Women’s Center programming continues to expand

Women's Center Excursions

Women’s Center Excursion On Friday, February 1, some ladies who frequent our Carolyn Connors Women’s Center took a field trip to the movies. The group walked right around our corner to the Tremont Street AMC and were able to get out of the winter cold for an afternoon and see the hit movie Mary Poppins Returns. We enjoyed […]

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Tim Bulla recognized at Mass Housing and Shelter Alliance

St. Francis House staff with Tim Bulla

On December 11 at the Mass Housing and Shelter Alliance (MHSA )Annual meeting, Tim Bulla,  St. Francis House Associate Director of Clinical Services, was recognized as a nominee for the Ed O’Neill Award. The award recognizes direct care workers dedicated to serving people experiencing homelessness, who often work without being recognized or honored.  Tim was humble […]

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Grupo de Apoyo Latino de muchos años sigue fuerte

Luis y el grupo de apoyo latino

Si son las 9:30 am de un miércoles, es probable que usted sepa dónde encontrar al clínico Luis Fernandez-Castro: él está en la sala de conferencias del Tercer Piso facilitando la reunión de nuestro antiguo Grupo de Apoyo Latino. Sobre el Grupo de Apoyo Latino Luis, parte de nuestro equipo Clínico y de Recuperación, ha […]

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RIZE grant engagement comes to St. Francis House

With overdose rates over 30% higher for homeless individuals, RIZE grant initiative will focus on harm reduction and treatment for opioid use Back in June, we received word that Boston Health Care for the Homeless (BHCHP) and partner agencies St. Francis House and Pine Street Inn were awarded a RIZE grant to offer services specifically designed […]

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Summer wellness week in the atrium

Summer wellness week at St. Francis House

Students volunteers from Simmons College presented a variety of health related topics in our atrium as a part of our Summer Wellness Week. Hydration Our Summer Wellness Week kicked off with a session entitled Summer Safety. The nursing students who volunteer in our clinic, began their presentation discussing hydration with guests. The students advised men […]

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RIZE grant will benefit St. Francis House

RIZE Massachusetts

By now, we’re all aware of the opioid epidemic that is plaguing our community. At St. Francis House, we have seen up close and personal how this scourge impacts the people that we serve. As part of our mission to rebuild lives, we’re committed to doing everything we can to alleviate the impacts of this […]

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Meet Carli, helping guests experiencing homelessness improve their health

Carli SDH HUES case manager

St. Francis House is part of the Social Determinants of Health Consortium Led by Boston Health Care for the Homeless, a group of seven agencies are working together to help clients, who are experiencing homelessness, improve their healthcare as they establish their own pathways to stability. A Coordinated Care Hub has been developed to provide […]

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Meet Joe, a St. Francis House guest with a home

Joe Burton and his case manager, Vinnie Perryman

 Joe checks a document during a recent appointment at St. Francis House with his case manager, Vinnie. Many do not realize that 25% of our guests each year are not homeless. Some of our housed guests first came to St. Francis House while experiencing homelessness but, as Joe’s story shows, continue to return for holistic […]

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