Whole Health Resource Directory

THE COMPONENTS OF PROACTIVE HEALTH AND WELL-BEING

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  Resource Directory


12 Steps for Healing

Similar to an AA or NA group, this lunch-time support group invites participants to reflect upon, share about and discuss issues which affect their everyday lives. Virtue or outdoor session

Location: Community - Bay Area

  • Eligibility:  Anyone
  • VA Resource:  No
  • Entry/Referral Process:  all sessions are free - drop-ins are welcome - healthy snacks provided
  • Schedule:  Schedule varies; contact POC for more information.
415-500-2099

476 Eddy Street
San Francisco, CA
Tags: behavioral health;


211.org

2-1-1 is a nation-wide service connecting over 14 million people to services every year. To get help, you can search for local resource through your local 2-1-1 provider, or simply call 2-1-1. All languages. Completely Confidential.

Website:  www.211.org
Location: Web, App-based, Phone-based

  • Eligibility:  Anyone
  • VA Resource:  No
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Please visit website or call 2-1-1.
  • Schedule:  24 hours/day & 7 days/week
211

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7 Minute Chi

7 Minute Chi allows you to move and meditate at the same time with simple moves from Tai Chi and Qi Gong. You will learn to decompress and energize with moving meditation. The exercises are simple moves performed by Master Li.

Location: Web, App-based, Phone-based

  • Eligibility:  Anyone
  • VA Resource:  No
Visit Website For More Details

Tags: complementary integrative health, manage stress, be physically active;tai chi, chronic pain


AA 12 Step Meeting

Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.

Website:  N/A
Location: San Francisco VA Medical Center

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Call Rick or Mike
  • Schedule:  Monday and Friday 12-1 p.m.
Mike Morlin
415 587-5158
Christopher Galloway
415 221-4810 x 26491

4150 Clement Street
203, GA 48
San Francisco
Tags: substance abuse, behavioral health, limit alcohol;


AA/NA, San Bruno CBOC

Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem. Offered by NA group open to Veterans and public

Website:  N/A
Location: CBOC - San Bruno

  • Eligibility:  Anyone
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Please call contant for more information.
  • Schedule:  please call for schedules
Dan Evenhouse
415 221-4810 x22839
San Bruno CBOC
650 615-6019


(San Mateo County)
Tags: substance abuse, behavioral health, limit alcohol;


Acceptance & Commitment, PRRC Class

Serenity increases when we have the wisdom to accept the difficult things in life we cannot change and the commitment to change the ones we can. This class teaches skills from Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) to help you.

Location: San Francisco VA Medical Center

  • Eligibility:  Veterans enrolled in PRRC (Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery Program)
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Please call PRRC to register for class, 415 750-2226
AJ Smither
Alex.Smither@va.gov
415 750-2073
Mark Smith
415 609-7986

4150 Clement Street
GA - 28
San Francisco, CA
(San Francisco County)
Tags: substance abuse, behavioral health;


Access Center Substance Use Transitions Group

Non-judgmental discussion of how substance use impacts your life.

Website:  N/A
Location: San Francisco VA Medical Center

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  By referral from your Mental Health clinician or Mental Health intake clinic.
  • Schedule:  Tuesdays/Thursdays 1:30-2:20pm By Phone Only at this time
Rachel Yang
Rachel.Yang@va.gov
(415) 221 4810
Access to Care Nurse
(415)221-4810 x25104

4150 Clement Street
203, Behavioral Health Access Center
San Francisco
(San Francisco County)
Tags: substance abuse, behavioral health, be involved in your health care, limit alcohol;


Access Day, De Young Museum

Museum is close to the public, but open to those who have registered with program for people with disability, includes private tours led by docents.

Location: Community - Bay Area

  • Eligibility:  Anyone
  • VA Resource:  No
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Please contact Access Programs and check calendar for the Access Viewing Day.
access@famsf.org
415-750-7645

50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive
De Young Museum of San Francisco, Golden Gate Park
San Francisco
(San Francisco County)
Tags: complementary integrative health;


Access to Free COVID-19 At-home Rapid Tests

Ordering for free at-home COVID-19 tests is now open.

Location: Community - Bay Area

  • Eligibility:  Anyone
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Order online
  • Schedule:  Schedule varies; contact POC for more information.

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Access to Free COVID-19 At-home Rapid Tests

Ordering for free at-home COVID-19 tests is now open. Ordering online

Location: Community - Bay Area

  • Eligibility:  Anyone

Tags: primary care;


ACT Coach

helps you work with a mental health professional during Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). ACT aims to help you live with unpleasant thoughts and feelings without avoiding them or being controlled by them. ACT Coach is not a self-help tool and should only be used while in therapy with a provider.

Website:  N/A
Location: Web, App-based, Phone-based

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  To be used with therapy
Search Your App Store

Tags: behavioral health, manage stress;ACT, acceptance, committment


ACT for Chronic Pain Valued Living Group

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for chronic pain. Referral needed by VA provider. 8-week cycle.

Website:  N/A
Location: San Francisco VA Medical Center

  • Eligibility:  Veterans with chronic health conditions (e.g., cardiac, respiratory, pain, cancer)
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  IPRP participant only. : Referral needed by VA provider. 8-week cycle.
  • Schedule:  Mondays, 10:00am-11:15 am
Erin Watson, Psy.D.
erin.watson@va.gov
415 221-4810 x 24783
415 221-4810 x 24783

4150 Clement Street
Pain-Anesthesia Clinic
San Francisco, CA
(San Francisco County)
Tags: substance abuse, behavioral health, be involved in your health care;


Active Yoga

For those who want to build strength, stamina and flexibility.

Website:  N/A
Location: CBOC - Clearlake

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Ask you PCP for a Whole Health consult
  • Schedule:  Tuesday/Friday from 11:00 am to noon
Catherine Pham
(415) 221-4810 x24221

Tags: complementary integrative health, manage stress, be physically active;


Active Yoga

For those who want to build strength, stamina and flexibility.

Website:  N/A
Location: CBOC - Clearlake

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Ask you PCP for a Whole Health consult
  • Schedule:  Tuesday/Friday from 11:00 am to noon
Catherine Pham
(415) 221-4810 x24221

Tags: complementary integrative health, manage stress, be physically active;


Active Yoga

For those who want to build strength, stamina and flexibility.

Website:  N/A
Location: CBOC - Eureka

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Ask you PCP for a Whole Health consult
  • Schedule:  Tuesday/Friday from 11:00 am to noon
Catherine Pham
(415) 221-4810 x24221

Tags: complementary integrative health, manage stress, be physically active;


Active Yoga

For those who want to build strength, stamina and flexibility.

Website:  N/A
Location: CBOC - Eureka

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Ask you PCP for a Whole Health consult
  • Schedule:  Tuesday/Friday from 11:00 am to noon
Catherine Pham
(415) 221-4810 x24221

Tags: complementary integrative health, manage stress, be physically active;


Active Yoga

For those who want to build strength, stamina and flexibility.

