GOOD SHEPHERD SERVICES

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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.

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

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.

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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

It’s Never Too Early to Learn Financial Responsibility

Not many twelve and thirteen year-olds want to spend their free time after school in a math class with extra homework.  But for thirteen middle school students from our after-school program at MS118, this was exactly how they wanted to spent their Monday afternoons when they signed up to take part in a five week financial literacy workshop offered by volunteers from High Water Women.  more

Celebrating the Largest Ever Graduating Class from Bronx LifeLink

Nine students stood proudly at the Bronx Lifelink graduation celebration on May 24th, enthusiastically receiving their gifts and commendations, with the knowledge that they are part of the largest Lifelink graduating class to date.  more

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