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Cry the Gospel with your life!

The Joseph House is a non-profit charitable organization that helps the poor and homeless of southern Delaware and the Lower Shore counties of Maryland and Virginia.

It is administered by the Little Sisters of Jesus and Mary, a community of Catholic women religious based in Salisbury, Maryland, USA. Meet the members of our community.


“Sharing, caring, understanding, helping, loving – these are our goals.”

SR. MARY ELIZABETH GINTLING

Joseph House Crisis Center

Joseph House Crisis Center

The Crisis Center provides emergency and on-going assistance for individuals and families in need. It opened in 1984 to serve the poor from the Lower Shore counties of Maryland, Delaware, and Virginia. The Crisis Center is located at 812 Boundary Street in Salisbury, Maryland. The phone number is 410-749-4239. Through ...
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If You Need Help

If You Need Help

If you need food or help paying a bill, please go to the Joseph House Crisis Center. The Crisis Center provides Financial Assistance, a Food Pantry, and a Dining Room. There is also a Hospitality Room for men and women who are homeless ...
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Joseph House Books & Gifts

Joseph House Books & Gifts

Joseph House Books & Gifts is a ministry of selling religious items to encourage people in their spiritual journey and to raise funds for our ministry to the poor. This ministry grew out of our retail store (Joseph House by the Sea) that operated in Ocean City, Maryland, for many ...
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The emblem of Jesus’ Heart reminds you that you must give God the same love He gives you . . . and that you must love your neighbor as yourself . . . because God loves him as He loves you.

ST. CHARLES DE FOUCAULD
About Us

About Us

The Joseph House is a non-profit charitable organization that provides direct assistance to people with low incomes. The founder of ... READ MORE
Founder

Founder

Sr. Mary Elizabeth Gintling is our founder. She belonged to the Little Sisters of the Poor for 21 years before ... READ MORE
The Little Sisters

The Little Sisters

We are the Little Sisters of Jesus and Mary, a vowed community of Catholic women religious. We introduce ourselves as ... READ MORE
Blog Archives

Blog Archives

Read our latest Newsletter and all other blog posts ... READ MORE
Brother Charles

Brother Charles

The life of this French priest who lived in the Sahara is an inspiration for our work. He is the ... READ MORE
Saint Joseph

Saint Joseph

A week before Christmas in 1964, Sr. Mary Elizabeth Gintling made a pilgrimage to St. Joseph’s Oratory in Montreal, a ... READ MORE

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If You Need Help

If you need help with food or paying a bill, please go to the Joseph House Crisis Center in Salisbury. Hours, directions, and requirements can be found at the link.


What We Do

The Joseph House puts love of neighbor into action. Learn more about out work and ministry sites at the link.

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