HIV / AIDS SupportSt. Joseph - Care for Homeless and Dying

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St. Joseph

This home is a multi-organization partnership that provides comfort and care to the homeless or vulnerably housed until natural death. Support is also provided to their families and loved ones. 

The St. Joseph residence is wheelchair accessible and can accommodate four individuals. Each person has a decorated bedroom that includes a hospital bed, recliner, television, and other comforts. The kitchen, living room, and other spaces are communal. 

St. Joseph works collaboratively with Pilgrims Hospice, Boyle McCauley Health Centre, and Boyle Street Community Services for volunteer support and other expertise to provide the best care for the residents.

Eligibility for Admission

St. Joseph home is designed specifically with a harm reduction approach to provide care to adults who are vulnerably housed or homeless. 

If you are eligible to receive these services, please reach out to Catholic Social Services today.

Who do I contact for more information?

Please call (780) 701-9476.

Where is this service provided?

St. Joseph is located in Edmonton.

How much will it cost me?

Residents are expected to pay a monthly room and board fee.

Funding for St. Joseph is provided through community support and the Sign of Hope, an annual appeal for ministries offered by Catholic Social Services.

How do I access this program?

Referrals may come from multiple avenues including hospitals, community agencies, family, friends, and the individual themselves.

Program Outcomes

  • Care in a homelike setting
  • Residents are able to have a dignified natural death
  • Family/friend connections and individual spirituality is encouraged and supported

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