What is Homeless Prevention? 

What is Homeless Prevention? 

Father Joe’s Villages’ mission is both to prevent and end homelessness, one life at a time. We believe the best way to end homelessness is to create a system that prevents a person from entering homelessness in the first place.  Homelessness prevention services help...
Mother’s Day Gifts That Give Back and Help End Homelessness

Mother’s Day Gifts That Give Back and Help End Homelessness

Mother’s Day is celebrated every year on the second Sunday of May. And for a good reason. A mother’s love is unlike any other. It is genuine and unconditional. We try our hardest to show how much we love them as often as we can, but Mother’s Day allows us to...
Homelessness and Dental Health Care

Homelessness and Dental Health Care

Dental health issues are prevalent among individuals experiencing homelessness, who often don’t have the resources to contribute to proper dental health care.  Without access to oral hygiene products and regular trips to the dentist, some neighbors lose more than...
What is Almsgiving and How to Give Alms?

What is Almsgiving and How to Give Alms?

Lent is a solemn period of six weeks leading up to Easter. A major part of Lent is almsgiving, which is donating one’s time, money, and possessions to those who are less fortunate. Let’s explore the significance of Lent and what makes Father Joe’s Villages an ideal...

Theresa’s Recovery

Fifteen years ago, Theresa had the opportunity to see Father Joe’s philosophy in action. Theresa struggled with substance use and bipolar disorder for decades without seeking help. Eventually, her drinking and...