BBC Magazine features Shepherd...

Dec 12, 2016 by

Following on the success of the BBC World radio piece done on Shepherds of Good Hope’s Managed Alcohol Program, BBC Magazine...

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APTN National News features Sh...

Dec 12, 2016 by

APTN National News filmed a news piece featuring Shepherds of Good Hope clients and staff. The piece is focused around a report...

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BBC World Service covers Sheph...

Dec 11, 2016 by

Shepherds of Good Hope’s innovative Managed Alcohol Program was covered in a recent BBC World Service radio story. The piece,...

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Irwin thrives at The Oaks

Oct 5, 2016 by

Irwin is a chronic alcoholic. Drinking has cost him his family and his job. He has progressed from the men’s shelter at Shepherds of...

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Serving homeless vets at Sheph...

Sep 16, 2016 by

Earlier this year, there was a lot of attention in the media about homeless veterans. A recent study by Employment and Social...

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Buy a calendar, support the ho...

Sep 15, 2016 by

  It features great photography, something for supper and will last you 18 months. Shepherds of Good Hope, with the help of six...

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Hot weather and the homeless

Jul 13, 2016 by

Cold weather or hot weather: What do you think poses a bigger danger to homeless people? Given how long winter is, you’d be forgiven...

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Shepherds helping people find ...

Jun 25, 2016 by

At Shepherds of Good Hope, we have long gotten away from providing “three hots and a cot” for those who come to us in need. We...

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Volunteer Appreciation 2016

May 16, 2016 by

With more than 400 volunteers at Shepherds of Good Hope, we know they are an invaluable part of delivering care every day. Simply...

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Legacy of Hope Wall unveiled

May 3, 2016 by

It was a touching scene Saturday afternoon when the Shepherds of Good Hope Legacy of Hope Wall was unveiled in the soup kitchen...

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Annual report on homelessness ...

Apr 26, 2016 by

There was some good news and some not-so-good news when the annual report on the state of homelessness in Ottawa was released...

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Five Questions With Paul

Mar 16, 2016 by

  Once a month we want to give you the opportunity to meet the people who help care for Ottawa’s homeless population. After 33...

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Health literacy at Shepherds o...

Mar 14, 2016 by

How many people have ever walked past a homeless person on the street and dropped some change into a hat or a cup? How many people...

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Book launch to benefit shelter

Mar 3, 2016 by

Author Chris Nihmey is turning his book launch into a fundraiser. Chris will launch his new book – Sally – on Saturday, March...

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Ask Stephen: Housing first ver...

Mar 1, 2016 by

Throughout every month we invite our Facebook friends to post questions for our Director of Operations, Stephen Bartolo. The...

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TESP diversion success

Dec 29, 2015 by

Last June, Shepherds of Good Hope (SGH) partnered with the Ottawa Paramedic Service through our Transitional Emergency Shelter Program...

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Diverting the homeless to a ho...

Nov 6, 2015 by

For the majority of us who have never had to sleep a night on the streets, or escape domestic violence or deal with a mental illness...

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Adventures in volunteering

Nov 4, 2015 by

Adventures in Volunteering is a periodical series by Shepherds of Good Hope Communications Manager Don Ermen. With 1600 clients cared...

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Quota to raise funds for SGH

Aug 6, 2015 by

  Harness racing fans will want to mark this date in their calendars. On Sunday, Oct. 4, the Quota Club of Ottawa is hosting its...

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Looking for food donations

Aug 5, 2015 by

It’s not unusual in the summer for grocery programs and food banks to experience a slowdown in donations with more people on...

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