St. Anthony’s is a family of resources. I came in looking for one item, and I ended up getting a whole bunch of others.”

CA Photo ID | Birth Certificate | Rental Assistance | Food Pantry/Emergency Food Box | Payee Services

Requirements to obtain a voucher for a CA PHOTO ID:

  • Must bring your CA ID/DL number.
  • Must bring one of the following written/current verifications: CalFresh, SSI, GA, PAES, SSIP CAPI, CalWorks. Regular SS benefits, SSDI, and VA benefits are not qualifying income.
  • If first time obtaining a CA PHOTO ID, bring in one of above income verification and an original certified birth certificate.
  • If 62 yrs old and have CA ID number, your application is free of charge.

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Requirements to obtain funds to request a certified birth certificate by mail (U.S. requests only):

  • Unexpired/Valid State Photo ID. Copies of IDs are not accepted if notarization of application is required.
  • If lack of actual or copy of unexpired/valid State Photo ID, social worker will search if vital records office accepts secondary forms of identification. It varies from State to State.

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Required documents for the Rental Assistance Screening on Tuesdays 2:30 pm:

  • For Back Rent, bring a 3 day notice or warning letter with breakdown of months and amounts. For a Security Deposit, bring the offer letter with move in costs including the security deposit and first month’s rent along with move in date.
  • Verification of ability to pay future rent by providing current income verification: food stamps, CalWorks, CAPI, SSI, SSDI, SDI, UI, GA, PAES, SSIP, employment verification. If tenant uses more than 85% of monthly income toward rent, tenant may not be eligible.
  • San Francisco Residents only.
  • If eviction process is in progress, tenant may not be eligible for rental assistance before a settlement between landlord and tenant or a court’s decision is reached.

Note: tenant will be scheduled an appointment if meets the screening’s guidelines.

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Requirements to access the food pantry and/or obtain an emergency food box: Food Pantry

  • If you live with at least one child under 18, you must provide proof of residency within catchment area (Tenderloin) and children’s proof of age to visit the food pantry once a month
  • If you are a single adult, you must bring verification of qualifying medical condition: Cancer, HIV/AIDS, Diabetes, Hep C, Colitis, Crohn’s Disease and provide proof residency within catchment area (Tenderloin)
  • If you are 60+ years you must provide proof of residency within catchment area (Tenderloin) and children’s proof of age to visit the food pantry once a month
  • Must be a San Francisco Resident (families/single adults/seniors) to obtain an emergency food box once every 12 months

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Requirements to enroll in Payee Services:

  • Enrollment must be mandated by SSA
  • Must be receiving SSI or SSDI, or Regular Social Security Retirement Benefits Only.
  • Must be a SF Resident
  • Must do an intake with Social Worker and agree with SAF Payee Understanding Agreement

Note: If not qualify for a service, please schedule an appointment and we can help you figure out your next step.

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By appointment:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 8:30 am – 12:00 pm & 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

General Services: Make an appointment – 415-592-2855

Drop-In Service Hours
Tuesday & Thursday 8:30am
Friday 1:00pm
Arrive 15 minutes early at 121 first floor front desk to get a ticket to secure a spot, limited availability

Rental Assistance Screening – Get ticket on Tuesday at 1:30 PM 121 Golden Gate Avenue front desk First Floor. Limited availability available. Come back with ticket at 2:30PM for screening. Bring requirements to screening.


Summer Volunteering at St. Anthony’s

San Francisco summers maybe
foggy and chilly…

but your heart will always be warm at St. Anthony’s.