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					  2009 Annual Report                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       summer/fall newsletter 2010 / issue XVII                                                                                                                              summer/fall newsletter 2010 / issue XVII




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             The Annual* Examiner
 The past year was one of con-         n Our Outreach volunteers were          Coordinator volunteers, 12 new           AIDS project to provide health                                                                 Women’s Community Clinic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       2166 Hayes St. Suite 104
 tinued accomplishment and             joined on monthly outreach shifts       Clinician Volunteers: 1 new Acu-         workshops for incarcerated wom-                                                                San Francisco, CA 94117

 growth at the Women’s Com-            by D.O.P.E. Project staff to provide    puncturist, 2 MDs, 3 NPs, and 6          en in San Francisco County Jails.                                                              415 379 7800 tel
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       415 379 7804 fax
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Free health care
 munity Clinic. We have expand-        overdose prevention services to         RNs. 8 new counselors: 1 colpos-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       womenscommunityclinic.org
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   for women by women
 ed Clinic hours to meet the ever      women living in Single Room Oc-         copy health educator, 4 pregnancy        Community &
 increasing demand for our ser-        cupancy (SRO) hotels – a critical       counselors, and 3 HIV counselors.        Advocacy
 vices and continue to develop         access point for overdose preven-       2 precept students: 1 RN and 1           n We sent   9 staff and volunteers       A project of the Tides Center                                                                                                                                                                                                             “The Clinic makes me feel good about myself
 programs to meet the needs of         tion. In San Francisco, the highest     CNM. 3 Clinic Management sum-            to reproductive freedom day                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          in a way I didn’t know health care could.”
 our community.                        number of fatal overdoses occur in      mer interns, and 2 new Ameri-            at the State Capitol.
                                                                                                                                                                 Appointment Hours
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         —Anna, Client
                                       SRO hotel rooms.                        Corps staff members
                                                                                                                        n Carlina Hansen, Katie McCall,          Monday and Wednesday: 1pm–9pm
                                                                                                                                                                 Tuesday and Thursday: 9am–9pm
Health Services                        n We developed a partnership            n We celebrated the graduation of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    The Affordable Health Care Act
                                                                                                                        and Donna Jean Zeller presented          Friday: 9am–5pm
                                       with the Mission SRO Collaborative,     22 participants in four classes of       our white paper on Volunteerism          Saturday: 9am–1pm
n We provided      4,848 clinical
                                       vastly expanding our collaborative      ladies’ internship (l-ternship),
visits.
                                       work in the Mission and increas-
                                                                                                                        at the California Wellness               Drop-in Hours*
                                                                                                                                                                 *The Clinic has stopped offering drop-in                                                                                                                                                           And its Impact on the Women’s Community Clinic
                                                                               a project of Ladies’ Night that trains   Foundation conference on                 services as of August 1, 2010. Tuesday morning
n We performed 625 pap smears,         ing our ability to make direct          homeless and marginally housed           women’s health. Katie McCall also        clinic is now an appointment-only system.                                                                                                                                                          By Carlina Hansen,                      Though many changes don’t take
447 breast exams, 297 HIV tests        referrals to clients regarding          women to become Peer Health Ed-                                                   Rapid HIV Testing,                                                                                                                                                                                 Executive Director                      effect until 2014, the impact of
                                                                                                                        presented to the Physicians for
and 625 pregnancy tests.               case management, tenants’ rights
                                                                                                                                                                 Acupuncture and Colposcopy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            health care reform is already being
                                                                               ucators. L-ternship participants re-     Reproductive Choice and Health           Please call to schedule
n We dispensed      33,741 con-        support, and legal aid. In our first    ceive 25 hours of training in work-      (PRCH) on legislative advocacy.                                                                                                                                                                                                             The Women’s Community Clinic            felt with the distribution of funds
                                                                                                                                                                 Business Hours*
doms.                                  four months of the partnership we       shops such as the Stages of Change,                                               Monday, Wednesday and Thursday: 1–9pm                                                                                                                                                              and our clients are faced with the      to augment our health care infra-
                                                                                                                        n The WAHT program admin-                Tuesday: 9am–9pm
                                       provided 21 direct referrals during     Safer Injection, HIV/ Hepatitis C,                                                Friday: 9am–5pm                                                                                                                                                                                    prospect of a rapidly changing          structure and with legislation that
n We had over 2,200 encounters                                                                                          istered health and wellness
                                       weekly outreach shifts.                                                                                                   Saturday: 9am–1pm                                                                                                                                                                                  health care world. The relatively       is paving the path with incremen-
                                                                               and Women’s Health.
