Foster Care

It's fulfilling. It's rewarding. It's life changing.

Give a child and a family a chance for success.

As a foster parent with The House of the Good Shepherd, you can be the turning point in a child's life. Teach a child and family that they have the strength they never thought was possible. Experience the rewards of becoming a foster parent.


Children's Stories

Meet Santana and other children whose lives have been changed at the house >>

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Everyday I am being prepared for obstacles that will come my way and guided along the path that I was meant to take. Because I was placed into The House of the Good Shepherd I have had choices of how I want to live my life.

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Myron Thurston III

New Director of Development and Communications Announced

After an extensive search, The House of the Good Shepherd announced its new Development and Communications Director, Myron Thurston III.  Thurston will succeed Carol Altimonte who has served The House for 33 years.

Thurston has spent the last five years as the Assistant Director of Development and Communications for the Cardiac Research Institute at Masonic Medical Research Laboratory.

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A Message From a Donor

"If a stranger cares about someone they have never met, then she must be a VERY SPECIAL PERSON." Those were the words handwritten on the returned donation pledge card we received this week. Peter Sebastian of Rome, New York, an annual supporter of The House, was especially...

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