The latest community news and events from Joseph House.

News & Events 1

What a wonderful world

I believe that when we share in a life together, everyday moments open up the possibility for God’s goodness to be felt. At times it means we must sacrifice the desire for “efficiency” and “success” and simply enjoy mundane tasks together. One such moment happened the …

News & Events 2

Join us for our latest Joseph House Lecture on Thursday, February 20th at 7PM: Florida’s Convict Lease System and its Legacy of Prison Abuse Presenter: Peter A. Cowdrey – Educator-in-Residence, Museum of Florida History Please join us at Joseph House as we explore Florida’s infamous Convict Lease System, a …

News & Events 3

This year we were blessed with two exceptional interns from FSU’s MSW program: Tyler and Rachel. Rachel’s internship ends this week but her involvement with our community endures. Rachel connected with our community right from the start. Here’s Rachel in her own words: Working at Joseph …

News & Events 4

Meet Qwan

Qwan Flemming was our first participant at Joseph House. In fact, Qwan was with us before there was a house in Joseph House. Qwan was born and raised in Tallahassee, Fl. He was caught up in the system at an early age. Two years ago Fr. …

News & Events 5

Last week we celebrated our first big community bash with over 100 close friends and supportive folks in our community. A Joseph House Feast We shared our stories with one another and discussed our mission. Bishop Bill Wack shared his thoughts on how the mission of Joseph House reminds …

News & Events 6

Last month we invited Reverend Doris Green from Transforming Re-entry Services in Chicago to share with us her stories and wisdom from 38 years of serving the incarcerated and formerly incarcerated. While sharing a meal with us, Rev. Green emphasized the everyday relationships that mobilizes a community working …

News & Events 7

Joseph House is very excited to be welcoming a new resident, who will arrive the first week of November. Settling into a new home – as well as into a new community – can be daunting for most of us which is why we hope to prepare a …

News & Events 8

Join us for an evening of Peace and Justice on Friday, November 8th, at our first Joseph House Gala! Our First Joseph House Gala As we break bread together and celebrate our mission, we will hear the stories of residents, our 2020 Vision, and hear from Bishop William A. …

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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