Sunset Neighborhood Beacon Center

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The Sunset Neighborhood Beacon Center (SNBC) is a community-based organization serving San Francisco’s Sunset District. Our mission is to provide supports and opportunities to ensure the healthy development of children, youth, and adults. Our purpose is to connect people to their passion, potential, and community. Every day, SNBC offers numerous high quality, free programs to 1,150 youth and adults on San Francisco’s west side. SNBC’s hub site is at A.P. Giannini Middle School and in addition it runs satellite programs at several other school sites.


  • Daily afterschool programs for elementary and middle school-age youth: Our programs provide academic help, recreational playtime, and hands-on project-based learning clubs such as Girls’ and Boys’ Sports, Gardening, Hip-Hop Dance, and Cooking.
  • Sunset Media Wave: A program to help young adults work collaboratively and develop leadership and teamwork skills while engaging in media arts.
  • Summer: Our summer programs combine hands-on learning with structured recreational activities. Our elementary program features daily science and literacy classes in addition to recreation and enrichment activities. Our middle school program features a wide range of project-based learning, including SNBC’s Urban Music Program, art, sports, and technology clubs.


  • Evening programs: SNBC offers a wide range of classes for community members in the evenings, including art, technology, and recreation activities.
  • Sunset Family Resource Collaborative: The SFRC provides vital family support services including parenting classes, support groups, educational workshops, parent and child interactive activities, and case management.


SNBC Office
3925 Noriega Street
San Francisco, CA 94122
Phone: 415-759-3690
Fax: 415-759-0883

Hub Site: AP Giannini Middle School

Annie Ma, Beacon Director


Francis Scott Key Elementary School
1530 43rd Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94122
Program Coordinator:

Robert Louis Stevenson Elementary School
2051 34th Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94116
Program Coordinator:   Helena Silva

Sunset Elementary School
1920 41st Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94116
Program Coordinator:

Ulloa Elementary School
2650 42nd Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94116
Program Coordinator:   Rebecca Wong

West Sunset Rec Connect
3223 Ortega Street, San Francisco, CA 94122
Program Coordinator: Gabriel Porter


A.P. Giannini Middle School
3151 Ortega Street
San Francisco, CA 94122