Move Beyond Crisis

96% of people reserving shelter beds rated our services good or excellent

The WALK-IN CENTER (WIC) allows healing to begin with a place to sit, someone to hear your story, a toothbrush, and a bed for the night.

We can provide referrals, shelter, help replace a lost birth certificate, assist you with enrolling in benefits, get you help, and partner with you in goal-setting or understanding your needed next steps.


General Hours:

Monday - Thursday, 8:30am - 1pm and 2pm - 4:30pm

Friday, 8:30am - 1pm


For general referrals, inquiries and case management of individuals and families.

Shelter Info

GLIDE is the only site in the Tenderloin where people can reserve a bed in San Francisco's shelter system. Reservations can be made in the Walk-In Center through the CHANGES system for 1-day and 90-day beds on a first-come, first-served basis.


Shelter Reservation Hours

Monday - Friday, 7am - 11am and 4pm - 9pm


Phone: 415.674.6032

Rental Assistance Info

GLIDE, in collaboration with the Seasons of Sharing Fund and Catholic Charities, provides access to financial help for individuals and families with back rent, rental and security deposits. We do rental assistance on the First and Third Friday of every month.


Rental Assistance Hours:

First and Third Friday of every month. Number distribution starts at 7:00am, meetings with case managers start at 9:30am.


*Please note that a line often forms to the left of the main entrance at 330 Ellis Street. We screen and assist the first five clients on a first-come, first-served basis.


Phone: 415.674.6012

Emergency Clothing, Food Boxes, Household Items

GLIDE provides vouchers for material items in collaboration with the Society of St. Vincent De Paul. Note that you must bring a rental receipt for food and household vouchers. Up to 10 clothing vouchers are given out each morning.


Voucher Distribution Hours

Monday - Wednesday & Friday, beginning at 8:30am


*Please note that Clothing Vouchers are offered once a month, and Food and Household Items Vouchers are offered once every six months.

"It has made me stronger, I do want to do more things. It's actually helped me want to keep going in life."

 - Annika, Walk In Center participant


Support the Walk-In Center

$100 allows 1 individual to receive a day of training in harm reduction.

$50 provides one week of bus transportation to 3 newly employed.


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Want to Know More?

Walk-In Center and Shelter Reservations:

Phone: 415.674.6032


Rental Assistance:

Phone: 415.674.6012


GLIDE  330 Ellis Street, San Francisco, CA 94102 | 415.674.6000

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