City of Boston Neighborhood Development Profile: Doug DiMartile

Counseling Services

Here at St. Francis House, we partner with many fellow organizations and government agencies to help proactively alleviate hunger and homelessness in Boston. One of our staff members, Doug DiMartile, Manager of Guest Services has worked very closely with the City of Boston Department of Neighborhood Development Chronic Workgroup task force. Doug was recently profiled on the City […]

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Somerville Resident Volunteers at St. Francis House for Thanksgiving Dinner

Somerville resident volunteers at St. Francis House

BOSTON, November 24, 2016 –St. Francis House hosted its Annual Thanksgiving Day luncheon meal with support from Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Somerville resident MaryCatherine Conceison. More than 350 of Boston’s poor and homeless guests enjoyed their meals “restaurant style” with the assistance of more than 45 volunteers. Why I chose to volunteer on Thanksgiving […]

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Mayor Walsh visits St. Francis House on Thanksgiving

Mayor Walsh outside St. Francis House on THanksgiving 2016

BOSTON, November 24, 2016 –St. Francis House hosted its Annual Thanksgiving Day luncheon meal with support from Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh. More than 350 of Boston’s poor and homeless guests enjoyed their meals “restaurant style” with the assistance of more than 45 volunteers. Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s Visit He visited St. Francis House along […]

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Winter Necessities Drive to benefit St. Francis House

The Hyatt Regency Boston, St. Francis House, and Downtown Boston Business Improvement District (BID) are co-sponsoring a Winter Necessity Drive. Through to December 16th, donations can be dropped off at the Hyatt Regency Boston, in their second floor lobby. Coats, winter boots, jeans, long-sleeve shirts, hats, socks, scarves, and gloves are all in need. Take […]

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Behind the Scenes: St. Francis House Latino Support Group

St. Francis House is constantly evolving to better engage our guests. That said, our Latino Support Group is the longest running support group here at St. Francis House! This group has met weekly for the past fifteen years, working in a psychoeducation format with Spanish-speaking men who have interest in achieving or maintaining sobriety. Discover our programs. […]

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