Website:  N/A
Location: CBOC - San Bruno

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Ask you PCP for a Whole Health consult
  • Schedule:  Tuesday/Friday from 11:00 am to noon
Catherine Pham
(415) 221-4810 x24221

Tags: complementary integrative health, manage stress, be physically active;


Active Yoga

For those who want to build strength, stamina and flexibility.

Website:  N/A
Location: CBOC - San Bruno

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Ask you PCP for a Whole Health consult
  • Schedule:  Tuesday/Friday from 11:00 am to noon
Catherine Pham
(415) 221-4810 x24221

Tags: complementary integrative health, manage stress, be physically active;


Active Yoga

For those who want to build strength, stamina and flexibility.

Website:  N/A
Location: CBOC - San Francisco Downtown

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Ask you PCP for a Whole Health consult
  • Schedule:  Tuesday/Friday from 11:00 am to noon
Catherine Pham
(415) 221-4810 x24221

Tags: complementary integrative health, manage stress, be physically active;


Active Yoga

For those who want to build strength, stamina and flexibility.

Website:  N/A
Location: CBOC - San Francisco Downtown

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Ask you PCP for a Whole Health consult
  • Schedule:  Tuesday/Friday from 11:00 am to noon
Catherine Pham
(415) 221-4810 x24221

Tags: complementary integrative health, manage stress, be physically active;


Active Yoga

For those who want to build strength, stamina and flexibility.

Website:  N/A
Location: CBOC - Santa Rosa

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Ask you PCP for a Whole Health consult
  • Schedule:  Tuesday/Friday from 11:00 am to noon
Catherine Pham
(415) 221-4810 x24221

Tags: complementary integrative health, manage stress, be physically active;


Active Yoga

For those who want to build strength, stamina and flexibility.

Website:  N/A
Location: CBOC - Santa Rosa

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Ask you PCP for a Whole Health consult
  • Schedule:  Tuesday/Friday from 11:00 am to noon
Catherine Pham
(415) 221-4810 x24221

Tags: complementary integrative health, manage stress, be physically active;


Active Yoga

For those who want to build strength, stamina and flexibility.

Website:  N/A
Location: San Francisco VA Medical Center

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Ask your PCP for a Whole Health consult
Catherine Pham
(415) 221-4810 x24221

Tags: complementary integrative health, manage stress, eat wisely;


Active Yoga

For those who want to build strength, stamina and flexibility.

Website:  N/A
Location: San Francisco VA Medical Center

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Ask your PCP for a Whole Health consult
  • Schedule:  Schedule varies; contact POC for more information.
Catherine Pham
(415) 221-4810 x24221

Tags: complementary integrative health, manage stress, eat wisely;


Active Yoga

For those who want to build strength, stamina and flexibility.

Website:  N/A
Location: San Francisco VA Medical Center

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Ask your PCP for a Whole Health consult
Catherine Pham
(415) 221-4810 x24221

Tags: complementary integrative health, manage stress, eat wisely;


Active Yoga

For those who want to build strength, stamina and flexibility.

Website:  N/A
Location: CBOC - Ukiah

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Ask your PCP for a Whole Health consult
  • Schedule:  Tuesday/Friday from 11:00 am to noon
Catherine Pham
(415) 221-4810 x24221

Tags: complementary integrative health, manage stress, be physically active;


Active Yoga

For those who want to build strength, stamina and flexibility.

Website:  N/A
Location: CBOC - Ukiah

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Ask your PCP for a Whole Health consult
  • Schedule:  Tuesday/Friday from 11:00 am to noon
Catherine Pham
(415) 221-4810 x24221

Tags: complementary integrative health, manage stress, be physically active;


Acupressure Self-Care (virtual)

In this 6-week course learn acupressure, massage and other self-care techniques to manage stress, pain and foster wellness. Facilitated by Acupuncturist Dr. Justin Shin and Occupational Therapist Gaylene Simmons.

Website:  N/A
Location: San Francisco VA Medical Center

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Contact POC Gaylene Simmons at 415-221-4801 x 24789
  • Schedule:  Thursdays 2:00 - 2:45
Gaylene Simmons
(415) 221-4801 x24789

Tags: depression anxiety, sleep disorder, complementary integrative health, manage stress;


Acupuncturists Without Borders

The Military Stress Recovery Project (MSRP) provides free acupuncture treatments for veterans, active military personnel, reservists and their families.

Location: Community - Bay Area

  • Eligibility:  Veterans and their families
  • VA Resource:  No
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Please contact Carla Cassler for more information.
  • Schedule:  Schedule varies; contact POC for more information.
Carla Cassler
510-847-0629
General Information
administrator@acuwithoutborders.org
(505) 266-3878

555 Deharo Street
American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (community ear clinic)
San Francisco
(San Francisco County)
Tags: substance abuse, sleep disorder, complementary integrative health;


Advanced Recovery Group, (telephone)

Advanced psychotherapy group focused on personal stability and growth in multiple areas for veterans (substance recovery, anger management, relationships, health, family, etc.); process group, working through issues of support, self-reflection, awareness, behavior change, and health maintenance. Phone number provided to group members after referral.

Website:  N/A
Location: CBOC - Santa Rosa

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Provider referral required to Dr. Zachary Delpier
  • Schedule:  Friday, 1:00 to 2:00 pm
Zachary Delpier
(707) 569-2300

3841 Brickway Blvd
Santa Rosa, CA
(Sonoma County)
Tags: substance abuse, sleep disorder, behavioral health;


Affirmative Psychotherapy Services

At the SFVA, trained staff provide individual and group psychotherapy for Veterans identifying as LGBTQ, and/or questioning. Additional services include family and couples therapy for LGBT Veterans.

Location: San Francisco VA Medical Center

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  To make an appointment for individual LGBTQ counseling, contact staff psychologist Michael Burnias, PsyD
  • Schedule:  Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Michael Burnias
Michael.Burnias@va.gov
415-281-5126

4150 Clement Street
Bldg. 8
San Francisco
(San Francisco County)
Tags: specialty care, behavioral health, be involved in your health care;


Affordable Housing Developments in San Francisco

To provide financing for the development, rehabilitation and purchase of affordable housing and affordable rental for low income residence of San Francisco

Location: Community - Bay Area

  • Eligibility:  Anyone
  • VA Resource:  No
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Please call or visit website for more information.
(415) 701-5500

1 South Van Ness Avenue, 5th floor
San Francisco
(San Francisco County)
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AirNow

Every day the Air Quality Index (AQI) tells you how clean or polluted your outdoor air is, along with associated health effects that may be of concern-- help people understand when to take action to protect their health.

Location: Community - Bay Area

  • Eligibility:  Anyone
  • VA Resource:  No
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Please go to the website and enter your zip code to see the air quality in your area.

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Al-Anon Electronic Meetings

All Al Anon meetings offer help and hope to anyone who is affected by alcoholism in a family member or friend.

Location: Web, App-based, Phone-based

  • Eligibility:  Anyone
  • VA Resource:  No
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Drop-in's/walk-in's welcome
  • Schedule:  schedule varies; check link for classes/group times

Tags: substance abuse, behavioral health, be tobacco free, limit alcohol;


Alcohol Screening On-line

Alcohol Screening website offers Questions/Answers related to personal alcohol use; program to find treatment centers across the US.

