Hospitality House

Image courtesy Hospitality House's CAP

Hospitality House is a non-profit organisation working with homeless people in San Francisco. Its Community Arts Program (CAP) is part of it’s larger network of services that include a Community Building Program, an Employment Center, a shelter and two Self Help Programs.

  1. The CAP is a centrally located, free, 5-day a week studio space.
  1. The CAP has an onsite window space gallery that showcases the work of homeless artists who attend the programme.
  1. Artists are allowed to keep 100% of profits from work sold in the onsite gallery.
  1. The studio is open to anyone needing a space to work, and is split roughly 50/50 between homeless artists and other participants who work alongside each other.
  1. The CAP is viewed by Hospitality House as a ‘gateway’ to other support services for homeless people.