News & Updates

Father Joe’s Villages Debuts Film Portraying Journey to Overcome Homelessness

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.

From Deacon Jim’s Desk: Turning the Key

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.

Our Therapeutic Childcare Kids Experience Behind-the-Scenes of Witt Lincoln

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.

From Deacon Jim’s Desk: Let’s Plant the Seeds of New Beginnings

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.

Three Residents Jam Away the Blues Every Friday at the Village

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.