Location: Web, App-based, Phone-based

  • Eligibility:  Anyone
  • VA Resource:  No
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Visit website for details

Tags: substance abuse, behavioral health, limit alcohol;alcohol screening


Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)

12-step, VA peer-support meeting for sobriety

Website:  N/A
Location: San Francisco VA Medical Center

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Drop-in
  • Schedule:  Monday; Friday 12-12:45 pm
(415)221-4810, x2314

4150 Clement Street
Bldg 203, Ground Floor, Room GA-48
San Francisco
(San Francisco County)
Tags: substance abuse, behavioral health


Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)

Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.

Website:  N/A
Location: San Francisco VA Medical Center

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Drop-in's/walk-in's welcome
  • Schedule:  Monday, 12-1pm
Ricky Chen
RickyS.Chen@va.gov
415 221-4810 x23136
Christopher Galloway
Christopher.Galloway@va.gov
415 221-4810 x26491

4150 Clement Street
Bldg. 203, Ground Floor, GA-48
San Francisco
(San Francisco County)
Tags: substance abuse, behavioral health, limit alcohol;


Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), CBOC- San Francisco Downtown

Ongoing 12-step, VA peer-support meetings for sobriety.

Website:  N/A
Location: CBOC - San Francisco Downtown

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Drop-in/ No referral required/ call for more information
  • Schedule:  Thursday, 5:30-6:30pm
Sarah Marie Pierce
(415)281-5100

401 3rd Street (at Harrison)
Downtown CBOC, Front Conference Room
San Francisco
(San Francisco County)
Tags: substance abuse, behavioral health, limit alcohol;


ALZ Direct Connect (formerly known as Living with Memory Loss Program)

A direct referral program -- partnering with providers to improve care supporting Alzheimer's patients and families. Services are free of cost.

Location: Community - Bay Area

  • Eligibility:  Anyone
  • VA Resource:  No
  • Entry/Referral Process:  VHA Form 10-5345 must be sign by patient or their legally authorized rep. Fill in the bottom half of the ALZ Direct Connect Referral Form and fax to 408-372-9899.
alzdirectconnect@alznorcal.org
800-272-3900

Tags: dementia, specialty care;


Alzheimer's Association Northern California and Northern Nevada

A 24/7 resource for help, information, referrals, support groups, and opportunity to make a difference in the fight against Alzheimer's disease.

Location: Community - Bay Area

  • Eligibility:  Anyone
  • VA Resource:  No
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Call, write, visit local office or website for more information and referrals. 24/7 helpline: 800-272-3900
  • Schedule:  Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm
415 463-8500
24/7 Helpline
800-272-3900

100 Pine Street, Suite 2150
San Francisco
(San Francisco County)
Tags: dementia, specialty care;


Alzheimer's Association Support groups

Virtual Support groups and education programs in communities nationwide. Please go to the website to find a free support group near you.

Location: Community - Bay Area

  • Eligibility:  Anyone
  • VA Resource:  No
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Visit website or call 24/7 Helpline: 800-272-3900 to find local community support group/s.
(800) 272-3900

Tags: dementia, specialty care;


Alzheimer's Free online workshops

Learn the basics: Memory loss, dementia and Alzheimer's Disease. The Association offers a number of Alzheimer's and dementia courses available online, 24 hours a day.

Location: Community - Bay Area

  • Eligibility:  Anyone
  • VA Resource:  No
  • Entry/Referral Process:  alz.org/training
(800) 272-3900

Tags: dementia, specialty care;


Alzheimer's Poetry Project (APP)

The mission of the APP is to improve the quality of life of people living with Alzheimer?s disease and related dementia by facilitating creative expression through poetry.

Location: Community - Bay Area

  • Eligibility:  Anyone
  • VA Resource:  No
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Please contact Gary Glazner, APP Executive Director
garyglaznerpoet@gmail.com

Tags: dementia, complementary integrative health;


American Heart Association Walking Clubs

Walking clubs -- start your own walking club or join one.

Location: Community - Bay Area

  • Eligibility:  Anyone
  • VA Resource:  No
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Call or visit website to join or start a club.
(800) 242-8721

Tags: complementary integrative health, be physically active;


American Legion

Assist veterans, their dependents and survivors in obtaining benefits from federal, state and local agencies administering programs for veterans.

Location: Community - Northern Counties

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  No
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Call or visit website for more information and locations
(800) 433-3318

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American Legion Tango, San Bruno CBOC

Tango dancing

Website:  N/A
Location: CBOC - San Bruno

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Please call for more information
  • Schedule:  Tuesdays, 12:30-2pm
Information
650-615-6019
415-221-4810x 22839

757 San Mateo Avenue
San Bruno
(San Mateo County)
Tags: complementary integrative health;


AMVETS Success Center

Employment and career services for Veterans.

Location: Community - Bay Area

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  No
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Drop-in (no appointment needed)
  • Schedule:  Schedule varies; contact POC for more information.
Eddie Ramirez
eduardo.ramirez415@gmail.com
415 244-7100
Helen Wong
650 576-7875

401 Van Ness Avenue
Veterans Building, 224
San Francisco
(San Francisco County)
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Anger Management

A 10 week skills-based group to increase Veteran's ability t deal with day-to-day anger. Open to referrals. Starch March 5th

Website:  N/A
Location: CBOC - Clearlake

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Contact PCP or other VA staff to make referral
  • Schedule:  Thursday, 9:00-10:30
Monica Sanchez
(707) 995-7200

15145 Lakeshore Drive
Clearlake, CA
(Lake County)
Tags: behavioral health;


Anger Management Group Telephone and Webex

A structured group designed to educate about and practice anger management skills. Participants will learn about what triggers anger and how to respond in alternative ways. A 12-week commitment. Begins February 1st., 2021

Website:  N/A
Location: CBOC - Santa Rosa

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Provider referral to Dr. Peter Stuart
  • Schedule:  Monday 11:00-12:30
Peter Stuart
(707) 569-2334
Mental Health
(707) 569-2300

Tags: behavioral health;


Anger Management, PRRC Class

Learn ways to avoid letting anger take control of your interactions. Learn to recognize warning signs early and take meafures to defuse tense encounters.

