RescueSF is a citywide coalition of residents advocating for compassionate and effective solutions to homelessness in San Francisco.

Our Mission

RescueSF is a citywide coalition of residents advocating for compassionate and effective solutions to homelessness in San Francisco.

Our Mission

Our Approach

RescueSF is pursuing a compassionate, three-pronged approach:  first, end street sleeping; second, keep people housed; and third, address behavioral health needs. We work with approximately 45 neighborhood associations across all eleven of San Francisco’s electoral districts.  We are non-partisan, and we look to data and best practices to find out what works.  We organize residents, collaborate with other stakeholders, and advocate for effective policies.  

 

We are working on the following initiatives:

  • Interim Shelter: transitional shelter to bring people off the streets while waiting for permanent housing

  • Data Management: accountability and transparency in the City’s data and metrics to address homelessness

  • Construction Costs: modular housing and permitting allowances to quickly build affordable housing

  • Development Alignment: collaboration among residents and builders on solutions within neighborhoods