Local Community Organizations Doing Great Things
The One Richmond initiative was developed by the residents of the Richmond to unify the community and to cultivate neighborhood pride centered on taking care of one another, taking care of the neighborhood, and supporting local businesses.
RICHMOND DISTRICT YMCA
The Richmond district YMCA, one of the branches of the YMCA of San Francisco, was founded in May 1922. It began by offering a few boys clubs and within two years expanded to include a game room, library, two club rooms, and a small gymnasium. Today, with over 3000 members and program participants, we offer: before, during, and after school care; summer camp; family programs; teen programs; senior programs; adult health and fitness; and a variety of community programs, from food assistance for low income immigrants to free community health days.
Our mission is to nurture a diverse urban community by developing and providing high quality youth, adult, and family programs that address critical community needs and foster respect for all people and our environment.
NORTH EAST MEDICAL
Our mission is to provide affordable, comprehensive, compassionate and quality health care services in a linguistically competent and culturally sensitive manner to improve the health and well-being of our community, regardless of ability to pay. Our staff speaks a variety of Chinese dialects and Asian languages, including Cantonese, Mandarin, and Vietnamese.
RAMS, Inc. is a non-profit mental health agency that is committed to advocating for and providing community based, culturally-competent, and consumer-guided comprehensive services, with an emphasis on serving Asian & Pacific Islander Americans.
Founded in San Francisco's Richmond District in 1974, their agency offers comprehensive services that meet the behavioral health, social, vocational, and educational needs of the diverse community of the San Francisco Area with special focus on the Asian & Pacific Islander American and Russian-speaking populations.
CHINESE YOUTH CENTER (CYC)
To empower and strengthen a diverse population of high need youth and their families by providing comprehensive youth development through education, employment training, advocacy, and other support services.