with women at ladies’ night ,                                                                                           workshops to over 300 women              *During business hours, phones are answered
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    recent passage of the Afford-           tal changes prior to 2014.
a weekly drop-in program for           n The    w e st e r n a d d i t i o n   n We graduated our first      WAHT       and girls in the Bay Area, while
                                                                                                                                                                 but we do not necessarily see patients.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    able Health Care Act has brought            The current administration
homeless and marginally housed         health training (waht) pro-             graduate, Tatiana Molinar. She           expanding collaborative part-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    monumental reform that is being         has made it clear that community
women we host in collaboration         gram continued its partner-             went on to serve as the Volunteer        nerships with community part-            Women’s Community Clinic Leadership Circle                                                                          Foundation & Corporate Partners                                                referred to as the greatest civil       clinics will play an essential role in
with other services agencies. An       ship with the Center for Young          Director for the San Francisco           ners including UCSF School of            The Clinic relies on Leadership Circle donors for our sustainability and growth. Their                              The Clinic is grateful to all of our generous 2009–2010                        rights law in decades and the larg-     creating the capacity to serve the
average of 47 women attend La-         Women’s Development (CYWD)              AIDS Foundation and is now en-           Medicine- PRIME; Kaiser African          generosity allows us to provide vital health care and outreach services to women                                    Foundation & Corporate partners. Their generous support                        est shift in our governmental sys-      newly insured and will be critical
dies’ Night every Thursday to ac-      providing a women’s health train-       rolled in nursing school in South-       American Health Initiative, Oasis        and girls in our community. Annual donations of $500+ enroll you in the Clinic’s                                    allows us to continue to meet the needs of uninsured Bay Area                  tems since the New Deal.                in this health care reinvention.         Volunteers prepare for the Clinic to open.
                                       ing program for 15 participants         ern California.                                                                   Leadership Circle. If you have any questions about our Leadership Circle, please                                    women and girls.
cess health services and support.                                                                                       for Girls; Center for Young Wom-                                                                                                                                                                                                               The next ten plus years will         Community health centers, like
                                       in the Sisters Rising program.                                                                                            contact our Development Department at 415.379.7802 x307.
n Our Condom Ladies had over                                                   n The WAHT Fellows received              en’s Development; and Mo’ Magic                                                                                                                                                                                                             bring us a system that will look        the Women’s Community Clinic,            migrants. It will also include some          sibility to the community we serve,
                                       Participants completed 4 health
2,100 encounters on the streets                                                over 200 hours of health career          Collaborative.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               middle-class families who can’t              evolve in the coming years. This
                                                                                                                                                                 Anonymous (5)                Nancy Friedman                Ruth Krumbhaar               Julie Orio and Matt         Anonymous (2)               George Frederick Jewett   San Francisco AIDS
                                       and wellness workshops that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     “Community health centers are at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Simpson                                                Foundation                Foundation
and in Single Room Occupancy                                                   training and mentorship.                 n We were actively involved
                                                                                                                                                                 Priscilla and Pat            Susan George                  Becky and John Layton                                    The Belay Foundation                                                                                                                                            afford coverage despite subsidies            will be essential to our Clinic’s vi-
                                       culminated in our second annual                                                                                             Abercrombie                Marcia and John               Robin and David Lee          Desiree Paisner
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Blue Shield of California   Kaiser Permanente         The San Francisco
hotels, providing women with                                                                                            as members of the california                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 offered under the law.                       tality in remaining an accessible
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      the heart of a modern, reformed
                                                                                                                                                                 Judy Ahrens and Al            Goldman                                                   Margaret and                                              Community Benefit         Foundation
                                       CYWD clinic night where women           n The WAHT Program Director,                                                                                                                 Deb Levine                                                 Foundation
                                                                                                                                                                   Gurewitz                                                                                 Charles Pilgrim
food, hygiene, safer sex sup-                                                                                                                                                                 Susan Greef                                                                                                        Mitchell Kapor            San Francisco Federal                                                                                         While there are gaps, it is more         provider for the women who will
                                       were offered clinical services and      Kemi Role, was recognized as a           coalition for reproductive               Philip Arcuni
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Andra Lichtenstein
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Anmarie Roache
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     California Coalition for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Foundation                 Credit Union
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      health care system.”
