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GOOD SHEPHERD CENTER

Respect for All Peoples Since 1951

218 Iron St. SW, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102

 

Welcome!

We are the Good Shepherd Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where hospitality is expressed to our homeless and less fortunate guests according to the goal of our founder, Brother Mathias: "Charity Unlimited" through addiction recovery, medical shelter, food, and clothing for those in need since 1951.
 
We strive to serve, with respect and compassion, the most vulnerable in our community by providing sustainable resources, services, and programs that meet the most basic needs.
All Services and Donation Opportunities are OPEN!
We appreciate your support of Good Shepherd's Mission to help those most in need in Albuquerque

Well-wishes from City Councilor Isaac Benton

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Good Shepherd Center’s new Housing Reestablishment Program provides male guests with no or unsafe housing with three months of on-site resident preparation to reintegrate into the community. We will work with guests to find a safe and stable home and work toward skills to gain and maintain employment. All personal needs provided for in this program.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call Nate at (505) 243-2527 ext. 209. 

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What We Do

Our Services

Housing Reestablishment Program

Good Shepherd Center’s new Housing Reestablishment Program provides male guests with no or unsafe housing with three months of on-site resident preparation to reintegrate into the community. We will work with guests to find a safe and stable home and work toward skills to gain and maintain employment. All personal needs provided for in this program.
 

For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call Nate at (505) 243-2527 ext. 209. 

Fresh Start Substance Abuse Recovery

A comprehensive in-house substance abuse recovery program of at least 6 months duration. Intake is throughout the week, Monday-Friday 9am-12 noon and 12:30-2 p.m. Call extension 200 for more information.

Overnight and temporary shelter for men

Showers are available. Check-in at 6 p.m. Checkout at 7 a.m. Call extension 100 for more information.

 

Respite beds

Respite beds for men recovering from illness or injury. Contact UNM Hospital or Healthcare for the Homeless for referrals. Call extension 108 for more information.

Daily meals

These meals are open to everyone on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday at 2 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.  On Saturdays the meal is served at 11:30 a.m. to noon. 

 

Men's clothing 

Clothing is distributed at 614 2nd street across from the Center from 9 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday. Call extension 100 for more information.

 

Mail service

Monday through Fridays  2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. pickup from the front desk at 218 Iron. Call ext. 100 for more information.

 

Referrals

Referrals for other community services available.

 

To Donate

The link above charges no fees for your donation through direct PayPal to PayPal transfer.

 

We accept all major credit cards and debit cards through the link below and your contribution is tax deductible.

If you would like to make a one time or recurring gift by credit card, in memory of a loved one, or leave a comment for us with your donation, please use the following link, no PayPal required:

For direct goods donations please see our Amazon Wishlist:

We gladly accept donations of food and new or gently worn clothing (no used underwear or socks please). Give us a call for more information at 505-243-2527.

Our Mission and Vision
To serve, with respect and compassion, the most vulnerable in our community by providing sustainable resources, services, and programs that meet the most basic needs.

Our Values

Hospitality

Create an environment where people can feel welcomed, comfortable, understood, esteemed, and loved.

Respect

Recognize the richness of God’s gifts and His presence in every person regardless of age, situation in life, culture, religion, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

Quality

Work toward creating centers of excellence, fostering continuous improvement.

Responsibility

Encourage cooperation as a way of promoting standards of competence, efficiency, and accountability as we carry out our duties in the Mission.

Spirituality

Nurture a brighter, happier, and richer life in time of suffering and struggle; empowering confidence in living with joy.

Get in Touch

218 Iron Avenue SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102

P.O. Box 749, Albuquerque, NM  87103

 

   gsc@gscnm.org

Phone 505-243-2527

Fax 505-243-8267

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But who am I, and what is my people, that we should be able thus to offer willingly? For all things come from you, and of your own have we given you.

 

1 Chronicles 29:14

News & Noteworthy

We Congratulate our New Graduate!

One of our newest graduates, Jamaul, standing with our Housing Reestablishment Program manager. Through hard work and determination, Jamaul is on his way to a more stable and secure life. 

Thank you to all of our supporters who aid us in helping those most in need!

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Click play to see a story of one of our Fresh Start graduates

Our community

The Original Home of the Center
The Original Home of the Center

The Original Home of the Center

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Clothing Room at Work
Clothing Room at Work

The clothing room at work.

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AA Meeting for Fresh Start
AA Meeting for Fresh Start

AA Meeting for the Fresh Start Program

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The Original Home of the Center
The Original Home of the Center

The Original Home of the Center

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