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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Senior Day Event at St. Francis House

Senior Day at St. Francis House

Donuts, massages, and a dance party—what a way to begin a Wednesday morning! At our Senior Day Event, guests spent the morning enjoying pastries and coffee, receiving massages, and dancing to various Latin dance tunes. The event was hosted by Gloria Davila and the Maná Latin Leadership Group with Perfectly Balanced Life providing massages to […]

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Moving Ahead Program graduates Class 172

Class 172 MAP graduates

Our Moving Ahead Program (MAP) is an important part of our larger Workforce Development program.  When the graduation day finally arrives, it is a special occasion for our students.  It’s the conclusion of 14 weeks of computer training, mock interviewing, workforce document creating and job searching. To celebrate, we welcome the family and friends of our […]

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Google Employees Give Back at St. Francis House

Google serves at St. Francis House

Google Employees Give Back The past few years, we’ve had the opportunity to connect with some pretty awesome Googlers, interested in supporting our mission. Google encourages employees to engage in charitable causes through Giving Week and GoogleServe, and our connection with them was made possible by a grassroots effort led by a Google employee who […]

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Rapid Rehousing Access to Employment Services at St. Francis House

Rapid rehousing welcome sign

Rapid Rehousing Access to Employment in the City of Boston On Wednesday June 28, St. Francis House Workforce Development Department welcomed Courtney  Trudell, Assistant Director for Supportive Housing City of Boston, Department of Neighborhood Development, along with over 30 colleagues from agencies participating in the city-wide Rapid Rehousing initiative to discuss St. Francis House’s role […]

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Sanofi Genzyme Grants Money and Time to St. Francis House

Sanofi Genzyme serve at St. Francis House

Sanofi Genzyme has committed to supporting St. Francis House for the third year in a row. Sanofi Genzyme graciously offers both their money and their time, through grant funds and employee volunteer efforts. Triage Program Support At St. Francis House, we understand the importance and value of building partnerships with corporations where our missions are […]

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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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Envisioning 48 Boylston Street

We’re making tremendous progress on our project at 48 Boylston, and with each report we receive from the construction manager, it’s getting easier to envision what this beautiful building is becoming. Where today there’s just framing and plumbing stacks, we’re envisioning lovely apartments – 46 units of affordable housing – that will in just a […]

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Meet Gerry M.

Gerry M. a spotlight volunteer

If it’s “iHop Wednesday” at St. Francis House, you are sure to find volunteer Gerry in our kitchen, starting at 6:30am.  Quick to smile, give an elbow-bump,  or call our guests “Boss” or “Captain” when handing out breakfast and lunch, Gerry has been serving weekly for 6 years in our kitchen. The affectionately-known Wednesday Crew […]

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