21 02, 2024

6 Contributions to Homelessness in Denver

By |2024-05-24T11:45:46-06:00February 21st, 2024|Blog, Domestic Violence, Homelessness, Mental Health, Recovery, Sober Living, Transitional Housing|0 Comments

What contributes to homelessness in Denver? The Metro Denver Homeless Initiative (MDHI) writes, “There are many causes of homelessness, and no list is exhaustive. Sometimes there is no singular cause, but rather several contributing [...]

22 11, 2022

Life Lived Together: Meet De’Leathia Hightower

By |2024-02-02T11:15:25-07:00November 22nd, 2022|Blog, Colorado Gives Day, Domestic Violence|0 Comments

De'Leathia Hightower, Joy House Community Manager We’re excited to introduce you to De’Leathia Hightower, our new Joy House Community Manager, who describes her calling to share "life lived together" with our residents as they recover [...]

19 11, 2022

Worth the Wait: Meet Our Joy House Team!

By |2024-02-02T11:15:14-07:00November 19th, 2022|Blog, Colorado Gives Day, Domestic Violence|0 Comments

To say that our newest staff members have been "worth the wait" is a huge understatement. After many months of searching and prayer, eager to fill several key staff positions, our Joy House team is finally [...]

26 10, 2022

“Daddy’s mean!” Play Therapy and Domestic Violence

By |2024-02-14T13:45:42-07:00October 26th, 2022|Blog, Domestic Violence, Transitional Housing|0 Comments

Wall art in the Joy House playroom. Brenda Johnson, MA, LPC, RPT-S, NCC Joy House Counseling Co-Director “Daddy’s mean!”  These two words powerfully sum up the reality of a 3-year old girl [...]

22 10, 2022

Kintsugi, Finding Beauty and Strength in Brokenness

By |2024-02-14T13:52:32-07:00October 22nd, 2022|Blog, Domestic Violence|0 Comments

Brenda Johnson, MA, LPC, RPT-S, NCC Joy House Counseling Co-Director  Kintsugi (or Kintsukuroi) comes from the words “kin,” meaning golden, and “tsugi,” which means “to join or repair.” The legend of the Kintsugi comes from [...]

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