We see what can be.

We see what can be.

Our passion is helping young people reach their full potential—and helping you make a difference in their lives. Whether you’re a parent, a teacher, or a caring neighbor, you can help our children overcome obstacles and find success.


The Need We Fill

Too many of New York’s children, youth, and families are struggling to access the opportunities they need to be successful. We fill the gaps with high quality programs designed to help children, youth, and families thrive.


Why We Get Results

Good Shepherd Services takes a serious and rigorous approach to our work. We see limitless potential in the people we serve, and we constantly push our proven approach with new, innovative ways to respond to what our communities need.

94% of Students

in the Transfer High School program who had internships successfully maintained them for the entire year

99% of Families

who received counseling services stayed together and avoided foster care placement for their children

100% of Participants

secured stable housing upon completion of the Chelsea Foyer program


Find The Right Program

We proudly provide 80 programs to serve youth and families throughout New York City. Tell us a bit about what you’re looking for and where to find the right program for you.

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