Supervisor Jane Kim
Jane Kim represents District 6, one of the most dynamic and diverse districts in San Francisco, encompassing the Tenderloin, South of Market, Mid-Market/Civic Center, South Beach, Mission Bay, Rincon Hill and Treasure Island/Yerba Buena Island neighborhoods. She has dedicated her career to serving San Francisco, starting as a Community Organizer at Chinatown Community Development Center, then a Civil Rights Attorney at Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights and as President of the San Francisco Board of Education.
The City and County of San Francisco established 311 to provide an easy-to-remember telephone number that connects residents, businesses, and visitors to Customer Service Representatives ready to help with general government information and services.
Animal Care and Control
The San Francisco Department of Animal Care and Control is committed to the delivery of effective, courteous, and responsive animal care and control services to the residents of San Francisco.The Department is responsible for San Francisco's stray, injured, abandoned, neglected, and mistreated animals, as well as for the enforcement of all state and local Animal Control and Welfare laws.
Board of Supervisors
The Board of Supervisors is the legislative branch of the City and County of San Francisco. The Board consists of 11 members. Each member is elected on a non-partisan basis from a district where he or she lives.
Department of Building Inspections
Under the direction and management of the seven-member citizen Building Inspection Commission, the Department of Building Inspection oversees the effective, efficient, fair and safe enforcement of the City and County of San Francisco 's Building, Housing, Plumbing, Electrical, and Mechanical Codes, along with the Disability Access Regulations.
Office of Citizen Complaints
The mission of the Office of Citizen Complaints is to promptly, fairly and impartially investigate complaints against San Francisco police officers and make policy recommendations regarding police practices. Civilians who have never been police officers in San Francisco staff the Office of Citizen Complaints.
Department of Children, Youth & Their Families
DCYF creates and facilitates innovative citywide policies and projects in support of children, youth, and families. As a result, children, youth, and families from throughout the City participate in a broad range of programs in the areas of early child care, academic support, health and wellness, youth workforce development, and cultural enrichment.
The City Attorney's Office is committed to providing the highest quality legal services to the Mayor, Board of Supervisors, San Francisco Unified School District and the 94 departments, boards, commissions and offices of the City and County of San Francisco. It also investigates all claims filed against the city.
Our office investigates and prosecutes crime in San Francisco and supports victims of crime. We also bring actions involving consumer fraud, including real estate fraud, insurance fraud and financial fraud against elders; and we bring actions to ensure environmental protection. We have over 200 staff working hard everyday to serve the people of San Francisco and fight crime. We are made up of prosecutors, victim advocates, paralegals, and other support staff.
The mission of the Fire Department is to protect the lives and property of the people of San Francisco from fires, natural disasters, and hazardous materials incidents; to save lives by providing emergency medical services; to prevent fires through prevention and education programs.
The San Francisco Public Library is dedicated to free and equal access to information, knowledge, independent learning, and the joys of reading for our diverse community.
Mayor's Office on Disability
The mission of the Mayor’s Office on Disability (MOD) is to ensure that every program, service, benefit, activity and facility operated or funded by the City and County of San Francisco is fully accessible to, and useable by, people with disabilities.
Edwin M. Lee, 60, was sworn in on January 8, 2012 as the 43rd Mayor of the City and County of San Francisco. Lee is the first Asian-American mayor in San Francisco history. Mayor Lee first began working for the City and County of San Francisco in 1989 as the Investigator for the City’s first Whistle Blower Ordinance and has since served as the Executive Director of the Human Rights Commission, Director of City Purchasing, and Director of the Department of Public Works before he was first appointed as City Administrator in 2005.
Municipal Transportation Agency (MUNI)
Established by voter proposition in 1999, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), a department of the City and County of San Francisco, oversees both the Municipal Railway (Muni) and the Department of Parking and Traffic. With five modes of transit, Muni has 700,000 passenger boardings each day.
The San Francisco Planning Department plays a central role in guiding the growth and development in our City. The Department works with other City agencies and the community to help achieve great planning for a great city.
The San Francisco Police Department is committed to excellence in law enforcement and is dedicated to the people, traditions and diversity of our City. In order to protect life and property, prevent crime and reduce the fear of crime, we will provide service with understanding, response with compassion, performance with integrity and law enforcement with vision.
The San Francisco Public Defender’s Office provides legal representation to over 25,000 indigent people charged with crimes each year. We aspire to be a nationwide model for the delivery of indigent defense services and programs to help people turn their lives around.
Department of Public Health
The mission of the San Francisco Department of Public Health is to protect and promote the health of all San Franciscans.
Department of Public Works
Public Works is a world-class public works organization that contributes to making San Francisco a beautiful, livable, vibrant, safe and sustainable city. We enhance the quality of life in San Francisco by providing outstanding public service. We design, build, operate, maintain, clean, green, and improve the city's infrastructure, public rights-of-way, and facilities with skill, pride, and responsiveness, in partnership with the San Francisco community.
Recreation & Parks Department
The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department’s Mission is to provide enriching recreational activities, maintain beautiful parks and preserve the environment for the well-being of our diverse community.
San Francisco Unified School District
The mission of the San Francisco Unified School District is to provide each student with an equal opportunity to succeed by promoting intellectual growth, creativity, self-discipline, cultural and linguistic sensitivity, democratic responsibility, economic competence, and physical and mental health so that each student can achieve his or her maximum potential.
Office of Small Business
The mission of the Small Business Commission, the Office of Small Business, and the Small Business Assistance Center is to foster, promote, and retain small businesses in the City and County of San Francisco.