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Division of Workers' Compensation (DWC)

San Francisco district office

San Francisco district office 455 Golden Gate Avenue, 2nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94102
415-703-5020
Jacqueline Duncan, presiding judge

General information

Units within the San Francisco district office:

Recorded information: 1-800-736-7401
Disability accommodations: 1-866-681-1459

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Court hours

Court is in session: 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. morning session
1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. afternoon session
Injured worker workshop: Held the second Wednesday of every month at 10:30 a.m.
May 2014 will be held on the first Wednesday of the month at 10:30 a.m.
June 2014 will be held on the third Wednesday of the month at 10:30 a.m.
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The building may be entered at either 455 Golden Gate or 350 McAllister. The court is adjacent to the entrance on the Golden Gate side of the building.

The court lobby is open 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. five days per week (except for holidays).

Items may be date stamped and filed at the information window on the second floor.

Children should not be brought to court.

Getting to the court

By train:

Both BART and MUNI Metro trains stop at the Civic Center station, approximately two blocks away from the building.

By bus:

MUNI bus information, schedules and costs.

By car:

Driving directions to the San Francisco district office.

Building security

The San Francisco district office is located in the Hiram W. Johnson State Office Building, which has an advanced security screening system. Visitors must pass through a metal detector and all belongings must go through an x-ray machine. Weapons and other dangerous objects are prohibited in the building. Please allow extra time to pass through security.

Parking

There are several parking lots and garages in the area, but parking can be expensive. The UC Hastings garage is adjacent to the building at 376 Larkin (at Golden Gate) and has rates from $16 to $26 per day. The Civic Center Garage across from the building entrance on McAllister Street is $16 to $24 a day.

Nearby eateries

On the second floor of the building is a cafeteria with fresh sandwiches and daily hot lunch specials for very affordable prices.

Every Wednesday, within two blocks of the court, the Heart of the City Farmers’ Market offers fresh, healthy prepared food, again at affordable prices. Also within one block are Subway Sandwiches, Lee’s Sandwiches, Taco Bell/KFC, McDonald’s and several other small eateries. A few blocks south on Market Street are several restaurants as well. Within a four-block radius there are more than 30 places to get a quick lunch.

No food, gum or drink (other than bottled water) is allowed on the 2nd floor in the hallways, lobbies or courtrooms.

January 2014