• We serve homeless men who are fathers, sons, brothers, and husbands who battle a myriad of issues that lead to their homelessness.
  • Genio had been homeless for 20 years before moving into housing on . “I can already tell my confidence is coming back. When you’re homeless, personal pride and the ability to accomplish something slips away. You lose that when you’re on the street. I can feel mine coming back now. Having a place helps me do better.”
  • In the last 12 months, an average of 2,000 men visited the shelter 65,000 times to find help, hope, and refuge.
  • After losing his mother, spending time in foster care, and battling drugs, Sherman found his way to St. John Center, like many before him. For years he lived on the streets, but on March 12 he moved into stable housing, giving him a home base from which he can continue his recovery and work toward his goals. “At St. John Center they don’t treat people like they are homeless. They help you keep your head up. The staff does everything they can to help people.They never treat you like you are beneath them,” said Sherman.
  • Count these men among the St. John Center guests that are now enjoying life in their own apartments. SJC now has helped 70 men find housing enroute to escaping homelessness and gaining control of their lives.
Our mission is to help homeless men address barriers to self-sufficiency and housing so that they may leave homelessness for good. By providing shelter, social services, supportive housing, and serving as a hub with partner agencies, St. John Center is where homeless men “seek help, find hope, and move forward.” TAKE A VIRTUAL TOUR OF ST. JOHN CENTER.  

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Yet again, I found myself being taught what it means to be both grateful and giving by one of the gentlemen who visit the St. John Center. Recently, this particular gentleman was in need of a new pair of shoes to replace his current ones that were too small for him. Like most of our […]