Section 8 Preliminary Application  

The Franciscan Center’s Technical Resource Center is open to the public to use our computers and provide assistance to complete online applications.

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Souper Bowl 2015  

Donations to the Souper Bowl of Caring, sponsored by M&T Bank, will continue through February 28th, 2015. 

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Food Distribution Event featured on ABC!  

Since August 2013, the Franciscan Center has distributed tens of thousands of pounds of fresh food to area families and individuals in need.

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Attire 4 Hire  

The Center’s Attire 4 Hire programs provides men with professional clothing at no cost. 

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Need Help?

Click here for a list of the Fransican Center guest services.

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Guest Services


In FY2013, the Center helped 337 people obtain their state issued birth certificates and 413 individuals acquire their MVA issued identification cards.


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.



The Center has a current, urgent need for men's clothing. Please call (410) 467-5340, Ext. 113 to learn how you can help.


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