The Father Joe Carroll Memorial Promenade

Help us honor the  life and impact of Father Joe by reserving a paver in the Promenade in front of Saint Teresa of Calcutta Villa.

Each night in San Diego,
thousands of 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,
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.

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!

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

Discover incredible deals!

Proceeds benefit our mission to prevent and end homelessness.


Common Myths and Stereotypes of Homelessness

Common Myths and Stereotypes of Homelessness

People experiencing homelessness are often negatively misrepresented in our society. They are characterized as dangerous criminals worthy of incarceration, or sad figures suffering from severe mental illness who are beyond help. Many people don’t realize that, in...

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