Testimonials

The Keberlein Story: Foster Care and Adoption
The Keberlein Story: Foster Care and Adoption
On December 2, 2015, we sat down with Lisa and John Keberlein to discuss the process and importance of foster care and child adoption. "​The people that we worked with were phenomenal. They held our hands when it was tough and helped us navigate through this entire process, so I... Read More
From Foster Care to College
From Foster Care to College
How ETV scholarships help children succeed at secondary education
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... Read More
Testimonials from Our Resident Council
Testimonials from Our Resident Council
Finding a place to call home in your later years can be a hard task. Not only do you want a place you feel safe and secure, but you also want a place where you can thrive and stay busy. Our Resident Council shares their testimonials on why they chose Samaritas. “Seventeen years ago I... Read More
National Adoption Day 2018
National Adoption Day 2018
The number of new #adoption families was so large for #NAM2018 that Wayne County 3rd Circuit Court in #Detroit had to move their hearings into an auditorium :) #ClickOnDetroit Read More
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... Read More
​Precious: From Foster Youth to Certified Nursing Assistant
​Precious: From Foster Youth to Certified Nursing Assistant
This video highlights Precious' journey from former foster youth to Certified Nursing Assistant! "This is the best agency! They're very helpful through anything, whether it's college, high school or just talking on a regular day basis. I would recommend anyone to switch to... Read More
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... Read More