The latest community news and events from Joseph House.

News & Events 1

January 2023 not only marks the beginning of a new year, but a very important year for us at Joseph House. Back in 2018, our first resident came “home.” Joseph House isn’t simply an organization or a halfway house but a home. It’s a one-story, with …

News & Events 2

Close Proximity

I’m a firm believer that we learn why justice work is important by hearing from the men directly. Their stories are incredible, different experiences and similar ones. Their humanity and ability to share was stripped from them for so long. I believe it is important that …

News & Events 3

More than a House

As a Joseph House alum and now the Community Educator, I like to remind people that Joseph House is not a halfway house. It’s a serene home that was created through love, care, and awareness of how we are all interconnected. The foundation that Joseph House …

News & Events 4

“I wanted to leave prison the minute I arrived, but what happens is when you get locked up, your brain can’t comprehend being in there as long as your sentence, so you get into everything that is bad, and you do all the wrong things because …

News & Events 5

In the days and months to come we will feature some stories from our brothers as they share with us their experiences and reflections. This brief story, “Change of Custody”, comes from our brother André and his account of the transitional time as he journeyed from …

News & Events 6

As a nonprofit ministry of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Pensacola–Tallahassee, Joseph House is thrilled to be one of nine Tallahassee-area charities selected for GiveTLH 2022. #GiveTLH 2022: ‘A new start’: Joseph House shelters men released from prison. The incredible efforts of GiveTLH, the Beatitude Foundation, …

News & Events 7

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, …

News & Events 8

Come Be with Us

Visit us during our open house & hear from our brothers Saturday, October 22. Details coming soon. Join us for our Book Club (led by Pre, Tracy, & Fr. Dustin) starting Monday, October 10. Please click here to RSVP for this free event. Celebrate with us …

Vocational Programming

Carpentry Practicum

Whether it be carpentry, computer science, or another trade, we hope to prepare those at Joseph House for meaningful work.

Our vocational programming includes guidance on workplace expectations; vocational skills and interests; opportunities for developing computer skills, resumes, interview skills and networking with future employers.

At Joseph House, we are creating opportunities to develop career interests and dreams.

Through your help Joseph House is able to provide support services to accompany those most affected by mass incarceration.

News & Events 9

Joseph House

3rd Annual Gala

We would like to invite you to our 3rd Annual Joseph House Gala on Friday, November 5th, 2021. Our theme for this special night is: Learning to Dream.

Keynote speaker via Zoom: Sr. Helen Prejean will share her witness and testimony on creating justice through accompanying the least among us.  She is the author of the #1 New York Times Best Seller Dead Man Walking.

Other speakers include Bishop William Wack, and Chad Grady, former brother of  Joseph House.  

A plated dinner will be served in the Magnolia Room at the Capital City Country Club on 1601 Golf Terrace Dr. Tallahassee, FL 32301. Masks are required.

Join us for this Special Event

November 5th

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