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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St. Francis House receives critical support from Yawkey Foundation

This past month, we received not one, but two generous gifts from Yawkey Foundation, doubling their commitment to the St. Francis House mission and ensuring we can continue to meet the critical needs of our guests – including clothing, toiletries, access to medical care, and nutritious meals. H...

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Programs & Services

Counseling Services

Mental Health Care

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.