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

Shooze Cruise

The Shooze Cruise is SFH’s signature boat party hosted by our Emerging Leaders. Attendees bring a pair of shoes to donate as they board.

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Recognizing Women’s Day at St. Francis House

Each year on Women’s Day, we strive to bring women together, amplify our efforts to provide healing, and help women find their inner strength to use for their recovery. Women represent roughly 25% of the individuals we serve. While this is a smaller population, the needs of women who are experi...

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Today is Women's Day at St. Francis House, and we were lucky to have City Councilor Erin Murphy (@ErinforBoston) co… t.co/V7VCzFFmYp

Meet our May Staff Spotlight, Jose Rodriguez! Jose is the Operations Coordinator at our Room to Grow #Recovery Supp… t.co/2i2kcKMt9V

Volunteers from @LibertyMutual were back helping out in the kitchen again! Thank you for dedicating your time to us… t.co/YfELaAgkME

Programs & Services

Counseling Services

Behavioral Health

Visit us in the main lobby of St. Francis House and ask to speak with the case manager of the day to get started.

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

Day Shelter

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