Saint John’s Hospice is a Catholic Social Services shelter for men located in Center City Philadelphia. Established in 1963 by Monsignor Anthony J. O’Neill, Pastor of Saint John the Evangelist Church, and The Little Brothers of The Good Shepherd, Saint Johns was created as an outreach ministry to serve and assist the poor and homeless in the community. Saint John’s continues to provide crucial, life-sustaining services with dignity, respect and compassion to homeless men in Philadelphia.Saint John’s Hospice is an independent 501c3 agency associated with the charitable work of Catholic Social Services.
Residence for over 250 homeless men each year in the St. John’s Hospice & Good Shepherd programs
Case management, medical assistance and counseling for all residents and day services guests
Mailroom services for over 900 homeless men
160 showers with clean clothing, underwear & shoes every week
Over 3,000 meals each week to homeless & needy men
Emergency shelter for 27 chronically homeless men where they can receive a hot meal and a safe place to sleep every night of the week
Programs We Offer
Saint John’s continues to provide crucial, life-sustaining services with dignity, respect & compassion to homeless men in Philadelphia.