Siena/Francis House

Founded in 1975, the Siena/Francis House is Nebraska’s largest shelter, providing food, emergency shelter & clothing, along with outreach/case management to homeless families and individuals from Omaha and surrounding communities.

The Siena/Francis House also houses a residential chemical addictions treatment center, a day services center, an employment training program, and a medical clinic.

The Siena/Francis House has an “open door” policy, in that they try to never turn away any person or family who comes to them in need, regardless of the circumstances that leads clients to seek help. In 2015, the Siena/Francis House served 426,350 meals and provided 179,414 overnight stays to the 3,647 homeless men, women and children who showed up at their door. On average in 2015, the Siena/Francis House served 1,168 meals each day, and provided a bed (or a mattress or a chair in our overflow shelter areas) to over 491 persons each night, in facilities which have 389 total beds. In addition, the Siena/Francis House's Day Services Center helped 252 homeless families and individuals achieve stable housing outside of their shelter.

To learn more about Siena/Francis House visit To volunteer go to The Siena/Francis House is located at 1702 Nicholas Street in Omaha.