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Kindness in the Workplace

Benefits of Being Kind At Work When you think of your work environment, you might think of kindness as a weakness. Historically, kindness contrasts with the image of a cut-throat, successful business person who wants to move up the ladder of a corporate world....

Random Acts of Kindness Week

practice random acts of kindness10 Ideas For Bringing Someone Cheer Random Acts of Kindness Week, also known as RAK Week, is happening now until this Sunday, February 23rd. The holiday originated in 1995 in the city of Denver, Colorado. However, the concept of random acts of kindess has actually...


Financial Support For Ohio Adoptions

local adoptionFamily Forward: Making Adoption Costs ManageableBy: Ohio Treasurer Robert SpragueAdoption is a wonderful way for many people to start or grow their families. When prospective parents decide to adopt, they start down a path that will change their lives, and the life of...

New Year. New Family.

ohio foster familyLoving Wheeler Family Joins Our Foster Care Family Please welcome Tammy and Derrick Wheeler to our Foster Care Family! Tammy and Derrick have been married for 29 years. They have a blended family that includes 4 beautiful adult daughters and many grandchildren....

Welcome Waller Family

ohio foster familyFoster Family Opening Their Home – Just in Time For The Holidays We would like to take a moment to thank all of our foster parents and adoptive parents. Because of our loving parents we have been able to assist in finding loving homes for children in need in the...

Love Has No Color – Foster Care & Adoption

adoptionFoster Mom. Adoptive Mom. Single Mom… Loving Mom! A Loving Foster Mother and now Adoptive Mother, Treka Engleman recently shared her story with “Love What Matters”. Treka has a heart of gold and has taken on the role to provide a safe, loving home...

Seeking Home For The Holidays

adoption foster child“My Holiday Wish Is For A Loving Home” This holiday season and all throughout the year there are thousands of children in Ohio seeking a loving home.  A large population of children and teens in foster care live in the Cincinnati and Dayton areas,...

Ohio Children’s Alliance Award Winner

Our very own Susan Ballard was selected as a recipient of Ohio Children’s Alliance George Stevens Award! Please join us in congratulating her for receiving this esteemed award! She is one of two recipients in the state of Ohio. Susan Ballard, Chief Operating Officer...

Therapist Hiring Event

mental health therapistTherapist Hiring Event – Ohio Make An Impact At Work Everyday St. Joseph Orphanage is seeking compassionate and dedicated therapists to join our team.  Join us for a Therapist Hiring Event at the St. Joseph Orphanage: Villa Campus on Wednesday, October 9th,...

Welcome To Our Family!

ohio foster familyCincinnati, Ohio Foster Dad & Mentor Anthony Campbell is a lifelong resident of the great state of Ohio. He has enjoyed being a mentor and volunteering with Crossroads Church youth for the past 10 years. He has felt the calling to take his talent and passion to...

Welcome To The Family!

ohio foster familyLoving Cincinnati Foster ParentLoving Family Ready To Welcome Children Into Their HomePatience is the type that loves life and loves seeing others love life. Once you meet her, you will never forgot her bubbly personality and that even how she can make you feel like...

Celebrate Adoption

local adoptionAdoption: Finding A Forever HomeA heartfelt congratulations to these wonderful families and to our Foster Care Team for their dedication in working with youth and families on this fantastic journey of finding children a forever home!  Adoption is the opportunity of a...

Increased Need for Foster Families

60 Kids In Our Care Waiting On FamiliesWe recently had an opportunity to speak with Spectrum News’ In Focus about the increasing need for Foster Parents in our community. Our foster care program has about 60 kids waiting to welcomed into a family.  Ohio’s drug...

Welcome To Our Family

ohio foster familyDayton Foster Parents Eager To Help Children In Our Community Please welcome Jessica and Adam McIntosh to the SJO family! They are newly licensed foster parents in Dayton. The McIntosh’s live in Franklin and have grown up locally. They have two daughters of...


National Adoption Month

local adoptionNovember is National Adoption Month.  We would like to congratulate Foster Parents, Charles & Donna Brown as their foster parent journey has lead them to the adoption of Braidyn Mack. National Adoption Awareness Month. Each year, November is recognized as National...

#IamIssue9

child mental health#IamIssue9 Vote YES on Issue 9 Tuesday, November 6 is Election Day! YOUR vote is crucial to make a difference in your community, and to make an impact in the lives of local children of Hamilton County. What is Issue 9? Issue 9 is a county property tax levy which is...


Pints for a Purpose: October 22, 2018

Pints for a PurposePints for a Purpose   Join us for Pints for a Purpose as we raise a toast to a worthy cause!   Where: West Side Brewing (get directions) When: 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. on October 22, 2018 What to Bring: Yourself and a costume to donate if you would like to be...



Books & Brews

child agencyTapsGiving Books and Brews! Join Us at The Growler House on August 3 for a St. Joseph Orphanage Fundraiser and Book Drive Event Details: When: August 3rd, 2018 from 5:30pm-10:00pm Where: Growler House 1526 Madison Road, Cincinnati, OH 45206 Get Directions Please...

Child Abuse Prevention

child abuse prevention10 Ways to Help Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect April is Child Abuse Prevention Month 1) Be a Nurturing Parent. Children need to know that they are special, loved and capable of following their dreams. 2) Help a friend, neighbor or relative. Being a parent isn’t easy....

17 Minutes For 17 Lives

Moment of Silence for Florida School Shooting17 Minutes in Honor of 17 Lives St. Joe’s Honors Lives Lost In Florida School Shooting 17 minutes we stood outside.  17 minutes in cold, snowy weather.  More than 17 students, teachers, challenge leaders, administrators, case managers, therapists, and deputy...