Paula: “St. Francis House takes human beings who are struggling and makes them whole again”

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Paula, a long-time supporter, eagerly shares some thoughts about what St. Francis House means to her.  I first heard about St. Francis House and met Executive Director Karen LaFrazia through our shared involvement in the Midtown Park Plaza Neighborhood Association (MPPNA). I had been previously interested in homelessness because of my experience volunteering three days/week […]

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February Snowstorm Niko Update: St. Francis House to open early again

St. Francis House winter storm Niko

The City of Boston continues to feel the effects of Snowstorm Niko, which will linger through tomorrow, Friday February 10. Mayor Marty Walsh has declared that the snow emergency continue. How is St. Francis House responding to the snowstorm? This morning, Thursday Feb 8 we had opened an hour and a half early. We welcomed […]

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February Snowstorm Update: St. Francis House to open early

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The City of Boston is expecting a snowstorm tomorrow, Thursday February 9. Mayor Marty Walsh has declared a snow emergency in effect starting at 10AM. How is St. Francis House responding in anticipation of the snowstorm? In anticipation of the expected frigid weather and snowfall, we will open an hour and a half earlier at 5:00AM. […]

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St. Francis House highlights Moving Ahead Program At State House Breakfast

Advocacy Breakfast at State House with Michlewitz

PRESS RELEASE – For Immediate Release Contact: Christina Smith​​​ (617) 457-1002 csmith@stfrancishouse.org   St. Francis House highlights Moving Ahead Program At State House Breakfast Representative Aaron Michlewitz supports SFH efforts at event BOSTON, February 7, 2017 – St. Francis House (SFH) today was joined by Representative Aaron Michlewitz, at their annual Advocacy Day breakfast. The event provides an opportunity for State legislators to learn more about the ways SFH helps over 6,700 men and women […]

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MAP Alumni Resource Center: Budgeting & Taxes

Feb 2017 Bulletin Board Budgeting & Taxes

Our Moving Ahead Program has over 1,500 alumni, all who are welcome to visit St. Francis House at any time and seek us for support and resource advice in perpetuity. The Alumni Resource Center bulletin board on the 4th floor hosts a new topic each month.  With the New Year in full swing and our goals […]

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Moving Ahead Program Graduation: Class 163

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Today Class 163 of the Sullivan Family Moving Ahead Program celebrated their graduation. Each graduation is a joyfully proud and emotional recognition of our students’ accomplishment at overcoming addictions, unemployment, and homelessness to complete the 14-week program. Our graduates move ahead, learning and adopting healthy coping mechanisms in times of stress, gaining employment, and finding an apartment […]

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Annual Homeless Census Coming Up

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 Annual Homeless Census Taking Place This Month On January 25, 2017 the annual City of Boston homeless census will occur. Volunteers will go out in coordinated groups to locate and count homeless individuals who are not in shelter that night. Last year the census efforts counted 6,240 homeless men, women and children in Boston the night […]

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Save the Date! Join the Moving Ahead Program at State House

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On Tuesday, February 7, St. Francis House will be hosting an Advocacy Breakfast at the State House from 9:30-11:00AM in Nurses Hall, sponsored by Representative Aaron Michlewitz. This event is a chance for our State Senators and Representatives to learn more about the ways St. Francis House helps people regain their dignity and rebuild their […]

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