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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Meet Neysa Johnson, our February Staff Spotlight

How long have you been with St. Francis House? What is your role? I am one of the Guest Engagement Liaisons here at St. Francis House. As of January 22 2022, I’ve been working here for ten years. I first began as a member on the CES Team and quickly moved into housing.  I also […]

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Meet Savannah Wilkinson, our December Staff Spotlight

How long have you been with St. Francis House? What is your role? I started at St Francis House in November 2020, just over a year now. I work in the housing department as a housing navigator, so my job is to help the guests look for housing. This can mean contacting landlords, helping guests […]

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Meet Luz Reyes, our November Staff Spotlight

How long have you been with St. Francis House? What is your role? I am a Community Outreach Coordinator and have been working at St. Francis House for a year now. My responsibilities include staying informed on resources for guests and acting as a key connector between our guests and the services they need. I […]

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Meet Briana Schissler, our October Staff Spotlight

How long have you been with St. Francis House? What is your role? I started at St. Francis House in 2016 as the Clothing Program Supervisor. In August 2018, I left to pursue my Masters in Social Work and returned in June 2020 as a Clinical Supervisor after finishing the program. This September I started […]

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Meet Nikki Funches, our September Staff Spotlight

How long have you been with St. Francis House? What do you do here? I’ve been at St. Francis House for a year permanently and a year as temporary staff, so all together it’s been around 2 years now. I’m a program assistant on the 4th floor for workforce development. My job is to provide […]

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What do you do when you can’t just “get a job”? 

A crucial part of our mission here at St. Francis House is helping our guests find work. But for many of our guests, working – whether full or part-time – is just not possible. They may have chronic health conditions or disabilities that make working too difficult. They may be at a point in their […]

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The Women’s Center: A Critical One-stop Shop for the Ladies of SFH

March is Women’s History Month! In addition, for more than 100 years, International Women’s Day has been celebrated on March 8th. To celebrate this day, we thought we’d talk about the work we do week in, week out with the women who come through our doors.  Named for long-time St. Francis House supporter Carolyn Connors, […]

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