The Lord is Our Beacon of Hope

Shepherd’s House helps battle the nation’s drug and alcohol problem at the local level. We have expanded services with a second facility that provides additional shelter, support, and services. Our hope is to bolster efforts to reduce substance abuse and addiction in our community, and further reduce the recidivism rate. Shepherd’s House serves a large population of homeless veterans. The majority of our veterans are also suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and other mental health issues. Many struggle with suicidal ideation. Participants work ...

Read More


Supporters

Vice President Mike Pence Senator Todd Young Congressman Jim Banks Congressman Marlin Stutzman Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry New Haven Mayor Terry McDonald Superior Court Judge John Surbeck Jr. Superior Court Judge Frances Gull Superior Court Judge Wendy Davis Magistrate Samuel Keirns

Read More


National Statistics

Total veteran population: 22,658,000 (Per the U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs) 23% of the homeless population are veterans 67% have served 3-7 years 89% have received an Honorable Discharge

Read More


Shepherd’s House Statement of Faith

Shepherd's House is founded on Christian principles and believes in the authority of Scriptures. We believe in the trinity and that Jesus Christ is Lord and Savior. We are a faith-based, non-profit who offers these types of foundations and principles to the clients of Shepherd’s House in all that we do. We treat all men with dignity and respect, and Shepherd’s House respects the belief systems of all clients and encourages all men in their faith journey in recovery from addictions.

Read More


Mission Statement

The mission of Shepherd's House is to rebuild the lives of those who society views as hopeless into sober and productive assets to the community

Read More


Board of Directors

Jane Surbeck, President James Zuber, Vice President Jay Allen, Secretary Dennis Zent, State Representative- House District 51 Sunday Helstrom, Toys for Tots Coordinator Dennis Schebig, Retired Fort Wayne Police Officer Magistrate Jason Custer, Allen County Superior Court Mark Music, Treasurer Brandon Krontz, Veteran Graduate

Read More


Our Facility

40 Beds on Tennessee Avenue 6 Beds on Spy Run On Public Transportation Line Close to Downtown Several TV Rooms Serenity Gardens Pool Table Exercise/Weight Room

Read More


Services Offered

12-Step & AA Recovery Meetings Licensed Social Worker on site Spiritual Counseling Computer Workstations with tutor Life Skills Classes Wellness Classes Drug & Alcohol Classes ‘Embracing Recovery’

Read More