The Catholic Commentator: CCDBR Staff Bracing for Another Hurricane Season

As late spring’s tepidity two-stepped into summer’s sauna and the dreaded June 1 date inched closer, the eyes of Lisa Lee and C.J. Roy were focused on the waters of the Gulf of Mexico and beyond. Read the article here

The Catholic Commentator: Properly Suited

Suiting 101 Nonprofit donated 40 suits to our Joseph Homes residents recently. The Catholic Commentator caught up with one of our residents, Merlin Galle III, and what a suit in his closet means to him. Read the article here

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What’s next? A flood overwhelms a woman’s home in Bayou Pigeon

 

The stench of wet wood and mold, cooked under the Louisiana sun, smothers you as you walk into Janet Derrick’s house. The floors remain wet a few days after a dam broke in Iberville Parish. The flooring gives way under each step. After delivering a meal, we asked Janet: “What else do you need?”

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Meet Mr. Louis Gibson, Joseph Homes Graduate!

Joseph Homes is the first step to rebuilding the lives of homeless men recently released from prison.  Joseph Homes provides short-term housing in a private, clean, efficiency apartment, food, clothing, and referrals for healthcare, mental health counseling, as well as support group meeting for ex-offenders. (more…)