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We have a crisis on our streets.
Why aren't we acting like it?

Homelessness continues to be San Francisco’s most urgent problem. With San Francisco having already spent vast resources on homelessness for decades, it is clear that something is very broken in the City’s response to this crisis. It is time for a new approach.

We want to end homelessness now


RescueSF is a citywide coalition of residents advocating for compassionate and effective solutions to homelessness in San Francisco.  We are currently engaged with more than 45 neighborhood associations and community benefit districts across all eleven of the city’s electoral districts. We are independent, non-ideological, and non-partisan.

We believe that if San Francisco’s residents can unite their voices, we can break through the barriers that are unnecessarily prolonging the suffering of unhoused people on our streets. Homelessness is not just a problem of the Tenderloin, or the Bayview, or the Mission. It is a problem for all of San Francisco, and we need all residents to join together for our voices to be heard. 

We are calling for change

San Franciscans feel they have no voice and are helpless to solve the city’s problems. We want to change that. As we come together, our voices will be heard.


We call on our government to address the suffering of the thousands of people living on our streets and their impact on everyone else.

Learn more about our action plan.


Number of homeless people in San Francisco

Upcoming Events

  • Thu, May 12
    Hearing: "A Place for All" Legislation
    May 12, 2022, 10:00 AM
    Call-In: 415-655-0001, ID: 2490 219 9126##
    The ordinance would require the Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing to prepare an implementation plan within three months, including an estimate of how many people would be expected to accept shelter in the City and the cost of providing shelter for all people willing to accept it.


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