Good Shepherd Ministries

Good Shepherd Ministries provides a safe place to recover and provide housing, classes, and resources to get there lives together and a fresh start.

Good Shepherd Ministries is a local non-profit ministry in the East Side of Dayton. The doors opened to clients in need January of 2001. We operate six recovery houses on East Side of Dayton. Three on Linden Avenue, one on Xenia Avenue, two on East Third Street and the Good Shepherd Thrift Store.

Our recovery program is initially a four-to-six-month program where guys go to class for check in groups, recovery coaching, and spiritual classes. To cover their program fees clients, perform service work weekly at the recovery houses, help at the Good Shepherd Thrift Store Life Enrichment Center, and local churches. They also work our micro businesses to make spending money.

Each program participant is provided with a clean and healthy living environment, good food, work therapy, leisure time activities, group and individual coaching, spiritual direction, and resources to develop life skills and a personal relationship with God as provided by Jesus Christ. The physical and spiritual care that program participants receive prepares them to re-enter society and return to gainful employment. Many of those who have been rehabilitated are reunited with their families and resume a normal life. The Life Recovery program is made possible through the generosity of those who donate goods that can be sold in our family thrift stores and provide services that are made available to the participants of our programs. And the generosity of donations from are local businesses, and churches.

We here at Good Shepherd appreciate life and strive to continue the effort to help provide a safe place to recover at our facilities.

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1115 E Third St

Dayton, OH 45402

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Closed   • Closed


10:00am - 4:00pm


10:00am - 4:00pm


10:00am - 4:00pm


10:00am - 4:00pm


10:00am - 4:00pm





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Populations Served

Armed Forces & Veterans, Serves Only Men

Age Ranges

Adults (19-64), Older Adults (65+)

Last Updated 03/20/24
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