Celebrating 40 Years!

For 40 years, friends like you have helped women and children overcome abuse and addiction to live new lives. But there are still so many in need. Will you help more women change their lives? 

This Is Just the Beginning

Women and Children Who've Been Helped
Families Reunited
Nights of Safe Shelter Each Year
Volunteers Each Year

God has used the prayers and support from friends like you to bless women and their children as they overcome abuse, addiction and homelessness. It’s amazing to see what He has done! Lives have been changed, families have been reunited, addictions have been broken. And because of partners like you, even more lives will continue to change! 

40 Years of Ministry
In 1984, Alice Ann started the Shepherd’s Gate ministry in Livermore. A small, 3-bedroom home allowed women and children safe shelter for up to 30 days. But she dreamed of a way to be able to help even more women.
Livermore Campus Opens
In May 2000, the first phase of Livermore campus opened across the street from the original house, and by 2005 a second residence hall and five graduate cottages were added. Support from partners like you made it possible to help 70 individuals at one time!
The Brentwood Campus
Because of the prayers and support from partners like you and in the community Shepherd’s Gate’s second campus opened in 2006 in Brentwood. This campus has room for XX women and children who are overcoming abuse, addiction and homelessness.
The Blessings Grow
Over the past six years, the Children’s and Alumni Program have expanded, a learning and career center has opened at both campuses, the Off-Site Case Management ministry has launched! Through your prayers and support, lives will continue to change for the next 40 years and beyond.
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You Can Help Change Another Life Today

There are so many women and children still trapped in abuse or homelessness. But you can help them with a gift today.

Donate $40

A gift of $40 provides shelter, meals and showers for women and children. Every $40 you give also provides diapers for the infants in the children’s program! 

Donate $400

A generous gift of $400 provides a month of one-on-one case management or free childcare in our nursery or after-school program.

Donate $4,000

To make the biggest impact, donate $4,000 to help women and children. This generous gift helps two women to access and utilize our Learning and Career Center for six months.

Lives Have Changed

Because of You

Help More Women and Children

Your gift of any amount will help women and children who are overcoming abuse, addiction and homelessness. Because of you, they’ll have safe shelter and Christ-centered care for the next 40 years. Your support will change lives right here in our community! 

“For the Lord is good. His unfailing love continues forever, and His faithfulness continues to each generation.”

– Psalm 100:5

Matching Gifts

Did you know that your gift could be doubled for an even greater impact?  Many companies have matching gift programs for financial donations or volunteer hours.  Search your company below for more information. Here is Shepherd’s Gate 501 c3 nonprofit number for our company paperwork: 94-2902803. We are so grateful for your support!