The City and County of San Francisco established 311 to provide an easy-to-remember telephone number that connects residents, businesses, and visitors to Customer Service Representatives ready to help with general government information and services. One Call Does It All - City Services Simplified 24-hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
Due to state budget restrictions some California State offices will be closed on Fridays. This is a list of those dates and click here to see what is OPEN otherwise the offices will be closed.
Apply for Medi-Cal and Food Stamps Online
An innovative resource, www.benefitsSF.org, allows San Francisco residents to use an online application, electronic signature, and webcam to see if they're eligible for Medi-Cal and Food Stamps. The resource allows applicants to apply for assistance from the comfort of their home, without having to set up and travel to an office interview.
The website—in English, Spanish, and Chinese—lets SF residents:
See if they are eligible for Food Stamps, Expedited Food Stamps, and Medi-Cal
Fill out an online application incorporating electronic signature for Food Stamps with the ability to electronically attach supporting documents
Have a phone or webcam interview so eligibility determination can be made for Food Stamps without an office interview
Get their applications and verification documents on a real-time basis
The website is designed to be used by the general public from home or a public access computer, such as at a library or resource center.
Visit the Juvenile Section of the SF Police Department website to find more information about the following units that safeguard juveniles and provide youth programs to keep them motivate them to stay in school.
Investigations to arrest and prosecute those who would prey on our community's youth
Cyber crime, as it affects juveniles, is monitored and prosecuted with state of the art computer technology
When left with no alternative, serious juvenile criminals are apprehended with the goal of rehabilitating them back into the community
Knowing the concern and anxiety these cases generate, our investigators respond expeditiously and thoroughly to all reports while attempting to assist and comfort affected citizens
Through a myriad of outreach programs, the San Francisco police department youth programs reaches out to every interest of our city's youth, attempting to partner with them—integrating them as successful citizens of the future