Community Forward SF

(formerly Community Awareness & Treatment Services, Inc.)

put hope 

Community Forward is not just one facility. We are a network of programs designed to work together to meet every stage of need--from first response to relapse prevention and all in between. 

our programs 

The complex problem of homelessness leaves many in a desperate situation. In a city like San Francisco, filled with resources and energy, Community Forward is dedicated to helping this fragile population. 

Kes Phillips, Program Director

Anthony Myers, Program Coordinator


As the final element in successful life transformations, Eddy Street Apartments offers permanent, supportive housing for individuals on a low or fixed income. As with other CATS programs, Eddy Street Apartments embraces the harm reduction philosophy and is comprised of 3 components—the Direct Access to Housing (DAH) program for chronic alcoholics, HUMS (High Users of Multiple Systems), and Section 8 for low income tenants. Eddy Street is also subsidized by Section 8 for single adults. Accommodations include 25 partially furnished studio apartments with on-site support services, including individual and group counseling, case management services.

eddy street apartments

into action

 Our continuum of care provides the tools to sobriety, treatment for substance abuse and a place to call home.