Strengthening Self-Sufficiency

Strengthening Self-Sufficiency

Overcoming Barriers to Employment For many clients, a key part of leaving homelessness behind is overcoming barriers to employment. Whether due to health issues, gaps in employment history, or simply not knowing how to start, the task of finding a job can be daunting....
Looking Forward To 2023

Looking Forward To 2023

TURNING THE KEY INITIATIVE UPDATE In a major step forward, Father Joe’s Villages’ Board of Directors approved the creation of a new affiliate company focused exclusively on developing affordable housing. Comprised of seasoned real estate development professionals, the...
Meeting Basic Needs

Meeting Basic Needs

Inflation Drives Food Insecurity A meal is more than just a full stomach. Numerous studies have found that lack of food is associated with significantly greater odds of hospitalization, higher utilization rates of emergency services, and both short and long-term...
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...
10 Back-to-School Thrift Store Shopping Tips

10 Back-to-School Thrift Store Shopping Tips

Before we know it, we will be back at school, catching up with friends and stressing about the next assignment.  No one wants a last-minute shopping dash to get all the things they need for the 2022/23 academic year. So, it’s time to start shopping! Considering...
Health Care and Homelessness

Health Care and Homelessness

Unfortunately, many homeless people lack a source of primary health care and instead rely on emergency medical care and hospitals. Learn more!