Our Work

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  • Sheltering the Homeless

    The Day Shelter is a safe haven for the most fragile and chronically homeless, disproportionately serving those with mental illness and/or physical disabilities

  • Homeless to Housed

    From its first night of operation, Good Shepherd’s Night Shelter has set itself apart through its emphasis on working with guests to identify and overcome obstacles to securing and retaining housing


  • Meeting Basic Needs

    Conveniently attached to the Day Shelter, an on-site Medical Clinic provides guests with access to primary care, wound care, screening for chronic health conditions

  • Feeding the Hungry

    Good Shepherd Center began as a modest Soup Kitchen in 1983, when a local church opened its parish hall to serve the homeless a lunch of soup and a sandwich


At the annual meeting of Good Shepherd Center on June 21, 2018, four new board members were elected to three year terms: Linda Brown, Tyrell C. Forman, Jerry Hurwitz, and Laurie Whalin. “We are delighted to have such diverse and talented members joining the Good Shepherd family as board members,” said Kate Woodbury, Chair of Good Shepherd’s Board of Directors. “We are grateful for their time and commitment to our mission. We know the Board will benefit from their unique expertise.”

Linda Brown

Linda Brown is retired but you would never know it. She spends more hours than a full time job volunteering with many community organizations in Wrightsville Beach and Wilmington. She has been actively involved with the Harbor Island Garden Club where she was named Woman of the …

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