                                                                                                                                                                                              Carlina Hansen                Alycia Shilton Lloyd and                                   Reproductive Freedom
plies, referrals and social support.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 important to acknowledge that this           continue to need access to respect-
                                       participated in a series of on-site     “california leader of color”             freedom, the human services              Debbie and Josh              Dorothy Harkavy                 David Llyod
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Carol Rush
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     The California Wellness     The David L. Klein Jr.    Sisters of Perpetual
                                                                                                                                                                   Bamberger                                                                             Lara Sallee                                               Foundation                Indulgence                                                                                              reform will have a dramatic im-              ful, quality care in an environment
                                                                               by the Rockwood Leadership In-           network in san francisco,                                             Linda W. Harris               Jerry Mapp                                                 Foundation
n We expanded our collaboration        workshops.                                                                                                                Marie-Jose Baum
                                                                                                                                                                                              Lily Anne Hillis              Paul Markovich and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Elizabeth Saviano and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Center for Car Donations    Madrone Art Bar           Susquehanna                                   —President Barack Obama                                     pact on the lives of our uninsured           they trust.
with the drug overdose pre-                                                    stitute. Rockwood’s Fellowship           and women lead for health –              Jennifer Beach and                                           Lisa Alumkal
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            John Toker
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 McKesson Foundation         International
                                       n   194 volunteers donated over                                                                                             Ted Nace
                                                                                                                                                                                              Mara Hook and                                              Barbara and Tom             Cisco Systems, Inc.                                     Group, LLP                                                                                              clients. The Insure the Uninsured                So, please expect to hear from
vention education (d.o.p.e.)                                                   is a multi-session leadership            three important advocacy forums                                        Steve Polkow                 Claire McCamy and               Schnitzer                Community Thrift Store      Mount Zion Health Fund
                                       14,000 hours of their time to help                                                                                        Ruth Beach
                                                                                                                                                                                              Patricia Huey                   Harrison Miller
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Lisbeth and Daniel Schorr
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Tides Foundation         very different from the one we          have been recognized as models of        Project predicts that an additional          us. It is an exciting time in which
                                                                                                                        that are helping the Clinic speak                                                                                                                                                        NCB Capital Impact
project to provide overdose                                                    program for nonprofit leaders of                                                  Larissa Belsky
                                                                                                                                                                                              Michael F. Jackson            Dennis McDonald                                          Credit Suisse                                         Tory Burch, LLC
                                       us provide services to women and                                                                                          Marilyn and Don Blum
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Kathleen Scutchfield                                    The Henry Mayo                                     know now. The law will allow more       culturally competent health care         75,000 people will be insured in the         opportunity abounds to enhance
                                                                               color committed to creating and          up on behalf of our clients about                                     Srinivas Katragadda and       Mary McMahon                                             Cresswell Family                                      Valley Spokesmen
prevention, recognition, and re-                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Moriah Shilton                                            Newhall Foundation
                                       girls in need. These hours were                                                                                           Patricia Boland                Nanette Burgos              Elizabeth Meckstroth                                       Foundation                                            Touring Club           people to become eligible for Med-      delivery that will be essential to       County of San Francisco.                     and grow how we are able to serve
                                                                                                                        policy issues that affect their lives.                                                                                           Janet Zia Small
sponse training to women in the                                                sustaining compelling visions                                                     Kathleen Burke and Ralph                                                                                            Enterprise Holdings         New York
                                       worth over $500,000 in donated                                                                                                                         Nancy Kedzierski and          Karen Meckstroth             Marcia Smith and                                         Community Trust          van Loben Sels/Rembe     icaid, a federal-state health insur-    ensuring that care is not only avail-        The Women’s Community                    our community. We will keep you
                                                                                                                                                                   Davis                                                                                                               Foundation
Mission District. Trainings and                                                for their organization, inspiring                                                                               Gordon Chaffee               Jakob Medve                     Steve Smoot                                                                      Rock Foundation
                                       time.                                                                            n We received funding from the           Milton Chen and Ruth                                                                                                Five Bridges Foundation     One Percent Foundation                             ance program for low-income peo-        able but that it is high quality and     Clinic is committed to serving               posted as this evolution continues