Location: San Francisco VA Medical Center

  • Eligibility:  Veterans enrolled in PRRC (Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery Program)
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Please call PRRC to register for class, 415 750-2226
415 750-2226
Mark Smith
415 609-7986

4150 Clement Street
GA - 41
San Francisco
(San Francisco County)
Tags: behavioral health


Anger Management, VVC

Insight into overwhelming feelings. Explore a variety of coping skills. Twelve weekly classes, Tuesdays

Website:  N/A
Location: CBOC - San Bruno

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Call for more information and Please register for class.
  • Schedule:  Tuesdays, 9-10am
Dan Evenhouse
(650) 615-6019

1001 Sneath Lane
San Bruno CBOC, Conference Room
San Bruno
(San Bruno County)
Tags: substance abuse, sleep disorder, complementary integrative health;


Anxiety Management Group, Santa Rosa CBOC

An 8-week education and treatment group for chronic anxiety management, using cognitive and behavioral strategies. (alternates with Pain Management)

Website:  N/A
Location: CBOC - Santa Rosa

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Pre-Screening is Required.
  • Schedule:  Friday, 10:30-12 p.m.
Eric Shumaker
(707) 586-3295

3841 Brickway Blvd
Santa Rosa
(Sonoma County)
Tags: behavioral health;


Arcata Low Vision Group

Low vision support group

Website:  N/A
Location: Community - Northern Counties

  • Eligibility:  visually impaired adults
  • VA Resource:  No
  • Entry/Referral Process:  call for more information
Janet Farrar
(707)822-4580

1213 Devlin Court
Arcata
(Humboldt County)
Tags: specialty care, complementary integrative health;


Art

Creative individuals gather to share in the therapeutic experience of art making.

Location: Community - Bay Area

  • Eligibility:  Anyone
  • VA Resource:  No
  • Entry/Referral Process:  all sessions are free - drop-ins are welcome - healthy snacks provided
  • Schedule:  Schedule varies; contact POC for more information.
415-500-2099

476 Eddy Street
San Francisco
(San Francisco County)
Tags: complementary integrative health;


Art and Writing Workshop

Run by Veteran artists. Writing, Art, Music. Please call Eddie for updates.

Location: Community - Bay Area

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  No
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Please call for more information.
  • Schedule:  Schedule varies; contact POC for more information.
Dan Evenhouse
415 221-4810 x22839
Eddie Ramirez
(415) 244-7100

401 Van Ness
Veterans Building, 213A
San Francisco
(San Francisco County)
Tags: complementary integrative health;


Art Guild, PRRC Class

Veterans work on their self-determined art projects in this art productivity class. Visualize and actualize recovery goals, improve physical stamina, manual dexterity and task-focused cognitive/affective processing.

Location: San Francisco VA Medical Center

  • Eligibility:  Veterans enrolled in PRRC (Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery Program)
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Please call PRRC to register for class 415 750-2226
415 750-2226
Mark Smith
415 609-7986

4150 Clement Street
GA -- 41
San Francisco
(San Francisco County)
Tags: complementary integrative health


Art Therapy Group

Therapeutic support group that integrates aesthetics and creativity with healing and growth to identify and process unresolved emotions.

Website:  N/A
Location: CBOC - Eureka

  • Eligibility:  Veteran and their partners/spouses
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Provider referral required
  • Schedule:  Schedule varies; contact POC for more information.
Juanita Duran-Wilson
Juanita.Duran-Wilson@va.gov
(707) 269-2825
Karen Brugge
Karen.Brugge@va.gov
(415) 221-4810 x24341

930 W. Harris Street
930 A, Front Conference Room
Eureka, CA
(Humboldt County)
Tags: depression anxiety, behavioral health, complementary integrative health, manage stress;


Art Therapy Group

Therapeutic support group that integrates aesthetics and creativity with healing and growth to identify and process unresolved emotions.

Website:  N/A
Location: CBOC - Eureka

  • Eligibility:  Veteran and their partners/spouses
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Provider referral required
  • Schedule:  Schedule varies; contact POC for more information.
Juanita Duran-Wilson
Juanita.Duran-Wilson@va.gov
(707) 269-2825
Debby Brown
Debbie.Brown@va.gov
(707) 269-7541

930 W. Harris Street, Front Conference room
Eureka, CA
(Humboldt County)
Tags: depression anxiety, behavioral health, complementary integrative health, manage stress;


Art Therapy, PRRC Class

Improving emotional expression and creating visual "maps" to recovery goals. Art is a powerful tool to identify and process unresolved emotions that there may be no words for in talk therapy, but that get in the way of recovery.

Location: San Francisco VA Medical Center

  • Eligibility:  Veterans enrolled in PRRC (Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery Program)
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Please call PRRC to register for class
415 750-2226
Mark Smith
415 609-7986

4150 Clement Street
GA --41
San Francisco
(San Francisco County)
Tags: complementary integrative health;


Arts at Healing Well

Creative individuals gather to share in the therapeutic experience of art making. This can include painting, drawing, collage, jewelry making and other mediums. Virtue Session.

Location: Community - Bay Area

  • Eligibility:  Anyone
  • VA Resource:  No
  • Entry/Referral Process:  all sessions are free - drop-ins are welcome - healthy snacks provided
  • Schedule:  Schedule varies; contact POC for more information.
415-500-2099

476 Eddy Street (at Hyde)
San Francisco
(San Francisco County)
Tags: complementary integrative health;


Asian American Recovery Services

Created to provide culturally-responsive substance use disorder treatment program. Outpatient mental health treatment for adults and youth, and case management services.

Location: Community - Bay Area

  • Eligibility:  Anyone
  • VA Resource:  No
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Call for more information or visit website.
  • Schedule:  Monday-Friday
Joanne Chao, Director
(415) 541-9404

2020 Hayes Street
San Francisco
(San Francisco County)
Tags: substance abuse, behavioral health;


Assertiveness Training and Conflict Resolution, PRRC Class

Participants will assess their personal communcation style. Learn to recognize unassertive thoughts and behaviors. Learn and practice techniques to think and behave more assertively. Learn and practice strategies for resolving conflicts.

Location: San Francisco VA Medical Center

  • Eligibility:  Veterans enrolled in PRRC (Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery Program)
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Please call PRRC to register for class 415 750-2226
Mark Smith
415 609-7986
Mark Smith
415 609-7986

401 Van Ness Avenue
Veteran's Bldg.
San Francisco
(San Francisco County)
Tags: behavioral health


At Ease Domestic Violence Intervention Program, CBOC- San Francisco Downtown

Violence intervention program at the War Memorial Veterans Building

Website:  N/A
Location: CBOC - San Francisco Downtown

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Referrals required from clinicians, social workers, probation/courts, and self-referral welcome.
  • Schedule:  Schedule varies; contact POC for more information.
Leonard Ramirez
ramsconsulting@yahoo.com
(415)517-5143
Leonard Ramirez
(415)281-5187

401 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco
(San Francisco County)
Tags: behavioral health;


Audio Meditations for Health

This collection of audio meditations can help you access your body's natural tendency to repair and heal. Through guided imagery and affirmations, you can use your own mind as a complement to traditional medicine. Listen as often as you'd like for maximum benefit.

Location: Web, App-based, Phone-based

  • Eligibility:  Anyone
  • VA Resource:  No

Tags: complementary integrative health, manage stress;meditation, mindfulness


Audiology (ear) Appointment, Direct Scheduling, Santa Rosa CBOC

For Veterans to schedule routine audiology (ear) appointment directly. No Primary Care referral needed.

