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Statement in Response to “Many San Franciscans in Jail Struggle With Addiction. Would This Polarizing Treatment Option Help Them?”

May 17, 2021

San Francisco – Dr. Vitka Eisen, President & CEO, HealthRIGHT 360, issued the following statement in response to “Many San Franciscans in jail struggle with addiction. Would this polarizing treatment option help them?” as published on May 12, 2021 in the San Francisco Chronicle. “A hallmark of substance use disorder is the chronic nature of […]

Statement by HealthRIGHT 360 on Derek Chauvin Guilty Verdict

April 20, 2021

As the world watched nearly a year ago, George Floyd’s death was the result of excessive police violence. While today’s guilty verdicts in the State of Minnesota v. Derek Michael Chauvin trial have given legal justice to the family of George Floyd, there is still much more that must be done. Policing and the current […]

Statement by the Executive Team on Hate Crimes Against Asian Americans

March 23, 2021

The news of yet another mass shooting filled us at HealthRIGHT 360 with sadness and outrage at the eight lives lost to gun violence at the hands of a white man in Atlanta; six of the victims were Asian women. This crime is a horrific example of the confluence of anti-Asian racism, xenophobia, misogyny, and a […]

Voter Guide for California Propositions and San Francisco Ballot Measures for November 2020

October 14, 2020

Healthright 360’s Endorsements for the 2020 elections  HealthRIGHT 360 urges everyone to go out and VOTE in the election on November 3rd, 2020. Here are our recommendations on the issues that affect our clients, employees, and communities. California Propositions San Francisco Ballot Measures Please click here to see the PDF version of our Voter Guide. Attached PDF File  HealthRIGHT […]

Statement by The Executive Team on Racial Justice and Black Lives Matter

June 2, 2020

At our core, HealthRIGHT 360 is a health justice organization, founded and operating every day because we fervently believe that healthcare is a right, not a privilege. We stand in open opposition to racial violence, police brutality, socioeconomic inequity, border walls, Muslim bans, children in cages, the erosion of the rights of Transgender people, the […]

Updated Statement on COVID-19: Resources Needed

March 18, 2020

HealthRIGHT 360 is on the frontlines of the healthcare system’s critical response to COVID-19. Our goal is to protect staff, and to continue to deliver services to our most vulnerable community members. We stand committed to serving the people who have nowhere else to turn right now, and to keeping people out of emergency rooms […]

HealthRIGHT 360 Statement on COVID-19

March 11, 2020

HealthRIGHT 360 is closely monitoring the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19. The safety and well-being of our workforce and the people who we serve is our primary concern right now, and always. We have formed a COVID-19 Task Force for HealthRIGHT 360 chaired by Ana Valdés, MD, Chief Healthcare Officer. The Task Force has been […]

HealthRIGHT 360 Staff Select SEIU to Represent Them

December 18, 2019

On December 16, 2019, HealthRIGHT 360 formally recognized SEIU as the union our employees have selected to represent them.  An independent third party, former California state Senator Mark Leno, counted the number of employee-signed union cards, matched with a list of union eligible employees, and verified that 73% of employees signed cards. The card check process […]

Innovative Social Bonds Transaction Secures Funding for HealthRIGHT 360

December 9, 2019

$48.5 million tranche of Social Bonds and $10.3 million of taxable bonds will allow HealthRIGHT 360 to refinance existing debt and invest for the future. SAN FRANCISCO – HealthRIGHT 360 announced today the successful issuance of nearly $50 million in Social Bonds.  The financing will allow HealthRIGHT 360 to invest in its mission to provide integrated care […]

HealthRIGHT 360 Unveils ‘Clinic on Wheels’ to Bring Healthcare to San Francisco’s Most Vulnerable People

December 4, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO –  HealthRIGHT 360 today unveiled its long-awaited Mobile Healthcare Services, extending the storied legacy of the non-profit’s origins as the Haight Ashbury Free Clinics and expanding its reach beyond the 30,000 people currently served at the organization’s brick-and-mortar sites across California. “These are challenging times in healthcare, especially for the vulnerable populations we serve. Being […]

Mayor Breed Announces Opening of 72 Behavioral Health Beds on Treasure Island

November 20, 2019

New residential step-down beds provide stable housing for people in substance use outpatient treatment programs who are at risk of homelessness San Francisco, CA — Mayor London N. Breed and HealthRIGHT 360 today announced the opening of 72 new residential step-down beds on Treasure Island for people who are continuing outpatient substance use treatment and […]

Escondido, CA – Discovery Childcare Center update October 2, 2019

October 2, 2019

We are pleased to announce that as of October 1, 2019 Discovery Childcare Center in Escondido will be operated by North County Community Services, dba Growing Minds Early Education Programs. In a joint effort, HealthRIGHT 360 transferred Discovery Childcare Center in its entirety to Growing Minds, a local non-profit organization serving northern San Diego County since […]

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