Good Shepherd of North America is a network of community based social services established by the Sisters of the Good Shepherd to help meets the needs of children, youth and their families. Founded on the principle that “one person is of more value than a world”, this group of committed service providers is dedicated to assist especially women and children in a variety of non profit, non-denominational social service agencies and programs that operate in different communities across the United States and Canada. Their commitment to one another as a network is based on the unrelenting desire to better serve children, youth and families who are marginalized in society due to poverty, exploitation, addictions and family conflict.
The Sisters of the Good Shepherd is an international congregation of Apostolic and Contemplative Sisters who have established social service ministries since 1835 and operates a broad base of service, ministry, safe houses, schools and training centers globally. They currently work in over 72 countries.