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

Gratitude Journal & Therapeutic Bath Salts Workshop
Tuesday, December 3rd from 5-7pm
at our Community Office (location provided upon request).

SVDP-SF’s Riley Center Bilingual Case Manager, Ivonne Mendez will be leading this workshop. 

  • Learn the importance of gratitude for self-care
  • Learn about the usage of prompts as a tool for journal writing
  • Enjoy creating therapeutic bath salts!

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 and DV Agency staff are warmly invited to attend this workshop!

Mock Interview Job Fair
Thursday, December 5th
at 11:00am at our Community Office (location provided upon request).

You are warmly invited to attend an exclusive mock interview job fair with local employers interested in employee recruitment.

We are proud to share that Angela Webb, Director of Human Resources, High Flying Foods will be our event speaker. 

Interested participants are encouraged to RSVP directly to Riley Center Employment Specialist, Abdul Malik AliAkbar at (510) 978-2809.

Clients, case managers and outside agency clients are warmly invited to attend!

Domestic Violence Advocate Trainings

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