Residents of Joseph’s Home often come to us from local hospitals, emergency shelters and other social service agencies. Men entering Joseph’s Home have an acute or temporary medical issue that can be stabilized within three to six months after their arrival. A resident’s average length of stay is 4.8 months, and Joseph’s Home is typically at full occupancy, with 11 men sharing the home-like facility. Other criteria for admissions into Joseph’s Home can be found under Eligibility.
Joseph’s Home accepts referrals for homeless men who are confronting a range
of acute or temporary medical needs, such as:
• Stabilization of acute onset conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure or asthma
• Recuperation from the effects of chemotherapy or radiation treatments
• Recuperation from stroke, colostomy, renal dialysis and those in need of home health care
• Recovery following surgery, fractures
Individuals seeking a referral to Joseph's Home are encouraged to contact Cleveland/Cuyahoga County Coordinated Intake by visiting the 2nd floor of the Bishop Cosgrove Center at 1736 Superior Avenue OR by calling (216) 674-6700. For more information about Coordinated Intake, visit www.ohs.cuyahogacounty.us/en-US/information-homeless.aspx.