Safe Passages

Safe Passages

Project Director
Safe Passages Program
Student, Family, and Community Services Department
1515 Quintara Street
San Francisco, CA 94116
Phone: (415)242-2615 ext 3044
Fax: (415)242-2618


Staffing and Partners

  • A part-time Learning Support Professional (LSP) is focused on CDP sites, professional development for staff and parents, and healthy transitions to kindergarten
  • The five middle school sites are staffed by LSP(s), a School District Nurse (SDN), and a Family-Community Health Outreach Worker
  • The two County Community high schools are staffed by an LSP and an SDN
  • Department of Public health/Community Behavioral Health Services provides a “single point of contact” for all mental health referrals from Safe Passages sites, and a City-wide Interagency Team member
  • San Francisco Police Department ensures School Resource Officer coverage at all Safe Passages sites in addition to providing the GREAT program at identified sites; collaboration on truancy issues and interventions; professional development on violence prevention; and a City-wide Interagency Team member
  • Juvenile Probation Department provides assistance with transitions involving students on probation or in YGC; professional development on juvenile justice issues; and collaboration on the City-wide Interagency Team to address the needs of the highest risk students


  • Student Mentor Program
  • Safe School Ambassadors
  • Youth Outreach Workers
  • Brief Intervention Sessions


  • Second Step
  • Project Alert
  • Toward No Drug Abuse

School Climate

  • Student Assistance Program
  • Positive Peer Norms campaigns
  • Parent engagement/involvement
  • Collaboration with Community Based Organizations
  • Professional development (e.g., Racial Wellness, Trauma, Youth development)
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