News

  1. Photos from the Outward Bound City Skyline Challenge – Nov. 1, 2019

    We are so proud of Team Larkin Street for accepting the Skyline Challenge again this year, raising over $12,000 for Outward Bound programs for young people experiencing homelessness! Among the brave rappellers and fundraisers were executive director Sherilyn Adams, board members Allison Wysocki (for her sixth year!) and John Viola, partner Scott Walton of BroadwaySF and…

  2. Help Our Young People Have A Happy Holiday – 2019 Holiday Gift Drive

    For young people experiencing homelessness, access to basic needs can be a challenge. This holiday season, you can help make sure that young people have what they need to reach their goals and dreams.  GIFT CARDS Ross Safeway Target Walgreens VISA GIFTS (assortment of adult sizes) Hats Gloves Socks (new) T-shirts  (new) Underwear (new) Bras…

  3. Our Behavioral Health team expands and serves more young people

    We are thrilled to share that Larkin Street expanded its Behavioral Health team by hiring three new clinicians this year! The behavioral health department promotes mental health, emotional resilience, and wellness throughout Larkin Street with programs including one-on-one consultations, groups, and staff training and development. Behavioral health services are key in our continuum of wraparound…

  4. A letter from a Larkin Street program participant – 2019 Fall-Winter Newsletter

    From time to time, young people reach out to us to let us know the impact our programs had on their lives. Chibu’s story is an inspiration to us and we are thrilled to share it with you. My name is Chibuenyi Griffith. I was born in Nigeria, grew up in foster care, hopping from…

  5. Larkin Street endorses Prop A

    Join us in voting yes on Prop A! Last month, the average San Francisco one-bedroom cost $3,750 to rent. Prop A is the biggest affordable housing bond in city history and would lead to the construction of about 2,800 new affordable housing units in the next four years. The measure will help move the needle…

  6. A message from Sherilyn – 2019 Fall-Winter Newsletter

    Dear Friends, Heading into what is always a busy holiday season, I am energized by the amazing work of staff and young people at Larkin Street. We’ve kicked off our new strategic plan, which focuses on increasing the availability of housing, employment, and behavioral health services for youth. Alongside these programmatic enhancements, we’re prioritizing providing…

  7. Photos from our Performing Arts Night – September 18, 2019

    Guests came to support young people showcasing their talents ranging from dance and music to theater and poetry at our annual Performing Arts Night on Sept. 18, 2019. Each performance showed so much creativity and courage — we couldn’t be prouder! Performing Arts Night celebrates the talents of young people in our Art Program, which…

  8. Larkin Street’s Art Program partners with Walt Disney Family Museum

    The Walt Disney Family Museum is pleased to announce its 2019 community access exhibition,  A Powerful Force: Working to End Homelessness Through Art, which will feature original artwork created by young people experiencing homelessness. The exhibition’s title was inspired  by Walt Disney himself: “There is great comfort and inspiration in this feeling of close human…

  9. Larkin Street’s Youth Advisory Board presents at the 2019 United States Conference on AIDS (USCA)

    Young people from our Youth Advisory Board, Riley and Jasmine, presented at the 2019 United States Conference on AIDS. The conference held in Washington, DC, focused on the plan to end the HIV epidemic in America. Health departments, community-based organizations, People Living with HIV, People on PrEP, national organizations, health centers, health care providers, donors,…

  10. Larkin Street’s 2018-2019 Annual Report Released

    Thanks to your support, more than 2,200 young people experiencing homelessness received help, hope and so much more! As we celebrate our 35th anniversary, your ongoing commitment to ensuring that every young person can reach their full potential means so much! Read more about our results, financials, supporters, events and special guests throughout the last…