30+ Years supporting our Community

The mission of Instituto Familiar de la Raza (IFR) is to promote and enhance the health and well-being of Chicanos/Latinos and multicultural/multiracial youth.

  • Who We

    IFR provides health & wellness programs & services targeting the San Francisco Latino community. We are committed to addressing the most difficult issues impacting our community, whether that is HIV, violence, family disputes, trauma, or other behavioral & mental health issues.

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  • Our

    IFR’s programs span a continuum of mental health, HIV-related & social services, including health promotion & prevention, family support, early intervention, case management, violence prevention, comprehensive behavioral health services, and cultural activities and practices.

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  • Cultural

    Indigenous, conventional, and contemporary cultural celebrations reflect the richness of Latino cultures and contribute to maintaining a healthy community. Interwoven throughout IFR, cultural affirmations provide an indispensable part of our approach to community health.

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Stories of changed lives

Sometimes the greatest gift we can give youth is to help them tear down barriers that disempower them."

- Oneida Romero Case Manager, La Cultura Cura

You can participate

Getting involved with Instituto means you are part of a community effort to make a real difference in people’s lives. And there are many ways you can be part of that effort.

  • Contribute

    Your contribution, no matter the amount, is warmly welcomed and appreciated.
    Contribute by phone or online.


  • Volunteer

    Find out about volunteer opportunities at IFR!
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