Blog

Community Impact

We believe the only way out of poverty is a paycheck and October was a great month for our community! Because of you, 896 clients were served in October. Of those 896 individuals, 582 are now employed and earning an

Read More »

Partner Spotlight

We are thrilled to be working with our two interns, Bryan and Robert, from Brophy College Preparatory! They are part of the Romero program and are working in our Employment Without Barriers program. Brophy partners with Phoenix organizations who work

Read More »

Did You Know?

According to Census population estimates, from 2020 to 2021 Maricopa County grew by 58,246 people. (U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates). Additionally, between 2018 and 2022, unsheltered homelessness in Maricopa County increased by 92 percent. Further, the Point-in-Time Homeless Count increased

Read More »

Client Spotlight

Meet Cianni. Cianni Walker is the type of individual who can instantly light up a room. When he moved to Phoenix, he left a toxic environment behind him, but soon found himself unhoused and struggling to land on his feet.

Read More »

Honoring A 105-Year-Old Retired Phoenix Firefighter

At St. Joseph the Worker, we are accustomed to inspirational stories of resilience, perseverance and community leadership. We appreciate these stories and their value, especially when they are employment related, even when they originate outside our organization’s walls.  I sit

Read More »

Meet Jeremy – He Rang the SJW Success Bell!

Jeremy has faced homelessness off and on for his whole life and moved to Arizona to better himself and get away from the situations and people holding him down. Jeremy was living in and out of shelters, always working but

Read More »