Mission Story From Outreach

      The Winter Shelter houses over 300 individuals seeking shelter in the coldest months of winter.  St. Martin’s Hospitality Center seeks to support the residents and staff at the Winter Shelter by providing necessary services and referrals for… Read More

“Experiencing Hope”

“Experiencing Hope” video debuted at St. Martin’s Hospitality Center’s Seventh Annual Stone Soup Gala. All of the work done at St. Martin’s would not be possible without your support!

Mission Story from St. Martin’s Hospitality Center

Michael entered St. Martin’s Hospitality Center’s Dismas House in August of 2015.  He was 50 years old at that time and was a self-described alcoholic with a history of multiple DUIs and a battery conviction. He was struggling… Read More

Mission Story From ACT

Like many of the clients who utilize the St. Martin’s ACT Program, Debbie came into the program during a time of great distress in her life. After her and her ex-husband divorced, they began a long custody battle… Read More

Mission Story From Dismas House

Bob arrived at Dismas House after being incarcerated for two years years. He is incredibly educated, but due to his criminal history he is no longer able to find work in his field of expertise. Nevertheless, Bob remained… Read More

Mission Story from Covenant House

Sara came into our program after being incarcerated for three years. She had a history of domestic violence, drug abuse and was estranged from her family of origin and from her children. Sara came to Covenant House after… Read More

Mission Story from Employment Services

Employment plays such a vital role in the lives of St. Martin’s clients.  Those that want to work are given the opportunity to earn money in several ways through St. Martin’s Employment Services Department.  This story highlights how… Read More

Mission Story from There’s a Better Way

Mel had been homeless for almost 25 years, often sleeping in an arroyo and keeping to himself.  Ten years ago, Mel came to St. Martin’s Day Shelter to access services.  Eventually, he started volunteering to help with daily… Read More

Mission Story from ACT

Sam is a young man who has been with the St. Martin’s Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Team for over three years.  Sam had a history of multiple psychiatric hospitalizations and incarcerations. When he first came to be an… Read More

Mission Story From The Coffee Shop

“Working at the Coffee Shop has been a large part of my recovery and re-socialization.  I credit this work program and St. Martin’s with my newly restored confidence.  The continuing process of searching for other work is a… Read More

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