Location: CBOC - Santa Rosa

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  please call
  • Schedule:  M,T, Th,F, 8:30-4:30 p.m. Wed. 9-4:40 p.m.
(415) 750-2124

3841 Brickway Blvd
Santa Rosa
(Sonoma County County)
Tags: specialty care;


Audiology (ear) Appointment, Direct Scheduling, SFVA

For Veterans to schedule routine audiology (ear) appointment directly. No Primary Care referral needed.

Website:  N/A
Location: San Francisco VA Medical Center

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Please Call directly
  • Schedule:  Mon/Tues/Thurs/Friday, 8am-4:30, Wed, 9am-4:40
(415) 750-2124

4150 Clement Street
Building 1G
San Francisco
(San Francisco County)
Tags: specialty care, be involved in your health care;


Audiology (ear), Direct Scheduling, Eureka CBOC

For Veterans to schedule routine audiology (ear) appointment directly. No Primary Care referral needed.

Website:  N/A
Location: CBOC - Eureka

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Please call directly
  • Schedule:  Mon/Tues/Thurs/Friday, 8am-4:30, Wed, 9am-4:40pm
(415) 750-2124

930 W Harris St
Eureka
(Humboldt County County)
Tags: specialty care;


Automobile Adaptive Equipment Program (AAE)

The Auto Adaptive program provides eligible veterans necessary equipment and training to enable a disabled veteran to operate a motor vehicle safely and permit access to and from the vehicle in a safe manner.

Website:  N/A
Location: San Francisco VA Medical Center

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Contact POC for entry/referral details
Erica Stewart
Erica.Stewart4@va.gov
(415) 221-4810 x 24555
Kevin Cavanagh
Kevin.Cavanagh@va.gov
(415) 221-4810 x 26400

4150 Clement St.
San Francisco
(San Francisco County)
Tags: specialty care, be safe;


Back to Basics

Exercise program

Website:  N/A
Location: San Francisco VA Medical Center

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Needs a referral/consult from a primary care provider. Consult name is: Recreational therapy/Strength and Wellness
  • Schedule:  Schedule varies; contact POC for more information.
Christian Dillon
christian.dillon@va.gov
(415) 221-4810 x 24093

360 18th Avenue
Richmond District YMCA
San Francisco
(San Francisco County)
Tags: weight problems obesity, complementary integrative health, strive for a healthy weight, be physically active;


Baker Places Residential Treatment Services

A transitional residential treatment program for adults who are in need of social social rehabilitation due to mental illness, substance abuse, and/or HIV/AIDS: learning and regaining skills to live full, productive lives.

Location: Community - Bay Area

  • Eligibility:  People challenged by mental illness, substance abuse, or HIV/AIDS who are at risk of homelessness.
  • VA Resource:  No
  • Entry/Referral Process:  For Client referrals for treatment please contact the centralized intake department (415)864-1515
  • Schedule:  Mon-Fri for Intake; otherwise 24/7 for residential treatment
(415) 777-0333

170 9th Street
San Francisco
(San Francisco County)
Tags: substance abuse, behavioral health;


Basic Computers Skills

Learn to use a mouse, trackpad, keyboard, use a flash drive, set up and send emails. Create documents and spreadsheets. Create slideshow presentations. Gain comfort with using technology. In Person class on hold.

Location: Community - Bay Area

  • Eligibility:  Anyone
  • VA Resource:  No
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Contact POC for entry/referral details
  • Schedule:  Schedule varies; contact POC for more information.
(415) 557-4400

100 Larkin St.
Main Library, 5th Floor Computer Training Ctr.
San Francisco
(San Francisco County)
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BAVC Veterans TV Project

All Veterans welcom to the BAVC studios--Veterans have access to flash studio to record and editing room to edit so can be in front of or behind camera.

Website:  www.bavc.org/
Location: Community - Bay Area

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  No
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Please call for more information.
  • Schedule:  Schedule varies; contact POC for more information.
Dan Evenhouse
415 221-4810 x22839

2727 Mariposa
San Francisco
(San Francisco County)
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BAVC Veterans TV Project

SF Commons and the San Francisco Veteran Affairs Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery Center have partnered up to develop digital storytelling workshop focused on mental health recovery.

Website:  bavc.org/about/
Location: Community - Bay Area

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  No
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Please call or visit website for more information.
  • Schedule:  Schedule varies; contact POC for more information.
Dan Evenhouse
info@bavc.org
(415) 221-4810 x22839
(415) 861-3282

2727 Mariposa Street
Bay Area Video Coalition, 2nd Floor
San Francisco
(San Francisco County)
Tags: complementary integrative health;


Bayanihan Equity Center

Social Services--assistance in housing referrals, home visits, accompaniment to MediCal/ Social Security Administration appointments, burial and funeral arrangements and reimbursements, transportation assistance, employment referrals, special power of attorney, and etc. Weekly food pantry.

Website:  www.sfbec.org/
Location: Community - Bay Area

  • Eligibility:  Low Income
  • VA Resource:  No
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Call for more information; drop-ins welcome
  • Schedule:  Schedule varies; contact POC for more information.
info@sfbec.org
(415) 255-2347

1010 Mission Street
Bayanihan Equity Center, Suite C
San Francisco
(San Francisco County)
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Bayside Church, Santa Rosa

Open Closet is a ministry that was founded years ago by Bayside to provide food to the people of Sonoma County.

Location: Community - Bay Area

  • Eligibility:  Anyone
  • VA Resource:  No
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Walk-ins are welcome
  • Schedule:  Saturday 8-9:30 a.m., 2nd Saturday of every month
rccinfo@redwoodcovenant.org
(707) 528-8463

3175 Sebastopol Road
Santa Rosa
(Sonoma County)
Tags: ;


Bayview Hunters Point Foundation- Substance Use Disorder Services

Substance Abuse Programs specialize in results-oriented treatment services for adults, who need medical assistance to cease the use of heroin, and for those HIV/AIDS individuals or at risk for HIV infection. Methadone maintenance outpatient clinic.

Location: Community - Bay Area

  • Eligibility:  Anyone
  • VA Resource:  No
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Call or drop for more information (415) 822-8200 Must schedule an Intake appointment M,T, Th 6:30-10 a.m.
  • Schedule:  Monday-Saturday, 6 a.m. - 2 p.m.
(415) 822-8200

1625 Carroll Avenue
San Francisco
(San Francisco County)
Tags: substance abuse, behavioral health;


Beginners Tai Chi with Patrick Lau

Free class--Learn Tai Chi from experienced practitioners. Join us on the patio for a session of Yang style, long form Tai Chi. In the event of rain, Tai Chi will not be held. Virtue Program available--click on EVENTS & EXHIBITS for event schedules

Location: Community - Bay Area

  • Eligibility:  Anyone
  • VA Resource:  No
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Drop-in's/walk-in's welcome
  • Schedule:  Wednesday 11:30 - 12:15
(415) 355-5616
(415) 355-2880

3150 Sacramento Street, Presidio Meeting Room
San Franccisco
(San Francisco County)
Tags: complementary integrative health, be physically active;chronic pain


Behavioral Pain Management Group

Focusing on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and relaxation techniques for chronic pain. Promote the adoption of an active problem-solving approach. Enhancing veteran's self-management in day-to-day activities.

