Mission and Goals

To strength and connect San Francisco’s systems of support for Bay Area foster care youth so that all youth emancipating, or “aging out” of the foster care system can enjoy a healthy transition to adulthood. 

How HEY Works

Core Functions: Convene, Connect, Measure, and Sustain.

HEY Staff

Know better our staff, their bio and contact information.

HEY Board of Directors

A complete list of HEY’s Board of Directors. 


Learn about HEY’s major accomplishments in housing, education, employment, and health.


HEY was started by United Way of the Bay Area in 1999 as a community-based, collaborative response to the challenges facing youth who emancipate, or age out, of the foster care system.

HEY In the News

Sometimes HEY is featured in the news! See what we’re talking about!

Honoring Emancipated Youth
at United Way of the Bay Area

221 Main Street, Suite 300
San Francisco, CA 94105
Office: 415-808-4284

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