Our Missions In Lebanon Accommodation

SHELTERS FOR WOMEN AND CHILDREN IN DIFFICULTY

IN LEBANON
Over 125 years in the fight against injustice, violence and mistreatment

Population: 4 million (2016, World Bank)

Registered Syrian refugees: 1 million

Registered Iraqi refugees: 6 thousand (2017, UNHCR)


Today, the Good Shepherd Sisters’ mission is carried out through:

  • Shelters for women and children, including one for underage girls
  • A primary healthcare center
  • Social and community centers
  • A school
Since 1935, GSS shelters welcome women and children victims of domestic violence.
Our mission with mistreated women is:

  • To receive, protect, aid, and ensure the safety of women victims of injustice and violence;
  • To provide them with psychological, social, and legal support to enable their emancipation;
  • To defend women’s rights by helping them exercise such rights;
  • To reinforce and develop their professional skills;
  • To guide them towards improved social and familial reintegration.

and with children and young girls:

  • To protect vulnerable children and give them a safe place to live;
  • To guide them;
  • To defend their rights and help exercise them, particularly rights regarding education and development;
  • To ensure that they have a good quality of life and an adequate educational program to help them face life’s difficulties and offer them access to a dignified future;
  • To fortify the family structure for stable reintegration.

CONFIDENT AND INDEPENDENT WOMEN

Dedication, service, and a determination to change make all the difference
YOUR DONATIONS WILL MAKE A
DIFFERENCE IN THEIR LIVES
Over 125 years in the fight against injustice, violence and poverty in Lebanon and in Syria.
The congregation of Our Lady of Charity of the Good Shepherd (commonly known as Sisters of the Good Shepherd) is an international Catholic congregation founded in 1835. Active in 72 countries, the Good Shepherd Sisters have the status of an international NGO recognized by the ECOSOC.

       
The Good Shepherd Sisters
Antoine YAZBEK building, 1st floor
La Sagesse street
Jdeideh el Metn
+96171769608
info@goodshepherdsisters.me
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