Every day Good Shepherd Services makes a difference in someone’s life. Our work is multifaceted and always evolving to best meet the needs of our participants and the communities in which we work. The stories featured below will keep you updated on the latest news about the agency, the activities and accomplishments of our programs, the experiences of our staff and participants, and the many ways we work to provide young people and their families with a safe passage to self-sufficiency.
New Study shows that Chelsea Foyer Program is Helping Youth Achieve Independent Adulthood and Brighter Futures
Research by GSS and the New York City Center for Innovation through Data Intelligence show that Chelsea Foyer youth are more likely to lead independent adult lives than youth who do not receive support and services. more
Korean Agency Visits Safe Homes Project
Staff from Woolim, a domestic violence program in Korea, recently visited the Safe Homes Project in Brooklyn to learn about our current work in preventing and stopping domestic violence.
Heart of a Community
New Cornerstone programs in the Bronx and Brooklyn offer a variety of initiatives, activities and events designed for all ages, plus summer camps for children and youth!
Groundwork for Success Student is Ivy League Bound
Lizetta Alexander, a participant of our college training program, Groundwork for Success in East New York, was accepted to Cornell University. more
Spring Party 2014
For the fourth year in a row, Good Shepherd Services' friend, supporter, and Board member Isaac Mizrahi, hosted the annual Spring Party fundraiser. more
AIM Program Receives 2013 Data Driven Award
We are very happy to announce that in February our AIM program receivedthe 2013 Data-Driven Award. Given by the New York City Center for Economic Opportunity and the New York City Young Men’s Initiative, the award honors organizations that improve services for New Yorkers through data collection and data-driven decision making. more
Confidence is Key
This fall, nine female students from Bushwick Leaders' High School spent the day learning teambuilding skills through a series of challenging outdoor games as part of Confidence is Key, a mentoring program in partnership with career women from New York Life Insurance Company. more
Red Hook: A Year After Sandy
Neighborhood residents and partner organizations continue to work together to overcome challenges from the storm and organize residents to respond to future emergencies. more