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Hours of Operation: 
11am-7pm
Location: 
1091 Mission St
San FranciscoSan Francisco County, California 94103
Organization Description: 

Founded in 1999, the mission of Oasis For Girls is to partner with girls and young women of color from under-resourced communities in San Francisco to help them cultivate the skills, knowledge, and confidence to discover their dreams and build strong futures.Springboard SeriesOur Springboard Series for Girls is a program series that parovides girls with internal awareness and external skills. The Series provides girls with opportunities to create trusting relationships with positive, supportive adults, to develop a sense of identity and partnership within their group, and to build and practice key skills.RISE Life Skills ProgramA safe space to talk about and get information on cultures, identities, and emotional health needs of young women through reflective journaling and workshops on a series of topics including: anti-oppression, LGBT issues, history of women’s rights, body image, knowing your rights with police, healthy relationships, stress & depression, substance use, and community activism. Field trips include: historical tours of SF neighborhoods, yoga, self-defense, women’s clinic tour, and more! CREATE Arts Education Program        Engages young women in finding their voice and building ocnfidence though self-expression in the arts. Anchored in creative wrting, the girls will explore poetry, memoir and fiction. Sessions will begin           with a creative writing prompt that will extend to onf of the following art forms: collage, photo transfer, and performance. The poetry and art created throuhout the program will culminate in a                    professionally published bookl. Field trips include literary arts evetns, meeting mentoring artists, and higher education in the arts!ENVISION Career Exploration Program       An opportunity to prepare for advance education and careers through technology training. Young women work in a computer lab to learn basic technology skills, discover their innate aptitudes and interests, explore new careers through job sute visits to local companies, and develop a life plan to chart a path to their dreams! 

Neighborhood: 
South of Market
Ages Served: 
14
15
16
17
Cost: 
NO COST. GIRLS ARE PAID TO PARTICIPATE Girls are awarded a stipend depending on their tenure in program $300 for their first program, $400 for their second, $500 for their third.
Free: 
Yes
Financial Assistance: 
No
Parent Event?: 
0
Season: 
All Year
School Year
Fall
Spring
Summer
Spring Break
Phone Number: 
(415) 701-7991
Email: 
sfoasis@sfoasis.org
Organization and Program Categories: 
Academics & Tutoring
English / Language Arts
Arts
Comprehensive Programming
College and Career Preparation
College Tours
Job Shadowing
Health and Wellness
Behavioral/Emotional/Mental Health
Sexual Health
Performing Arts
Spoken Word
Support & Counseling
Counseling
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning
Mentorship
Gender-Specific
Violence Prevention
Languages Spoken: 
English
Spanish
Accessibility Note: 
Yes
Special Needs Support: 
No
Restricted Enrollment: 
No
DCYF Grantee: 
Yes
Getting There: 
<p>Oasis For Girls is located in South of Market neighborhood on Mission Street between 6th &amp; 7th Street in San Francisco.</p><p>Near Civic Center BART</p><p>MUNI - J, K, L, M, N, 5, 5L, 6, 9, 9L,12, 14, 14L/X, 19, 21,71, 71L</p><p>&nbsp;</p>
Contact Name: 
Megan Hamilton
Contact Email: 
sfoasis@sfoasis.org
Contact Phone Number: 
(415) 701-7991

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