Finding Resilience & Hope at the Willows

The willow tree has a special place in many cultural traditions. With a strong well-rooted trunk, and drooping, swaying branches, the willow is both strong in the face of adversity and resilient when weathering the inevitable storms. And, if you cut off a branch and replant it, it will grow a new tree. Resilience. Hope. […]

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Meet Nikki Sheldon, our March Staff Spotlight

This March we are featuring Nikki Sheldon as our monthly Staff Spotlight! Nikki does incredible work at our recently-opened Willows at Woods shelter. This unique shelter offers accessible, low-threshold housing to women who were formerly residing at the Mass and Cass encampments. The women living at Willows at Woods face incredible challenges. As the Shelter […]

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Three Massachusetts Bills you can Support to Help People Experiencing Homelessness

At. St. Francis House, we believe in providing services and resources to anyone who needs them. Making this mission possible means providing refuge, recovery, employment and housing services as well as supporting legislation that will improve the lives of people experiencing homelessness. There are currently a handful of Massachusetts Bills under review that, if passed, […]

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