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San Diego Day Center

Adult Men & Women

299 17th St, San Diego

Father Joe’s Villages

Joan Kroc Center


1501 Imperial Ave, San Diego


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.
Celebrating Resilient Families: Michelle’s Story

Celebrating Resilient Families: 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

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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2019 Gala Raises $900,000 for Children & Family Programs

As our signature black-tie event of the year, Father Joe’s Villages 35th Annual Children’s Charity Gala, Reach for the Stars, certainly proved to be a night to remember. Together, we raised nearly $900,000 in support of programs for families and children experiencing homelessness.

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Marlene’s Journey to a Better Life

When life got tough for Marlene and her family, Father Joe's Villages was there to offer support and resources. Father Joe's Villages is one of San Diego's most comprehensive shelters for women, children and families experiencing homelessness, providing housing, food...

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Community Leaders Honored at Children’s Charity Gala

On May 4th, the Children’s Charity Gala honored community leaders working to end the cycle of homelessness. Read more to learn about our 2019 Children’s Charity Gala Honorees. 2019 Children's Charity Gala Guests gathered Saturday at the U.S. Grant Hotel to enjoy a...

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