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

Holidays at St. Francis House

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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A Closer Look: Rapid Re-Housing

Here at St. Francis House our rapid re-housing team works directly with our guests to assist them in securing stable housing. The program is unique in that we are able to provide upfront move-in costs and sustained financial assistance to guests who are experiencing homelessness. This is possible th...

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Yesterday was Acknowledgement Day in our 'Room to Grow' #Recovery Support Center! Members of the center were recogn… t.co/7RQLY1XDGT

We are excited to share that our music program has returned, hosted by Antonia Nedder! Learn more about Antonia, wh… t.co/EY774cZBA3

Programs & Services

Counseling Services

Behavioral Health

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.