About us

The Good Samaritan Society, a Lutheran Social Service Organization, is a not-for-profit, registered charity with over 65 years of experience providing specialized health and community care services in innovative and caring environments.

Corporate Office

8861 75 Street, Edmonton, AB

goodsaminfo@gss.org

1-780-431-3600

News

A Positive Approach to Care – Second Session Added!

1 March, 2018
A Positive Approach to Care – Second Session Added!

  Our last Positive Approach to Care session was so popular, we added a second session! MARCH 20 UPDATE: please note that the training on March 24 has been relocated to Good Samaritan Dr. Gerald Zetter Care Centre due to influenza at Good Samaritan Southgate Care Centre. WHERE: Good Samaritan Dr. Gerald Zetter Care Centre....

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The Journey – Winter 2018

9 February, 2018
The Journey – Winter 2018

Our new edition of The Journey is available! We hope you will enjoy reading all of the fun stories from our Good Samaritan family.    

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A Positive Approach to Care

31 January, 2018

  WHAT: Dementia Care Skills Training Workshop WHO: Open to family members, friends, volunteers, staff, and ANYONE who comes into contact with people living with dementia WHERE: Good Samaritan Dr. Gerald Zetter Centre, 9649 71 Ave NW, Edmonton AB WHEN: Saturday, February 24th TIME: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM COST: FREE! (Refreshments will be provided)....

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New Fundraising Campaign Helps “Make Life More” for Those in Need

28 November, 2017
New Fundraising Campaign Helps “Make Life More” for Those in Need

The Good Samaritan Society launched their Make Life More fundraising campaign to take life and make it more joyful, creative, engaging and soulful for those in need. Edmonton, AB – November 28, 2017—The Good Samaritan Society officially kicked off its new “Make Life More” fundraising campaign in November. Make Life More’s intention is to turn....

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Video: Funding Quality Care and Quality Accommodations

26 September, 2017
Video: Funding Quality Care and Quality Accommodations

We pride ourselves on our quality care and quality accommodations, and as a registered charity, we rely on donations to do even more. Learn more about where our funding comes from, where it goes, and how together we can do more for those in our care. Please share and become an ambassador of our cause.

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Join our pet visiting program!

27 July, 2017
Join our pet visiting program!

25th Annual Servus Spirit of Caring Golf Classic

16 May, 2017
25th Annual Servus Spirit of Caring Golf Classic

  We were on Global Edmonton to talk about our 25th Annual Servus Spirit of Caring Golf Classic! Check out the interview here. We still have spots open for golfers, but if you’re not a golfer, we have different levels of sponsorship opportunities available and are currently collecting prizes and silent auction items. Visit http://bit.ly/2nJATpA....

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The Good Samaritan Society’s Program for Persons with Developmental Disabilities (PPDD) is getting a new ramp for residents thanks to the generosity of the Royal Alexandra Hospital Employees Charitable Donations Fund

5 April, 2017
The Good Samaritan Society’s Program for Persons with Developmental Disabilities (PPDD) is getting a new ramp for residents thanks to the generosity of the Royal Alexandra Hospital Employees Charitable Donations Fund

The Good Samaritan Society was thrilled to receive funds through the Royal Alexandra Hospital Employees Charitable Donations Fund in March. The Good Samaritan Society Persons with Developmental Disabilities (PPDD) program will benefit from receiving these funds by purchasing a ramp for one of our shared living homes to enhance quality of care and accommodations for....

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The Good Samaritan Society Committed to Helping People Lead More Independent Lives

10 February, 2017
The Good Samaritan Society Committed to Helping People Lead More Independent Lives

The February 2017 edition of Canada’s leading online business magazine, The Canadian Business Journal, features an article about The Good Samaritan Society.  The article showcases the work of the organization and our commitment to provide quality care and accommodations within and efficient and effective organizational structure.

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Our Recreation & Volunteer Manager, Bruce Devereux, wins the 2017 BC Care Providers Association Innovation of the Year Award

12 January, 2017
Our Recreation & Volunteer Manager, Bruce Devereux, wins the 2017 BC Care Providers Association Innovation of the Year Award

  We are all so proud of Bruce Devereux who will be the recipient of the BC Care Awards 2017 Innovation of the Year for his work at Christenson Village in Gibsons, BC.  A long list of community partnerships has helped Bruce bring his passion for film and audio recordings to projects that engage the....

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