                                                                                                                                                                                              Charles Kenady                Tara Medve                   Jerry Spolter                                                                     Verdi Club
Naloxone prescriptions are now                                                 and aligning others to work ef-                                                    Cox                                                                                                                                            Pacific Union
                                                                                                                        Community Clinics Initiative to                                       Jan and Jerry Kennelly        Karen Meyer                  Tracy Stampfli              Give Something Back                                   The Mary Wohlford        ple and the disabled. Individuals       that it is responsive to the needs of    the newly insured women in our               and look forward to joining with
                                                                                                                                                                 Marcia and John                                                                                                                                   Community Fund
                                                                               fectively towards common goals,
available weekly at Ladies’ Night      Leadership                                                                       create a women’s health advocacy          Mike Cohen
                                                                                                                                                                                              Dr. Sirisat Khalsa            Lisa Mihaly and Bill Weihl   Mrs. Roselyne Swig          Google
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Polycom, Inc.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Foundation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    who can’t get affordable coverage       newly insured individuals.               community while continuing to                you in ensuring that we make the
                                                                               and engaging with a powerful                                                                                   John Kline                                                 Diana Taylor and
                                       Development                                                                                                               Nancy and                                                  Dr. Nancy Milliken                                       The Richard and Rhoda                                 Wells Fargo Foundation
(increased from once a month).                                                                                          training in collaboration with                                        Robin Packel and                                              Jay Folberg                Goldman Fund              R & R Foundation                                   through their employers will be             It is also important to remem-       respond to the needs of the unin-            most of this change on behalf of our
                                                                                                                                                                  Stephen Combs                                             Donna Motluk and
                                                                               learning community of leaders of                                                                                 Shelley Klop                                             Henry Timnick                                           Riverbed Technology
Naloxone is an opiate antagonist       n We recruited and trained        87                                             Women LEAD for Health and                Cassidy Condit                                              Stuart Bewley                                           Lisa and Douglas                                                               able to buy it through new health       ber that the Affordable Health           sured or under-insured.                      clients. And, rest assured, the Clinic
                                                                               color throughout the state.                                                                                    Monique and Martin            Rhoda Nussbaum and           Ancella and Thomas             Goldman Fund             Salesforce.com
that temporarily reverses the ef-      new health worker volun-                                                         initiated a pilot training with La       Roger and Julie Corman
                                                                                                                                                                                               Kobinger                       John Adams                    Toldrian                                                                                                insurance exchanges. Health care        Care Act still leaves gaps. Among            The Clinic does not intend to            will …. throughout …. continue to be
                                                                                                                                                                 Natalie Diggins                                                                                                     Ann-Eve Hazen Family        The Irene S. Scully
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Mrs. Diane B. Wilsey
fects of a heroin overdose.            teers : 52 new Client Services          n We partnered with       forensic       Clinica de la Raza. n                    Nicole and Mike Fishman
                                                                                                                                                                                              Lisa Rossi Koblentz           Sarah Suzanne Olds                                         Fund                        Foundation                                       economics will be driven more           the still-uninsured will be undocu-      sit still through all of this change.        the health care and outreach pro-
                                                                                                                                                                                              Dorian Krausz                                              Susan and David Work
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Horizons Foundation         The Sher-Right Fund
                                                                                                                                                                 Donna Freeman                                                                                                                                                                                      by quality and less by quantity.        mented and some documented im-           It is important that we, in respon-          vider our clients love and trust. n

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The Ladies’ Internship: Meet Deborah                                                                                                                              The Clinic Now Offers Mental Health Services                                                                                 WHO WE ARE                                      2009 Income Statement
On August 10, 2010, the Women’s Community Clinic’s Outreach Coordinator,                                                                                          By Anita Zamora, RN, MSN,                 Health Psychology Training Pro-          social justice work. Ziska is incred-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Since 1999, the Women’s Community
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Clinic has used an all-women, volun-
Laura Sheckler, interviewed recent L-ternship graduate Deborah Deffenbaugh.                                                                                       Clinic Director                           gram (IHPTP), which places a clini-      ibly excited to embark on this jour-      teer-based model of care to create a

                                                                                                                                                                                                            cal doctoral trainee at the Clinic to    ney with us and to provide care in a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               safe, welcoming environment where
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Bay Area women can access health ser-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              “I was astounded that I could receive such excellent care with no insurance.”
