St. John's Hospice

Catholic Social Services has served the homeless for 45 years, beginning with St. John's Hospice which opened in 1963 to provide food and shelter to men on Philadelphia's once infamous "skid row." Guided by the motto "charity unlimited," St. John's offers a place to stay for 40 men and provides them with assistance to break the cycle of homelessness. Day services include a place to shower and change, receive mail, obtain clothing and shoes, and meet with a case manager. The casseroles served to over 300 men for lunch each day are prepared by parish and school groups from throughout the region.

The Good Shepherd Program

Attached to St. John's Hospice, a residential program offering housing and social services to medically fragile men.

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