Our Mission
for the Mission

Rooted in the Mission and focused on San Francisco, MEDA’s mission is to strengthen low-and moderate-income Latino families by promoting economic equity and social justice through asset building and community development.


MEDA’S FREE Programs Can Strengthen Your Family

¡Bienvenidos! This orientation is your first step to becoming a MEDA client — and strengthening your family.


Affordable housing is for ALL San Franciscans. We’ve produced or preserved 1,000+ units so far.

Real Estate

Free workshops and coaching as you get ready to buy your first home, stop foreclosure or prepare to rent a below-market-rate (BMR) apartment.


It’s time to decrease debt, increase income and savings, and better your credit. MEDA can coach you — for free.


Why pay to have your taxes prepared? Maximize your refund or get an ITIN — for free.

Free Tax

Free workshops and one-on-one coaching to start or grow your small business.


Can’t get a loan at a traditional bank? Start or grow your small business with an Adelante Fund low-interest loan from MEDA.

Loan Fund

Mock interviews. Help with your resume. Making connections. We offer free training and coaching so you can land a good job.


Free job training to become a San Francisco administration professional in just six weeks.


Free job training that’s putting those 18 and up on the path to an IT career — and creating a pipeline for diversity in tech.


Learn how to use a computer, whether you are at a basic or intermediate level. Or just stop by and use our computer lab for free.

Digital Opportunity

MEDA is the lead agency for Mission Promise Neighborhood — a community of 20+ partners that connects families to free services in the Mission.

Mission Promise


Read the latest news from San Francisco’s Mission District


Keeping the Promise: Our Mission Promise Neighborhood Kids Are Graduating from High School

  • On: March 13, 2018
  • By: cgil

The Montoya-Alcocer Family. Josue Alcocer is a 2017 John O’Connell High School graduate. He is now attending City College. Photo credit: M ...


Time to Scale a Big Idea Called Small Sites, Stem Displacement in Communities of Color

  • On: March 8, 2018
  • By: cgil

Photo: Some of the residents of 10-unit 3329 20th Street in San Francisco’s Mission. With MEDA’s Small Sites Program purchase, a ...


Artists, Speak Up! Are Your Housing Needs Being Met?

  • On: March 2, 2018
  • By: cgil

by Community Leadership Development Manager Lucia Obregon The community needs your help. Please take 10 minutes now to let the City know of ...

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I am so grateful to MEDA. I am positive about my family’s future once again.”
Saul Chavez, Owner, El Gran Taco Loco