Horizons is open for business Monday-Thursday, from 10am-7pm, and on Fridays from 10-6:30pm.
We typically provide services to youth ages 14-19, though certain programs work with young adults up to 26 years old. Contact the Program Directors for more specific information.
We're located at 440 Potrero Avenue in San Francisco's Mission District. The cross street is 17th. Please see our Contact page for bus line information.
No. Horizons serves all qualified youth and young adults regardless of immigration status. However, our employment program only provides jobs to youth that have legal employment authorization.
All services are free.
Our Prevention program can arrange for great presentations at your site on a wide variety of subjects. Contact the Program Director for more information.
Yes. Horizons has both after-school and summer jobs for youth 14-18 years old. Contact the Employment department for more information.
Contact our Prevention team for a consultation.
This varies year-to-year, however Horizons currently provides services at James Lick Middle School, John O'Connell High, Mission High, Galileo High and Newcomer High.
Yes. All Horizons staff are bilingual. We can provide all of our services in Spanish when appropriate.
Yes. Please contact the Substance Abuse Treatment program to arrange for family counseling.
Yes, Substance Abuse counseling staff are either certified or in the process of becoming substance abuse certified.
No. Youth can live anywhere in San Francisco to receive services, though a majority of our participants live in the Mission District.
Yes. Horizons staff supervises all programs. However, parents and guardians should arrange to pick-up their children at the conclusion of their participation. Horizons can't insure the safety of youth once they leave the premises.
No. However, we typically bring youth home in our vans after a supervised field trip or late-night outing.
First, contact the Director of the program that interests you. Then, if an understanding is reached, we will create a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that outlines the collaborative details.
Some programs have made arrangements to accommodate community service, though decisions are made on a case-by-case basis. Contact the Program Directors to discuss.
No. However, we are working on making arrangements with community partners to make this possible.
Absolutely. However, counseling staff are bound by California State law to be mandated reporters in instances where abuse, self-harm or physical threats are reported or observed.
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