THERE’S HOPE HERE

Shelter. Stability. Support. Dignity. Community. Employment. We help people find their way to hope — in all its forms.

VOLUNTEER

Volunteers show our community’s homeless and most vulnerable citizens that people care.

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WAYS TO GIVE

We meet people where they are, because that’s where we’re needed. Please donate to support our work.

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Deirdre Freiheit on The Sam Laprade Show

Our President and CEO Deirdre Freiheit had the chance to speak with the wonderful Sam Laprade with CityNews 101.1, where they discussed some of the challenges that people experiencing homelessness face here in Ottawa.

Freiheit: 216 Murray Project Will Help Byward Market Too

The COVID-19 pandemic, the toxic drug supply, and the housing crisis have all hit our community hard. As COVID forced many closures and service restrictions, homelessness in Ottawa’s Byward Market became much more visible.

JINGLE FOR HOPE

Our annual virtual holiday fundraiser returns!

Jingle for Hope returns again this year on Tuesday Dec. 7th at 7pm. Join us as we share inspiring and heartfelt stories of how people just like you have made a positive impact on so many individuals who live right here in our community. Register for free today!

JINGLE FOR HOPE

Jingle for Hope returns again this year on Tuesday Dec. 7th at 7pm. Join us as we share inspiring and heartfelt stories.

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GIVE MORE HOPE

We strive to understand donor wishes and match donated funds to corresponding initiatives.

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CORINNE'S STORY

When it seemed she’d lost everything, Corinne found her path to recovery.

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PROGRAMS

We are always developing pragmatic and innovative programs and services to help our clients.

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JESSE’S STORY

Jesse was born in a small Métis-Cree community in northern Saskatchewan.

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INVEST IN HOPE

Every day, Shepherds of Good Hope works to provide permanent homes to people experiencing homelessness, helps to stabilize people in crisis, and supports members of our community through innovative harm reduction programs.

But all of this is only possible with your help.

Make a difference in the lives of people experiencing homelessness in Ottawa — and in our community as a whole.