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For nearly 40 years, Good Shepherd Services’ Safe Homes Project has been working to confront and eliminate domestic and partner violence in New York City. We provide a full array of services, which include a hotline, counseling, safety-planning, as well as a 20-bed shelter for survivors and their children.
After-school and summer camps|Bedford Stuyvesant, East New York, Fordham/Belmont, Gowanus, Kingsbridge, Pelham Parkway, Red Hook, Soundview, South Bronx, University Heights/Morris Heights
When the last school bell has rung for the year, Good Shepherd Services transforms many of its after-school programs into free summer camps.
Residential Services|Chelsea, East Harlem, East New York, Gramercy Park, Highbridge, Park Slope
Good Shepherd Services provides superior residential programming for adolescents and young adults. We provide safe, nurturing environments that promote trusting and caring relationships, and set high expectations while providing our residents with the opportunities they need for a successful future.
After-school and summer camps|Bedford Stuyvesant, East New York, Fordham/Belmont, Gowanus, Kingsbridge, Red Hook, University Heights/Morris Heights
Our elementary after-school programs are designed to reinforce lessons learned during school time in new and creative ways, while at the same time providing opportunities for young people to expand their horizons by learning new skills and nurturing special talents and interests. Special events and shows during the year help to highlight our students’ accomplishments […]
After-school and summer camps|Bedford Stuyvesant, Central Bronx, East New York, Gowanus, Red Hook
Our middle school after-school programs located in Brooklyn and the Bronx provide a safe, supportive, and nurturing environment during the critical after school and evening hours when school is out and parents/caregivers are working.
For Families|University Heights/Morris Heights
Our Family Foster Care division provides safe, temporary care in the homes of trained extended family members or foster parents to children and adolescents who have been removed from their birth families because of possible abuse or neglect. Simultaneously, we work intensively with birth parents or caretakers to get them the help they need to […]
Youth Justice Programs|East New York, University Heights/Morris Heights
Since 1993, we have provided court-involved youth with a variety of services and supports, including residences and community-based programs, which are designed to help young people avoid further involvement with the juvenile justice system and create positive futures for themselves and their families.
Education|Bedford Stuyvesant, Bensonhurst, Coney Island/Brighton Beach, Downtown Brooklyn, East New York, Fordham/Belmont, Greenpoint, Kingsbridge, Norwood, Pelham Parkway, Soundview
Young Adult Borough Centers (YABCs) are designed for older adolescents who have not graduated from high school and have challenges like caring for a child, and work schedules. YABCs give young people the flexibility to take intensive afternoon and evening classes and focus only on the courses they need to graduate.
Strong and resourceful families make a huge difference in the lives of children and young people so we provide caregivers with support and guidance to build positive and nurturing relationships. When families are struggling, we offer counseling, advocacy, emergency assistance and referral services to keep families intact and safe. Our services focus on the whole […]
Youth Justice Programs|Brooklyn Heights
Our Parent Support Program (PSP) builds on our existing services for court-involved youth in East New York, Brooklyn, in which we work closely with the DOP and NYS Office of Children and Family Services to provide court-involved youth with wraparound services through our LIFE, Arches and AIM programs. Parent Coaches are credible messengers who serve […]
Education|Bedford Stuyvesant, Downtown Brooklyn, Red Hook, Sunset Park
Good Shepherd Services’ partnership schools are operated together with the New York City Department of Education and provide young people who have faced academic challenges with the holistic supports necessary to graduate from high school and be prepared for college or career.
For Communities|University Heights/Morris Heights
Good Shepherd Services’ B.R.A.G. (Bronx Rises Against Gun Violence) program works with young people, local community residents, community organizations, and the public to promote safer streets and new community norms where violence is not accepted.
Community Schools|Bedford Stuyvesant, Bushwick, Kingsbridge
Community Schools leverage the resources of community partners and families to improve student learning, academic success, and the overall well-being of youth. Schools are transformed into community hubs that offer a wide-range of support services, including health care, counseling, and post-secondary preparation.
Education|All GSS Bronx and Brooklyn neighborhoods
Good Shepherd Services’ LifeLink college access and success program seeks to ensure that students transitioning from our secondary programs (Partnership Schools, Young Adult Borough Centers, and in-school support programs) matriculate to community college with a higher level of motivation and capacity to test out of the lowest levels of remediation, and that they are able to successfully transition to and succeed in college.
Family support|University Heights/Morris Heights
We care for you holistically through compassionate health services. Care Coordination is how health home services are delivered. We work with you and your children’s other providers to address their needs—and yours. A Health Home is a Care Management model that provides individuals with access to a wide network of physical and behavioral health providers […]