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Love Has No Color – Foster Care & Adoption

adoptionFoster Mom. Adoptive Mom. Single Mom… Loving Mom! A Loving Foster Mother and now Adoptive Mother, Treka Engleman recently shared her story with “Love What Matters”. Treka has a heart of gold and has taken on the role to provide a safe, loving home...

Seeking Home For The Holidays

adoption foster child“My Holiday Wish Is For A Loving Home” This holiday season and all throughout the year there are thousands of children in Ohio seeking a loving home.  A large population of children and teens in foster care live in the Cincinnati and Dayton areas,...

Ohio Children’s Alliance Award Winner

Our very own Susan Ballard was selected as a recipient of Ohio Children’s Alliance George Stevens Award! Please join us in congratulating her for receiving this esteemed award! She is one of two recipients in the state of Ohio. Susan Ballard, Chief Operating Officer...

Therapist Hiring Event

mental health therapistTherapist Hiring Event – Ohio Make An Impact At Work Everyday St. Joseph Orphanage is seeking compassionate and dedicated therapists to join our team.  Join us for a Therapist Hiring Event at the St. Joseph Orphanage: Villa Campus on Wednesday, October 9th,...

Welcome To Our Family!

ohio foster familyCincinnati, Ohio Foster Dad & Mentor Anthony Campbell is a lifelong resident of the great state of Ohio. He has enjoyed being a mentor and volunteering with Crossroads Church youth for the past 10 years. He has felt the calling to take his talent and passion to...

Welcome To The Family!

ohio foster familyLoving Cincinnati Foster ParentLoving Family Ready To Welcome Children Into Their HomePatience is the type that loves life and loves seeing others love life. Once you meet her, you will never forgot her bubbly personality and that even how she can make you feel like...

Celebrate Adoption

local adoptionAdoption: Finding A Forever HomeA heartfelt congratulations to these wonderful families and to our Foster Care Team for their dedication in working with youth and families on this fantastic journey of finding children a forever home!  Adoption is the opportunity of a...

Increased Need for Foster Families

60 Kids In Our Care Waiting On FamiliesWe recently had an opportunity to speak with Spectrum News’ In Focus about the increasing need for Foster Parents in our community. Our foster care program has about 60 kids waiting to welcomed into a family.  Ohio’s drug...

Welcome To Our Family

ohio foster familyDayton Foster Parents Eager To Help Children In Our Community Please welcome Jessica and Adam McIntosh to the SJO family! They are newly licensed foster parents in Dayton. The McIntosh’s live in Franklin and have grown up locally. They have two daughters of...

January: National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month

What is human trafficking? Human trafficking involves sex trafficking, labor trafficking, organ trafficking, child trafficking for labor/sex, and is defined in federal law as a type of slavery. Who does it affect? According to the Ohio Attorney General’s (OAG) office,...

National Adoption Month

local adoptionNovember is National Adoption Month.  We would like to congratulate Foster Parents, Charles & Donna Brown as their foster parent journey has lead them to the adoption of Braidyn Mack. National Adoption Awareness Month. Each year, November is recognized as National...

#IamIssue9

child mental health#IamIssue9 Vote YES on Issue 9 Tuesday, November 6 is Election Day! YOUR vote is crucial to make a difference in your community, and to make an impact in the lives of local children of Hamilton County. What is Issue 9? Issue 9 is a county property tax levy which is...


Pints for a Purpose: October 22, 2018

Pints for a Purpose   Join us for Pints for a Purpose as we raise a toast to a worthy cause!   Where: West Side Brewing (get directions) When: 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. on October 22, 2018 What to Bring: Yourself and a costume to donate if you would like to be...


Mental Health School Partner

mental health school partnerBack To School at Ethel Taylor Mental Health School Partner Welcomes Students Back To School can can be a fun or scary time for students. Ethel M. Taylor Academy and St. Joseph Orphanage gathered to welcome students back to school in an exciting and fun way. Students...

Books & Brews

TapsGiving Books and Brews! Join Us at The Growler House on August 3 for a St. Joseph Orphanage Fundraiser and Book Drive Event Details: When: August 3rd, 2018 from 5:30pm-10:00pm Where: Growler House 1526 Madison Road, Cincinnati, OH 45206 Get Directions Please...

Child Abuse Prevention

child abuse prevention10 Ways to Help Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect April is Child Abuse Prevention Month 1) Be a Nurturing Parent. Children need to know that they are special, loved and capable of following their dreams. 2) Help a friend, neighbor or relative. Being a parent isn’t easy....

17 Minutes For 17 Lives

Moment of Silence for Florida School Shooting17 Minutes in Honor of 17 Lives St. Joe’s Honors Lives Lost In Florida School Shooting 17 minutes we stood outside.  17 minutes in cold, snowy weather.  More than 17 students, teachers, challenge leaders, administrators, case managers, therapists, and deputy...

Pregnancy & Your Mental Health

Teen-PregnancyHow Can Pregnancy Affect Your Mental Health Pregnancy and Your Mental Health is St. Joe’s first FREE educational service which is open to our client’s and the public on March 22nd 6pm at the Butler County location Importance of thinking about your mental...

REOPENED as of 3/1/18 – Weather Closing at Altercrest Campus

weather alert floodNOW REOPENED as of 3/1/18 Flood Warnings & Campus Closures Our Altercrest Campus located across the street on Sutton Road is temporarily closed due to whether conditions.     Due to flooding in the Cincinnati area along the river our Altercrest campus is...

Foster Children Need You

children in foster careFoster Children Need You New report shows 1,000 more Ohio kids are in foster care in 2017 because of opioid crisis Learn More About Becoming A Foster Parent Children in Foster Care Vulnerable For A Loving Home and Family WCPO – Lisa Bernard-Kuhn Read Original...

Bears & Beers Event Benefits Foster Children

foster childrenBear & Bears Event Hosted To Provide Children in Foster Care a Teddy Bear Local Children in Need of Foster Parents American Marketing Association (AMA) hosted a fun event for their members to give back to children entering the Foster Care System that are in St....

Opioid Epidemic Impact on Ohio Foster Children

ohio foster careFoster Children In Need of Loving Foster Parents Ohio Foster Children Affected By Opioid Epidemic More children are entering Ohio foster care at alarmingly higher rates than ever before. If the opioid epidemic continues at its current pace, Ohio will have over 20,000...

Ohio Foster Family Story

Foster FamilyChanging & Impacting Lives Through Foster Care November was National Adoption Month, but there is no better time than now for children in need to find homes. 15,341 children in Ohio currently reside in Foster Homes / Out-of-Home Placement Settings. With over...