Momence, Illinois USA
Good Shepherd Manor is a residential facility for men with developmental disabilities in Momence, Illinois. Good Shepherd Manor’s mission is to serve the needs of men with developmental disabilities who are not capable of earning their own livelihood or meeting their basic needs in a non-structured environment. A staff of more than 165 professional personnel seeks to promote the welfare and dignity of all mankind by showing that all persons, including the developmentally disabled, are made to the image and likeness of God. They seek to broaden the residents’ exposure to life, increase their value to society, elevate their feelings of self-worth and become habilitated, if possible, within the community setting.
The Manor programs daily activities for the men to stimulate the body, mind and spirit. A Work Center allows the men to perform appropriate jobs in a workshop setting for local industry, giving the residents meaningful work.