St. Joseph’s House




St. Joseph’s House (www.saintjosephshouse.net) serves children and teens with intellectual and developmental disabilities, offering home-based care before and after school and throughout the summer. SJH allows parents to hold their jobs, and provides a forum where families find support and steadfast friendship. In 33 years, SJH has served more than 40 families.

Serves: Montgomery County

What a donation buys:

• $150 provides five new educational or therapeutic toys for children.

• $1,000 covers attendance at a 10-week summer program for two children.

• $10,000 covers installation of a new wheelchair lift in the center’s van.

Volunteer opportunities:

• One day: Assist youths as they sell coffee and pastries through the job skill-building café program.

• Ongoing: Help facilitate field trips, crafts and games after school or during the summer.

• Student Service Learning hours

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