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

Founder's Invitation

Founder’s Society Appreciation Event

SFH’s Founder’s Society Appreciation Event is an invitation-only event for committed leadership donors.

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Celebrating Juneteenth

In the aftermath of the murder of George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter protests, and with growing awareness of events in American History like the Tulsa Race Massacre, St. Francis House has decided to add Juneteenth to its list of paid holidays. We aren’t alone. Across Boston and across the cou...

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We still have bibs available for our @bostonmarathon team thanks to @johnhancockusa! Run the world's oldest and mos… t.co/rtHSIuCDus

St. Francis House is setting sail on August 4th, 2021 - for our 18th annual Shooze Cruise! For a limited time, head… t.co/jasFZbgCsg

Happy #pride Month! Check out the pride-themed window display from the front of our building! As always, all are we… t.co/dX4izVjcDZ

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.