A life of dedication.

A mission that lives on.

Father Joe Carroll

Each night in San Diego,
at least 7,600 men, women
and children feel invisible,
hopeless and alone.

we can change lives.

Your gift funds programs that restore hope
and change people’s lives.

How we end homelessness

Housing thousands of homeless in San Diego every night

Meeting Basic Needs

We house more than 2,500 neighbors every night.

Help homeless children gain literacy skills

Investing in Children

100% of preschool children improved early literacy skills.

Helping homeless in San Diego Make Health a Priority

Making Health a Priority

4,000+ people received care in our health center in 2020.

Strengthening Self-Sufficiency to help San Diego Homeless find employment

Strengthening Self-Sufficiency

94% of clients in our employment program gained skills needed for employment.



Attend an Event,
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Cash, Goods or Stock.

Donate cash online to help homeless families in San Diego

Invest in life changing results.

83% of funding goes directly to programs & services

Donate gently used clothing and home goods in San Diego

Your couch can feed 74 people

100% of the revenue from donated items help change lives.

Donate your car in San Diego and help the homeless

Be a vehicle for change.

We take care of everything & you help end homelessness.

Non Profit Careers


Making giving back your career through meaningful jobs at Father Joe’s Villages.

Donate your time to help homeless in San Diego

Want to make a difference?

Volunteering is easy & rewarding!

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Proceeds benefit our mission to prevent and end homelessness.


About Father Joe Carroll

About Father Joe Carroll

Father Joe’s Villages’ founder and President Emeritus, a San Diego visionary and leader, Father Joe Carroll, passed away from health complications on July 10th. His final moments were filled with peace and support. As an icon of the Southern California region and...

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Meet President Emeritus Father Joe Carroll

Meet President Emeritus Father Joe Carroll

Father Joe Carroll is a San Diego hero who has dedicated his life to ending homelessness one life at a time. Learn about his humble beginnings and his profound role throughout the history of Father Joe's Villages. About Father Joe Carroll Father Joe Carroll’s efforts...

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