News & Updates
Today, Father Joe’s Villages debuted Shine – an animated short film about the journey to overcome homelessness. In partnership with San Diego integrated marketing agency i.d.e.a. and Golden Globe-nominated animation studio Reel FX, the homeless services provider’s film tells a story of hope intended to shift public perceptions of homelessness and inspire action.
Father Joe’s Villages’ staff encourage mental health awareness during Mental Health Awareness Month.
On March 30, I sat around a kitchen table with friends, neighbors and local leaders to talk about something big. Over the next few years, Father Joe’s Villages is going to breathe new life into underused lots and overlooked buildings, providing housing for nearly 2,500 neighbors in need.
Father Joe’s Villages’ Teen Club brightens lives for kids experiencing teen homelessness.
A few lucky kids from our Therapeutic Childcare Program were treated to an educational adventure at the Witt Lincoln dealership in Mission Valley. They were invited to experience the behind-the-scenes process of how the cars are made and repaired, with the added bonus of fun, gifts and luxury automobiles.
During Easter, I find myself reflecting on transformation. After the sacrifices of Lent, the message of resurrection is a reminder that even through suffering, we each can be reborn and start anew. At Father Joe’s Villages, we witness such transformations every day.
(from left to right) Nadeya Afredi, our Medical Clinic Quality Analyst; Our Medical Clinic Director Dr. Norris,; Director of the County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency Nick Macchione and Our President and CEO Deacon Jim Vargas at the Live Well Awards Ceremony.
The theme of the 33rd Annual Children’s Charity Gala: Pioneering the Future presented by Witt Lincoln represents much more than the palette, favors or décor of the night. Pioneering the Future refers to a theme that lies at the very heart of Father Joe’s Villages history and mission.
Nonprofit unveils vision to transform run-down spaces into housing for San Diego’s neighbors in need
Ian, Kevin and James are three talented St. Vincent de Paul Village residents who get together every week to play their music picks. Along with receiving our housing, employment and case management services, the trio uses their free time to experience the healing effects of music, camaraderie and creativity.