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.
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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 www.josephshome.com.
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.
Recent Blog Posts
May 6, 2022
The recent issue of Joseph's Journey, the biannual newsletter of Joseph’s Home, has a cover story announcing that Mary's Home is open and has welcomed its first residents. Like Joseph's Home for men, Mary's Home was created to help women without resources who have acute medical needs heal and achieve independence. The newsletter also has news about an important donation from MedWish International, a look at the men served in 2021, a donor honor roll, news briefs and more.
March 15, 2022
Joseph’s Home is one of five nationwide medical respite programs chosen by the National Institute for Medical Respite Care (NIMRC) and the CDC Foundation to receive grant money and two years of technical assistance to help strengthen behavioral and mental health services. Joseph’s Home, the only medical respite provider in Northeast Ohio for medically fragile men and women experiencing homelessness, will receive $65,000 in funding and support in its efforts to improve health outcomes for this population and, ultimately, to help them obtain permanent, stable housing. NIMRC and CDC Foundation funding and technical assistance will help identify and reduce barriers
February 7, 2022
“We all learn here how important a place to call home is. We all want the same things and, often, they aren’t all that complicated,” said Beth Graham, executive director of Joseph’s Home, in an article in Cleveland Magazine about how the United Way is investing in Greater Cleveland. Joseph’s Home is one of 16 Northeast Ohio agency partners selected to receive grants for the 2022-2023 funding cycle through Community Hub for Basic Needs.
January 3, 2022
Joseph’s Home is one of 16 agency partners of the United Way of Greater Cleveland to receive $2.6 million in grants as part of its Community Hub for Basic Needs program. Joseph’s Home will receive $130,000 for the new Mary’s Home, which will provide a safe place for single adult women who are experiencing homelessness and have an acute medical condition when it opens by the end of January.