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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Trauma-informed care presentation

Katie Volk presents on trauma and trauma-informed care

What is trauma-informed care? On Thursday, September 27th, St. Francis House welcomed Katie Volk from the Center for Social Innovation for a presentation on trauma-informed care. Trauma-informed care endeavors to do no harm in a treatment framework that involves understanding and responsiveness. Because trauma is a universal experience, our staff members strive to care for guests […]

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