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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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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Integrating Health Services Will Improve Outcomes

As published in the San Francisco Business Times December 20th, 2019 By Brett Andrews The United States is arguably the world’s economic leader. We are also admired globally for innovation. And we’re the consummate leader in entertainment. Yet, when it comes to health care (especially for the underserved), our outcomes are woefully inadequate. To address […]
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When Personal Networks Aren’t Enough

When she was referred to PRC’s Co-op Supported Living Program by a city clinic, Kathy—a 53-year-old Korean-American woman who moved to the US when she was two—was living with and working as her ailing mother’s caregiver. Kathy had been diagnosed with schizophrenia in her late 20’s following methamphetamine use during graduate school. Since then, she’s […]
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I am an avid supporter of PRC. Here’s why.

As much as I can define myself as a happily married man, an engaged member of the San Francisco design community and an endlessly curious student of the human condition, I also would like to think that I am a responsible citizen of The City where I have lived for over 40 years. Like many […]
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Collin Burry, Principal at Gensler

Together, We Make a Difference

When PRC asked me to kick-off their Chair the Love campaign for the new service center at 170 9th Street, I was humbled and honored. And after working together for more than a year to create a permanent home, PRC’s new building is under construction and due to be completed this spring —I couldn’t be […]
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Inside 170 9th Street

PRC’s Integrated Service Center Opens April 1st!

April 1st – with your help – PRC will open a new Integrated Service Center in San Francisco and furnish solutions for more than 5,000 people this year. Woah!  Where did this Service Center come from? PRC worked hard to get here, merging AIDS Emergency Fund, Baker Places, and Positive Resource Center to change the […]
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It Is Tax Time Again

With all the recent tax reform changes, many people have many questions. Intuit has created a nice article that explains how the changes affect 2017 taxes (taxes you actually file in 2018) and changes that take effect next year during the 2018-tax filing season (taxes you file in 2019).  Below are some highlights, important dates, […]
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HEALTH TIP: U = U Got Questions?

U = U means undetectable equals untransmittable. This slogan refers to the fact that there is effectively no risk of sexually transmitting HIV when the virus is reduced to undetectable levels. An undetectable viral load for people living with HIV means they will not transmit HIV to their partners. Active engagement in treatment as prevention […]
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