Low-Cost/Sliding-Scale or No-Cost Mental Health Providers

Please note that USF offers this list as an informational resource. Inclusion does not constitute endorsement of the listed treatment providers or facilities. Availability of services cannot be guaranteed by USF. It is the responsibility of the student to contact providers to make appointments. Users assume responsibility for evaluating and selecting among the providers included in these listings.

Insurance may not be accepted for low/no-cost and sliding-scale services. Generally, low/no-cost and sliding-scale fees are based on client income/ability to pay. Fees noted (as available) on this list are subject to change and should be confirmed with the provider. Any cost/payment is to be determined between the provider and individual seeking services.

This list is not exhaustive; other local providers may also be available.  

  • Access Institute for Psychological Services
    110 Gough St. Suite 301
    (415) 861-5449
    Psychotherapy & Medication
    Highest fee is $75 per session
  • Center for Somatic Psychotherapy
    220 Montgomery St. Suite 600
    (415) 217-8895
    Scale: $35-110 per session
  • Christian Counseling Centers
    801 Portola Dr. Suite 108
    (415) 674-7504
  • CIIS Psychological Services Center
    507 Polk St, Suite 420
    (415) 346-1011
    Psychotherapy & Psychological testing
  • California Pacific Medical Center Counseling Clinic
    (415) 600-3247
    Psychotherapy and Psychiatry
    Scale: $38 per therapy session; call to confirm cost of psychiatry
  • Dimensions Health Clinic
    3850 17th Street
    (415) 934-7757
    LGBTQIA focus
    Psychotherapy for queer, trans, and questioning persons ages 12 to 25; weekly support group for transgender & gender-variant persons.
    Mental health services are FREE.
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  • Golden Gate Integral Counseling Center (CIIS)
    507 Polk Street, Suite 450
  • Greenlight Clinic
    1808 Wedemeyer St., Ste. B-10
    The Presidio of San Francisco
    (415) 742-4306
    Free services (individual and group) for ages 14 to 26
  • Haight Ashbury Psychological Services (HAPS)
    3300 Geary Blvd, 2 East
    (415) 221-4211
    Scale: $20–90 per session
  • Holos Institute
    Inner Richmond District
    (415) 862-0594
    Scale: $45–120 per session
  • Hyde Street Community Services/Tenderloin Outpatient Clinic
    815 Hyde Street, 1st Floor
    San Francisco, CA 94109
    (415) 673-5700, info@hydestreetcs.org
    Medication services, case management for low-income, underserved, and homeless San Francisco residents; mental health assessment and therapy through Tenderloin clinic
    Services are free for SF residents in need

  • Integral Counseling Center
    2140 Pierce Street
    (415) 776-3109
    Scale: $25–100 per session
  • Marina Counseling Center
    2137 Lombard St.@ Fillmore
    (415) 563-2137
    Scale: $35–140 per session
  • New Perspectives Center for Counseling
    5026 Geary Blvd.
    (415) 752-5275
  • Open Path
    Multiple SF locations (network of private therapists)
    (800) 268-2833
    Scale: $30–60 per session, plus a one-time $49 lifetime membership fee
  • Queer LifeSpace
    2275 Market Street
    (415) 358-2000
    Psychotherapy—LGBTQIA focus
    Scale: $20 and up
  • SF Therapy Collective
    2275 Market Street Suite E
    (415) 659-8282
    Psychotherapy, Psychiatry, Groups—LGBTQIA focus
    Scale: Psychotherapy— $70 and up; Psychiatry: Initial—$350 and up, follow-up—$150 and up; Groups—$5 and up
  • The San Francisco Marriage and Couples Center
    Multiple SF locations
    (415) 494-7074
  • Well Clinic
    383 Rhode Island St., Suite 201
    100 Bush St., Suite #508
    (415) 952-0290 (both locations)
    Psychotherapy, Psychiatry