Celebrating Juneteenth

In the aftermath of the murder of George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter protests, and with growing awareness of events in American History like the Tulsa Race Massacre, St. Francis House has decided to add Juneteenth to its list of paid holidays. We aren’t alone. Across Boston and across the country, a growing number […]

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The unsinkable Shooze Cruise!

Seventeen years ago, then-future St. Francis House Board Member Tim Nolan “invented” the Shooze Cruise as a way to raise critical funds for SFH programs and services and collect needed shoes for our guests, all while getting the next generation involved with our organization. Tim was also the founder of SFH’s Emerging Leaders, a group […]

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June is PRIDE Month!

Since the day we opened 35 years ago, our promise has been and continues to be, we will never turn ANYONE away. All are always welcome at St Francis House. St. Francis House wishes our LGBTQIA+ community a happy Pride! […]

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Mental Health Awareness Month: Serving our guests, pandemic or not.

Part 3 of our 3 part series for Mental Health Awareness Month. The mental health difficulties our homeless guests face have been exacerbated by COVID-19. Pandemic or not, the St. Francis House staff continue to offer critical mental health support to our guests, more ways than one. Typically, the St. Francis House Clinical and Recovery […]

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It’s All About The Interview

The Workforce Development staff at St. Francis House are back this week to discuss one of the most important steps in getting the job- the interview! Traditionally, many employers would start with a brief phone call to ask basic questions to decide if it’s worth meeting a candidate in person. The purpose was mostly to […]

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A message from Madeline, our Volunteer Services Coordinator, for National Volunteer Week

To my sorely missed volunteers, First, how are you doing? COVID-19 affects all of us, and I am thinking of you and your families. I wish, more than anything, I could be with all of you in person to celebrate National Volunteer Week. I would invite you all to a Zoom celebration, but I think […]

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