For 85 years now, Samaritas has been walking with people in need, offering hope and compassion while upholding their dignity, advocating for equality and justice, and seeking creative solutions.

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Community Impact

3,605 New Americans Served
194,000 Hours of At Home service
415 Adoptions
Myrt's Triumph

Myrt's Triumph

Amazing If You Try JULY 2011 Sharing in Life “My family gets together every July 4th for a reunion,” explained 87-year-old Myrtle “Myrt” Moerdyke. “The past three years, I wasn’t able to get into my son’s swimming pool because I couldn’t...
Arif's Thank You

Arif's Thank You

"I cannot thank Vesna Cizmic enough for resettling myself in Hamtramck, for helping me find my first job, and directing me to ESL programs when I first came to America. Samaritas is an unforgettable organization. I cannot imagine where I would be if they had not...
Don and Joe

Don and Joe

My name is Josephine. My husband Don & I moved into Samaritas in June of 2014. We were both in good health  but well into our 80s, and we knew the time would be coming when we would need permanent plans. We heard about Samaritas and came for a tour. After that, we decided...

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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!