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PROPEL is a program of Mental Health Association of San Francisco (MHASF) funded by the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD). We work to support, train and place individuals, both mental health consumers and family members, who are seeking to be employed or volunteer as peer personnel in the Public Mental Health System (PMHS). We also assist employers in the California PMHS in recruiting and retaining consumer and family member staff through workforce integration.
Service Area:

CA - Marin County

CA - San Francisco County

Contact Information

Main Address:

870 Market Street

Suite 928

San Francisco CA 94102

Events may take place outside of normal business hours

Agency Location Information


On the corner of Powell and Market streets adjacent to the cable car turnaround. Parking: The closest parking garage to MHASF is the Ellis O'Farrell Parking Garage located at 123 O'Farrell. Exit the garage on Ellis Street and enter the back door of the Flood Building at 71 Ellis.

Bus Service:

5/5R Fulton - Market and Powell
31 Balboa - Market and Powell

Other Public Transit:

BART - Powell Street
MUNI Metro - J/K/L/N - Powell Street

Disabilities Access:

Elevators, accessible restrooms available in building (not on floor).

Program Details


Peers with lived experience of mental health conditions who a) live/work/volunteer in a mental health related job in Marin or San Francisco counties, or b) are trying to find work or volunteer opportunities in Marin or San Francisco counties.



Application Process:

Interested parties should contact Julie Thies at 415-421-2926 x309 or

Program Fees: