Stop the DPH from displacing the mentally ill from the Behavioral Health Center’s Adult Residential Facility and end outsourcing healthcare worker jobs.

Stop the DPH from displacing the mentally ill from the Behavioral Health Center’s Adult Residential Facility and end outsourcing healthcare worker jobs.

Stop the SF Department of Public Health from displacing the mentally ill from the Behavior Health Center’s Adult Residential Facility and outsourcing healthcare worker jobs.

The SF Department of Public Health (SFDPH) is displacing severely mentally ill residents that are permanently housed at the Behavioral Health Center’s Adult Residential Facility (ARF) to make way for a Homeless Navigation Center with temporary shelter beds. The DPH administration sent a letter informing Behavior Health Care Workers that the adult population will be shrinking by 41 beds to only 14 permanent beds. In addition to residents being displaced, SFDPH administration is ...

Stop the SF Department of Public Health from displacing the mentally ill from the Behavior Health Center’s Adult Residential Facility and outsourcing healthcare worker jobs.

The SF Department of Public Health (SFDPH) is displacing severely mentally ill residents that are permanently housed at the Behavioral Health Center’s Adult Residential Facility (ARF) to make way for a Homeless Navigation Center with temporary shelter beds. The DPH administration sent a letter informing Behavior Health Care Workers that the adult population will be shrinking by 41 beds to only 14 permanent beds. In addition to residents being displaced, SFDPH administration is also displacing city workers by outsourcing their work to an outside non-profit.

 

 

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Don't displace the mentally ill from the Behavioral Health Center's Adult Residential Facility

Join public health advocates, patients and staff to stop the displacement of the mentally ill and the outsourcing of our jobs at Behavioral Health Center's Adult Residental Facility at 887 Potrero in SF. Sign the petition today.

Currently, the Adult Residentail Facility (ARF) houses SF’s most vulnerable clients who have serious and persistent mental illnesses, and cannot live independently. These clients cannot prepare their own food, do their ...

Join public health advocates, patients and staff to stop the displacement of the mentally ill and the outsourcing of our jobs at Behavioral Health Center's Adult Residental Facility at 887 Potrero in SF. Sign the petition today.

Currently, the Adult Residentail Facility (ARF) houses SF’s most vulnerable clients who have serious and persistent mental illnesses, and cannot live independently. These clients cannot prepare their own food, do their own laundry nor manage their own money. They also cannot manage their medications, without which they would return to suffering major psychiatric crises on a regular basis and would cycle through the city’s ER’s and psychiatric emergency room.

 

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Dear Grant Colfax, MD. Director of SF DPH ,

The Behavioral Health Center 's Adult Residential Facility (ARF) should not lose any beds. The ARF should be filled to capacity. The ARF staff should be given appropriate resources to continue to provide high-quality care and a loving home-like environment to mentally ill residents