Our Mission

St. Francis House rebuilds lives by providing refuge and pathways to stability for adults experiencing homelessness and poverty.

St. Francis House is a welcoming and inclusive community. Every day of the year, we enable individuals to meet their basic needs for food, clothing and shelter. We transform lives using a holistic approach to understanding and addressing behavioral health, housing and employment needs. We commit ourselves to helping those we serve achieve renewed lives of dignity and self-determination.

News & Events

All The Way Home Gala

All The Way Home is always a moving testament to the resiliency of our guests and the commitment and generosity of our supporters.


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St. Francis House; Introducing our New Normal

In mid-September, we will officially mark the six-month anniversary of living with the COVID pandemic. At St. Francis House, we certainly don’t celebrate the existence of this terrible pandemic, but we do commend the incredible resilience and strength of our staff and guests over the past few mont...

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The @Ntl_Homeless #YouDontNeedaHometoVote campaign seeks to promote voting access -- this week, we're assisting gue… t.co/IOqG74aMp2

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we have currently limited our on-site volunteer program to serving meals, and we need… t.co/stqKorZBlb

Programs & Services

Counseling Services

Mental Health Care

Case management, mental health counseling, substance abuse assistance, legal aid, and immigration services.

Moving Ahead Program classroom

Moving Ahead Program

The Sullivan Family Moving Ahead Program (MAP) is a 14-week job- and life-skills training program.

Next Step Program

A supportive leased-housing community providing permanent sober housing.

Basic Services

Basic Services

St. Francis House is unique in our ability to meet all of our guests’ needs under one roof.