Website:  N/A
Location: San Francisco VA Medical Center

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Referral from medical or MH provider, consult is Integrated Care Psychology
  • Schedule:  8 week session may repeat - TBD
Mapara Payal
Payal.Mapara@va.gov
415 221-4810 x22315

4150 Clement Street
Bldg 203, Ground Floor GA-41
San Francisco
(San Francisco County)
Tags: behavioral health, complementary integrative health, be involved in your health care;


Black Brothers Esteem

A prevention and support program from San Francisco AIDS Foundation to empower men who predominantly live in the Tenderloin/Polk Gulch and Sixth Street Corridor neighborhoods of San Francisco.

Location: Community - Bay Area

  • Eligibility:  Anyone
  • VA Resource:  No
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Call (415) 487-8018 for more information
info@sfaf.org
(415) 487-3000

1035 Market Street, Suite 400
San Francisco
(San Francisco County)
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Blue Star Museums Program

Museums across America to offer free admission to the nation's active duty military personnel including National Guard and Reserve and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Find participating museums at arts.gov/bluestarmuseums.

Location: Community - Bay Area

  • Eligibility:  Anyone
  • VA Resource:  No
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Please visit website or call
Bana Miller
bmiller@bluestarfam.org
910-578-4841
museums@bluestarfam.org

Tags: complementary integrative health;


Blueprint for Recovery (WRAP), PRRC Class

This class is designed to guide you through the development of a Wellness Recovery Action Plan to help you in your mental health recovery, help you get well, stay well, and help you to create the life you want.

Location: San Francisco VA Medical Center

  • Eligibility:  Veterans enrolled in PRRC (Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery Program)
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Please call PRRC to register for class
415 750-2226
Mark Smith
415 609-7986

4150 Clement Street
GA - 39, GA - 39
San Francisco
(San Francisco County)
Tags: depression, substance abuse, sleep disorder, specialty care, behavioral health


Breathe2Relax

A portable stress management tool. Breathe2Relax is a hands-on diaphragmatic breathing exercise.

Website:  N/A
Location: Web, App-based, Phone-based

  • Eligibility:  Anyone
  • VA Resource:  No
Search Your App Store

Tags: complementary integrative health, manage stress;breath work, breathing


Bridge Housing

Developing, owning and managing high-quality, affordable homes for working families and seniors.

Location: Community - Bay Area

  • Eligibility:  Anyone
  • VA Resource:  No
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Please visit website and review--Living at BRIDGE FAQs or call for more information.
(415) 989-1111

600 California Street, Suite 900
San Francisco
(San Francisco County)
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Brown Bag Sunday

VdP BROWN BAG SUNDAY is the First Sunday of every month. Parish volunteers make non-perishable bag lunches for weekend distribution at the"B" Street Center. We meet in the Lower Hall on the First Sunday of each month. Set-up begins at 8:00 am. Please come and help in this very necessary, wonderful, and fun ministry. Location: Lower Hall

Location: Community - Bay Area

  • Eligibility:  Anyone
  • VA Resource:  No
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Walk-ins are welcome
  • Schedule:  First Sunday of each month
(650) 373-0620
(650) 343-9251

50 N B Street, Lower Hall
San Mateo
(San Mateo County)
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Building Relationships, PRRC Class

Explore personal and societal values, feelings, and attitudes related to all types of relationship. Learn and practice skills for building safe, supportive, and satisfying relationships.

Location: San Francisco VA Medical Center

  • Eligibility:  Veterans enrolled in PRRC (Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery Program)
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Please call PRRC to register for class
415 750-2226
Mark Smith
415 609-7986

4150 Clement Street
GA -- 39
San Francisco
(San Francisco County)
Tags: depression, substance abuse, sleep disorder, specialty care, behavioral health


California Employment Development Department

Assists Veterans and their eligible spouses to maximize their employment and training opportunities. Services provided include a Veteran 24-hour priority hold on all job listings, customized job search assistance, job fairs and employer recruitments. We advocate for Veterans with local employers.

Location: Community - Northern Counties

  • Eligibility:  Veteran and/or their Families
  • VA Resource:  No
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Drop-in's/walk-in's welcome or call
  • Schedule:  Schedule varies; contact POC for more information.
(707) 576-2850

606 Healdsburg Avenue
Santa Rosa, CA
(Sonoma County)
Tags: complementary integrative health, manage stress;


California Smokers Helpline

We offer free telephone counseling in six languages and online support to help you quit smoking and vaping.

Website:  www.nobutts.org/
Location: Community - Bay Area

  • Eligibility:  Anyone
  • VA Resource:  No
  • Entry/Referral Process:  See website or call for information
(800 )622-8887

Tags: substance abuse, behavioral health, be tobacco free;


Calm

Calm is a phone-based application that provides free meditations, sleep, and relaxation audio and visual resources for individuals of all ages.

Website:  www.calm.com/
Location: Web, App-based, Phone-based

  • Eligibility:  Anyone
  • VA Resource:  No

Tags: complementary integrative health, manage stress;meditation, mindfulness, relaxation, chronic pain


CalVet

The California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet) works to serve California veterans and their families. The CalVet website includes information on a variety of resources and benefits available to veterans. CalVet strives to ensure that its veterans of every era and their families get the state and federal benefits and services they have earned and deserve as a result of selfless and honorable military service.

Location: Web, App-based, Phone-based

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  No

Tags: ;benefits


CalVet Website

The California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet) works to serve California veterans and their families. CalVet's website contains a variety of resources and information on how to access different benefits available to veterans. CalVet strives to ensure that its veterans of every era and their families get the state and federal benefits and services they have earned

Location: Web, App-based, Phone-based

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  No

Tags: ;benefits


CalWORKS

The California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs) program provides qualifying families and expectant mothers with a variety of services, such as benefit assistance, employment services, and supportive services to help them succeed in the workforce.

Location: Community - Bay Area

  • Eligibility:  Anyone
  • VA Resource:  No
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Call to apply or for more information. Three locations in San Francisco--170 Otis Street, 1800 Oakdale Avenue, 3120 Mission Street.
  • Schedule:  Schedule varies; contact POC for more information.
(415) 557-5100

170 Otis Street
SF Human Resources Agency
San Francisco
(San Francisco County)
Tags: eat wisely;


Cancer A-Z, Staying Healthy, Treatment & Support

Learn about cancer, resources and treatments, and new research.

Website:  www.cancer.org/
Location: Community - Bay Area

  • Eligibility:  Anyone
  • VA Resource:  No
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Visit website for details or call.
1-800-227-2345

Tags: substance abuse, behavioral health;smoking cessation, tobacco


Canine Connection

A joint SF SPCA/SFVAHCS program that teaches Veterans about dog training, behavior and animal assisted therapy in a 9 class series.

