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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#GivingTuesday is here!

Giving Tuesday 2018

Videos to inspire you about our programs and services. Please share. You could help change a life with just a click? On November 27, 2018 #GivingTuesday allows you to do just that. After the hustle of Black Friday and CyberMonday – two days of mass consumerism – think of St. Francis House on this global […]

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Happy Thanksgiving from St. Francis House

Happy Thanksgiving to all! We were thrilled to have Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh, Police Commissioner William Gross, and Boston City Councilor Ed Flynn celebrate with us this Thanksgiving, as well as our Board Chairman Tim Egan.   More than 320 guests enjoyed their meals on linen covered tables and were served restaurant style by a cadre […]

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Shop AmazonSmile to benefit St. Francis House

Shop Amazon.Smile to help St. Francis House

How can you help St. Francis House while holiday shopping? Use AmazonSmile! Let’s face it, many of us wince at overcrowded malls and will be holiday shopping online this year.  Why not help St. Francis House in the process? Your online shopping can support St. Francis House and the AmazonSmile site is the way to do […]

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Capital One Cafe supports St. Francis House

Capital One Cafe

This past month we’ve been thrilled to have service teams from Capital One Cafe “in the house.”  The groups served in our clothing departments meeting the various needs of our guests, and in the kitchen, prepping and serving meals with Chef Seth. How did they get started? “It really grew quite organically,” said Lydia an […]

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Meet Emerging Leader Emily Perrotti

Emerging Leader Emily P.

“My time working with the Emerging Leaders gave me the opportunity to stay connected to an organization that means a lot to me, and that I know is doing incredibly important work in the Boston community.” Emily’s Emerging Leader Experience Emily first learned about St. Francis House during her time working at the PULSE Program while attending Boston College. She worked […]

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