We celebrate and foster
Relationships that create wellness and wholeness,
in an environment of hope
Good Samaritan Shelter is working diligently with our community and agency partners to make sure the most vulnerable of our County are cared for at this time. We are committed to following the recommendations of Public Health, Behavioral Wellness, our local, state and federal governments, and the Center for Disease Control with regards to social distancing and providing essential services.
Due to the mounting concerns surrounding COVID-19 and the health and safety of our staff and current clients, no new clients will be admitted to our shelters at this time, and no current clients will be exited until further notice. Client currently residing in our shelters are being encouraged to stay in throughout the day, only leaving for essential services and functions. All clients receiving outpatient drug and alcohol treatment services and mental health services will be able to meet one on one with their counselors/therapists to ensure continued care. Residential treatment programs will continue operating as usual, with extra precautions being taken to ensure social distancing and sanitation measures.
Please call ahead to ahead prior to showing up to a program, many programs are closed to walk ins, volunteers, and donations.
WHO WE ARE
For approximately 27 years, Good Samaritan Shelter has focused on its commitment to provide emergency, transitional and affordable housing with support services to the homeless and those in recovery throughout the Central Coast. The passion of its managers, screeners, overnight hosts, food handlers, community, and the Board of Directors have given Good Samaritan an invaluable reputation for service and concern to the needy. By providing an array of programs tailored to match the needs of the local communities in which it serves, Good Samaritan shelter is transforming the lives of the world’s most vulnerable populations.
WHAT WE DO
Providing Shelter for men, women, and children with a hot evening meal. Providing over 500 bed-nights and 1,600 meal a week with help from local businesses and organizations.
Providing safe a safe and protected residential environment for clients suffering from withdrawal symptoms who are unable to build a clean and sober foundation on their own.
Providing supportive services to those who are unable to attain sobriety independently, providing one-on-one counseling, drug and alcohol education, and long-term aftercare.
Providing positive parenting techniques, substance abuse education, and assistance with family and domestic violence issues with a number of programs.
Providing public benefit assistance as well as case management. Helping with finacial management as well as substance abuse wellness and recovery.