Central California Area Ministry

Joni and Friends maintains offices across the U.S., including our local office in Fresno, CA, serving Central California. The Central California office is working together with local churches and organizations, forming outreach programs throughout the community and ministering hope and the message of Christ to those who face the daily challenges of life with a disability. We’re committed to reaching individuals and families affected by disability in our community with the love of Christ.

Upcoming Events

Family Retreat - Wonder Valley, CA
  • March 26 - March 30, 2018

The road to Wonder Valley Ranch winds through flower-laced meadows and the rugged hills near Kings Canyon National Park — with all the flavor of a western ranch, it's a retreat like none other, tucked up against the western edge of the Sierra Mountains.

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International Family Retreat - Romania (Bucharest)
  • June 21 - July 1, 2018

Come share the love of God with families affected by disability at Family Retreat in Romania! As an STM, you will also be working closely with our Romanian partners to help with games, recreation, and more! If you have experience with or in a disability specialty such as occupational therapy ...

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International Family Retreat - Romania (Cluj)
  • June 22 - July 2, 2018

Join local volunteers in Cluj who have been serving with Joni and Friends for 20 years! There are abundant opportunities to share the love of God with families affected by disability at Family Retreat.

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Downloadable Documents

"Rest Assured" Respite Care Application for Families

"Rest Assured" Respite Care is a program that provides ministry opportunities to meet the needs of families affected by disability.

"Rest Assured" Respite Care Application for Volunteers

Apply to be a volunteer! There are many families that can use your help.

General Volunteer Application

Want to volunteer but don't know how? Fill out our simple application and we'll get you connected in just the right way!

Christian Fund for the Disabled

The CFD is a matching grant program of Joni and Friends that demonstrates Christ's love by meeting practical needs of people affected by disability.