Website:  N/A
Location: San Francisco VA Medical Center

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Please contact Jennifer Henley. Classes starts on August 29, to September 26, 2017
  • Schedule:  Tuesdays & Thursdays, 1-2:15pm
Jennifer Henley
jhenley@sfspca.org
415 554-3058
v21sfccanineconnection@va.gov

250 Florida Street
SF SPCA Giraldi Building (enter on 250 Florida)
San Francisco
(San Francisco County)
Tags: complementary integrative health


Canon Kip Senior Center

The Canon Kip Senior Center provides a hot, nutritious lunch, case management, and community services and activities to low-income seniors and adults with disabilities.

Location: Community - Bay Area

  • Eligibility:  Anyone
  • VA Resource:  No
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Please visit website or call for more information
  • Schedule:  Schedule varies; contact POC for more information.
(415) 487-3300 x6213
Grace Telecs, LCSW
gtelcs@ecs-sf.org

165 8th Street
San Francisco
(San Francisco County)
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Care Through Touch Institute, San Francisco, Free Seated Massage

CTI Practitioners provide FREE seated and fully clothed massage to people living on the societal margins of San Francisco at our partner agencies.

Location: Community - Bay Area

  • Eligibility:  Anyone
  • VA Resource:  No
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Please see website for the San Francisco partner agencies locations and Drop-In Weekly Schedule
CTI94102@gmail.com
(415) 344-0302


(San Francisco County)
Tags: complementary integrative health;


Caregiver Support Groups (VVC)

A support group for caregivers

Website:  N/A
Location: CBOC - Santa Rosa

  • Eligibility:  Caregivers
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  contact POC
  • Schedule:  Monday 10:00 to 11:00 am
Amy Pillitteri
Amy.Pillitteri@va.gob

Tags: complementary integrative health;


Caregiver Support, San Bruno CBOC

A support group for caregivers.

Website:  N/A
Location: CBOC - San Bruno

  • Eligibility:  Anyone
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Please call Anne to register at 415 221-4810 x16030
  • Schedule:  To be determined
Anne French
Anne.French@va.gov
415 221-4810 x16030

1001 Sneath Lane
300, Conference Room
San Bruno
(San Mateo County)
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Catholic Charities of San Francisco

Homeless Services and Housing Services; Children and Youth Programs; Aging Support, Behavioral Health; Refugee Immigrant Services.

Location: Community - Bay Area

  • Eligibility:  Anyone
  • VA Resource:  No
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Please call or visit website for more information.
moreinfo@CatholicCharitiesSF.org
(415) 972-1200

990 Eddy Street
San Francisco
(San Francisco County)
Tags: behavioral health;


Catholic Worker Hospitality House

Catholic Worker Hospitality House sponsors a free dining room, emergency shelter, and supportive and affordable housing in San Bruno, California.

Location: Community - Bay Area

  • Eligibility:  Anyone
  • VA Resource:  No
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Walk-ins are welcome
  • Schedule:  Tuesday-Friday
Kate Chatfield 650-827-0706
mail@catholicworkerhospitalityhouse.org
(650)827-0706
Christine Baker
christine@catholicworkerhospitalityhouse.org

555 W. San Bruno Avenue
St. Bruno's Catholic Church
San Bruno, CA
(San Mateo County)
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CAVARTS

Created by Veterans, for Veterans, the Challenge America Veteran Arts Community (CAVARTS) is the latest innovation in a five-year effort to build an inclusive community that brings together Veterans of various backgrounds who support one another as they connect, learn, and grow through art. Participate in workshops and other learning opportunities based on your areas of interest. Engage in discussions and find information and encouragement to take your talents to the next level.

Website:  www.cavarts.org/
Location: Web, App-based, Phone-based

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  No

Tags: manage stress;Arts, Crafts, Crafting, Music, Painting, Connecting, Community


CBT for Insomnia Group (VVC)

This Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia Group is for Veterans to learn ways to reduce their insomnia. Veterans will learn to track their sleep, identify optimal sleep schedules, and strengthen the association between bed and sleep. Classes meet weekly for 6 weeks.

Website:  N/A
Location: CBOC - Eureka

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Contact PCP or Mental Health Provider for referral
  • Schedule:  Wednesday from 10:30 am to noon
Lizabeth Goldstein

Tags: complementary integrative health, be involved in your health care;


CBT for Insomnia Group (VVC)

The Cognitive Behavioral Therapy from Insomnia Group is for Veterans to learn ways to reduce their insomnia. Veterans will learn to track their sleep, identify optimal sleep schedules, and strengthen the association between bed and sleep. Classes meet weekly for 6 weeks.

Website:  N/A
Location: CBOC - San Bruno

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Contact PCP or Mental Health Provider for referall
  • Schedule:  Wednesdays from 10:30 am to noon
Lizabeth Goldstein

Tags: complementary integrative health, be involved in your health care;


CBT for Insomnia Group (VVC)

This Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia Group is for Veterans to learn ways to reduce their insomnia. Veterans will learn to track their sleep, identify optimal sleep schedules, and strengthen the association between bed and sleep. Classes meet weekly for 6 weeks.

Website:  N/A
Location: CBOC - San Francisco Downtown

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Contact PCP or Mental Health Provider for referral
  • Schedule:  Wednesday from 10:30 am to noon
Lizabeth Goldstein

Tags: complementary integrative health, be involved in your health care;


CBT for Insomnia Group (VVC)

This Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia Group is for Veterans to learn ways to reduce their insomnia. Veterans will learn to track their sleep, identify optimal sleep schedules and strengthen the association between bed and sleep. Classes meet weekly for 6 weeks.

Website:  N/A
Location: CBOC - Ukiah

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Contact PCP or Mental Health Provider for referral
  • Schedule:  Wednesday from 10:30 am to noon
O8zabety Goldstein

Tags: complementary integrative health, be involved in your health care;


CBT for Insomnia Group (VVC)

This Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia Group is for Veterans to learn ways to reduce their insomnia. Veterans will learn to track their sleep, identify optimal sleep schedules and strengthen the association between bed and sleep. Classes meet weekly for 6 weeks.

Website:  N/A
Location: CBOC - Ukiah

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Contact PCP or Mental Health Provider for referral
  • Schedule:  Wednesday from 10:30 am to noon
O8zabety Goldstein

Tags: complementary integrative health, be involved in your health care;


CBT for Psychosis, PRRC Class

We will learn a varity of tools that may help you identify and cope with feelings of anxiety and paranoia, making them less likely to interfere with your ability to enjoy life.`

Location: San Francisco VA Medical Center

  • Eligibility:  Veterans enrolled in PRRC (Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery Program)
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Please call PRRC to register for class 415 750 -2226
415 750-2226
Mark Smith
415 609-7986

4150 Clement Street
GA --41
San Francisco
(San Francisco County)
Tags: depression, substance abuse, sleep disorder, specialty care, behavioral health


CBT for Voices and Paranoia (VVC)

Recovery based cognitive behavioral therapy group aimed at helping Veterans manage voices and paranoid ideation. A 16-week commitment.

