Samaritas foster care and adoption services connect children with loving families and a place they can finally call home.

Community Impact

4,556 New Americans Served
20,841 Community Center Meals Served
455 Adoptions
From Foster Care to College

From Foster Care to College

Malaysha White had the end of childhood in sight when everything for her family fell apart. A high school senior at Cass Technical with college on the horizon, White’s world turned upside down when her mother to fell into a deep depression and her father spiraled downward with his...
Samaritas Fosters A Future

Samaritas Fosters A Future

James DeMoines, 23, grew up in a turbulent household. One of six children of two mentally ill parents, life at home was violent and unstable. “Things were always hectic at home. My mom was bi-polar and abused drugs and my dad was violent toward my mom and us kids. But the situation was...
Ivan: ​A Little Taste of Hope

Ivan: ​A Little Taste of Hope

In this short film, we follow Ivan as he takes us through his life growing up in Michigan - up until he first arrived at Samaritas Senior Living, Traverse City. This heartwarming piece is a reminder to all of us that life is just too short, and every day should be treated as a precious...

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Princess Adoption Day

On June 8th, 2016, Danielle's fairy tale dream came true. To help celebrate her adoption, Samaritas foster care and other adoption staff arranged to have her favorite Disney Princesses be there at the finalization!