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Eco Wellness

    Eco-Wellness as a Path to Healing Shepherd’s House Ministries provides outdoor recreation activities for men, women, and children in recovery. Most who come to us for help come with deep levels of childhood trauma, and research shows that significant life-transformation happens when people engage with the outdoors in a safe and healthy environment. […] Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: Susan

The Heart of a Volunteer Susan is a regular volunteer at the center, participating in house activities including the weekly bible studies.  She also spends time regularly helping Central Oregon’s homeless get a hot shower and some clean clothes when she works with the weekly shower truck. We asked Susan what stands out about her […] Read More

Josiah Hardy

Life for a Dead Man?

          Life for a Dead Man? Interview with  Josiah Hardy Shepherd’s House Ministries Graduate What was your background before you decided to get help from Shepherd’s House Ministries? “I was always a positive person. I bartended for over fifteen years, and  I was a part of a community but did not […] Read More

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COVID-19 Emergency Services

COVID-19 Services Following specific safety and health protocol, we will continue to provide critically needed services to the Central Oregon homeless community, and to anyone who is in need during this state of emergency. Drive-Up & Walk-Up Services If you are in need of food, clothing, or other items we offer walk-up help at Shepherd’s […] Read More

Homeless Services in Bend Oregon, Donate to Shepherd's House Ministries

COVID-19 Emergency Needs

COVID-19 Emergency Needs Following specific safety and health protocol, we will continue to provide critically needed services to the Central Oregon homeless community, and to ANYONE who is in need during this state of emergency. HOW YOU CAN HELP Monetary Donations Make a Secure Online Donation Your contribution will go towards providing immediate services and […] Read More

Rising to The Occasion

Rising To The Occasion “COVID-19.” “Novel Coronavirus.” New words now constantly ringing in our ears. Most of us had never heard those words spoken, let alone said them ourselves. This fast-moving pandemic has changed the rhythms of life here at home and around the globe. Spring is here – a time we would normally spend […] Read More

Accidentally Discovering “Ecowellness”

Accidentally Discovering “Ecowellness” This is the month we take the men steelhead fishing on one of the coastal rivers. Yes, it is the middle of winter and yes, it’s usually snowing or pouring rain and it is always cold.  But, it is pure magic. Years ago Curt and I had no idea what we were […] Read More

Cash gets people outside for therapy

The Healing Affect of The Outdoors In Early Recovery

The Healing Affects of the Outdoors It is well known that Central Oregon is a haven of outdoor recreation. We are surrounded by breathtaking nature filled with opportunities for adventure. As an early recovery program for men and women overcoming addiction and trauma, we feel extremely blessed to have such resources at our fingertips. Being […] Read More