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St. Francis Catholic Kitchen

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General Agency Information
Name: St. Francis Catholic Kitchen
Alternate Name(s): St. Francis Soup Kitchen
Address: 205 Mora Street
Santa Cruz,  CA  95060
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Contact Information
Primary Phone: 831-459-6712
Description: St. Francis Catholic Kitchen is the only facility in the City of Santa Cruz that offers a nutritious, hot lunch for the homeless & hungry every weekday — as well as clean used clothing, toilets & showers — all at no cost. Soup kitchen volunteers strive to show each guest the merciful face of God. A kind welcome and a safe space are available to anyone suffering from hunger, chronic poverty, substance abuse, mental illness or physical disability.

There is a cafeteria–style lunch served year round, every Monday through Friday, from noon to 1:00 PM.
Mission: St. Francis Catholic Kitchen and Jesus Mary Joseph Home mission in Santa Cruz is an expression of the teachings of St. Francis of Assisi, graciously providing food, clothing, shelter, and new opportunities to those in need, with dignity and love.
Programs: Hot showers are available 11:00 am to 12:45 pm, Monday through Friday.

Clothing Boutique, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.
Volunteer Info: The soup kitchen continues to exist because of generous donors and the kind volunteers that come to help out. Please contact for more information and to get involved.
Languages other than English: Spanish
Accommodations for Disabled Persons: Parking & Wheelchair Access
Public Transportation: Available Within Four Blocks
Eligibility: See Description Notes
Fees: None
Areas Served: Santa Cruz County
Physical Location: Santa Cruz
Subject Headings
Subject Headings: Bathing Facilities
Homeless People
Low Income
Private Nonprofits
This agency was last updated on April 9, 2020.