Overcoming Homelessness
in Lancaster & Chester Counties 

Serving up to 200 men, women and children every day.

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Good Samaritan Services provides a full continuum of care to individuals and families experiencing homelessness.  We offer emergency shelter, transitional housing, affordable housing, and permanent housing services across Lancaster and Chester Counties.  We serve around 400 men, women and children every year.

We also offer many financial stability services, job training services and family strengthening services that holistically and effectively address the needs of our clients.

We have locations in Phoenixville, Coatesville, Ephrata and Lancaster City.

Our Annual Impact


Over 150 men, women and children provided with emergency shelter and transitional housing


Over 200 women and children served by Permanent Housing Services


Over $100,000  provided in rental assistance and awarded through our Matched Savings and Microloan Programs

Matched Savings

41% increase in income for single mothers in our Permanent Housing Services program


Over 500 volunteers have served

Your Donation has a Big Impact

$25 The daily cost to serve a person with food, housing, supplies and case management services at Good Samaritan Services is $25/person.

Men's Shelter

Men’s Shelter & Housing

Phoenixville, PA

We own 6 homes in Phoenixville which provide emergency shelter, transitional housing and affordable housing for men.

Women's Shelter residents

Women’s Shelter & Housing

Ephrata, PA

Our 8,000 square foot emergency shelter building provides a safe home for women and children, and our transitional housing property provides families the time they need to get back on their feet.

Mom and kids

Permanent Housing Services

Lancaster & Chester Counties

Serving over 40 single mothers and their children every day by helping them get into and sustain their own housing. We offer rental assistance, case management and mentoring groups.

Wheels of Hope

Financial Stability Programs

Lancaster & Chester Counties

Microloans, matched savings, and car donations are some of the programs designed to help individuals gain a firm financial footing and regain independence.

Mark Your Calendar

Friday, June 12th, 2020 at Crossgates Golf Club
Tee-offs at 7:00 AM & 1:30 PM

We’re driving summer into full swing with our annual Golf Outing hosted by Engle Printing & Publishing Co. and presented by Alwine Security. Mark your calendars and keep an eye out for more information on this exciting day out with AM & PM tee-offs!

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Friday, March 27, 2020 – 10:30 AM
Last bids – 7:30 PM Sunday, March 29! 

For the health and safety of our community, Good Samaritan Services canceled its Spring Luncheon…

And announced its very first Spring Lunche-ONLINE!

Grab some lunch at home and get ready to bid on your favorite silent auction items from the comfort and safety of your own humble abode!

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Recent News & Stories

  • Response to COVID-19

      DONATE NOW Spring LUNCHEONLINE REgistration  

  • Good Samaritan Services becomes an SEI Cares Partner Organization

    Five Years of Dedication  Partnerships don’t just occur overnight. The most impactful relationships take time, energy, and consistency to create. Victor Jackson, an employee at SEI, has been championing volunteer teams for Good Samaritan Services’ Phoenixville locations since 2014. Over the past five years, Victor and a group of employees from SEI have been consistent in… Read More

  • House Donated to Good Samaritan Services!

      In late December of 2019, Good Samaritan Services became the official owners of 214 St. Mary’s St! And we paid nothing for it. This beautifully remodeled 3-bedroom home was gifted to us by an anonymous donor in the Chester County community. In the fall of 2019, our donor wanted to find an organization that… Read More