June 2020
Dany Williiams and our Haircuts from the Heart program are  featured in a Grotto Network video (click on image).

April 2020
Tamar's Center benefits from the Greater Cincinnati Foundation and United Way of Greater Cincinnati rapid-response fund.

Franciscan Ministries, Inc. grew out of the community work of the Franciscan Sisters of the Poor. In keeping with their Franciscan heritage, these ministries focused on serving those in need. The ministries are an extension of this long history of service to the poor.



Our ​​Programs

November 2020
Franciscan Ministries featured in Cincinnati Magazine's article "Eight Local Nonprofits That Stepped Up to Help Others During the Pandemic".  (click image)

Franciscan Ministries is a social service agency offering programs that help build a better future for those who suffer from addiction, live in poverty, are alone, and are on the fringes of society. 


We provide the basic necessities: from a haircut, to a safe place to live, to help getting off the streets.

Our Mission

Inspired by the Franciscan Sisters ​of the Poor, we are a non-profit human service organization that addresses the unmet needs of people who are underserved, vulnerable, and overlooked.  We are a presence of healing, respecting the dignity of each person through a personal approach and diverse services. 

July 2020
The Delta Gateway Foundation supports our Tamar's Center program.

Our History

September 2020
Franciscan Ministries' Tamar's Center is a recipient of a Hamilton County CARES Nonprofit Relief Grant.