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Joseph's Home

Joseph's Home, a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, is the only homeless service provider in Northeast Ohio exclusively focused on medical respite care. 

While men stabilize their physical illness in a nurturing faith-based environment, they also develop their individual housing plans and connections to behavioral health supports.

While men stabilize their physical illness in a nurturing faith-based environment, they also develop their individual housing plans and connections to behavioral health supports.

Joseph's Home offers an eleven-bed facility with private rooms, ongoing medical supervision, medication management, nutritious home-cooked meals and coordination with local health care providers. Residents also receive intensive case management that includes development of permanent housing plans, benefit(s) review, transportation to and from any needed medical or housing appointments, and supportive programming that includes identifying community resources and supports.

For alumni, Joseph's Home offers a robust alumni program. Alumni stay connected through intensive follow-up via in-home visits, telephone calls, alumni events and an open invitation back to the house for staff support, meals and laundry facilities.


Please consider offering your time, talent or treasure to support the men at Joseph’s Home. We gratefully welcome in-kind donations, financial donations or volunteers. Please click below for more information on how you can help become part of our family.

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In the late 1990s, a group of CSA Sisters identified an unmet community need in greater Cleveland for a nurturing, caring environment for men in transition with acute medical needs to heal and achieve independence. With a long legacy of responding to the unmet needs of the community’s most vulnerable residents, the Sisters of Charity Health System opened Joseph’s Home in June 2000.

More than 400 men have passed through the doors of Joseph’s Home and re-entered the world with a renewed sense of self, a place to call home, stabilized health conditions, and educational and job opportunities. Each year, approximately 40 to 50 men are served, with a capacity of 11 men at any given time.

Learn more about Joseph’s Home at


P: 216 685 1551

Beth Graham

Beth Graham


Beth Graham became the executive director of Joseph’s Home in January 2020. Graham has dedicated her career to creating quality, affordable housing and support services, most recently as senior underwriter at Enterprise Community Partners, where she helped direct more than $160 million in Northeast Ohio to address housing insecurity, homelessness and to help create healthy communities. Previously, she served as a neighborhood stabilization program specialist for the US Department of Housing and Urban Development Fund and associate director of the Famicos Foundation.

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Recent Blog Posts

April 9, 2021

Joseph's Home celebrates 20 years of serving men experiencing homelessness

The recent issue of Joseph's Journey, the biannual newsletter of Joseph’s Home, features a look at the founding of the ministry and a conversation with several members of the Dream Team, a group of CSA sisters who created proposals in the mid-1990s for projects to respond to a variety of pressing societal needs. The sisters shared a look back at the early days of Joseph’s Home and their hopes for the years to come in a virtual discussion with Executive Director Beth Graham.

Joseph's Home, Outreach

March 19, 2021

Catholic Health World features health system ministries in cover story about containing virus spread among people experiencing homelessness

In its March 15 edition, Catholic Health World, the national newspaper of the Catholic Health Association of the United States, published a cover page article about containing virus spread among people experiencing homelessness and featured two ministries of the health system - the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland and Joseph's Home - and their efforts to to mitigate the risk of the virus.

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland, Joseph's Home, Foundations, Outreach, Catholic Health Association

December 1, 2020

Health system's Northeast Ohio ministries participating in annual #weGiveCatholic online crowdfunding event happening today

Several ministries of the Sisters of Charity Health System are participating in the annual online day of Catholic giving in Northeast Ohio. The event is called #weGiveCatholic and is happening today (Tuesday, December 1), which is Giving Tuesday—a national day of giving for nonprofits. Secure, tax-deductible donations will be accepted on the website By designating St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, Joseph’s Home, Regina Health Center and Light of Hearts Villa, any gifts you contribute will benefit these ministries directly and place them in the running to receive cash prizes and secure matching gifts.

Joseph's Home, Light of Hearts Villa, Regina Health Center, St. Vincent Charity Medical Center

October 21, 2020

Joseph's Home lights the way to a brighter future

"Do I really want to go through this again?" Sometimes when life gets tough, it’s easy to lose hope or to feel like giving up. This is exactly how Marcos felt when he received the news from his doctor that his cancer had come back. Typically, Marcos tries to keep his head held high. But he wasn’t sure if he was strong enough anymore. Without a home or a car, keeping up with his medical care felt impossible. Until he was referred to Joseph’s Home.

Joseph's Home