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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Coronavirus strain COVID-19

We take the spread of respiratory diseases within our population very seriously, and the health and safety of our guests, tenants, staff, and volunteers is our top priority.  St. Francis House is committed to staying open and available as a refuge for our guests who rely on us during the COVID-19 emergency. As we navigate […]

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Affordable Housing Finance Magazine 2019 Readers’ Choice Award: Historic Rehab Category – The Union at 48 Boylston

We are excited to announce that The Union at 48 Boylston was chosen as the historic rehab winner in Affordable Housing Finance magazines 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards! The Union at 48 Boylston was the result of a partnership between St. Francis House, the largest day shelter for adults experiencing homelessness in the City of Boston, […]

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St. Francis House Welcomes Cardinal Sean O’Malley on Christmas Day

Cardinal O'Malley at St. Francis House

BOSTON, December 25, 2018 – St. Francis House welcomed Cardinal Sean O’Malley for a special prayer service with our guests and neighbors prior to the special Christmas Day luncheon meal. More than 350 of Boston’s poor and homeless guests were served “restaurant style” by a cadre of over 55 volunteers. As he has for the […]

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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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Conference Committee budget increases funding for homeless adults.

This week the Commonwealth released its Conference Committee budget, the compromise between the House and Senate leadership which will make its way to the desk of Governor Baker to sign into law.  We are please to announce that the leadership made significant investments for adults experiencing homelessness in our communities. Of note, our Moving Ahead Program, a leader in […]

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New book from longtime supporter Cummings Foundation

As a recipient of a $100K for 100 grant from Cummings Foundation during fiscal years 2014-2017, our organization has benefited not only from substantial financial resources but also from the publicity and enhanced standing that comes with Cummings Foundation’s support. This grant for $100,000 confirms for potential donors and volunteers that we are making a […]

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