St. Francis House and the Planning Office for Urban Affairs Announce State Funding for 46 Units of Affordable Housing

Development will convert the historic Boston Young Men’s Christian Union into housing Boston, August 15, 2016 – St. Francis House (SFH) and the Planning Office for Urban Affairs of the Archdiocese of Boston (POUA) are excited to announce the award of funding from the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) to create 46 […]

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Governor Baker awards funding to redevelop former Boston Young Men’s Christian Union Building

48 Boylston Street

It has long been our plan to renovate this beautiful, historic building to create 46 units of much needed affordable housing for homeless individuals and others with very modest incomes. On Monday, Governor Charlie Baker held a press conference at our newly acquired BYMCU building to announce $90 million in support for affordable housing projects […]

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Community Partners and Supporters August 2016

Thank you to all the many individuals, groups, and corporate supporters who help strengthen our community. We are grateful for all the forms of support provided to St. Francis House every day. Whole Foods of Charles River Plaza hosted a two-day shoe drive to raise awareness among Whole Food customers about St. Francis House. It […]

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Meet Natixis Charity Champion Christian

Charity Champion Christian’s first time at St. Francis House “I first heard about St. Francis House through volunteer opportunities that my company was offering,” shared Christian, of Natixis Investment Managers. “My first volunteer experience was in the kitchen, which was an eye-opening experience. It was impressive, but also difficult, to see firsthand how far the […]

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Moving Ahead Program maintains level funding in MA State Budget

This month the final FY17 state budget was signed into law by Governor Baker, funding the Moving Ahead Program at $125,000, maintaining level funding from last year. This funding helps our students achieve employment, housing, and pathways to stability. Thank you to all who reached out to elected officials in the House and the Senate […]

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