The GSH Blog

Boy Scouts Lend a Hand in Hagel Circle

Spring has sprung! Good Shepherd Housing has 5 units in Lorton that have seasonal landscaping needs which are not covererd in our property management services contract. When volunteers are able to help us with landscaping and basic maintenance, it saves us money for...

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Financial Stress and Its Underlying Impact On Health

Financial Stress and Its Underlying Impact On Health

Money woes can seem overwhelming — and that stress can have a spiraling negative impact, especially on adults already dealing with poverty. It’s easy to just tell someone to create a budget, balance their checkbook, or just get a job. But those are all financial...

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Ending Family Homelessness

Ending Family Homelessness

by David Levine, President/CEO While the number of homeless families has decreased 56 percent since 2008 in Fairfax County — a  great success — it is still troubling that the percentage of family homelessness has remained stubbornly high. In Fairfax...

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2017 Homeless Count

by David Levine, President/CEO I want to share with you the results of the 2017 HUD Point-in-Time (PIT) Count.  The annual count enumerates all who were literally homeless on January 25, 2017 in Fairfax County.  According to the County’s press...

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End of a Plan

by David Levine, President/CEO In a little under two years, Fairfax County’s Ten-Year Plan to End Homelessness will be coming to an end.  Since its start in 2008, the Plan has helped to guide the delivery of services and affordable housing with...

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