Founded in 1974, Operation Concern was the first counseling service established by gay and lesbian individuals to serve the
San Francisco Bay area's underserved gay and lesbian people and their families. Scott Wirth was a staff member with Operation
Concern from 1975-1980. The collection contains correspondence, subject files, ephemera, publications, reports, grant proposals,
fliers, brochures, notes, correspondence, and minutes.
Dr. Scott Wirth is a practicing psychologist who received a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Union Graduate School in 1976
and licensure from the State of California in 1978. During 1975 Wirth applied to and was accepted for a graduate internship
with Operation Concern where he remained on staff until 1980.