Good Samaritan Mission is a gospel rescue mission ministry located in Danbury, CT. We offer an array of programs and services for people looking for temporary shelter, transitional housing, and Christian support in a variety of different areas. Our Mission is to serve the disadvantaged and homeless in Danbury and lead them to transformed lives through the love of Jesus Christ.
Discipleship House provides transitional housing, case management, life skills training, and Christian discipleship to 14 men that are either homeless or in danger of homelessness. During their time at Discipleship House, residents work with a case manager to connect with community services to assist them in their desire to stabilize their life and avoid future homelessness. Services include connections with alcohol and drug rehabilitation services, counseling, and housing assistance. While at GSM, residents also participate in a skills building curriculum designed to provide them with tools they need to succeed once they have left the program. Residents also participate in bible study, prayer meetings, and groups designed to build residents up as Disciples of Christ. Besides participation in in-house and community church services, residents also have the opportunity to counsel with a GSM pastor. Residents live in shared bedrooms and can stay for 12 months.
Good Samaritan Center
The Good Samaritan Center is a day and overnight shelter and engagement center located across the street from Discipleship House. The Center provides day shelter each weekday from 9am-3pm. Guests also have the opportunity to connect with other community services through outreach provided to the center by local social service providers, as well as GSM pastors and Discipleship House case management. Visitors have the opportunity to learn about and attend other GSM functions, such as our bible studies, prayer meetings, and life skills classes. Guests are also screened, at mutual request, for possible entry into Discipleship House. The Center also provides overnight shelter for 14 men every night.
GSM provides counseling services to homeless and at-risk women in our area. GSM also does street outreach to women who are homeless, struggling with substance abuse, or caught in prostitution. Women are then invited to connect with other GSM activities and other social services.