Do People Choose to be Homeless?

Do People Choose to be Homeless?

Is homelessness a choice? There are many, many reasons why a person might lose their independent housing. Learn more!

“Everything is hard when you’re homeless.”

“Everything is hard when you’re homeless.”

No one imagines spending their retirement years homeless and consumed with hunger. For Pamela, however, this became the reality when she could no longer afford her apartment on her fixed income. With no place else to go, Pamela and her dog, Molly, were forced to move...
Veteran Homelessness in San Diego

Veteran Homelessness in San Diego

At Father Joe’s Villages, we believe that our nation’s veterans deserve to be granted every opportunity to create a bright future for themselves and their families.  When veterans don’t have access to secure housing and integrated services, they are denied the chance...
Why Do Women Experience Homelessness?

Why Do Women Experience Homelessness?

Throughout our society, there is a misconception that homelessness is only experienced by men with mental health or substance abuse issues. 

In fact, women and families are the fastest growing segment of the homeless population, with 85% of those homeless families headed by single women.