Welcome to the homepage of St. Francis-St. Vincent Homes! As an agency of Catholic Social Services in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, we have a proud tradition serving the needs of children and youth for over 165 years. Providing quality and compassionate care to pre-adolescents and teenagers, we offer residential and educational programs, case management, and both in-patient and outpatient clinical services for dependent and delinquent youth.

Saint Francis-St. Vincent Homes (SFSV) is fully accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA) for human services agencies, and utilizes the research-based Sanctuary Model of trauma-informed care in our treatment approach with our clients. We are faith-based, mission driven and outcomes oriented. Our core values inspire us to promote the dignity and integral well-being of our clients and to strive for excellence in all we do.

Residential Programs

Our residential services consist of six group homes for teenage boys, two for teenage girls, a maternity & mother-baby home, and a Structured Supervised Independent Living (SSIL) program.



Educational Programs

St. Katharine Drexel School is an affirming and diverse learning environment offering individualized instruction to students challenged by various learning limitations and/or emotional difficulties.


Clinical Programs

(Residential & Out-Patient)

We offer a full range of clinical assessment and therapeutic treatment options:


Donations & Contributions

Saint Francis-Saint Vincent Homes gratefully welcomes your donations to assist us in accomplishing our mission.