Read about the expansion of our Birth Certificate and ID Program on our "Services" page.
I hope you’re enjoying our web page, which gives us the
opportunity to share with many people the good news of the Social Apostolate.
Our hope is that you’ll like what you see! I am very proud to be the director
of the Social Apostolate and of the services we provide!
We have been reaching out to and trying to empower people
who are homeless and at-risk of homelessness since 1968. We provide a wide
variety of services. One of our goals always is to fill the gaps in services
that prevent someone from moving forward on the path to self-sufficiency. To
accomplish this goal one of our most successful programs has been our Birth
Certificate/ID Program. We help clients by processing the paperwork and paying
all fees, thus providing them with documents they need to find employment and
apply for many other services and programs.
We believe that as we serve each client we are serving
Jesus. (Matthew 25:40 “whatever you did for one of these least brothers of
mine, you did for me.”). Because of this belief we treat each client with the
respect they deserve as a child of God. It is a blessed ministry that we do in
collaboration with many people, especially the Catholic community of the
With a staff of only 3 full-time and 3 part-time employees
and about 100 volunteers we served 3,859 individuals in 2012. We hope you can
learn more about us, what we do, and how you can help by browsing through our
web page. May God bless you!
Missionary Franciscan Sisters of the