St. Francis House

Filed Under: Administrative Issues, Clothing, Emergency Assistance, Employment, Food, Housing, Physical and Mental Health, Shelters
39 Boylston Street
Boston, ma 02116
Phone: 617-542-4211
Fax: 617-542-4705

Since 1984, St. Francis House has offered basic care and services that make the difference between hope and despair, and often between life and death.


COVID-19 Updates 

Service hours

Hours vary depending on program. Call or visit website for details.

Requirements & Restrictions

Daytime Shelter and Resource Center: For guests who are new to St. Francis House, the Hospitality Desk in the Resource Center should be their first stop. There, guests get a St. Francis House ID, which will help them access many of their services, including case management or mental health counseling.

No pets. Service animals are allowed.

All services are free

English, Spanish

While every effort is made to provide current and accurate information for the agency descriptions and hours of operation, it is recommended to call the agency to verify the information before visiting.

Last updated January 4, 2021


Agency information may have changed due to COVID-19. Please contact individual agencies to double-check their information.