Welcome To The St. Francis House

Over the past 30 years, St. Francis House has saved lives and changed lives through the services we provide. Please join us in helping the less fortunate move forward with dignity into a renewed life of hope and a second chance at reconnecting with family and society.


Our Mission:

The Saint Francis House Mission is to engage the homeless in achieving stability, self-sufficiency, and a viable plan for their future by providing a safe, stable environment, access to essential services, supportive connections, and to advocate for changes that address the needs of the homeless population.


Our Values:

  • To treat all people with respect, equality, and dignity.
  • To provide food and emergency shelter to the homeless.
  • To serve as advocates for the homeless and unfortunate.
  • To assist individuals in developing personal independence.
  • To be accountable to our clients, partners, and supporters.

Accomplishments in 2014:

  • 34 families & 546 adults housed in our emergency shelter.
  • 32 single adults housed in our transitional housing.
  • 66,744 meals were served from our soup kitchen.
  • 2770 boxes of food were given to the working poor.
  • Clothing and blankets were distributed to all in need.
  • Our Comfort Station (shower/toilet) is available to all.
  • Through our partnership with the City, we provide campers on St. Augustine's Sea Wall with overnight shelter, making our city a more tourist-friendly and safer place to live.

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Current News and Important Information


One of the programs we are most proud of here at St. Francis is the Fresh Starts Culinary Arts Program that we are honored to work on with First Coast Technical College. Funds from The Spanish Wine Festival support this program.

The Festival is hosting a Kick-Off Luncheon on September 9th from 12:00pm -1:30pm at FCTC.

Get your tickets online at spanishwinefestival.com



Please consider taking the time to share some of your time and/or resources with those in the community less fortunate than you.

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Funding opportunities include weekly, monthly or annual pledges; no amount is too small.