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Adult Men & Women

299 17th St, San Diego

Father Joe’s Villages

Joan Kroc Center

Families

1501 Imperial Ave, San Diego

OUR STORIES

At Father Joe’s Villages, we’ve seen lives transformed, hope renewed and dignity restored. Read the real stories of the people we’ve served.
Investing in Children: Patrick Strives for a Better Life for His Family

Investing in Children: Patrick Strives for a Better Life for His Family

A father of seven children, Patrick always worked extra hard to support his family. However, after being let go from his job as a Lead Electronic Assembly Specialist, Patrick became unable to pay his rent and he and his family ended up losing their home. When they became homeless, Father Joe’s Villages was there to offer support and resources.

How Housing Helps Families in Need: Michelle’s Story

How Housing Helps Families in Need: Michelle’s Story

Even when her family was homeless, Michelle’s resiliency and courage helped her family shine. Now, she and her children have found incredible educational, employment and life success. Learn about how Michelle and her family thrived with help from Father Joe’s Villages.
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Health and Homelessness: Elizabeth’s Story

Health and Homelessness: Elizabeth’s Story

For those struggling to pay rent, a serious illness or disability can quickly cause a downward spiral into homelessness. When Elizabeth contracted Bacterial Meningitis, her entire world fell apart. Father Joe’s Villages helped her put the pieces back together.
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NEIGHBORS HELPING NEIGHBORS BLOG

Father Joe’s Villages’ 2021 Resolutions

Father Joe’s Villages’ 2021 Resolutions

As Father Joe’s Villages braces for record-breaking levels of housing insecurity, our 2021 Resolutions focus on adjusting our comprehensive services and programs to better help those experiencing homelessness in our community.

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Father Joe’s Villages’ Recuperative Care Program

About Recuperative Care Some of our neighbors do not have a home where they can continue healing after leaving the hospital. Father Joe’s Villages’ Recuperative Care Program (RCP) bridges the gap between discharge and a full recovery, improving outcomes and reducing...

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14 Reasons Why You Should Shop at a Thrift Store

14 Reasons Why You Should Shop at a Thrift Store

Charitable or non-profit organizations often run thrift shops to raise money to support their missions. Father Joe’s Villages’ thrift stores, for example, help fund critical programs helping neighbors leave homelessness behind. Donating to and shopping at thrift stores has a host of benefits and can support a good cause.

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