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• Permanent housing for 570 formerly homeless

• 8 housing sites located in San Francisco’s Tenderloin and Mission neighborhoods

• 24 hour staff focused on security, stability, and maintaining the properties

WELLBEING

Well-being

• Health, education and cooking classes

• Yoga sessions and art activities

• Free grocery programs

• Collaboration with Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing and Episcopal Community Services, the Red Cross, The Dope Project, California Shakespeare Theater and many others

COMMUNITY

Community

• Regular community meals, coffee, and group meetings

• Sidewalk gardens and public art mural

• Annual Tenant Appreciation Party and Tenant Feel Good Fair

• Holiday Celebrations, including gifts for all tenants

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Delivering Innovation in Supportive Housing (DISH)

Delivering Innovation in Supportive Housing (DISH)Thursday, January 16th, 2020 at 7:39pm

We’re very honored to have the #LeadershipSF folks coming today to the Empress to learn what DISH is all about.
#EveryoneDeservesaHome

Delivering Innovation in Supportive Housing (DISH)

Delivering Innovation in Supportive Housing (DISH)Friday, January 10th, 2020 at 10:32pm

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Boeddeker Park & Clubhouse

These people are awesome!
We hosted our Spotlight lunch today, to thank all the staff members recently highlighted by their peers for their excellence and commitment to service. Thanks to the dedication of its staff, DISH is able to provide the highest level…

Delivering Innovation in Supportive Housing (DISH)

Delivering Innovation in Supportive Housing (DISH)Tuesday, December 24th, 2019 at 7:02pm

Ivan moved into the Windsor 10 years ago just in time for the holidays. Born in Las Vegas, he previously lived in Hollywood and Virginia where he worked as a pastry chef. After struggling with mental health issues and a difficult divorce, Ivan found himself…

Delivering Innovation in Supportive Housing (DISH)

Delivering Innovation in Supportive Housing (DISH)Sunday, December 15th, 2019 at 4:00pm

Meet Henri!

A native San Franciscan and talented musician, he played with several bands and traveled across America and Europe sharing his passion for music. Life as a musician on the road led to a struggle with his substance use, and ultimately…

Delivering Innovation in Supportive Housing (DISH)

Delivering Innovation in Supportive Housing (DISH)Wednesday, December 4th, 2019 at 9:15pm

Today we welcome our new Community Advisory Board member, Allen, who will represent his Camelot community. DISH‘s Community Advisory Board meets every other month to discuss what we can do better for our residents. This morning, we discussed ideas for 2020… we can’t wait to…

Delivering Innovation in Supportive Housing (DISH)

Delivering Innovation in Supportive Housing (DISH)Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019 at 6:12pm

Meet Bernard!

Bernard grew up in San Francisco and went on to serve in the military. After his service, he suffered a serious injury that left him unable to work or pay his rent, and he ended up homeless. Last year,…

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Thursday, January 16th, 2020 at 9:05pm

Loved having Leadership San Francisco’s class of 2020 in the house today! Thanks @grifftgaff +Susannah Raub for choosing Empress to highlight solutions to homelessness and including us on the panel! Shout out to @KevinChron for moderating “what’s working, what’s not” DISH works! https://t.co/OKtP4txolZ

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Friday, January 10th, 2020 at 7:54pm

These people are awesome!
We hosted our Spotlight lunch today, to thank the staff members highlighted by their peers for their excellence. Thanks to the dedication of its staff, DISH is able to provide the highest level of service to our 570 residents.
#dreamteam https://t.co/FcfwBEvbXM

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Tuesday, December 24th, 2019 at 3:59pm

Meet Ivan! After experiencing homelessness, Ivan moved into a DISH site and is now a DISH community leader focused on healthy eating. This holiday, donate here https://t.co/nxuvGeMkbn to ensure that Ivan can continue his great work! https://t.co/ZtBXfHjE0G

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Sunday, December 15th, 2019 at 1:00pm

Meet Henri! After experiencing homelessness, Henri moved into a DISH site and is now a community leader. This holiday season, donate here https://t.co/nxuvGeMkbn to ensure that Henri and ALL of our community has reason to celebrate during the holidays. https://t.co/A242xRmRLi

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