Reinvesting in Black Communities

Seeded by a generous grant from Gilead Sciences, the Black/African American Leadership Council (BAALC) launched in August 2019 to sharpen focus on addressing disparities impacting the African-American community in San Francisco. PRC expected a year-long quiet phase for the collective of 47 (and counting) cross-sector African American leaders before publicizing the BAALC. However, urgency surrounding both the pandemic […]
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COVID-19 ADAP Update from the California Department of Public Health Office of AIDS

For all participants whose enrollment expired or was set to expire before August 30, 2020 ADAP & PrEP-AP has extended eligibility to August 31, 2020 OA-HIPP, EB-HIPP & MDPP enrollments have been extended through September 30, 2020 New ADAP applicants can reach out by phone or email to an enrollment worker Find an Enrollment Worker Site here […]
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What is PrEP?

Have you heard of PrEP and wondered what it stood for? PrEP stands for Pre-exposure prophylaxis. PrEP is a daily HIV prevention pill for those who are HIV-negative and want to reduce their risk of exposure to HIV.  Research shows that, when taken consistently, PrEP provides protection from contracting HIV in a high percentage of […]
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Black Lives Matter

In response to the tragic events of the past week, we want to restate our key organizational value of Justice in all its forms. Our clients represent communities that have long faced cyclical poverty and structural inequity. At a time when their suffering is already compounded by COVID-19’s devastating impact on their health, community and […]
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Emergency Response to COVID Must Include Behavioral Health

What happens when Californians living with mental illness and substance use disorders (SUDs) are unable to receive the care they need? Historically, many end up in jails and Emergency Departments or living on the street. Before COVID-19, this was an inadequate solution, one that community safety net providers worked hard to remedy. Now, the need […]
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A new job and new hope: Henry’s Resilience

A sense of momentum was hard to hold onto with the COVID-19 pandemic unfurling around him. Not only did Henry lose his income as a driver for Lyft, but his sense of well-being and a promising future—like all of us struggling to stay positive and focused during the changed circumstances of this public health emergency—disappeared. I […]
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Accessing Services During COVID-19 Shelter-In-Place

Your health and safety are our top priority at PRC. During this COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) public health emergency, we remain steadfast in our mission to stabilize and champion the most vulnerable among us and to support adults of all ages who are affected by addiction, HIV/AIDS, mental health challenges, under or unemployment, and homelessness.  We are […]
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COVID-19 Update – A Message from our CEO March 20, 2020

Dear Friends, I know this is such a challenging time for all of us. On behalf of PRC, I want to extend my heartfelt appreciation to all of you for stepping forward to support our community, particularly those most vulnerable – your support and engagement is a wonderful demonstration of our collective humanity. PRC remains steadfast in […]
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ORDER OF THE HEALTH OFFICER No. C19-09 & -07c – Shelter In Place through May 31

April 29th – San Francisco’s health orders were updated and extended through May 31st. Click here to access the updated order, Frequently Asked Questions, and information about “what has changed” from the San Francisco Department of Public Health. March 31st – San Francisco Department of Health has issued “ORDER OF THE HEALTH OFFICER No. C19-07b (SHELTER IN […]
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