As we celebrate AANHPI Heritage Month, we are proud to honor the heritage and contributions of Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander (AANHPI) communities in our city, and around the world. May is also Mental Health Awareness Month, providing us the opportunity to shine a light on the importance of prioritizing mental wellness.

Staff Highlight

Join us in congratulating our Assistant Director of Health & Youth Development, Dani Coquia-Guzman, for graduating from the Institute for Nonprofit Practice's Core Certificate Program, as part of the Bay Core Cohort!

“I am thrilled to have graduated from the Institute for Nonprofit Practice's Core Certificate Program! I was honored to be nominated for this fellowship by 3rd Street’s Executive Director, Joi Jackson-Morgan. In homage of my heritage and AAPI/AANHPI Heritage Month, I received my certificate in a modern Filipiniana Terno top and Filipino sun earrings.”

Dani Coquia-Guzman

Assistant Director of Health & Youth Development

College Jump

Summer is approaching, and we're excited to announce that our College Jump program is now accepting applications for counseling services! If you're a young person aged 12-24 interested in applying to college or trade schools, this is the perfect opportunity for you.

Apply here:

Summer Health Education Program (SHEP)

We are now accepting applications for our Summer Health Education Program (SHEP)! This 8-week (paid) summer program runs from June 2024 - July 2024, and centers various topics around health and community. For more information, please contact our Youth Specialist, Nolan Meadows at


Are you ready to take your passion for health care to the next level? Recruitment for the next HealthCore Program cohort is happening this July and August! This is your chance to join a dynamic group of fellows for a year-long allied health program that includes an 8-week Summer Health Field Internship. As a HealthCore fellow, you’ll be placed in various health care settings around the Bay Area, learning directly from experienced service providers and gaining invaluable hands-on experience.

Internship placements include:

  1. Office of Health Equity [DPH]: Pathway Program
  2. Mission Neighborhood Health Center
  3. Community Health Program for Youth (CHPY) Clinics
  4. UCSF/ZSFG Pediatric Asthma and Allergy Clinic

To sign up, simply scan the QR code on the flier or click here to fill out the HC interest form!

Youth Outreach Squad (YOS)

Join us in congratulating Frank, one of our talented YOS program graduates! Your graduation is a testament to your hard work and determination, and we celebrate this milestone with you. Here's to your continued success as you embark on the next chapter.

As we gear up for summer, it's important to acknowledge that many young people in San Francisco will face challenges during this seasonal transition. With increased free time, feelings of boredom and isolation may arise, possibly worsening underlying mental health issues. If you, or someone you know could benefit from support this summer, we're here for you.

Our counseling team of Clinical Social Workers and Marriage & Family Therapists partner with young people to help them explore their goals and aspirations, build coping skills, manage grief, sadness, and anxiety and help them develop the confidence to tackle obstacles.

Interested in Counseling Services? Submit our interest form here.

To support and end homelessness for the young residents of Bayview Hunters Point and San Francisco; 3rd Street offers rapid re-housing, access to the City’s Coordinated Entry System, emergency housing vouchers, financial support to cover move-in costs, and housing-focused case management.To make an appointment, please email us at, or access these services at:

The Point, one-stop-shop for all things housing at 5688 3rd Street, just steps away from 3rd Street’s main clinic and program center.

The Cove, our newest housing and resource access point at 800 Innes, located on the Hunters Point side of Bayview Hunters Point.

We partnered with the San Francisco Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing to launch the Lower Polk TAY Navigation Center, a 24/7 facility for youth experiencing homelessness.

📍Located at 700 Hyde Street, the center offers:

🏠 Safe and comfortable housing with secure lockers

🍽️ Three daily meals plus snacks

📖 Personalized support with free counseling and case management

⭐ Health & wellness services

📚 Educational support for high school or college

💼 Employment preparation and job placement assistance

Islais Creek Interpretive Exhibits Community Event

The Port of San Francisco invites you to join us in celebrating the newly installed interpretive exhibits at Islais Creek to honor its history, celebrate its significance, and emphasize the importance of its protection. 

Date/Time: Thursday, June 13, 2024 from 11 am to 1 pm

Location: Bayview Gateway Park, at the intersection of Third Street and Cargo Way


Stay Tuned for Our 2023-2024 Annual Report!

We look forward to sharing the 2023-2024 Annual Report with our community and 3rd St. Youth Center & Clinic stakeholders next month.

At 3rd Street Youth Center & Clinic, we're committed to nurturing the potential of San Francisco's youth, especially those living in the Bayview Hunters Point community. Whether you're striving for wellness, stability, or educational advancement, know that we're here to support you every step of the way.

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