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

2020 Holiday Gift Drive

Our annual Holiday Gift Drive provides St. Francis House guests an opportunity to receive a gift and the warmth of kindness for the holidays!

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Thanksgiving 2020 at St. Francis House

There’s no getting around the fact that, on a holiday that’s all about sitting around the table with family and friends, things can be rough for those who don’t have a table of their own.  It’s heartbreaking thinking of those who may not have family and friends to enjoy the day with. Which...

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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.