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The Good Sams Foundation

Welcome to the website of the Good Samaritan Foundation!  

For over 150 years in Australia the Sisters of the Good Samaritan (affectionately known as the Good Sams) have provided refuge, education and hope to women and children in need.  Animated by the Parable of the Good Samaritan, the Sisters reach out 'as neighbour' to assist those most in need. 

The Good Samaritan Foundation was established in 1999 to provide finance and resources for key projects of the Sisters of the Good Samaritan aimed at relieving the suffering and distress of vulnerable and disadvantaged people.

The majority of our support is targeted to assist women and children. Projects supported include the provision of safe and welcoming emergency accomodation for women and children escaping domestic violence, provision of medium term acommodation for women and their families who would otherwise find themselves homeless, assisting those who have been subjected to human trafficking or are refugees and providing support for those in situations of poverty or particular need.  

The Foundation has recently relocated from Brisbane to Sydney.

Our new contact details are:

Phone: 02 8752 5313
Street Address: 1A Harris Rd Five Dock NSW 2046
Mailing Address: PO Box 876 Five Dock NSW 2046

Our new Executive Director, Catherine Cresswell is happy to take any enquiries about Foundation activities.  

Who are the Sisters of the Good Samaritan?

The Sisters of the Good Samaritan are women who have chosen a unique life path, putting the needs of others ahead of their own. Working in the community and inspired by the Parable of the Good Samaritan they aim to fulfill Jesus' instruction to 'go and do likewise.' 

Learn more about the Parable of the Good Samaritan and Sisters of the Good Samaritan at