lending our neighbors a helping hand

The Franciscan Center is unique not only because of the way we serve the less fortunate, but also because we create opportunities for everyone to be actively involved in serving the needs of the community and in sharing Christ's love for everyone in the Franciscan Way.


Contact us at 260-744-3977

The Franciscan Center Annual turkey tuesday was a great success!

thank you!


The Franciscan Center provided over 2,000 turkeys to clients on its annual "Turkey Tuesday", the Tuesday before Thanksgiving.


The next "Turkey Tuesday" is set for November 24, 2020.

start with your neighbor

The Franciscan Center is celebrating its 30th anniversary of "meeting people where they are at", and we created a short history of it's journey.


The 2020 Franciscan Center Annual Dinner Auction

The next Dinner Auction is set for October 17, 2020.


If you are unable to attend, please consider a monetary donation.

Two Locations:

  1. Coliseum Corners, on Coliseum Boulevard between Clinton Street and Parnell Avenue.

    Phone: 260-471-4768
    Monday - Saturday: 10am - 6pm

  2. Corner of Getz & West Jefferson

    Phone: 260-755-3036
    Monday - Saturday: 10am - 6pm


Contact Us

1015 E. Maple Grove Ave

Fort Wayne, IN 46806

or send postal mail to:

P.O. Box 10303

Fort Wayne, IN 46851-0303

260 744-3977


Hours of Operation:

Office - Monday thru Thurs 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Medicine Cab - Wed 9-11 a.m.
Food Pantry - Tues & Thurs 9-11 a.m.
Sack Lunch Program - Sat - 8-10 a.m.

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