News & Updates

Shelter from the Storm: Inclement Weather Shelter

Father Joe’s Villages’ Inclement Weather Shelter in San Diego provides up to 250 people experiencing homelessness a safe, warm reprieve on cold and rainy nights. Here’s how it works.   For 5,600 San Diegans living without a roof over their heads, rain and cold means sleeplessness, chilliness and sometimes dangerous health consequences.

Lift Up & Give Hope During Lent This Year

For almsgiving during Lent, consider making the needs of the homeless your own by giving to Father Joe’s Villages. Learn about some of the people we’ve seen overcome homelessness during our many years of service to our neighbors in need.

Ash Wednesday Message from Deacon Jim

Blessings on Ash Wednesday “Remember that you are dust and to dust you shall return.” Today, these are the prayerful words many people will hear as ashes are placed on their forehead to observe Ash Wednesday.   Each year, these words remind us of our own mortal life here on earth and daily encourages us each to humility, sacrifice and love.

The Best Valentine’s Day Gift of All: A Home

For those who have no place to go and no one with whom to share their Valentine’s Day, your gift can give hope that they will find their way home. Be a valentine to a neighbor in need.

Why We Love Our Case Managers

Case Managers are essential to Father Joe’s Villages’ mission to end homelessness. Find out how they help clients find their way home.

From Car Camping to a New Home

When Valerie lost her job, her family ended up on the street, sleeping in their car. That’s when Father Joe’s Villages stepped in and gave them the tools they needed to shine.

2018 Resolutions to Help End Homelessness

There are so many ways that you can make a difference in the lives of people experiencing Homelessness in San Diego. Father Joe’s Villages offers ten resolutions to make in 2018 to support our mission to end homelessness in San Diego.

Bridge Shelter Opens for Families Who Are Homeless

SAN DIEGO, January 4, 2018 – This morning, Father Joe’s Villages opened a City of San Diego Temporary Bridge Shelter for families and single women experiencing homelessness. Located at the intersection of 14th and Commercial Streets, this shelter accommodates up to 150 individuals, including men, women and children who are part of a family as well as single women.

Home for the Holidays: Giving the Gift of Home

As you enjoy time at home with your loved ones this holiday season, celebrate the individuals and families who, because of your generous support, are enjoying their new homes this Christmas.

5 Ways to Change a Life

This year, support Father Joe’s Villages’ mission to end homelessness. Each night in 2017, we provided over 2,000 people experiencing homelessness a safe, warm place to lay their head. Help us ensure that every neighbor has a home for the new year.