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Healthcare for the Homeless announces a NEW SCHEDULE for their mobile clinic!  Starting on September 28th, the HCH van will be parked in front of the Franciscan Center’s 23rd Street entrance from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the SECOND and FOURTH WEDNESDAYS of each month.

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2016 Voices from the Heart Gala  


Join us on Thursday, September 29th for a magical evening!

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Attire 4 Hire  

The Center’s Attire 4 Hire programs outfits men head-to-toe in free professional clothing that is theirs to keep!

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Fiscal Year 2015 Annual Report is dedicated to YOU  

The Franciscan Center’s Fiscal Year 2015 Annual Report is dedicated to YOU, our donors, supporters, and volunteers.  Your support makes our mission possible. Click below to check it out!

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During the FY2014, the Center served 102,195 meals.


The mission of the Franciscan Center is to provide emergency assistance and supportive outreach to persons who are economically disadvantaged in an effort to assist them in realizing their self-worth and dignity as people of God.


Members of the Tenderloin Opera Company from Providence, Rhode Island were in town Jan 6-9, 2016 for the New New Music Gathering conference …

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