Employment Services

Positive Resource Center’s Employment Services Program provides vocational rehabilitation and job search services to people with HIV/AIDS or with Mental Health Disabilities. Our Employment Services Program assists clients who are considering temporary work, permanent part-time or full-time work, or training and education opportunities. Positive Resource Center is the only employment service provider in the San Francisco Bay Area that has specifically developed its program for people who are facing multiple employment barriers.

Accessing Services

Services are available to adults 18+ who are living with HIV or Mental Health Disabilities.

Eligibility for Services

San Francisco Residents:

New and returning clients need to attend an Employment Services orientation, which is held each Wednesday from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. There is no orientation the last week in December.

Non San Francisco Residents :

Client must be referred and authorized for services by the California Department of Rehabilitation (DoR). Clients may apply for DoR services by following this link: http://www.rehab.cahwnet.gov/services.htm. Once you have been authorized for services you may contact the Managing Director of Employment Services at 415-972-0831 or joer@positiveresource.org to schedule an Employment Services Intake.

Location: 785 Market Street (near 4th Street), 10th Floor, San Francisco CA 94103. The closest BART/MUNI station is Powell Station. Call (415) 777-0333 for more information.

Service Coordination

Individuals are scheduled for an intake and service-planning appointment with an Employment Services staff member. Employment Service staff work with a client to develop an Individual Service Plan that outlines vocational goals and the steps necessary for reaching them. The client will then be able to access program components including: Training and Skill Building and Job Search Assistance.


This website has been prepared for general information purposes only, and it is not intended to be legal advice.
The information contained in this website cannot replace the advice of competent and licensed legal counsel.

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