Giving Tuesday 2016  

Make a holiday miracle happen on #Giving Tuesday, and help the Franciscan Center purchase much-needed equipment and supplies for our kitchen!  Click here to learn more.

Health Care Services Available  

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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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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Need Help?

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

BGE Assistance

Guest Services


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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We're looking for volunteers who can commit one day each month to serve in our soup kitchen. We'd be delighted to welcome you!

Volunteer Opportunities


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