How did you first get involved in         ships, and Drug Overdose Preven-                                                                                        There is a clear need for accessible      deliver these services. Our inaugu-      women’s health setting.                   vices. We honor our mission to improve                                                                                                                                              —Sara, Client
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               the health and well-being of women
Ladies’ Night?                            tion. Because at the time I was                                                                                         mental health services in San Fran-                                                                                          and girls by providing free: Sexual and
    Well, I was raised in the Mis-        clean and sober, but my partner,                                                                                        cisco, especially for women. In the                                                                                          Reproductive Health Services, Outreach
sion District, so when I became           my other half, was still using. So                                                                                      past year, only slightly more than           Exciting New Partnership                                                        Services and Health Training Programs.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Staff
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Revenue                                                                                                                                              Expenses
homeless I started going to the           when I took the class I learned                                                                                         half of San Franciscans who needed                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        $6,238
                                                                                                                                                                                                               The Women’s Community Clinic                                                            Maureen Boland, MPH                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Employee and
Mission Neighborhood Resource             about the different types of drugs,                                                                                     mental health care were able to                                                                                                          Clinic Manager                                      $43,698
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 $139,907
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       $987
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Volunteer
                                                                                                                                                                                                               is pleased to announce that                                                                                                                 Other Grants and                                                          Interest                                                                                                                        $15,063                 $4,909
Center to take showers. And I                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Debby Davidson, NP                                                                       External                                                                                                                                                                                                Training and
                                          and how they react, and I was able                                                                                      obtain it. Yet almost 1 in 4 women                                                                                                                                                        Contributions                                                            Income                                                                                                                        Community               Depreciation    Support
                                                                                                                                                                                                               through a new partnership with                                                               Staff Clinician                                                                      Revenue
would go there, and go to Ladies’                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 3%                                                                   0%                                                                                                                           Outreach                   0%
                                          to keep a better eye on him and un-                                                                                     are diagnosed with depression and                                                                                                        Elisa Dolowich                                                                          10%                                                                                                                                                                                                        0%
                                                                                                                                                                                                               California Pacific Medical Center                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       1%                                             $32,788
Night, I’d say since October 2009.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      AmeriCorps Member                   $106,446
                                          derstand him better.                                                                                                    anxiety—more than twice the rate                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Other
                                                                                                                                                                                                               (CPMC), our uninsured clients                                                               Sharece Francis                 Individual
What was your first impression?                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Expense
                                          And are you two still together now?                                                                                     of men. And one third of our clients                                                                                                  WAHT Fellow- Year 2                Donations                                                                                                                                                                                                              $133,222
                                                                                                                                                                                                               can now access free pelvic                                                                 Laurie Galaty, NP                    7%                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       3%
    I thought it was great. It’s              No. I left about two months                                                                                         report they would utilize mental                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 $141,441                       Supplies
                                                                                                                                                                                                               ultrasounds. Instead of having                                                               Staff Clinician
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Contract                         11%
somewhere for the women to go …           ago. The Healthy Relationships                                                                                          health services if they were available.                                                                                                   Rebecca Gitlin                                                                                                                                                                                                         Services
                                                                                                                                                                                                               to wait up to 6 months for an                                                            AmeriCorps Member                                                                                                                                                                             $109,688
besides hanging out on the streets.       class helped with that.                                                                                                     As of this month, the Clinic                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     $820,001                                                                      11%
                                                                                                                                                                                                               ultrasound, the Clinic is now able to directly refer clients to CPMC’s                      Carlina Hansen                                                                                                                                                                             Facilities
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Foundation
We all get together there … we get                                                                                                                                began to meet this need. We have                                                                                                       Executive Director                                                                                                                                                                              9%
                                          Was there anything about L-tern-                                                                                                                                     California Campus where they can receive their free ultrasound in a                                                                                                                                                                     and Trust
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Julie Jenkins, WHNP                              $303,397
to eat and get what we need.              ship that you found challenging?                                                                                        done so by expanding our services                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      56%                                      $116,005
                                                                                                                                                                                                               matter of weeks. Thank you CPMC!                                                             Staff Clinician                            Government                                                                                                                              Administrative
How did you next get involved in              I just enjoy it. Whatever [my                                                                                       to include mental health care by                                                                                                           Katie McCall                               Revenue                                                                                                                                  Overhead
with L-ternship?                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Volunteer & Policy Director                            21%
                                          friends and I are] going through,      L-ternship graduates (L-R): Rosalie Djusberg, Socorro Hernandez, and             offering our clients integrated be-                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                9%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Karen Meckstroth, MD                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            $693,707
    Well, some other girls [I knew        we always go. If one of us is down,    Deborah Deffenbaugh                                                              havioral health services two days                                                                                                       Medical Director                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Personnel
from Ladies’ Night] were already          we help each other, and we still go.
