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Keeping Immigrant Tenants Housed

In one recent case, St. Francis’ Immigrant Housing Justice Project negotiated with a local landlord to secure housing for 11 tenants who were behind in rent and at risk of eviction. Our legal team was able to work with the landlord to reduce the amount that tenants were in arrears and provide tenants with direct aid assistance to satisfy their back rent owed. Because of this individualized advocacy, the IHPJ team was able to secure their housing.

Adopt a Family for Christmas 2021

Thank you for joining with immigrant families to make this a happier Christmas season!  Whether newly arrived in the country or living here for several years, life in the U.S. for our immigrant neighbors can be full of challenges as well as hope. The pandemic added another layer of adversity […]

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May is for Mental Health: An Interview with Evelyn Hernandez, Bilingual Therapist

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and so we spoke with Evelyn Hernandez, one of our great Bilingual Therapists, to see the importance of the department, how she became interested in mental health for immigrant Spanish-speakers, and the particular challenges faced by our clients in accessing services.  How did you […]

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SF60: St. Francis Running Our Assisis Off

Six amazing St. Francis Community Services staff members who work across several sites and programs came together to form the St. Francis Running Our Assisis Off team to train to run the GO! St. Louis’s KT82 relay race…which was tragically canceled (thanks for nothing, COVID!). But we’re not letting that […]

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