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

A Positive Approach to Care – Second Session Added!

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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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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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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The Good Samaritan Society partners with Christian Blind Mission (CBM) to support struggling hospitals in Africa, Asia and Latin America

8 June, 2016
The Good Samaritan Society partners with Christian Blind Mission (CBM) to support struggling hospitals in Africa, Asia and Latin America

Good Samaritan Hillside Village in Salmon Arm, British Columbia, has been partnering with the Christian Blind Mission (CBM) for the past 7 years. Over the course of that time, they have donated everything from old beds and mattresses to wheel chairs, canes, walkers and crutches. In April, Good Samaritan Hillside Village was recognized for their....

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Initiative to Curb Anti-psychotic Medication Use is Making a Difference for Residents and their Families at The Good Samaritan Society

4 June, 2016
Initiative to Curb Anti-psychotic Medication Use is Making a Difference for Residents and their Families at The Good Samaritan Society

The following testimonial is from Lisa, whose mother is a resident at The Good Samaritan Society Dr. Gerald Zetter Care Centre: “My mother Anne is 81 years old and is living with middle to late stage dementia. In the span of three months, she went from full independent living to her current state.  She was admitted....

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