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

November 2019
Tamar's Center is featured in WCPO's story regarding sex trafficking in Ohio.

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

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.

April 2020
The Andrew Gomez Dream Foundation supports the Haircuts from the Heart program.

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. 

March 2020
Tamar's Center helping during the COVID-19 pandemic in WKRC story.

Our History