Let's try to get you what you need.


We know that during times of crisis and pandemic, you are facing increased financial burdens, intensified stressors, and failure by systems to get you what you need. The HYPE Center is offering virtual services and free care packages with resources during this time. We have also compiled a list of community resources below that we will continue to update. Please check back frequently for an updated list.

Last Updated: 8/18/20

Mental Health and Wellness

Food and Meals

  • San Francisco-Marin Food Bank, use their "Find Food" feature to locate a pop-up food pantry near you
  • Apply for CalFresh, learn how to apply for CalFresh and use benefits
  • SFUSD Grab and Go Meal Sites, offering meals for SFUSD students while schools are closed.
  • St. Anthony's, (45 Jones St and Golden Gate Ave) offering free pre-packaged to-go meals (1 per person) from 11:30am-1:30pm
  • Glide, offering free hot meals in takeout containers 3 times a day
  • Mother Brown's Kitchen, (2111 Jennings Street) offering to go meals Monday through Friday; Breakfast at 7:30am and Dinner at 4:30pm


COVID-19 Testing

  • City College Test Site, Student Health Center, 50 Frida Kahlo Way, HC-100, Monday to Friday 7am to 7pm - You do not need to have symptoms to be tested at City College. Minors under 18 can be tested at City College. Walk-through, with an appointment

Employment Benefits

Internet and Digital Access

  • OneSimpleWish.org, email info@onesimplewish.org, offering free laptops to youth for remote learning
  • iFoster offering free smartphones/hotspots with unlimited data for foster youth
  • Comcast offering free internet for two months for student households
  • Sonic offering free internet and telephone services for 90 days for student households
  • Spectrum offering free internet for 60 days for student households


Undocumented Youth

Fighting Police Brutality

  • ACLU, offers a manual on fighting police brutality including goals and organizing strategies for communities
  • Raheem, an independent platform for reporting police misconduct in the United States
  • Anti-Police Terror Project, offering resources about the Police Accountability and Community Protection Act