coffee. hug. enjoy.

We serve coffee. We ask if you’d like a hug. And the transformative experience begins! Through a mobile coffee cart employing adults with disabilities, Java Joy fosters one-of-a-kind experiences for communities. We’d love to bring the joy to you!

Our Purpose

A program empowered by nonprofit ESP, Java Joy spreads unmatched joy through moments of engagement with people of all abilities. Our vehicle? A mobile coffee cart and year-round community for adults of all abilities. Welcome to Java Joy!

Percentage of adults with disabilities who are unemployed

Number of Joyristas employed by Java Joy across the U.S.

Number of year-round engagements provided to Joyristas across the U.S. to provide community and vocation beyond their employment

joyfully engaging with people of all abilities

spread the joy


Book us for coffee and hugs! Invite us to your next event and we’ll bring our mobile coffee cart to you, you just tell us when and where!


Book a virtual appearance or “Joystarter” to kick off your next Zoom meeting with a bit of joy, or send a “Joygram” from one of our Joyristas to someone you know who could use some extra joy!

corporate training

Book a virtual or in-person JoyWorks Conference to help train your staff on transformative joy, inclusion, how to engage with people of all abilities and creating a culture of celebration.

our locations

The joy is spreading!! Founded in Georgia, Java Joy now has hubs supporting the communities of Atlanta, Athens, and Rome! Click your location to learn more about local opportunities.

Atlanta, GA

Athens, GA

Rome, GA

shop with us

You don’t have to be local to experience the joy—let us send the joy to you! We have an extensive collection of merch in our online store, including coffee, mugs and apparel.

Our National Partners

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