Who We Are
Divinity Care Facility is a 5013C non-profit Christian based homeless shelter for men, helping those in the impoverished communities. We have been operating in Spartanburg since 1996. In addition to providing food, and shelter, Divinity Care offers job skills, life skills, and a variety of faith based courses to many who have no place else to turn. With a volunteer staff, we help the least of God’s people find hope, and we can use your help.
Founder Rev. Richard Johnson
"Sombody has got to help these people!" Richard Johnson reflects the love of Jesus Christ. In 1996, Johnson began renovations on a house on Arch Street in Spartanburg, SC. His intentions were to make it a home for elderly people who needed someone to care for them.
However, the Lord gave him the vision that this home was to be used to house men diagnosed with mental illnesses, men struggling with alcohol and drug addictions and those who had just been released from jail.
Prior to this vision, Richard Johnson had been addicted to drugs and alcohol, and also had run-ins with the law. Therefore, he knew first-hand how to assist the men sent to his home.
His goal is raise up these men from being a liability, to becoming an asset to society. Johnson’s guiding force in aiding the men at his facility is “unconditional love,” as it states in 1 John 4:7-11.