Strategic Priorities

Our 2017-2020 Strategic Priorities build on the Villa’s strengths. Focusing on these four areas will enable us to continue providing the highest level of service to children and families, and adapt to emerging community needs: People: Growing All of Us Increase bench strength and staff engagement by training, mentoring, recognizing and rewarding high performers. Enhance recruiting, […]

Aaron and Brianna find housing and hope through Flagler youth services

Few things test the strength of a relationship like the possibility of becoming homeless. Young couple Aaron and Brianna faced such a test when they moved into his mother’s apartment to avoid living on the street. But the situation was dire. Aaron’s mother was in and out of the hospital with health issues, and the […]

Villa receives new accreditation from Council on Accreditation

The Council on Accreditation (COA) is America’s highest accrediting agency for the full continuum of child welfare, behavioral health, and community-based social services. St. Joseph’s Villa recently received re-accreditation for the next four years, after our organization’s programs, services, administration and management were evaluated and found to meet best practice standards and ethics requirements. We are […]

Therapeutic Day Treatment changes Keon’s future

Keon bounced between six different schools before finishing first grade. Behind in development and showing mild symptoms of autism, he faced repeated suspensions at every school for attacking staff and destroying classrooms. His mother Grace says his behaviors made him a danger to others and himself. “The next step would have been permanent hospitalization, or […]