ideastream: Northeast Ohio Musicians Start Conversations Through Songs

It’s common this time of year for musicians to perform Christmas carols, often visiting people who could use some holiday cheer. A pair of instrumentalists did just that on a recent afternoon at Joseph’s Home, which provides housing and medical care for men in downtown Cleveland.

But the visit was about more than familiar tunes.

The Plain Dealer: New Access Music group reframes musical outreach as two-way exchange

One of the first venues to recognize the value of Access Music was Joseph’s Home, a transitional facility near Cuyahoga Community College providing housing as well as healthcare, education, and skills training to homeless men with temporary or chronic illnesses. Already, the home has hosted Access Music three times, each time to a small but lively audience.

Chagrin Valley Times: Joseph’s Home continues to reach out to men living on streets

Joseph’s Home, a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System in Cleveland, is a homeless service provider for men that focuses on medical respite care and has seen many similar success stories over the past two decades.

“Simply put, we’re providing a place for people who are homeless and medically compromised, a place to stay and get well because otherwise they’d be in the shelter and have a poor outcome,” explained Dr. Biscaro, a psychologist.

The Season of Giving: A Holiday Gift Guide

The holiday season is time of giving and reflection, inspiring many to reach out to those who are in need. Your gifts of time, in-kind donations and financial support are vital to our mission at Joseph’s Home to guide our residents on a path toward a healthy, self-sustainable life. As you celebrate this holiday season, please consider the ways in which you can make a difference in the lives our men.

Volunteer Spotlight: St. Dominic Church Talks the Talk and Walks the Walk

Many parishes that support Joseph’s Home talk the talk and walk the walk of serving the most vulnerable in our community by sharing the love of Christ. Some even go beyond that call to expand their impact to residents and inspire amazing acts of service and generosity from parishioners. St. Dominic Church in Shaker Heights has been doing just that.

Envisioning a Healthy Tomorrow: Art Therapy Helps Residents Overcome Traumatic Experiences

For those dealing with trauma, it is often difficult to discuss or express the events that have shaped their lives. Sometimes the words just cannot be said for fear of reliving the trauma.

As part of the holistic healing process for residents, the vast majority of whom have experienced traumatic events, Joseph’s Home launched a partnership with Ursuline College to provide art therapy.

Perseverance in Hope 2019 Annual Benefit Luncheon Raises Over $52,000

More than 320 people attended the sold-out Perseverance in Hope annual fundraising luncheon in June at Windows on the River in Cleveland, raising over $52,000 to benefit the men of Joseph’s Home. The Most Reverend Nelson J. Perez, Bishop of Cleveland, was the keynote speaker and Dan Moulthrop, CEO of The City Club of Cleveland, served as emcee.

Joseph’s Home Announces Resignation of Executive Director Christine Horne

The last four years have been a time of great excitement and growth for Joseph’s Home and our mission to care for medically frail homeless men. As you are an important partner to this ministry, I want you to be among the first to know that Christine Horne, having successfully served as executive director of Joseph’s Home since 2015, has accepted a new position as senior director of business intelligence and strategy at the Catholic Charities Corporation of the Diocese of Cleveland.

Catholic Diocese of Cleveland: Perseverance in Hope 2019 luncheon benefits Joseph’s Home

More than 320 people attended the sold-out annual fundraising luncheon, Perseverance in Hope, June 19 in Cleveland, raising nearly $52,000 to benefit the men of Joseph’s Home. Bishop Nelson Perez was the keynote speaker, telling the crowd, “Hope in the midst of despair is at the center of Christianity. The resurrection offers us hope. Joseph’s Home is a sign of hope.”

2018 Alumni Holiday Party

Employee Spotlight: The Most Authentic Voice on the Team

It’s said that the best way to get to know someone is to “walk a mile in their shoes.” For Certified Peer Recovery Supporter Will, this isn’t just a saying to live by, but his passion.