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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Meet Jose Rodriguez, our May Staff Spotlight

Jose Rodriguez joined the St. Francis House team in 2019 and serves as the Operations Coordinator in our Recovery Support Center. Jose values the connections he makes with the people coming through the RSC and brings his incredible empathy and understanding to those relationships. As a graduate of t...

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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.