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To talk to someone at Larkin Street right away, call our 24 hour youth hotline line at 1 (800) 669.6196.

If you are looking for a warm bed or nutritious meal, a shower, or just someone to talk to, you can connect with one of Larkin Street Youth Services’ emergency shelters or drop-in programs today:

Lark-Inn for Youth: Ages 18-24
Emergency Shelter

869 Ellis Street (between Van Ness and Polk)
800.447.8223 or 415.749.2968
7:00 p.m. Must be at shelter for an emergency bed.
Access wait-list and check in daily for a permanent bed.
***In the case of heavy rain or low temperatures, the Lark-Inn will not turn anyone away.

Diamond Youth Shelter: Ages 17 and under
Emergency Shelter

536 Central Avenue (between Hayes and Grove)
800.669.6196 or 415.567.1020
Open 24 hours, 7 days a week
Meals, showers, groups

Engagement & Community Center: Ages 12-24
*Formerly the Drop-In Center

Drop-in services, case management, individual and group counseling, showers, meals, lockers, laundry, clothing, computer/web access, and activity groups

134 Golden Gate Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102
Open 9 am – 6 pm weekdays
Engagement: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Community Center: 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Haight Street Referral Center: Ages 12-24

Drop-In services, meals, hygiene supplies, groups, case management, individual & group counseling, showers, and referrals

1317 Haight Street (between Central and Masonic)
Call first for up-to-date hours:
Monday – Friday: 11:00 am – 2:00 p.m.