GOOD SHEPHERD SERVICES

News

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.

Brooklyn Campers Learn to Protect Our Waterways

Summer program teaches youth environmental science and how to protect City waterways. more

Intern Receives Job and Support to Achieve His Dreams

Through our Learning to Work Initiative, Luis Fernandez received an internship at Global X Funds that has led to a job and aspirations to go to college. more

Former Foster Care Youth and Mentor Are 'Like Family'

Through mentoring program, Charlene Adams, a former foster care youth, received the support and permanent connection all youth need to succeed. more

Juvenile Justice Participant Changes Course In Life

Victor Gunsalus, a social worker at our Barbara Blum Residence, reflects on recent program participant who learned to overcome challenges and take charge of life. more

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.  more

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!  more

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

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