Senior & Disability Survival School and Senior & Disability University

We empower seniors and people with disabilities to take action in their communities. Utilizing presentations, discussions, and popular education, we train seniors and people with disabilities to effectively access vital community resources and to exercise their rights. Senior and Disability Survival School brings useful and accessible information to people with disabilities and seniors throughout San Francisco. Senior and Disability University trains people on community organizing and on issues such as Social Security, health care, housing, and pedestrian safety. 

Attend Senior and Disability Survival School! Learn about healthcare, transportation, benefits, & housing and know your rights. Each session of Senior and Disability Survival School includes presentations from a variety of service providers, agency representatives, and advocates. Classes are free of cost and are offered in neighborhoods throughout San Francisco. To date, Senior and Disability Survival School has trained over 2700 seniors and people with disabilities. We have translated our classes and materials into nine languages including Spanish, Cantonese, Russian, and Tagalog. Our graduates become strong advocates for themselves and for their communities. Please call Dasom Nah at (415) 546-1333 ext. 306 or email to find out about classes and sign up.

Senior & Disability University (SDU) is a leadership training program by and for seniors and people with disabilities. Classes cover community organizing skills, leadership and empowerment. Classes are offered throughout San Francisco in several languages: Chinese, English, Russian and Spanish. Each session of SDU consists of 4 weekly classes. To register or for more information, call Raia at (415) 546-1333 ext. 308 or email

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