Formerly Homeless & Recovery Advocate
TOM WOLF is a formerly homeless recovering heroin addict from San Francisco. In 2018, Tom spent 6 months homeless on the streets of the Tenderloin neighborhood struggling with heroin and fentanyl addiction. He was arrested 6 times for holding drugs for street-level drug dealers and other offenses and eventually went to jail for 3 months before going to a 6-month inpatient treatment program where he found recovery.
Tom has become a strong voice for a new approach to the homeless and drug crises in San Francisco and beyond. His story and solutions have been featured in local, national, and international news including CNN, FOX News, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and the San Francisco Chronicle. Tom is a Co-Founder of the California Peace Coalition and is the founder of the Recovery Education Coalition.