The Women’s Building is temporarily closed

This health crisis is having a devastating impact on our clients, especially low-income women and their families. Inside homes, we know that the added stress amplifies domestic violence situations. As we work from our homes, we continue to provide essential services and support.

Our current ON SITE programs AVAILABLE for the community are:

Monday and Thursdays: Food Pantry for Immigrant Families 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.
Wednesdays and Fridays: Fingerprinting for Family Reunification (By appointment only)

Our lines continue to be open all day every day. We are also working many of our other programs via phone, such as Immigration Legal Clinic, Financial Coaching and Housing applications. If you need any help, assistance or information about something please call us (415-431-1180) or email us at resourceroom@womensbuilding.org 

The First Women-led

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El Primer Centro Comunitario

Lidereado Por Mujeres

Empower. Enrich. Engage

The Women’s Building is a safe place that addresses two of San Francisco’s most pressing issues:
– Services and advocacy for the well-being of women and girls
– Affordable space for nonprofits and community members

This year, as the nation marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment granting women the right to vote, Benjamin Moore, and the National Trust for Historic Preservation are celebrating this historic milestone with a new program focused on the preservation of sites in the U.S. where women from all walks of life have made history. We are so excited to announce The Women’s Building as one of those sites, and we’re very happy our organization is recognized as trailblazers in the role of women and their impact on U.S. history. Our colorful mural façade depicts the power and contributions of women throughout history and the world. This year-long project will enhance the grand staircase that showcases the building’s colorful mural as it makes its way from outside, into the heart of the building. 

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The Women’s Building stands in solidarity with Black Lives Matter and other anti-racists groups that are demanding justice for George Floyd and countless other black lives that have been taken at the hands of police. Our hearts are with the families and communities of those killed by systematic racism that has plagued the black community for centuries and is still prevalent in all areas of society today.

The recent pandemic has highlighted the other impacts that are continuing the pattern of these structural disadvantages. In order to make progress toward eliminating these disparities, we must recognize and dismantle the ways that systematic racism has created economic, political, and social inequality.

As an organization that focuses on women and immigrant empowerment, we know that there is no gender equality without racial equality, there are no rights for immigrants without rights for the black community, there are no LGBTQ rights without black rights and the list continues to all people who are marginalized in our communities.

We encourage all people to learn more and engage in anti-racism. We support the multitude of talents that each individual can bring to a more just and livable society for all. Here are some great women-led organization you can support in the fight:

Moms 4 Housing
Homeless Black Trans women fund
The National Black Women’s Justice Institute

The Women’s Building is dedicated to helping protect the health and safety of our clients, volunteers, staff, and community.

Our Building, programs and services are closed until further notice. For cancelled community events, please click here.

This health crisis is having a devastating impact on our clients, especially low-income women and their families. So many of our clients work in the service industry and hourly jobs, and their income has stopped because businesses have closed. Inside homes we know that the added stress amplifies domestic violence situations. Given the public health restrictions, we are committed to providing the best service and support as possible. We need your support today

The Women’s Building is committed to being there for women and families both now and after the crisis has calmed.

Donate today to keep The Women’s Building strong and stable. Any amount will make a difference.

If you have any questions about the current state of our programs, please email or call the community resource room. Our staff is currently abiding by the Shelter In Place policy and working from home. We will check our voicemails every day and get back to you within the following 48 hours. Find updated information at the following places:

  1. Follow us on Facebook
  2. Resourceroom@womensbuilding.org
  3. 415-431-1180 EXT. 11

Upcoming Events

Thu 22

Food Pantry/Despensa de Comida

October 22 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Mon 26

Food Pantry/Despensa de Comida

October 26 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Thu 29

Food Pantry/Despensa de Comida

October 29 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

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The Women’s Building
3543 18th St. #8
San Francisco, CA 94110
Tel: (415) 431-1180
Fax: (415) 861-8969

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