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151 Buckingham Ave
Redwood City
California 94063

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Programs:  We:- Alleviate suffering by providing direct social services to the economically disadvantaged and disenfranchised.- Increase the marketability of our clients by providing skill- building courses.- Reduce and help break the cycle of poverty by providing a solid value-based education to selected client family cohorts.- Address the desperate need for affordable housing by owning and operating an apartment complex specifically designated to serve families with very low incomes.- Beautify the neighborhood and give client families the numerous therapeutic and practical benefits afforded by a community garden.- Foster nurturing relationships, encourage self-determination, and advocate for change in systems that oppress.- Refer clients to agencies with whom we network.

Since 1986, we have provided women and children with a hospitable place to receive nutritious food and needed clothing. Since our inception, we have expanded our basic services to include housing, education, an annual Christmas toy giveaway, and most recently, a 3000 square foot community garden.

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St. Francis Center is a wonderful place that helps low income individuals and families in the Redwood City area... more »
For over 25-years, the St. Francis Center's mission has been to serve the low-income in our community with "Compassion not Judgment". I began as a volunteer in the clothing "store" at the Center over 4 years ago, where I sorted clothing, bedding and linens one morning per week along with a ... more »
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