17 July 2018
The General Electric Community Service Fund supports Haircuts with the Heart with a $4,000 grant.

20 September 2018
CET & ThinkTV feature our Community Garden on a segment of Our Ohio

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 Misson

17 May 2018
Haircuts from the Heart receives a grant from the Charles H. Dater Foundation.

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. 

Our ​​Programs

24 May 2018
Tamar's Center was awarded a $30,000 grant from the Greater Cincinnati Foundation and the Joseph A. and Susan E. Pichler Fund, a donor advised fund of the Greater Cincinnati Foundation.

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 History