Father Joe’s Villages

4 Ways to Help that Don’t Involve Donating Money

Most of us will never know what it's like to lose our jobs, experience a medical emergency, or another life-altering event that could render you without income or housing stability. For thousands of San Diegans experiencing homelessness, it was an event like this that led their life unsheltered. Have you…...

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Mental Health and Homelessness: Connecting People to Services

People with poor mental health are more susceptible to the main factors that can lead to homelessness: poverty, isolation from family and community, and personal vulnerability....

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Tuesday Group and LDF Applaud the City’s Use of Golden Hall to Shelter the Homeless

The Mayor’s decision means that Golden Hall will now serve a critical purpose in providing shelter for the homeless women and children displaced from the temporary closure of Father Joe’s Villages bridge shelter....

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Inside Father Joe’s Villages

For Pat and Stephanie Kilkenny, co-founders of the non-profit Lucky Duck Foundation, defeating homeless is an important cause. “We lived together in downtown San Diego for seven years in the late 90s and early 2000s, so we saw it everyday,” recalls Stephanie. “Father Joe’s Villages attempts to end the cycle by…...

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