Collaborations help us all. PRC understands exactly how important these relationships are when it comes to supporting our community. These are our partners.

Working in concert with over 50 public and private partners and local and national thought leaders, PRC collaborates on services and topics related to HIV/AIDS, Workforce Development, Legal Advocacy, access to health benefits, and housing. As a community, we work together to ensure that the needs of our clients are met; share our perspectives and […]
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A Letter from PRC CEO Brett Andrews

As we mark the end of our 2021-22 fiscal year – and what a year it has been – I can’t help taking stock of all that we have accomplished together, most recently a fabulously successful, in-person (for the first time in three years!) Pride Brunch, as well as some tremendous new sources of funding […]
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“This can be one of the most important roles we play in someone’s life.”

To say that we’re fortunate to have Joe Ramirez-Forcier managing PRC’s Workforce Development Program would be a massive understatement. His compassion and work ethic goes above and beyond as he navigates the complex situations many of our clients face, and he does this with an incredibly welcoming smile and a calming demeanor. We sat down […]
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“PRC fundamentally changed my life for the better.”

David can personally attest to what an impact PRC has on the lives of those who really need the help. “I will never forget how PRC helped me during some of my darkest days. They supported me, and it fundamentally changed my life for the better. How, you may ask? It was January 2000. I […]
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Hummingbird Valencia Opens in San Francisco’s Mission District

On Tuesday, May 18th, Hummingbird Valencia opened its doors to San Francisco adult residents experiencing homelessness, mental health crises and substance use disorders. Based on the success of its predecessor, Hummingbird Potrero, the Valencia respite center will be a vital resource to help the City’s most vulnerable on a path to a better future.                 “PRC’s […]
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Hummingbird Valencia Prepares to Open its Doors in Spring 2021

PRC Baker Places will soon open the Hummingbird Valencia behavioral health respite center for adults experiencing homelessness, behavioral health and substance use disorders. Hummingbird Valencia is a partnership between PRC, the San Francisco Department of Public Health (DPH), Tipping Point Community, and the Salvation Army. The facility will serve adult residents of San Francisco, particularly […]
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Client Spotlight: In His Own Words

Dave Charbonneau sat down in June to talk about his experiences with addiction and PRC. You narrow yourself into a corner when you use for a long time. I was emaciated, missing teeth, homeless, jobless, unemployable, and contracted HIV. When you’re in that place, it’s hard to see any possibility. What’s on the other side? […]
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Bold Steps for Mental Health and Substance Use Treatment Access

PRC is proud and grateful for the series of bills that Gov. Gavin Newsom recently signed into law that will tremendously help our clients, partners, and agencies serve the most critical needs of those suffering with behavioral health challenges.  These measures represent bold steps in the right direction that will make it easier for people to access […]
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In History: Medicare and Medicaid Celebrates the 55th Anniversary

On July 30, 1965, Medicare and Medicaid programs were establish when President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the legislation them into law. This year marks the 55th anniversary of these important healthcare programs and they have continued to protect the health and well-being of millions of families, saving lives, and improving the economic security in the United States. To […]
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