St Francis House Emergency Shelter

Contact Information:

413 South Main Street
Gainesville, FL 32601
(352) 378-9079

About this Shelter

They feed, shelter, provide public phone access, Regional Transit System bus passes, laundry services, and clothing vouchers.
Along with tutoring, their case management and referral services provide education.
Their partner agencies offer victim advocacy, job opportunities, GED certificates, life skills classes, in safe compassionate environments.
Doors are open 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. daily.
Their shelter services provide temporary housing for 35 individuals, including women, men, and children.
They receive three meals daily.
Approximately 200 public meals are served daily between 9 a.m. and 12 p.m.
During severe weather nights they provide 60 beds.
They own 33 efficiency apartments that provide permanent supportive housing.
Their case management is designed to address job placement, education, permanent supportive housing, and other needs, including community resources.
Mission Statement: The overall mission of St. Francis House is to empower families with children to transition from homelesness to self-sufficiency by providing case management, housing, food, training and educational resources in a secure environment.

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