365 Days a Year
Located in the heart of downtown Boston, each day we welcome up to 500 individuals experiencing homelessness. Our refuge, recovery, employment and housing services overlap and build on one another to provide our guests with continuous and comprehensive support.
St. Francis House
Inside our doors 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.
Our integrated approach is unique among service providers. It allows us to eliminate fragmented services that force individuals to separate and isolate single problems that are, in fact, deeply connected.
SFH in Numbers
7,000+ unique individuals utilized our services
Guests enrolled in our employment services
Guests benefited from our clinical, case management and recovery based services
Hot, nutritious meals were served in 2022
People were housed through our services
Since 1984, our programs have evolved to best serve those experiencing homelessness and poverty. We offer a comprehensive array of services, all available under one roof.
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Team St. Francis House is running in the 2023 Boston Marathon to raise awareness and vital funds to support life changing programs for people experiencing homelessness in Boston. Questions? Please
By Katrina Kincade, March 8, 2023 BOSTON – The art room at St. Francis House in downtown Boston is making a difference for people experiencing homelessness by giving them a
As a Case Manager at St. Francis House, Ashly Culver works directly with people experiencing homelessness, helping them overcome obstacles on their path to stability and housing. From helping our
Each year, St. Francis House recognizes the outstanding work of one staff member with the Tim Bulla Spirit of St. Francis Award. The award was created in 2018 in honor
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Everyone in need of a safe space, our support, and our services is welcome.