Citizens Bank shares volunteer support and $50,000

9.21.17 Citizens Bank employees in SFHBoston kitchen

Citizens Bank Embarks on 20+ Years of Support Citizens Bank has been a long time corporate partner and supporter of St. Francis House. What makes our partnership with Citizens Bank so unique is the number of ways that Citizens Bank chooses to engage with us. Their support isn’t limited to one program or one form […]

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You’re Invited: Moving Ahead Program Graduates Class 166

MAP-Graduation-speaker-podium-graduates

It’s time for the next Sullivan Family Moving Ahead Program 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. Please Join Us and our Graduates! On Friday, September 29, 2017 we will honor eight graduates from Class 166 as they […]

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$15,000 Grant Awarded to MAP Program by Peter E. Strauss Trust, managed by BNY Mellon as Trustee

Moving Ahead Program MAP classroom discussion

St. Francis House was recently awarded a $15,000 grant from the Peter E. Strauss Trust, managed by BNY Mellon as Trustee, in support of the MAP program. The Moving Ahead Program (MAP) MAP is a 14-week vocational program that helps students learn to identify, pursue and succeed in careers that match their abilities, skills, and […]

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Managing Your Time

How many times a week do you forget about something you committed to, or double book yourself? What about a task you wanted to do at work, but slipped your mind until you’re ready to leave? Time is a difficult thing to manage, both in and out of the workplace. Sometimes we can’t control what happens, […]

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Journey to Graduation: Round Tables

While our curriculum mainly focuses on building the hard and soft skills necessary to enter the workforce, we also recognize that many of our students come with more than employment needs on their minds. While preparing our students for work, we address these unique needs through the Round Table process facilitated by both our Program […]

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Journey to Graduation: Life Maps

Moving Ahead Program Life Map

The first few weeks of our program can be extremely difficult to navigate. For many of our students, this could be the first time in many years adhering to a strict schedule, or being in an environment with so many new faces. To help overcome this and to create a classroom environment that feels safe […]

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What Gifts Do You Bring to the Table?

What Gifts Do You Bring to the Table? Alumni Resource Center Bulletin Board

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. This month, we’re talking about Strengths. If I gave you […]

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Moving Ahead Program, Class 166: Journey to Graduation

The fun never stops here at the Moving Ahead Program! We just celebrated the end of one class with a Graduation Ceremony, and our team is busy preparing for the start of our 166th Class. How did we get to this point? Twice a week, our program hosts an Information Session, run by our Admissions Coordinator.  From […]

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Moving Ahead Program Graduates Class 165

 Pictured above: Students of the Moving Ahead Program listen to their Instructor, Chris, give his speech during their Graduation Ceremony on June 23rd, 2017. Photo by Tony Irving. On Friday, June 23rd the Moving Ahead Program graduated their 165th Class. Graduation is an important part of each student’s journey. The ceremony signifies the end to […]

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Natixis Global Asset Management Donates Professional Clothing

Tie Donation 6.7.17 Natixis Global Asset Management

Clothing donations for Sullivan Family Moving Ahead Program St. Francis House relies heavily on the generosity and support of our Corporate Partners. And it’s a win-win when we can work with our Corporate Partners in a way that benefits both organizations. When one of our Corporate Partners, Natixis, recently made the transition from business attire […]

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