Community Office

We know that overcoming the effects of domestic violence is a lifelong process, and we are here to help at every step of the journey. The newly reopened Riley Center Community Office offers drop-in support services to all survivors of domestic violence, including former residents of Rosalie And Brennan Houses.

Services include: Individual Case Management, Support Groups, Advocacy, Community Building, Peer Counseling, Program Information and Referrals

Drop-In Hours

Mondays and Thursdays
9:00am-12:00pm
1:30pm-4:00pm
Phone: (415) 552-2943

*It is preferable to call to schedule an appointment

RAMS Services now offered at Riley Center Community Office

SVDP-SF formed a partnership in 2019 with Richmond Area Multi Services (RAMS) to provide more comprehensive supportive services to Riley Center survivors of domestic violence. As part of this partnership, we are excited to announce that RAMS is now offering services at our Community Office at 1175 Howard Street two days a week.

We are happy to welcome RAMS clinician, Raul Yepez. Raul is a registered associate marriage and family therapist. He received his master’s degree in Counseling/Psychology from Holy Names University in Oakland, CA. As a Behavioral Health Counselor and Mental Health Consultant for Richmond Area Multi-Services, he is providing  individual counseling sessions, as well as group sessions. Raul is trained in the Positive Parenting Program, and his theoretical framework is focused on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Narrative Therapy and Psychodynamic Therapy.  

Rams Services hours at Community Office:

  • Tuesdays: 3 pm – 7 pm
  • Fridays: 2 pm – 6 pm

For more information about these services please contact Stacy Knight at sknight@svdp-sf.org

Conversation Series

We look forward to sharing more information about our upcoming Conversation Series events as they arise in the future!

Workshops

Information Session: Compass Children’s Center and Housing Program taking place Wednesday, October 16th from 5:00 – 7:00 pm. 

Compass Childcare Supportive Services Bilingual Case Manager, Leticia Palacios will be leading this information session along with additional colleagues.

Information Session: Compass Children’s Center and Housing Program
    Learn useful skills for navigating Compass Children’s Center and Housing Programs
  •  Access introduction to Compass’ programs directly from staff followed by Q & A

Interested participants are encouraged to RSVP directly to Riley Center Bilingual Case Manager, Ivonne Mendez, (415) 757-6497 or imendez@svdp-sf.org.

English/Spanish translation, child watch and snacks/refreshments will be provided. We look forward to your attendance! 

Riley Center clients are warmly invited to attend this workshop.

Resume Writing & Job Search Workshop taking place Thursday, October 24th from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Please join in for this career focused workshop led by Riley Center Employment Specialist, Abdul Aliakbar at our Twitter Lab located at 1175 Howard Street in San Francisco. 

Attendees will:
 •  Learn about resume styles as well as how to create one
 •  Receive assistance with creating and enhancing resume 
 •  Learn helpful tips on how to job search

Interested participants are encouraged to RSVP directly to Riley Center Bilingual Case Manager, Ivonne Mendez, (415) 757-6497 or imendez@svdp-sf.org.

English/Spanish translation, child watch and snacks/refreshments will be provided. We look forward to your attendance! 

Riley Center clients are warmly invited to attend this workshop.

 

Job Search & Interview Skills Workshop taking place Thursday, October 31st from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm.

Please join in for this career focused workshop led by Riley Center Employment Specialist, Abdul Aliakbar at our Twitter Lab located at 1175 Howard Street in San Francisco. 

Attendees will:
 •  Build job search skills
 •  Learn effective interviewing skills

Interested participants are encouraged to RSVP directly to Riley Center Bilingual Case Manager, Ivonne Mendez, (415) 757-6497 or imendez@svdp-sf.org.

English/Spanish translation, child watch and snacks/refreshments will be provided. We look forward to your attendance! 

Riley Center clients are warmly invited to attend this workshop.

Domestic Violence Advocate Trainings

Please check in regularly to stay informed on upcoming Domestic Violence trainings. Thanks!