|Friendship House Association of American Indians, Inc. of San Francisco is a 501C(3), tax exempt corporation, incorporated in 1973 to serve American Indians relocated from their reservations to the San Francisco Bay Area. Since then Friendship House has grown into a comprehensive multi-service agency that provides substance abuse treatment, rehabilitation and prevention services for American Indians throughout California. Friendship House is state licensed, certified, and nationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). Friendship House operates 2 residential facilities, one in San Francisco with a capacity of 30 beds, and one in Oakland for 5 substance-abusing American Indian women and their children. In addition, Friendship House has a satellite office located in San Jose, where the Intake/Outreach Counselor provides extensive outreach in Santa Clara County and the criminal justice system. Friendship House is unique in its track record of providing a holistic treatment, recovery and prevention program culturally relevant to American Indians in San Francisco since 1962. Friendship House staff and the Board of Directors are representative of various tribes and professional affiliations, and they are committed to American Indian recovery and human service issues.
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