Xavier Mission

by Leah Butz
Xavier Mission
55 West 15th Street
New York
Phone Number
(212) 627-2100
Director, Manager or CEO
Cassandra Agredo
Mission Statement
Xavier Mission strives for a future where all people, regardless of economic status, are treated with dignity and respect and are given the opportunity to realize their goals.
Community members served per month
Volunteers per month
Number of staff/employees
Annual Budget
Year Started
1983 formed, 2012 incorporated
Major Funders
Primarily individuals and private foundations.
Latest Projects
Areas Served
Core Programs
- Welcome Table soup kitchen, serving 1,000 meals to unhoused individuals every Sunday, when most soup kitchens are closed
- Customer Choice Food Pantry for 600 low-income households in a dignified, shopping-style environment
- Clothing Room, including toiletries and other essentials for unhoused individuals and low-income families, including recently arrived refugees
- Financial Assistance / Eviction Prevention Program (FAP) providing payment of rent arrears and other critical expenses – including utilities, medical bills, and transportation needs – to New Yorkers facing eviction/instability due to a temporary hardship.
- Life Skills Empowerment Programs (LSEP) providing life-skills training, mentoring, a trauma-informed support group and storytelling, and support services to people who have experienced complex trauma, including unhoused individuals, veterans, and returning citizens (formerly incarcerated)
Major Issues
Hunger and Food Insecurity, Homelessness
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