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...
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...
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...
Mental Health Awareness Month – Break the Stigma

Mental Health Awareness Month – Break the Stigma

Every day, Father Joe’s Villages’ staff encourage mental health awareness within the community, but our efforts are even more critical during Mental Health Awareness Month. Each May, mental health service providers across the country team up for Mental Health...
Do Those Experiencing Homelessness Have to Pay Taxes?

Do Those Experiencing Homelessness Have to Pay Taxes?

*This article uses phrases that Father Joe’s Villages typically elects not to use such as “homeless person” instead of “people experiencing homelessness”. We included this language in the questions to reflect the casual language that people typically use when...
What is the Cost of Homelessness?

What is the Cost of Homelessness?

Whether the cost of homeless services perfectly offsets the cost of homelessness, the benefit of helping others is worthy of investment. Learn more!