March 18, 2020

Limited Services for Veterans through April 8th – COVID-19 Shutdown


We will offer mail services only to veterans who currently receive their mail at 1060 Howard Street in San Francisco and 2719 Telegraph Avenue in Oakland. Triage may be offered to veterans in need of immediate/emergency services.

We will be open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm at our two Drop-in Center locations until April 8th or further notice.


We will continue processing rent checks for veteran clients during this time. Please continue to coordinate with your case manager or contact us at


If you are a San Francisco resident seeking help with VA benefits or a discharge upgrade, please contact Swords’ Intake Specialist Rebecca Beville at or 415.252.4788 ext. 313.

All San Francisco veterans are eligible for a free one-time consultation with our attorneys, regardless of discharge status, the era of service, or length of service. Please note – We do not guarantee representation or ongoing assistance. We hope to return to our regular drop-in hours soon where all veterans who can attend are welcome.


We will limit all non-essential services in our housing programs. During this period, we will have Front Desk staff, maintenance staff & janitorial staff only on a regular basis. Case management will be limited. Meal services in our programs will continue, but will be boxed and/or frozen. If you have questions or concerns, please email us at .


Any Employment & Training inquires including referrals, events, or services, please email us at  Currently our office hours are limited and by appointment only.  If any Employment & Training services are needed, please email, or contact your Employment & Training Employment Specialist or Job Developer directly.

Please note that things are changing rapidly and business hours and available services are subject to change.

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