Our Mission

St. Francis House rebuilds lives by providing refuge and pathways to stability for adults experiencing homelessness and poverty.

St. Francis House is a welcoming and inclusive community. Every day of the year, we enable individuals to meet their basic needs for food, clothing and shelter. We transform lives using a holistic approach to understanding and addressing behavioral health, housing and employment needs. We commit ourselves to helping those we serve achieve renewed lives of dignity and self-determination.

News & Events

Shooze Cruise

The Shooze Cruise is SFH’s signature boat party hosted by our Emerging Leaders. Attendees bring a pair of shoes to donate as they board.

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Volunteer at St. Francis House

Volunteers play an essential role in making our work possible. If you are 17 years or older, donating your time in our kitchen, our clothing department, or the Margaret Stewart Lindsay Art Studio is a great way to make an impact in your community in a friendly and supportive environment. We apprecia...

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Programs & Services

Counseling Services

Behavioral Health

Visit us in the main lobby of St. Francis House and ask to speak with the case manager of the day to get started.

Moving Ahead Program classroom

Moving Ahead Program

The Sullivan Family Moving Ahead Program (MAP) is a 14-week job- and life-skills training program.

Next Step Program

A supportive leased-housing community providing permanent sober housing.

Basic Services

Day Shelter

St. Francis House is unique in our ability to meet all of our guests’ needs under one roof.