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

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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VIDEO: A day in the life…

10 January, 2017
VIDEO: A day in the life…

At The Good Samaritan Society, we’re all about people helping people. Watch the video to learn more about what it’s like to call The Good Samaritan Society home:

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VIDEO: New Courtyard at Good Samaritan Linden View in Taber, AB

22 December, 2016
VIDEO: New Courtyard at Good Samaritan Linden View in Taber, AB

The courtyard at our care home in Taber, AB, Good Samaritan Linden View, was given a major face lift for our residents. The new courtyard was showcased on Global Lethbridge on December 21, 2016, and you can see a clip here (3:20-5:10):http://globalnews.ca/video Town of Taber Cranford Recreation Society Taber District and Health Foundation 2014 Paul Giroux....

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The Good Samaritan Society is on Facebook and Twitter!

6 September, 2016
The Good Samaritan Society is on Facebook and Twitter!

                      Visit us on Facebook and Twitter!  

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2016 Annual General Meeting

29 August, 2016
2016 Annual General Meeting

Volunteers – Thank you!

7 July, 2016
Volunteers – Thank you!

The Good Samaritan Society is fortunate to have committed volunteers that help us deliver on our Mission to provide Christian Hospitality to those in need or at risk. Thank you to all of our volunteers for the generous gift of your time and for always being there to extend a helping hand. You are truly invaluable....

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Board Chair Completes Directors Education Program

7 July, 2016
Board Chair Completes Directors Education Program

  Our very own Board Chair, Norman Thompson, has successfully completed the Directors Education Program (DEP) which is jointly developed by the Institute of Corporate Directors and the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management.  The DEP is a highly interactive 12‐day program of round table discussions, real‐time case studies, and on‐point insights from leading governance experts. The....

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The Good Samaritan Society Receives Proclamation from Mayor Don Iveson for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day June 15, 2016

17 June, 2016
The Good Samaritan Society Receives Proclamation from Mayor Don Iveson for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day June 15, 2016

  On June 15, 2016, The Good Samaritan Society was the recipient of the World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Proclamation from Mayor Don Iveson. As author Tia Walker once said, “To care for those who once cared for us is one of the highest honours.” At The Good Samaritan Society, we take that sentiment seriously, and....

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