Taylor Street Center111 Taylor Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
Phone: (415) 346-9769
Fax: (415) 346-0358 Capacity: 210
Accreditations: American Correctional Association
BACKGROUND: The Taylor Street Center provides temporary, gender specific housing, monitoring, and transitional services for 210 adult male and female offenders. The center offers a residential program for pregnant offenders, Mothers and Infants Together (MINT), which allows pregnant offenders to stay at the Center for two months prior to their baby's delivery and three months afterward.
SCOPE OF WORK: The Center helps offenders transition into their local communities after incarceration. The process involves teaching life skills so individuals are able to become productive citizens. The Center offers a self-pay program, allowing individuals to meet court-mandated requirements while remaining in a community correctional setting and continuing their employment. The Center is a four-story building, which is earthquake safe and wheelchair accessible. The Center includes rooms for recreation, dining, and visitation. The Center is located within walking distance of San Francisco’s Financial District. This convenient location allows residents to have easy access to shops, restaurants, public transportation and banking facilities, enhancing their employment opportunities.
SERVICES: Substance Abuse Counseling Mental Health Counseling HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis Prevention Education and Testing Life Skills (including Anger / Stress Management, Budgeting, Banking, Personal Hygiene, Securing Housing, Victim Awareness, and Conflict Resolution) Specialized Programs (including Cultural Diversity Education, Parenting/Family Skills Program, Women's Group, Suicide Precaution Class, Weekly Meditation Group, and Prison Fellowship/Spirituality Services) GED Preparation Employment Assistance (including Resume Writing, Job Search Strategies, Job Application Assistance, and Interview Techniques) Vocational Training
ACCREDITATION: The Taylor Street Center earned accreditation through the American Correctional Association in 2008 with re-accreditation in 2011.