Meet Patricia: A Story of Survival 

Patricia Nieves’ mom was a survivor, just like she is. Despite being married to two abusive men, she created a relatively stable home life for Patricia and her brother Al. Patricia recalls an early memory of her father holding her mother down, injecting into her arm what she now thinks must have been heroin. “It […]

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Recovery Support Center Created By Those Who Know Best

If you’re homeless and in recovery, it can be difficult to maintain your sobriety when you have so little control over your life. Between 60-70 percent of St. Francis House’s guests report having a substance use disorder, and that number is probably even higher. St. Francis House’s new Recovery Support Center, which resides on the […]

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Spending the 2019 holidays with St. Francis House

Thanks to acts of kindness through donations, we were able to provide our guests with wonderful gifts this holiday season. The week before Christmas, St. Francis House gifted over 300 brand-new backpacks complete with heat-insulated hats and glove sets to each of our guests. In addition, we distributed gifts to residents of Next Step Housing, […]

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