News

We Are Hiring!

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Good Samaritan Services has two immediate job openings: Program Coordinator (Lancaster office) Program Coordinator (Coatesville office) These positions are each 25 – 30 hours per week and provide overall support to our Permanent Housing Services program, which serves single mothers experiencing a housing crisis. The ideal candidate will have a warm and friendly personality, be a team… Read More

The Power of Experience

Did you see it? A few days ago we posted one of our most watched videos on social media. Women from our program in Ephrata had participated in an exercise where they examined the negative ideas that sometimes seem to define them. But then, looking at the reality of their lives, they were able to remember the truth… Read More

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Engle Printing & Publishing Donates over $22,000 to GSS!

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Many thanks to our great friends from Engle Printing & Publishing Company for donating over $22,000 to Good Samaritan Services! They held their annual golf outing in June and once again donated the proceeds to us. Since starting this event many years ago, they have raised over $130,000 to support our work! This money is… Read More

April Showers Bring New Changes

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“Hello and welcome!” We at Good Samaritan Services have been saying these words so much this past year. Our joining forces with the Bridge of Hope Lancaster and Chester Counties has increased our connections with so many people! At the same time, we might want to say “Hello and please accept our apologies!” In the last few… Read More

Together for Good

Good Samaritan Services – It’s Official!

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Have you heard our big news? We are officially together for good! As of December 1, 2017, our newly formed organization with Bridge of Hope Lancaster & Chester Counties is now known as Good Samaritan Services! We are so grateful to God for His hand and faithfulness in bringing us together. Our impact is now… Read More

GSK Impact Award

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On November 9th, staff from Good Samaritan Shelter attended the Glaxo Smith Kline Impact award ceremony, where we were recognized as being an innovative and transformational program that is making our community healthier. For more than 20 years GSK has honored outstanding nonprofit programs that are working every day to address critical community challenges in… Read More

Together For Good Celebration a Success

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We are happy to report that 300 ardent supporters of GSS and BoHLCC gathered at Shady Maple last week to celebrate a remarkable event. The two organizations are becoming one, under the name of Good Samaritan Services. The event celebrated the work of both organizations, and a new beginning – because we are indeed Together for… Read More

Good Samaritan Shelter and Bridge of Hope Lancaster & Chester Counties to join forces

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Merger will provide comprehensive services to address homelessness in Lancaster and Chester Counties PHOENIXVILLE, PA / EPHRATA, PA — Two established non-profits that serve the homeless population of Chester and Lancaster Counties announced today a merger that uniquely positions the organizations to provide emergency shelter, rapid re-housing and permanent housing for homeless men, women and… Read More

From shelter to culinary school!

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Please help us in congratulating Jon on being accepted into the Culinary Institute of America in New York! Just before coming to GSS Jon was living out of his car. Now, Jon has been accepted to the Culinary Institute of America, and he has received an “Outstanding Community Service” Grant in the amount of $3,000… Read More