Steven is in his 70s and has been homeless for 15 years. He’s been disabled since he got in a car accident years ago. He does have an income from Social Security, but it’s not enough to pay for rent, so he sleeps on the streets.
“I’m stuck and I’m tired,” he said.
Sleeping on the hard ground is tough on him, but even worse is the danger he faces.
Forced to sleep outside, Steven has been woken up by people threatening to kill him.
“There are some crazy people out there,” he said. Steven came to Cityteam to eat and pick out a fresh change of clothes. He especially appreciated the volunteer who served the meal.
“He just asked me if I wanted a cupcake,” said Steven with a grin. “I ate two! I love Cityteam and how they help me.”Read More Stories
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Cityteam San Francisco is located in the heart of the Tenderloin, and is one of the only shelters, feeding and recovery programs south of Market. Volunteers and donors often tell me that they didn’t realize how much Cityteam does to help homeless people on the streets, the elderly that live in SROs and those suffering from addiction.
Yes, San Francisco’s homeless crisis and lack of affordable housing is at an all time high, but we have a BIG God and nothing is impossible with Him. We have been blessed to witness countless lives changed. We are grateful to local partners, donors and volunteers that have a heart for serving those in need with dignity and grace.
Providing hot, nutritious meals to people
struggling with hunger.
A program that offers men the ability to escape the vice-grip of addiction through individual and group counseling.
Our Learning and Career Center allows men in our recovery program to achieve their individual learning goals.
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