Did you Know?

  • Our guests are required to obtain and maintain full-time employment.
  • Guests are required to deposit 100% of any income they receive into a savings account that we establish for them.
  • Guests are required to pay on any outstanding debt, including fines, restitution, child support, past due utilities.
  • We are zero tolerant of alcohol, drugs and gambling.
  • We provide 3 well-balanced meals each day, plus snacks for our guests.
  • We give our guests a sack lunch for them to take to work.
  • We are open 365 days a year and 24 hours a day to serve our guests.
  • Our guests can stay up to a year.
  • The most a guest has saved while staying with the St Francis House is $16,000.00.
  • Today we serve 46 single females, 34 single males and 7 families.
  • We try to assist our guests with obtaining and maintaining affordable housing in the Sioux Falls community.
  • In 2017,$112,973.00 was paid to South Dakota counties for fines and restitution.
  • In 2017, $16,301.00 was paid in child support.
  • In 2017, 210 guests were employed full time with 18 having two jobs.
  • In 2017, the longest length of stay for a guest was 363 days with an average length of stay being 84.5 days.

Contact Us

1301 E. Austin St. Sioux Falls, SD 57103


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Our Mission

The St. Francis House: An Ecumenical Ministry, Moving People from Homelessness to Hope!


We are open 24 hours a day:
Donations accepted from 8am-8pm daily