Community Awareness & Treatment Services, Inc.


for change


those in need



For more than 30 years, Community Awareness & Treatment Services, Inc. (CATS) has devoted its energy to passionately serving the chronically homeless population providing safe and accessible services. We have a network of seven programs that offer a continuum of care where dedicated staff give support, transportation and housing.  Our goal is to reach farther to serve those who are the hardest to reach. 

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Changing the lives  

of homeless men and women since 1978


our wish list

aids walk 2014

Below is a list of items needed at CATS to assist with ongoing operations and to enable us to complete our mission.


THERE'S STILL TIME LEFT TO DONATE!! CATS once again participated in AIDS Walk on July 20, 2014 to raise funds to support the homeless women in the HIV+/ AIDS program at A Woman's Place (AWP). 

Your contribution to CATS will help to break the cycle of homelessness and save a life in San Francisco. To make a donation, click below and we thank you for your gift.

the lives we impact

Mr. Jones

Read how his life improved after getting the proper care.

OUr progRams put Hope into Action


Read his story of how his life changed after finding a place of his own.


Read his story of how his life changed after finding a permanent home.

introducing our latest youtube video 

Produced by our board member Buddy Saleman, check out Felicia Houston, A Woman's Place Program Director & Rann Parker, San Francisco Homeless Outreach Team Specialist, City of County of San Francisco officials, Barbara Garcia, Director of Health at the SF Department of Public Health and Bevan Dufty, Director of Hope and others in a short film.