Website:  N/A
Location: CBOC - Santa Rosa

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Provider referral required to Dr. Sonia Milkin
  • Schedule:  Wednesday 1:00 to 2:00 pm
Sonia Milkin
(707) 569-2359

3841 Brickway Blvd
Santa Rosa, CA
(Sonoma County)
Tags: depression anxiety, behavioral health, be safe;


CBT forIInsomnia Group (VVC)

This Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia Group is for Veterans to learn ways to reduce their insomnia. Veterans will learn to track their sleep, identify optimal sleep schedules, and strengthen the association between bed and sleep. Classes meet weekly for 6 weeks.

Website:  N/A
Location: CBOC - Santa Rosa

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Contact PCP or Mental Health Provider for referral
  • Schedule:  Wednesdays from 10:30 am to noon
Lizabeth Goldstein

Tags: complementary integrative health, be involved in your health care;


CBT Pain Management Group - VVC

A skill building and support group where behavioral health specialists from the SFVA Pain Clinic provide mind-body retraining for coping with pain, optimizing activity, and improving mood.

Website:  N/A
Location: CBOC - Santa Rosa

  • VA Resource:  Yes
Payal Mapara
(415) 221-4810 x22315

Tags: behavioral health, be involved in your health care, be physically active;


CBT Pain Management Group, VVC

This is a skill-building and support group, where behavioral health specialists from the SFVA Pain Clinic provide mind-body retraining for coping with pain, optimizing activity, and improving mood.

Website:  N/A
Location: CBOC - Clearlake

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Patients should ask their providers to place an Integrative Care Psychology Consult
  • Schedule:  Call POC for times
Payal Mapara
(415) 221-4810 x22315

15145 Lakeshore Drive
Clearlake
(Lake County)
Tags: behavioral health, complementary integrative health;


CBT Pain Management Group, VVC

This is a skill-building and support group, where behavioral health specialists from the SFVA Pain Clinic provide mind-body retraining for coping with pain, optimizing activity, and improving mood.

Website:  N/A
Location: CBOC - Ukiah

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Patients should ask their providers to place an Integrative Care Psychology Consult consult
  • Schedule:  Call POC for times
Payal Dr. Mapara
415-221-4810 x 22315
Ukiah Clinic
707-468-7700

630 Kings Court
Ukiah
(Mendocino County)
Tags: behavioral health, complementary integrative health;


CBT Pain Management Groups, VVC

This is an 8-week skill building and support group, where behavioral health specialists from the SFVA Pain Clinic provide mind-body retraining for coping with pain, optimizing activity, and improving mood.

Website:  N/A
Location: CBOC - Eureka

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Ask provider for a Integrative are Psychology consult or contact POC
  • Schedule:  call POC for times
Payal Dr. Mapara
(415)221-4810 x22315

930 W. Harris
Eureka CBOC
Eureka
(Humboldt County)
Tags: behavioral health, complementary integrative health;


CBT Skills Group - Emotional Regulation (VVC)

A structured group aimed to change unwanted behaviors, emotions, thinking, and events that cause suffering. Module will focus on increasing emotion regulation. A minimum 12-week commitment

Website:  N/A
Location: CBOC - Santa Rosa

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Provider referral required to Dr. Sonia Milkin
  • Schedule:  Thursday 3:00-4:30
Sonia Milkin
(707) 569-2359

3841 Brickway Blvd
Santa Rosa, CA
(Sonoma County)
Tags: depression anxiety, manage stress;


CBT-i Coach

helps you get the most out of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-i) so that you can develop good sleep habits and sleep better. CBT-i Coach is best used while in therapy with a provider. The CPT Coach App helps you work with your therapist during

Website:  N/A
Location: Web, App-based, Phone-based

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  To be used with therapy
Search Your App Store

Tags: sleep disorder, behavioral health;sleep, insomnia


Chaplain Services

Chaplains provide spiritual care to Veterans and their families. Their services include pastoral care, counseling, preaching, worship and ordinances, and education.

Location: San Francisco VA Medical Center

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Please call to request a visit or contact from a chaplain.
  • Schedule:  Monday-Friday, 7am-5:30pm
Sheila Crabb
Sheila.Crabb@va.gov
415-221-4810 ext. 23689
Paulinus Iwuji
Paulinus.Iwuji@va.gov
(415) 221-4810 x23556

4150 Clement Street
Building 7, 2nd Floor
San Francisco
(San Francisco County)
Tags: specialty care, complementary integrative health, be involved in your health care;


Chat 'n Chew, CBOC- San Francisco Downtown

Healthy Luncheon Free

Website:  N/A
Location: CBOC - San Francisco Downtown

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Drop in; No referral required
  • Schedule:  3rd Wednesday 11:30-1 pm, 1x per month
Susanne
415-281-5100
Martine

401 3rd St
CBOC - San Francisco Downtown, Front Conference Room
San Francisco
(San Francisco County)
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Chinatown North Beach Mental Health Services

Offers an array of outpatient behavioral health services to adolescents (14 years and older in school-based counseling program at Galileo High School), adults, and older adults who reside primarily in the Chinatown and North Beach areas.

Location: Community - Bay Area

  • Eligibility:  Anyone
  • VA Resource:  No
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Contact POC for entry/referral details
  • Schedule:  Schedule varies; contact POC for more information.
(415) 352-2000

729 Filbert St.
San Francisco
(San Francisco County)
Tags: substance abuse, behavioral health;


Chris Germer Meditations

Free to download the meditations for your personal use. They are intended to guide you through the first phase of mindful self-compassion training. The meditations are primarily instructional in nature and briefer than most meditation sessions.

Location: Web, App-based, Phone-based

  • Eligibility:  Anyone
  • VA Resource:  No
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Visit website for details.

Tags: complementary integrative health, manage stress;meditation, forgiveness, compassion, working with difficult emotions, chronic pain


Chronic Pain and Recovery Class

Learn behavioral skills to manage your pain and engage in your life in a meaningful way in the context of recovery from substance use.

Website:  N/A
Location: San Francisco VA Medical Center

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Please ask your care coordinator for referral. Please contact Dr. Cardoos, Stephanie for questions at 415-221-4810 x22825
  • Schedule:  Fridays, 12-1:30 p.m., Weekly x 8 weeks
Stephanie Cardoos
415-221-4810 x 22825

4150 Clement Street
Bldg. 1, Group Room
San Francisco
(San Francisco County)
Tags: substance abuse, behavioral health, complementary integrative health


Circle of Health Group

A weekly virtual group that meets Fridays 10:00-11:15am that explores supportive health strategies via the Circle of Health website. Veterans complete a Personal Health Inventory (PHI) at the beginning of each group cycle.

Location: CBOC - Oakland

  • Eligibility:  Veterans
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Contact POC for entry/referral details
  • Schedule:  Fridays 10:00-11:15am
Kevin Stamps
KEVIN.STAMPS@va.gov
(510) 587-3436

Tags: be involved in your health care;Health, Groups, Wellness


Civic Participation, PRRC Class

This class will use elements of positive psychology, WRAP, and other techniques to focus on empowering oneself to have a political voice.

Location: San Francisco VA Medical Center

  • Eligibility:  Veterans enrolled in PRRC (Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery Program)
  • VA Resource:  Yes
  • Entry/Referral Process:  Please call PRRC to register for class, 415 750-2226