The State of Homelessness in San Diego and Solutions at Work

Father Joe’s Villages shares the unique challenges facing our community and the solutions that we believe will make a lasting difference in the lives of people experiencing homelessness.

Each night in San Diego,
thousands of men, women
and children feel invisible,
hopeless and alone.

Together,
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

Close to 3,000 people received care in our health center in 2021.

Strengthening Self-Sufficiency to help San Diego Homeless find employment

Strengthening Self-Sufficiency

96% of neighbors in our employment program gained skills needed for employment.

THERE ARE MANY
WAYS YOU CAN
CHANGE A LIFE.

 

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

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?

Donating stock 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.

San Diego 5k Thanksgiving Day Run

Join an Event

Join a fund event that gives back.
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

Corporate partnership.

Join our mission as a corproate partner.

STORIES FROM THE VILLAGE

Impacts of Increased Cost of Living and Housing Costs

Impacts of Increased Cost of Living and Housing Costs

Affordable Housing and Cost of Living With the average home price hovering near $1 million and the average apartment renting for more than $2,700 a month, many San Diegans struggle simply to keep a roof over their heads. And the problem is only getting worse: San...

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Thanksgiving 5K San Diego: A Tradition of Giving Back

Thanksgiving 5K San Diego: A Tradition of Giving Back

Looking for a Thanksgiving 5K in San Diego? Father Joe's Villages' Thanksgiving Day 5K gives families and friends a chance to enjoy the magic of giving back on Thanksgiving morning. Find out how participating in the 5K can help feed hungry San Diegans in need. How the...

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The Stigma of Addiction and Substance Abuse Disorder

The Stigma of Addiction and Substance Abuse Disorder

The treatment of “addiction” has always been somewhat controversial. Only in recent decades have doctors and the public come to accept substance use disorder as a medical condition rather than a moral failing that should be punished with incarceration and stigma. To...

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Thank you to our corporate partnerships.

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Union Bank logo
San Diego County Bar Foundation