The well-being of our clients, staff, and volunteers is our top priority. As concerns grow around COVID-19, we are working diligently to safeguard those we serve while continuing to provide critical services. 

 

IMPORTANT UPDATE ON OUR SERVICES


DUE TO HEALTH CONCERNS, WE ARE CURRENTLY NOT ACCEPTING ANY CLOTHING DONATIONS.

UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE WE ARE NO LONGER OFFERING TOURS OR ALLOWING ON-SITE GROUP PROJECTS. 

DONATIONS OF NON-PERISHABLE FOODS ARE STILL GRATEFULLY ACCEPTED AND NEEDED.



Our Administrative Team and Board of Directors have made some very difficult decisions. These changes will be in effect at least until Monday April 6, 2020.  On Friday, April 3, 2020, the Administration Team, along with the Board, will evaluate the state of affairs to determine if the changes will be extended, modified, or lifted.

ST. FRANCIS HOUSING CRISIS CENTER

  • Beginning Thursday March 19, 2020 our adult campus will be providing services to residents only
  • Lunch service will continue as a to-go meal
  • We will continue to offer shelter openings to bring people in off the street.  People requiring shelter space can call to inquire about openings in our program
  • Our focus has not changed; staff will continue to work with clients on their housing plans

PORT IN THE STORM HOMELESS YOUTH CENTER

  • Normal operations will continue
  • All food donations should be dropped off at the front door as opposed to the side door due to non-essential staff working remotely

STREET OUTREACH SERVICES

  • Operations will be suspended

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES

  • Offices will be closed
  • Non-essential staff will be working remotely

We look forward to resuming full, normal operations as soon as possible.


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4 hours ago

St. Francis House

Today begins our 30-day stay-at-home order for St. Augustine and St. Johns County. While most of you are staying home to help stop the spread of Covid-19, I want to acknowledge a very important group of people. That is our direct care staff, case managers, and program managers at St. Francis House and Port in the Storm.

They know they can't provide food, shelter and services to the youth, individuals, and families in our community wthout your support. We have immediate needs for our residents today:

Baby Diapers (Size 2,5, and 6)/Baby Wipes
Gerber Baby Food in Glass Jars
Lysol
Ground Coffee
Sugar
Sandwich Meats/Bread/Condiments
Razors
Chapstick
Nail/Toe Clippers

Please visit www.stfrancisshelter.org and click on the "DONATE NOW" button to give.

We are still accepting on-site donations of items and are also practicing social distancing with your donations.

If you would rather donate from your home through on-line stores such as Amazon.com and Walmart.com, you may have them shipped to:

St. Francis House
70 Washinton St.
St. Augustine, FL 32084

Port in the Storm and Monetary Donations
1375 Arapaho Ave.
St. Augustine, FL 32084

Thank you for all you do for us. We know we can't do what we do without your dedication and giving to St. Francis House and Port in the Storm. #giving #youth #family #community #homelessness #caring

www.stfrancisshelter.org
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St. Francis Housing Crisis Center
70 Washington Street
St. Augustine, FL 32084
904-829-8937

For administration offices and Port in the Storm Homeless Youth Center contact us at:

St. Augustine Society, Inc.
1375 Arapaho Ave
St. Augustine, FL 32084
904-824-8987

If making a donation by check contact us at:

St. Augustine Society, Inc.
1375 Arapaho Ave
St. Augustine, FL 32084
904-824-8987

General email address: info.sfh1@gmail.com