Black Health Center of Excellence


Caring. Affirming. Empowering.

HIV health and wellness services for Black and African American San Franciscans

Empowering change.

We’re here for you every step of the way. From HIV diagnosis through treatment and care, our team provides one-on-one case management, individual counseling sessions, education about HIV, support and community groups, and practical and emotional support in dealing with life’s challenges.

We provide assistance to Black and African American people living with HIV in San Francisco. People of all sexual orientations and gender identities are welcome.

If you’re interested in making a change in your life—whether that’s improving your health, evaluating your relationship with drugs and alcohol, improving your relationships, or finding housing—we’re here to provide resources and support along the way. We believe you are the expert in your own life.

Life-affirming support.

It can be challenging to access the health services you want and need. That’s why we’re here. We provide life-affirming services and client-centered care so that you can feel respected, supported and empowered. We assist people with things like:

  • Connecting to quality medical and health care
  • Finding free and low-cost dental and eye care
  • Accessing and taking medications
  • Getting to and from medical appointments
  • Finding and staying in housing
  • Accessing substance use and mental health counseling

To sign up for case management services, call Morty Diamond at 415-487-3093 or Jamal Bey at 415-487-3074.

Caring community.

Community groups are free and open to all. Every one of the weekly groups described below provides a meal and focuses on building an inclusive, safe and supportive community.

  • Black Hope
    Discover and explore your self-worth, share and learn about self-care strategies, and get support for whatever challenges life brings your way.
    Mondays, noon – 1:30 pm, 1035 Market Street, Suite 400, San Francisco
  • Breakfast Club
    Explore your creative side with a group focused on art therapy, including painting and journaling, or learn about new things, including mindfulness and introspection practices.
    Wednesdays, 10 am – 11:30 am, 1035 Market Street, Suite 400, San Francisco
  • Freedom Friday
    Find a space to relax and discuss whatever is on your mind—and get support from people from our communities with shared experiences.
    Fridays, 11 am – noon, 1035 Market Street, Suite 400, San Francisco

Get in touch.

Morty Diamond
mdiamond@sfaf.org
415-487-3093

Jamal Bey
jbey@sfaf.org
415-487-3074

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