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The Good Shepherd Alliance Inc.

Goal: $10,000.00

Specific Need

The Good Shepherd Alliance (GSA) operates 8 emergency and transitional homes assisting more than 100 residents each year. Our Six Steps to Self-Sufficency Program avails our clients of case management services such as counseling, employment search, health care, and transportation options. 

Our outreach services (referrals, voucher program, and free shopping at three Hope's Treasures thrift stores) are delivered to over 2000 people each year, most of whom are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. 

 

A gift of $125 provides a day/night in our shelter and an hour of intensive case management services. 

Mission

The Good Shepherd Alliance is a Christian non-profit organization providing help and hope for the homeless and those in need through emergency and transitional housing and outreach services leading to self-sufficiency and self-worth. 

Profile

GSA is Loudoun County’s first provider of homeless services and was founded in 1983. GSA has expanded throughout the years to offer a 22-bed emergency shelter for women and children, a transitional home for single women and a transitional home for women with children, as well as four transitional homes for families. Through these years GSA has expanded its case management services to feature four professional case managers to implement the Six Steps Program. This program has had a continuous operation since 2007 leading to a sustained success rate of between 70-94% throughout its history.

 

GSA's commitment to the community features outreach efforts to help stabilize struggling families to find a way to keep a roof over their heads by providing essential resources and referrals. GSA has an extensive network of relationships with neighboring agencies to help families find the tailored services to meet their most critical needs. GSA maintains a dry food and supply pantry, and provides essential resource such as diapers, wipes, formula, hygiene products, and blankets. GSA also issues over 500 thrift store vouchers each year to needy individuals/families so they may shop for necessities such as shoes, clothing, and household items at one of our three Hope's Treasures stores free-of-charge.

 

The Six Steps to Self-Sufficiency Housing Program pairs a case manager with those who enter our shelters to help them eliminate the barriers in their life that are preventing them from achieving and maintaing sustained self-sufficiency. All individuals who are residing in either our emergency shelter and transitional homes meet weekly with their case manager to set goals and check progress towards meeting these critical goals. Program lengths vary per situation, but typically our emergency shelter provides for an 89-day stay, while our single homes offer 1-2 years of transitional housing depending on the circumstances of the individual or family. In addition to housing, GSA's Six Steps Program focuses on key areas such as: financial management, credit score improvement, transportation, day care for children, education, and employment. When an individual or family successfully exits our program, they are exiting into a home at the area's current market rental rate. 

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$1,105.15 received
in 7 gifts
11.05%  of  $10,000.00 Goal

Contact

20684 Ashburn Road
Ashburn VA 20147
Phone: 7032001162

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