With the Taliban retaking control of Afghanistan, people are being forced to flee their country with no place to go at a record pace. As the U.S. armed forces rapidly withdraw from Afghanistan, more than 18,000 Afghans who served alongside us are in grave danger and at risk of retaliatory attacks from the Taliban. Samaritas and Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service have taken the lead in resettling New Americans and their families and is currently looking for assistance in supporting refugees coming to Michigan.

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120,000 Hours of Disability Support
1,411 Foster Youth Served
359 Adoptions


Your New Career is at Samaritas
Update as of January 10, 2022 You can play a role in maintaining a Samaritas workplace full of smart, kind, and compassionate co-workers that you love to work with. You can start by sharing this invitation for the upcoming West Michigan Virtual Job Fair, sign up by January 17. You can also... Read More
Are your parents okay?
Nine Signs You Need to Look Out For
By Paul Stavros, Director of Sales, Samaritas Senior Living Now that the holidays are over you may be reflecting on your experiences with your parents and wondering if it’s safe for them to live in their family home. This is a common question among adult children. If you’re not... Read More

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The Fessenden Family

This is the story of 6 siblings who found their forever family through Samaritas adoption and foster care :)

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