On Becoming a Chef

For the past 8 weeks, Arthur, dedicated each week day to learning the culinary arts at Refire, a culinary program for those returning to our communities. Each day brought new skills such like sautéing under varying heats, baking desserts and other delish meals, catering for others, food prep, knife skills that all of us should learn. Arthur feels like his greatest achievement these past few weeks has been multitasking in the kitchen. In Arthur’s own words, “At JH we make tacos, not tragedies!”

Joseph House was founded on the story of dreams coming true. We listen to the dreams of people and work with them to make them come about. We believe our world expands more and more the more we dare to take our dreams seriously. We dream so that others may dream even bigger. Arthur’s capacity to dream and make it a reality inspires our community!

– Fr. Dustin

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The art of accompaniment


Some may volunteer by accompanying our residents through challenging tasks.

Others may wish to volunteer by assisting helping us around the house, creating a sense of belonging for all of us.

Finally, others may simply want to join us on occasion at our community events to learn more.

Responding to Material Needs


There are very real costs to create a home for those hoping to re-enter society after incarceration. 

Joseph House, through the generosity of our donors, has been able to take concrete steps towards justice by restoring the dignity of those leaving the prison systems.

Sharing the Good News


In less than one year our ministry has grown in leaps and bounds, impacting the lives of many for one simple reason: people are sharing the good news. 

We encourage you to share Joseph House with your family, your friends, your community, inviting them to join us as we join those re-entering society after prison.

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