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 our June Staff Spotlight, John Doherty

Early every morning, when our second floor opens John Doherty is there to greet and assist guests and maintain safety. Our second floor is home to the Fresh Threads clothing program, the Carolyn Connors Women’s Center, the Boston Healthcare for the Homeless Medical Clinic, and our shower facilitie...

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Our President and CEO Karen LaFrazia was excited to come together with community leaders from across the city yeste… t.co/kRA6heGFLw

People experiencing homelessness face numerous challenges at once. Our Room to Grow Recovery Support Center offers… t.co/xRiYHUAlcB

Meet our June Staff Spotlight, John Doherty! John works on the second floor assisting guests and maintaining safety… t.co/JumYtEwQts

Today, the Baker-Polito Administration announced $5 million in funding for recovery housing and services in Boston.… t.co/WhELcv6nS8

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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.