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Sunday, February 20, 2011

3rd Street Youth Center & Clinic hopes to expand

From SFGate,
In the former All Night Market, a liquor store in San Francisco's Bayview-Hunters Point neighborhood that once served as a notorious breeding ground for graffiti and crime, teens now come to get health care.

The market turned not only into a teen health clinic, but also a community youth center that offers youths counseling sessions, dance and other classes - and a place to simply do their homework.
Over the past five years, the 3rd Street Youth Center & Clinic has grown from having just a handful of patients and a small part-time staff to one that has served more than 1,600 kids. The idea for the combined clinic and youth center came out of efforts by residents to provide something the neighborhood needed.

Read more at SFGate

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