling services
  • Paperwork and application assistance
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Senior centers
  • Translation services
  • Transportation
  • Other community resources

ADRC Volunteer Opportunities

The ADRC is in need of bilingual volunteers who will be trained to support the Information and Assistance Specialists, as well as providing administrative support. *If not bilingual, we can still use your help! With our outstations throughout San Francisco, you will be able to volunteer in a convenient location near you. As an ADRC volunteer, you will have a wide array of duties which may include administrative support; accompanying consumers to medical appointments, public benefit interviews, filling out forms and serving as a translator and interpreter. You may also assist in receiving phone referrals and making follow-ups on services arranged for consumers. For more information please call the ADRC Supervisor, Rowena Fontanos at 415.750.8720.

ADRC Locations

All numbers listed have English capacity.

6221 Geary Boulevard, 3rd Floor, San Francisco, 94121
Russian-415.404.2938 | Chinese-415.404.5299
Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 9am-3pm
(by appointment 8:30am-9am, 3pm-3:30pm)
Languages Spoken: English, Russian, Cantonese, Mandarin

Northern California Presbyterian Homes and Services
890 Beach Street, San Francisco, 94109
Spanish-415.202.2982 | Chinese-415.202.2983
Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 9am-12:30pm, 1pm-3pm (by appointment until 4pm)
M, W, F Spanish | T, Th Mandarin Cantonese, Hokkien
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish, Cantonese, Hokkien, Mandarin

25 Kearny Street, Suite 400, San Francisco, 94108
Spanish | ASL-415.733.0990×613
Hours of Operation: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 8:30am-4:30pm (closed Wednesday)
Languages Spoken: English, American Sign Language

Self Help for the Elderly
601 Jackson Street, Basement, San Francisco, 94133
Hours of Operation: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:30am-12:30pm, 1:15pm-5:15pm | Tuesday, Thursday 8:30am-12:30pm

Self Help for the Elderly
777 Stockton Street, San Francisco, 94108
Hours of Operation: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:30am-12:30pm, 1:15pm-5:15pm | Tuesday, Thursday 1:15pm-5:15pm
Languages Spoken: English, Cantonese, Mandarin , Toishanese

Self Help for the Elderly
2601 40th Avenue, San Francisco, 94116
Hours of Operation: Monday-Thursday 8:30am-3:00pm, Friday 9am-3pm
Languages Spoken: English, Cantonese

Bayview Hunters Point Multipurpose Senior Services
1753 Carroll Avenue, San Francisco, 94124
Chinese (M, W mornings)-415.647.5353 | Samoan-415.647.5353
Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 10am-5pm
Languages Spoken: English, Samoan, Mandarin, Cantonese

Northern California Presbyterian Homes and Services
481 O’Farrell Street, San Francisco, 94102
Spanish-415.202.2982 | Chinese-415.202.2983
Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday 9am-12:30pm, 1pm-3:30pm
(by appointment until 4pm)
M, W, F Mandarin Cantonese, Hokkien | T, Th Spanish
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, Hokkien

Catholic Charities
65 Beverly Street, San Francisco, 94132
Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 8:30am-2:30pm
(by appointment 2:30pm-4pm)
Languages Spoken: English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Vietnamese, Chiu-Chow, Spanish, Cambodian

65 Laguna Street, San Francisco, 94114
Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 9am-5:30pm (by appointment 9am-11:30am | Drop-Ins 1pm-4:30pm)
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

225 30th Street, 3rd Floor, San Francisco, 94131
Spanish 415.550.2221 | 415.550.2225
Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 8:30am-3pm
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Bayview Hunters Point Multipurpose Senior Services
1390 1/2 Turk Street, San Francisco, 94115
Chinese (T, TH – 10am-3pm)-415.921.7805
Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 10am-5pm
Languages Spoken: English

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Supervision for San Francisco Aging and Disability Resource Centers is provided by Institute on Aging through funding by Department of Aging and Adult Services. To learn more about Institute on Aging, call 415.750.4111.

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