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San Diego Day Center

Adult Men & Women

299 17th St, San Diego

Father Joe’s Villages

Joan Kroc Center


1501 Imperial Ave, San Diego



Ending homelessness,
one life at a time.

Each night in San Diego,
at least 9,000 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 2,000 neighbors every night.

Help homeless children gain literacy skills

Investing in Children

90% of preschool children improved early literacy skills.

Helping homeless in San Diego Make Health a Priority

Making Health a Priority

2,500+ people received care in our health center in 2017.

Strengthening Self-Sufficiency to help San Diego Homeless find employment

Strengthening Self-Sufficiency

97% of clients in our employment program gained skills needed for employment.



Attend an Event,
Volunteer, Donate
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.

Attend an event in San Diego to help our homeless neighbors

Giving back is fun!

Our athletic, formal and business events change lives.

Donate your time to help homeless in San Diego

Want to make a difference?

Volunteering is easy & rewarding!

Discover great deals on clothes and housewares while helping San Diego homeless

Discover incredible deals!

Proceeds benefit our mission to prevent and end homelessness.


Finding Light in the Shadow of Loss

After she lost her husband and her housing and later became paralyzed, Father Joe's Villages was there to help Rebecca stay housed and off the streets through permanent housing. The Beginning: A Sudden Loss Rebecca was planning to spend the rest of her life with her...

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Featured Donors: John & Joyce Veskerna

John and Joyce Veskerna have been supporters of Father Joe's Villages 1985. Learn why they trust Father Joe's Villages with their donations and how they encourage others to get involved through monthly giving, volunteering or a legacy gift. Meet John & Joyce John...

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“A New Sense of Life”: Chuck’s Story

When you support Father Joe's Villages, you support kindness without judgment, forgiveness for those lost in the darkness, and love for the sick, the poor and the hungry. Your compassion allows us to save lives and offer new light to neighbors like Chuck. Chuck has...

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