Barriers to Benefits: A Forum with State Auditor Bump

Barriers to Benefits roundtable w Auditor Bump

On Wednesday, June 7, 2017 St. Francis House convened a roundtable with Massachusetts State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump, City of Boston agencies and homeless service providers to discuss current difficulties to access or maintain existing State benefits. The forum closed with recommendations on institutional barriers to resolve and improve use of taxpayer dollars to help individuals […]

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Meet Joe, a St. Francis House guest with a home

Joe Burton and his case manager, Vinnie Perryman

 Joe checks a document during a recent appointment at St. Francis House with his case manager, Vinnie. Many do not realize that 25% of our guests each year are not homeless. Some of our housed guests first came to St. Francis House while experiencing homelessness but, as Joe’s story shows, continue to return for holistic […]

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Announcement: St. Francis House and POUA Purchase 48 Boylston St.

St. Francis House is excited to announce our purchase of the former Boston Young Men’s Christian Union (BYMCU) building at 48 Boylston Street in Boston. On April 8th, 2016 St. Francis House (SFH) purchased, in partnership with the Planning Office of Urban Affairs (POUA), the historic building located across the street on the edge of Chinatown and the Boston Common. A designated Boston Landmark listed on the National […]

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St. Francis House Announces Plans for 46 Units of Affordable Housing in Boston with purchase of Historic Boston Young Men’s Christian Union

St. Francis House is excited to announce our purchase of the former Boston Young Men’s Christian Union (BYMCU) building at 48 Boylston Street in Boston. On April 8th, 2016 St. Francis House (SFH) purchased, in partnership with the Planning Office of Urban Affairs (POUA), the historic building located across the street on the edge of Chinatown and the Boston Common. A designated Boston Landmark listed on the National […]

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