                                                                                    I’d let them know about all of           I think they pretty much know
                                                                                                                                                                  a week. The integrative behavioral               “Offering on-site mental health                                                            Tara Medve
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Development &
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          56%

in it. I spoke with [the L-ternship
coordinator] to get signed up.
                                          So whatever is going on in the com-
                                                                                 the services they have there. Like      me (laughs). I’m loud, and they
                                                                                                                                                                  health model is an innovative ap-
                                                                                                                                                                  proach that coordinates clinical
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  services allows us to better serve                                                 Communications Director
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Katy Olds
                                          munity, we find out through you
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  our clients and our community.”
                                                                                 how you can eat, you can get hy-                                                                                                                                                                                     Development Associate
                                                                                                                         know me. I’m not like that wher-                                                                                                                                                                                                                $44,254
What did you like the most about          guys which is very helpful. And we                                                                                      and behavioral health services to                                                                                                         Arneta Rogers                                               Corporate
                                                                                 giene kits, which is really impor-      ever I go. I’m very quiet and shy,                                                                                                                                          Policy & Advocacy Fellow
the L-ternship?                           can spread the word. I know I do.                                                                                       enhance health outcomes, espe-                                                                                                                                                                         Grants
                                                                                 tant. You can get sexual safety sup-    believe it or not (laughs). But see,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                —Anita Zamora, RN, MSN                                                         Kemi Role                                                   3%
    The transgender workshop,                                                                                                                                     cially for underserved populations.                                                                                                 WAHT Program Director
                                          What do you wish other people
                                                                                 plies. And how they have needle         I’m so comfortable at Ladies’ Night,                                                                                                                                              Laura Sheckler
and … the Tenant’s Rights class,          knew about either L-ternship or                                                                                             We are initiating this expan-
                                                                                 exchange, for the people who need                                                                                                                                                                                     Outreach Coordinator
and the one on Healthy Relation-          Ladies’ Night?                                                                 I feel so much at home, I get over       sion through a partnership with           ral trainee is Ziska West, who has a         Our clients can be connected to                    Angela Short
                                                                                 that to be safe. And if they need                                                                                                                                                                                        Billing Specialist
                                                                                                                         there and … I start talking to ev-       the Wright Institute’s Integrated         background in feminist studies and       mental health services for a range of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Shoshana Silberman, NP
                                                                                 other resources, I’d let them know
                                                                                                                         eryone really loud. I just feel really                                                                                      concerns that might arise during a                                                    Revenue                                                                                                                                              Expenses
    What is L-Ternship?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Staff Clinician
                                                                                 about the Case Management, or                                                                                                                                                                                                 Jen Storey
                                                                                                                         happy. Sometimes I get home and                                                                                             routine women’s health visit, includ-
                                                                                 how you can get a shelter reserva-                                                 Want To Get Involved In Ladies’ Night?                                                                                          Communications Manager                 Foundation and Trust. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $820,001                                                       Personnel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $693,707
         The Clinic’s Outreach Program was founded in September 2001.                                                    wonder, what came over me? But                                                                                              ing anxiety, depression, stress, pain                   Jess Thacher
                                                                                 tion there. Anything.                                                                                                                                                                                                     Clinic Associate                Government Revenue . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 303,397                                                       Contract Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 141,441
    Once a week, we offer Ladies’ Night in collaboration with local                                                      that’s how comfortable I feel there,                                                                                        management, trauma, and smoking
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Alicia Turner
                                                                                 What do you want people to know                                                                                                                                                                                                                           External Revenue . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139,907                                                 Supplies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 133,222
    service agencies in the Mission District. The evening serves as an                                                   it’s like I’m in my own house.                                                                                              cessation. Although we have offered                WAHT Fellow- Year 2
                                                                                 about the women who attend                                                                                                                                                                                                Paula Wilhelm
    access point for homeless and marginally housed women. Ladies’               Ladies’ Night?                                                                                                                                                      limited psychological assessment                                                      Individual Donations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106,446                                                     Administrative Overhead . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 116,005
