What We Do

Good Samaritan Community Services (Good Sam)
 is a catalyst for change, supporting youth, individuals, and families by providing excellent community services to overcome economic poverty. These services include an early childhood services program, a youth and teen services program, and the only nationally accredited senior center in south Texas. What began as a ministry of the Episcopal Church on the west side of San Antonio in 1951 now reaches more than 4,700 individuals and 1,800 families around South Texas.

Program Services at Good Sam include:

Good Sam collaborates with a variety of organizations to enhance the quality of our programs. Current and past partners include: the San Antonio Food Bank, the San Antonio Public Library, Smart Start for Teachers, San Antonio Association for the Education of Young Children, UT Health Science Center, Youth Orchestras of San Antonio, and the San Antonio Museum of Art.