ACCESS, Women’s Health Rights Coalition
Dedicated to making reproductive freedom, including access to abortion, a reality for all women. Our English and Spanish hotlines, volunteer support, network, abortion fund and advocacy projects combat the barrier to reproductive health care that disproportionately impact low-income, uninsured, young immigrant and rural women.
Breast Cancer Action
Carries the voices of people affected by breast cancer to inspire and compel the changes necessary to end the epidemic. BCA organizes individuals to do something (besides worry) about breast cancer; provides information to anyone who needs it and advocates for policy changes on a range of breast cancer issues.
Breast Cancer Connections
Educates individuals about breast cancer and treatment options; offers emotional and practical support for breast cancer survivors and makes referrals to a variety of helpful community resources.
Breast Cancer Emergency Fund
Provides grants of up to $600 to low-income clients suffering from breast cancer and its treatment to offset costs for housing, utilities and non-insured medical expenses.
1540 Market St., Suite 320, San Francisco, CA, 94102
Charlotte Maxwell Complementary Clinic (CMCC)
A state licensed holistic health clinic that provides free, complementary, alternative medicine (CAM) treatments to low-income women with cancer.
5691 Telegraph Ave., Oakland, CA, 94609
Chrysalis Counseling Services for Women
Provides high-quality feminist counseling on a sliding scale for women, men, couples, children and families. They also provide training for counseling interns working towards licensure.
CORA ~ Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse
Committed to ending the intergenerational cycle of violence through direct service and education. Services include: a 24-hour hotline, an emergency shelter, counseling, support groups, legal assistance and outreach. (650) 652-8000
Exhale, An After Abortion Counseling Hotline
Provides non-judgmental, emotional support to women and girls who have had abortions as well as support for their significant others.
Lyon-Martin Women’s Health Services
Provides high quality, caring, non-judgmental primary health care to women by women with a special focus on lesbian, bisexual and transgender people.
1748 Market St., Suite 201, San Francisco, CA, 94102
Northern California Cancer Center
A nonprofit organization dedicated to cancer research and education. Their programs focus on who gets cancer and why, how to best detect and treat cancer, and how to improve the quality of life.
North County Women’s Shelter and Resource Center
The North County Women’s Shelter provides women and their children with a safe, confidential space for healing and recovery. Case managers can also make safe arrangements for male victims and their children suffering from domestic violence.
Golden Gate Community Health
Delivers high quality reproductive health care throughout the Bay Area. They also offer age-appropriate sex education and advocate for the reproductive health of women and their families. There are nine clinics located in San Francisco, Daly City, San Mateo, Redwood City, Hayward, Oakland, San Rafael and Rohnert Park.
815 Eddy St., San Francisco, CA, 94109
(800) 230-7526, for appointments
Providing services and housing for battered and homeless women and children since 1984. They operate a 30-day crisis shelter as well as six-12 month long-term programs.
1660 Portola Ave., Livermore, CA 94550
The Breast Cancer Fund (TBCF)
A national nonprofit organization formed in 1992 in response to the public health crisis of breast cancer. They identify and advocate for the elimination of the environmental and other preventable causes of this disease.
The Charlotte Maxwell Complementary Clinic
A state licensed primary care holistic health clinic, CMCC provides free complementary alternative medicine treatments for low income women who have cancer. Services include acupuncture, Chinese and western herbs, homeopathy, massage therapy, therapeutic imagery, social work, transportation, and organic foods. Call 510-601-7660, or visit the website at
UCSF Digital Mobile Mammography Van
The “Mammovan” provides state-of-the-art no-cost screening mammograms to San Francisco’s low-income women at public health clinics, Community Health Network Clinics, and Community Consortium Clinics.
Upaya Center for Wellbeing
A holistic/vitalistic healing center and community center focusing on individual and family health. Thirty-one doctors and holistic practitioners work in collaboration on issues ranging from pregnancy and birth to chronic diseases.
A multicultural, feminist agency dedicated to breaking the cycle of violence which affects the lives of thousands of women and children in San Francisco and the greater Bay Area. Services include a 24-hour crisis hotline, counseling (group or individual), legal services, education and referrals to battered women and their children.
333 Valencia St., Suite 251, San Francisco, CA, 94103
Women’s Daytime Drop-In Center
The WDDC is a nonprofit program addressing the needs of homeless women and children to ensure that they have a safe daytime refuge where they receive support, nourishing meals, and access to community resources to overcome homelessness and regain self sufficiency.
2218 Acton St., Berkeley, 94702
Women’s Cancer Resource Center (WCRC)
Provides women with cancer and loved ones with an information and referral helpline, library resources, legal services, in-home support, support groups, workshops and policy advocacy. Their services are also available in Spanish. In Oakland