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Joshua House

Joshua House is a short-term 5 bed facility, located at 716 Livingston in Springfield and operated by AFCC to serve homeless men. The most important thing to remember about this home is that it is a Christian Transitional home and that you are expected to abide by the rules and conduct yourself in a respectful and productive manner. Joshua House presents an opportunity to find work and housing in the natural realm and develop a personal relationship with Jesus Christ in the spiritual realm.

To become a resident of the Joshua House there is an interview conducted by the house manager and/or designee., to determine whether you are a good fit for the Joshua house. There is also a meeting with the current residents of the house to assess the candidate as well.


  • Willing to learn and follow Christian principles;
  • Attend 2 Church services per week, including the Overcomers Meeting;
  • Attend substance abuse meetings 2 per week (as determined by house
  • manager)
  • Actively seek employment on a daily basis; employment is to be
  • attained w/I 30 days. Joshua House is not a flop house
  • Attend life skill classes offered by AFSS, AFCC or other services
  • organizations;
  • Submit to random drug/alcohol testing;


  • Zero Tolerance drug policy. Grounds for immediate dismissal;
  • Acts or threats of violence. Grounds for immediate dismissal;
  • Wake up time is 6:00 am and out of the house by 9:00 if you are not
  • working. Your new job is not going to knock on the door. Wake up!!
  • 11:00 Curfew; any exception must call House Manager in advance;
  • Repeated late arrivals will cause dismissal from Joshua House;
  • Each resident provides his own food and must perform a share of the
  • chores. Cleanliness of sleeping/living quarters Is a necessity;
  • Once regular income is established each resident shall contribute
  • financially to upkeep of house;
  • No women or children are allowed

Our goal at Joshua House is to help you grow in your sincere quest to become productive and responsible men of God. Let’s bring glory to God by proving to the world that good men are indeed being developed in the House of God and the God can change anyone no matter what is his condition or circumstance. Remember – faith without works is dead being alone. We can only get out to the this program what we put into it. Trust God, remain faithful and God will bring His will and purpose for your life into manifestation.

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