New Furniture and Essential Household items for residents at #TheUnion

Bobs and Essential items

Imagine the joy of finding housing after months or perhaps years of searching.  Now imagine having that apartment with nothing to fill it.  Where will you sleep?  How will you cook?  And even if you can cook, what will you eat on?  For individuals moving out of homelessness, these are real concerns. We are thrilled […]

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Annual Holiday Party at the Women’s Center

women enjoy food and friends at holiday party

Annual Holiday Party On Wednesday, December 19th, the Carolyn Connors Women’s Center celebrated its annual holiday party! This year the party was held on the fifth floor for the first time, allowing for more space and comfortable seating for everyone.  As a result, approximately 70 ladies came to celebrate, enjoying catered food and dessert, lots […]

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St. Francis House Fair hosted in Atrium

SFH fair

St. Francis House Fair With a variety of programs and services spread across ten floors in the building, St. Francis House offers a plethora of resources to guests. St. Francis House strives to make guests feel welcome from the moment they step foot into the building with a warm greeting from staff members and access […]

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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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Grupo de Apoyo Latino de muchos años sigue fuerte

Luis y el grupo de apoyo latino

Si son las 9:30 am de un miércoles, es probable que usted sepa dónde encontrar al clínico Luis Fernandez-Castro: él está en la sala de conferencias del Tercer Piso facilitando la reunión de nuestro antiguo Grupo de Apoyo Latino. Sobre el Grupo de Apoyo Latino Luis, parte de nuestro equipo Clínico y de Recuperación, ha […]

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RIZE grant engagement comes to St. Francis House

With overdose rates over 30% higher for homeless individuals, RIZE grant initiative will focus on harm reduction and treatment for opioid use Back in June, we received word that Boston Health Care for the Homeless (BHCHP) and partner agencies St. Francis House and Pine Street Inn were awarded a RIZE grant to offer services specifically designed […]

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Long-standing Latino Support Group Still Strong

Group moderator Luis

If it’s 9:30 am on a Wednesday, it’s likely you know where to find Clinician Luis Fernandez-Castro. He’s in our 3rd floor conference room facilitating our long-standing Latino Support group. About the Latino Support Group Part of our Clinical and Recovery team, Luis has been leading the group for over 18 years now and came […]

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