Sheriff’s Office staff work with people in jail to help them apply for health insurance.
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
This 12-step program helps individuals recover from alcohol addiction and stay sober. Program leaders offer meetings in English and Spanish for men and women in jail.
Caseworkers meet with clients, focusing on connecting those who struggle with substance use disorders, mental health issues, and homelessness with housing and support services.
Jail-Based Career Center Programing
Staff work with people in jail to help them set career goals, build their resumes, and prepare for job applications. Returning residents connect with America Works, an employment network that helps people from disadvantaged backgrounds find jobs.
Narcotics Anonymous (NA)
This 12-step program helps individuals recover from drug addiction and stay sober. Program leaders offer meetings in English and Spanish for men and women in jail.
The law library offers books and resources to help people in jail learn about the law.
Older Adult In-Custody Services
This program helps people in jail who are 55 and older by offering support groups, connection to services, and help with returning to the community once their sentence is complete.
Volunteer religious leaders provide spiritual guidance, bible study, and grief counseling to people in jail. Other activities include concerts, dinners, holiday celebrations, and prayer support for visiting family members.
Roadmap to Peace (RTP)
This Five Keys program provides in-custody case management to people aged 18-24. Five Keys connects young adults with neighborhood support programs to gain self-sufficiency and avoid violence once they are released from jail.
Transitional Age Youth Resiliency Program
Five Keys staff provide intensive one-on-one case management for young adults to help them prevent violence, build self-sufficiency and connect with helpful services.
Stanford Educational Courses
Stanford University offers classes, seminars, writing groups, and book clubs taught by graduate students and post-doctoral research fellows. Subjects include law, education, sociology, engineering, biology, and psychology.
Recipe for Success
Recipe for success prepares kitchen workers for food service careers after release from jail. Participants learn about food safety and handling and prepare for their ServSafe exam and certification.
Living Is For Everyone (LIFE)
The LIFE program helps young adults make better choices. They learn how past trauma can lead to destructive behavior. They gain communication and leadership skills, expressing themselves through music, film, writing, and more.
Five Keys partners with City College of San Francisco to offer up to four classes per semester. Classes are available to high school graduates. Qualified students working toward a high school diploma may also enroll.