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COVID-19 Update: Thank You Supporters

Thank You Generous Donors For Helping Combat COVID-19! “Whether you are a donor of St Joseph Orphanage (SJO) or someone who believes in the importance of our work, I want to thank you. Thank you for your support during this unprecedented time. Thank you for your...

My First Place for Youth

My First Place for YouthSt. Joseph Orphanage Launches New Program: My First Place St. Joseph Orphanage has implemented a local program First Place for Youth in Hamilton County working with young adults aging out of foster care to help them build stronger futures. Read the full article at:...

Service Spotlight: Independent Living Services

Learn More About Our Independent Living Services “Our goal is to help youth become adults who are able to contribute to society and meet life situations adequately and in a personally satisfying way. Where youth would otherwise be left entirely on their own at...

Service Spotlight: Dayton Campus

Learn More About Our Dayton Campus Located in Vandalia, our Dayton campus is close to the center of Dayton, area bus lines, and to interstates 70 and 75. What services does the Dayton Campus offer? Mental Health Diagnostic Assessments Case Management (CPST) Medication...

Service Spotlight: Residential Intervention Services

Learn More About Our Residential Intervention Services Our residential intervention services help up to 34 guests at a time, assisting them with every area of their lives. Specifically, our services allow children ages 5-17 with traumatic backgrounds to explore...

Maintaining Your Mental Well-Being While Working From Home

work from home8 Tips for Keeping Your Mental Health in Check While Working From Home   Because we are in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, many companies are asking employees to work from home. And, for many, this is their first time working from home full-time. Suddenly,...

COVID-19 Update: How We’re Helping the Community

Teachers, therapists, and staff members throughout St. Joseph Orphanage (SJO) are on the front lines of the coronavirus relief effort. We are committed to continuing to provide mental health care to our community during this difficult time.  While we are taking all...

Update: Our Services & COVID-19

Corona Virus UpdateMental Health Services Available We are committed to continuing to provide mental health  care to our community during this difficult time.  While we are taking all precautions recommended by the CDC and local health departments, our facility remains open, with the...

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...