                                                                                                                         Is there a direction you’d like to                                                                                                                                                Office Manager
    Night participants can access prevention materials such as condoms,             There are different types of                                                                                                                                     and outside referrals in the past, this          Anita Zamora, RN, MSN                Corporate Grants . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44,254                                                  Facilities. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 109,688
                                                                                                                         see L-ternship go or change in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Clinical Program Coordinator
    hygiene kits and safer drug use kits, provision of health education          people there. You learn to commu-       future?                                                                                                                     expansion provides comprehensive
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Eve Zaritsky, MD                 Other Grants and Contributions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43,698                                                                Other Expense . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32,788
    and risk reduction information and referrals to appropriate health           nicate with people from different                                                                                                                                   and effective services on-site. Not                Co-Medical Director
                                                                                                                             They could maybe add some                                                                                                                                                                                     Interest Income . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 987                                            Community Outreach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15,063
    and social services.                                                         ethnic backgrounds, and with dif-                                                                                                                                   only does it provide our clients con-
                                                                                                                         classes … like more information                                                                                                                                                Advisory Board
         The Ladies’ Internship (L-Ternship) program trains Ladies’ Night                                                                                                                                                                            tinuous care at the Clinic, but it also                                                                                                                                                                                                    Employee and Volunteer Training and Support . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6,238
                                                                                 ferent personalities. And we can                                                                                                                                                                                       Barbara Baldwin
                                                                                                                         on menopause and breast health.
    participants to become Peer Health Educators by providing them                                                                                                                                                                                   allows our women’s health clinicians              Adrienne Bousian                    Total  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . $1,458,690    Depreciation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4,909
                                                                                 all sit there and get along and eat,                                                                                                                                                                                     Kim Dempsey
                                                                                                                         I know that was a really important                                                                                                                                             Natalie Diggins
    with leadership training, skill building, and health information. All        and interact with the [volunteers]                                                                                                                                  and our mental health providers to
                                                                                                                         topic for the girls who were in my                                                                                                                                                  Nga Do
    L-ternship participants are homeless or marginally housed women              there, and they make you feel re-                                                                                                                                   remain in close communication and               Nancy Friedman, MBA                                                                                                                                                                        Total  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . $1,253,061
    who live or work in the Mission District of San Francisco. The                                                       class. I didn’t know about meno-                                                                                            collaborate regarding the client’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Rachel Glitz                    For more information, please contact Carlina Hansen, Executive Director
                                                                                 ally at home. You can tell they are                                                                                                                                                                             JoAnn H. Glover, RN, BSN, MHSA
    L-ternship 10-week workshop series provides participants with basic                                                  pause, like when it starts, and how        Goldman Sachs employees volunteer in the Ladies’ Night kitchen as                care. In short, offering on-site men-               Kyra Jablonsky                    at 415.379.7802 x304 or carlina@womenscommunityclinic.org.
                                                                                 really concerned about the people                                                                                                                                                                                       Julie Orio, M.Ed
    training on health issues that affect their lives. Professional trainers                                             it might feel. There was another           part of the 2009 GS Community TeamWorks program. Thanks, ladies!                 tal health services allows us to better                Sai Seigel
                                                                                 in the community. That’s what im-
                                                                                                                         lady, one of my peers, who also                                                                                                                                              Paula Smith Arrigoni
    facilitate workshops on topics such as Hepatitis C, Drug Overdose and        pressed me a lot.                                                                                                                                                   serve our clients and our community.
                                                                                                                                                                    We need volunteers! If you are interested in volunteering in the Ladies’                                                            Nicole Sudduth
    Safer Injection, Conflict Resolution, Transgender 101, Harm Reduction,                                               didn’t know. And we are both expe-                                                                                          We are extremely excited about the              Diana Taylor, RNP, Ph.D
                                                                                 What might the other women at                                                      Night Kitchen, please contact Laura Sheckler at 415.379.7802 x 374 or                                                              Theresa L. Timpson
    Sex Worker’s Rights, and HIV/AIDS.                                           Ladies’ Night be surprised to know      riencing it! Women just need more                                                                                           addition of this program at the Clinic,              Vicki Vaughn
                                                                                                                                                                    laura@womenscommunityclinic.org.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Kathryn Watson, JD, MPH
                                                                                 about you?                              information on stuff like that. n                                                                                           and hope it continues to grow! n

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