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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Action Needed: Call your State Rep to support St. Francis House


For the past several months our President & CEO, Karen LaFrazia, has been meeting with members of the State Legislature asking them to support the work of St. Francis House in two different ways. First, she has been working with our State Representative, Aaron Michlewitz, to include funding in the State budget that would provide […]

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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   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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Please call your MA Senator to co-sponsor Moving Ahead Program funding

Moving Ahead Program graduation

Moving Ahead Program Update Our newly elected Senator, Joe Boncore, has filed Amendment #796 to fund $150,000 for our Moving Ahead Program. This critical amount is equivalent to 14% of our current Moving Ahead Program operating budget, helping graduate one class of our students. Please contact your Senator Contact your senator, and ask them to support […]

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Advocacy Breakfast at State House hosted by Chairman Aaron Michlewitz

St. Francis House Advocacy Day

On Thursday, February 4, St. Francis House held an advocacy event at the State House. This opportunity, to engage with our community’s legislators, highlighted the importance of state funding to support our Sullivan Family Moving Ahead Program, which enrolls 140 students each year to rebuild and transform their lives. See photos. […]

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