Hope Through Empowerment

Our Mission is to provide working poor families, as well as homeless men, women and children of all ages, with the inner resources and tools to become productive, stable and self-supporting members of the community.

Early Learning Center

Early Learning Center

St. Joseph Center Early Learning Program provides quality care to children in an emotionally nurturing and intellectually stimulating environment.

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Culinary Training Program

Culinary Training Program

The Culinary Training Program breaks the cycle of poverty by giving individuals with barriers to employment the skills they need to succeed in the food service industry.

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Codetalk

Codetalk

CodeTalk prepares women with barriers to employment for technology careers by teaching them how to code and build websites.

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Our Impact

694

Homeless families and individuals placed in safe, permanent housing.

89

Women and men graduated from our job training programs - 75% of whom found jobs!

474

Women and men received life-changing mental health services to improve stability, self-sufficiency, and quality of life.

26,823

Hot, nutritious meals served to homeless men and women at our Bread and Rose Café.

In their own words

Casey

“I worried about my family not having anything for us to eat. I don’t know what we would have done without St. Joseph Center.”

Casey

Food Pantry Client

Charles

“At first I didn’t want to go… But I don’t think I could have done this without help.”

Charles

Homeless Service Center Client

Jethro

“I feel like I’m a human being again.”

Jethro

Housing Services Client

Jose

“St. Joseph Center helped me realize there is a better life out there for me.

Jose

Ánimo Client

Meryl

“I’m very hopeful that my family is going to be healthier, because now we cook fresh vegetables!”

Meryl

Food Pantry Client

Trec

“I’m looking forward to the next chapter. I couldn’t have done it without St. Joseph Center.”

Trec

Bread & Roses Café Client