Good Shepherd Housing & Family Services, Inc.


EIN: 23-7447962 | CFC Number: 70437

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Good Shepherd Housing

Our Cause

The mission of Good Shepherd Housing (GSH) is to reduce homelessness, increase community support, and promote self-sufficiency.



Our Impact

Over $850,000 distributed in rental relief and utility assistance in 2022, with over 1,000 families helped overall in our community

106 backpacks handed out for the 2022-23 school year, individualized to each child by grade and school

18 units purchased in 2022, with the help of the historic investment made in GSH by the Amazon Housing Equity Fund, which closed out our Capital Campaign and has set us on a path to 99 owned condo units as of this writing


*Ranges calculated below based on payroll deductions from 24-26 total paychecks in a year.

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Our Stories

January is National Poverty in America Awareness Month

January 12, 2023

Hunger and malnutrition, limited access to education and other basic services, social discrimination and exclusion, disabilities, restricted access to participation in the democratic process. These are…

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National Hunger and Homeless Awareness Week

October 25, 2022

National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week is an annual program that brings people together to raise awareness for the problems of hunger and homelessness through…

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How GSH is Ending Homelessness in Fairfax through a Combination of Affordable Housing and Support Services

April 4, 2017

Today’s fair market value of an average two-bedroom apartment in Fairfax County is $1,750/month. That means, a family must have $70,000 in income for housing…

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