Update: MAP and Dog Care Academy

COVID-19 has invaded every aspect of our lives: our activities, our health, our livelihood. Unemployment is at an all-time high. As a leader in our field, St. Francis House takes pride in helping individuals experiencing homelessness rebuild their lives and get back into the workforce.  Unfortunately, many who were benefiting from our programs when the […]

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A message from Madeline, our Volunteer Services Coordinator, for National Volunteer Week

To my sorely missed volunteers, First, how are you doing? COVID-19 affects all of us, and I am thinking of you and your families. I wish, more than anything, I could be with all of you in person to celebrate National Volunteer Week. I would invite you all to a Zoom celebration, but I think […]

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Finding work in the time of COVID-19

This blog post is part of a series by our Workforce Development team. We’re all seeing the same grim statistics: tens of millions newly unemployed, millions of just-laid-off workers applying for benefits each week. And then there are the untold millions who’d been looking for work when the pandemic hit. The people that the Workforce […]

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A message from the SFH Workforce Development Department

Although our current classes are temporarily suspended, we are still open for business!  The coronavirus pandemic has not been easy on anyone. But for those individuals experiencing or vulnerable to homelessness who’ve lost their jobs because of it, or who were in the process of preparing to return to the world of work when the full […]

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