Shepherd Home

                    Our Mission

                        Rooted in faith and love, we provide comfort 
                      and compassionate care to members of our 
                    community with a terminal illness, in a way
                  that cherishes the dignity of each individual and 
               meets their physical, emotional and spiritual 
           needs. We provide support to families and friends 
      and foster community acceptance that dying is an
integral part of living.
Shepherd Home is a two bedroom home in Penfield, NY that operates under the hospice philosophy, providing 24-hour care for the terminally ill in a residential setting. Shepherd Home offers physical, emotional and spiritual support to those facing the prospect of death. We also provide hospitality and support to family members and friends as well as bereavement counseling and community education.
Wings of Light Luminaries 12/11/17

We are celebrating our 7th Annual Wings of Light luminary display on Monday, December 11 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Personalized, candlelit luminaries will radiate light and love, extending from our front door, down our property line, and onto the distant drive, leaving a luminescent path for all to enjoy.

Come see the luminaria on the evening of December 11.

Order yours here to remember someone you love.

Annual Wreath Sale

Begin the holidays with a beautiful locally crafted wreath!

As we have in past years, Shepherd Home is selling wreaths to help support our mission. They are still only $20, so consider buying more than one!

Please click here for an order form.

Orders must be received by Wednesday, November 20. Wreaths will be available for pick up at Shepherd Home on November 30 and December 1.

Wreaths make great gifts, too!

“You matter because you are you.
You matter to the last moment of your life.
We'll do all we can, not only to help you
die peacefully, but to LIVE until you die.”

-- Dame Cicely Saunders
Founder of the Modern Hospice Movement

Annual Report

Click here to see the 2016 Annual Report.

We're very grateful to all the generous donors, volunteers, and local businesses that support Shepherd Home's mission to provide hospice care for the terminally ill.

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