Capital One Cafe supports St. Francis House

Capital One Cafe

This past month we’ve been thrilled to have service teams from Capital One Cafe “in the house.”  The groups served in our clothing departments meeting the various needs of our guests, and in the kitchen, prepping and serving meals with Chef Seth. How did they get started? “It really grew quite organically,” said Lydia an […]

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Meet Emerging Leader Emily Perrotti

Emerging Leader Emily P.

“My time working with the Emerging Leaders gave me the opportunity to stay connected to an organization that means a lot to me, and that I know is doing incredibly important work in the Boston community.” Emily’s Emerging Leader Experience Emily first learned about St. Francis House during her time working at the PULSE Program while attending Boston College. She worked […]

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Trauma-informed care presentation

Katie Volk presents on trauma and trauma-informed care

What is trauma-informed care? On Thursday, September 27th, St. Francis House welcomed Katie Volk from the Center for Social Innovation for a presentation on trauma-informed care. Trauma-informed care endeavors to do no harm in a treatment framework that involves understanding and responsiveness. Because trauma is a universal experience, our staff members strive to care for guests […]

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