After 20 years of service with Joseph House, executive assistant Bill Boone is entering a well-deserved chapter – retirement. Boone first came to Joseph House in 1999 as a client. He turned to the organization for help with an alcohol addiction that was taking a major toll on his life. “The drinking caught up with […]
Jim – or “Jimmy” as his family calls him – Engelhardt brings a unique perspective to his work as an alcohol and drug counselor at Joseph House; he has walked in the same shoes as his clients. In fact, the 71 year old is a former Joseph House client himself. Now going on 10-years sober, […]
Addiction has the power to destroy relationships. Last month, we launched a new class focused on relationships and communication. “When our clients come to us, they typically have lost any support network that they had,” said Joseph House program director Katie Waits. “Many of their current friends and acquaintances are people they were using with […]
We have expanded our outpatient services to aid female and male veterans who live in independent housing and can travel to and from Joseph House for meetings and classes. “We have extended our outpatient program to serve more veterans,” said Joseph House outreach coordinator and clinical counselor Michelle Mattingly. “While we have a veteran population […]
Joseph House has named Alicia Harter as its new executive director.
The season of giving may be over, but the needs of the veterans at Joseph House remain.