Welcome to Northern California

The Arthritis Foundation, Great West Region, Northern California offices provide information, events, advocacy and research funding for the 1.1 million individuals in Northern California who struggle daily with arthritis.

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Upcoming Events

Juvenile Arthritis Family Day

Juvenile Arthritis Family Day


You don't want to miss JA Family Day! Learn more about managing juvenile arthritis while connecting with families who have similar concerns.

Walk to Cure Arthritis - Livermore, CA

Walk to Cure Arthritis - Livermore, CA


Lace up your walking shoes to make a difference! The Walk to Cure Arthritis raises funds to find a cure for arthritis. The event features a three-mile and one-mile course, with arthritis information and activities for the entire family. Your donation helps fund research that provides better treatments today and promises a cure for tomorrow. Every step counts, every dollar matters!

Research to Find A Cure

Summer Science Internship Program

The Summer Science Internship Program provides twelve outstanding students with the opportunity to work in leading research and clinical laboratories under the supervision of respected scientists at Stanford University and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Applications are due Friday, February 20, 2015.

Physical Activity May Reduce RA Fatigue

Participants Needed for Research Study

Volunteers are need to participate in a research study at UCSF that will test ways to reduce the fatigue that people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) often feel. This study will test 3 ways to help people with RA increase their physical activity, and hopefully decrease their fatigue. Participants will be compensated for their time. If interested, contact Sandi Kaplan at sandi.kaplan@ucsf.edu or 415-370-0037.

Get in Touch

657 Mission Street, Suite 603
San Francisco, California 94105-4120
415-356-1230 Phone
415-356-1240 Fax
888-391-9389 Toll-Free
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Annual Report

Focused on Making the Greatest Difference

We have intensively focused our attention and resources so we can best serve people with arthritis. Read our 2013 Annual Report to learn how together, we can make the greatest difference.