St. Joseph Center

Shelly Aydin , Volunteer Relations Manager
204 Hampton Drive
Venice , CA 90291

**Please note that on March 16 we paused volunteer activities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This situation is fluid and we may reactivate volunteers during this crisis to meet client needs, within the safety guidelines established by public health officials. St. Joseph Center is fortunate to have a loyal corps of more than 400 regular volunteers annually who assist in programs, administration, and fundraising. Learn more about volunteering a here.**

St. Joseph Center’s mission is to provide working poor families, as well as homeless men, women, and children of all ages with the inner resources and tools to become productive, stable and self-supporting members of the community.

Early Learning Center

St. Joseph Center Early Learning Program provides quality care to children in an emotionally nurturing and intellectually stimulating environment.

Culinary Training Program

The Culinary Training Program breaks the cycle of poverty by giving individuals with barriers to employment the skills they need to succeed in the food service industry.


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