Short-Term Stays

Vacation Without Worry

Our short-term or respite care will send you off on your travels with peace of mind. Your loved one is safe with us, while you enjoy a well deserved rest. We provide a safe, comfortable home, with faith based care and friends who welcome you just like family. Everything is handled so you can completely relax during your time away. A short-term stay is convenient for families when planned or unforeseen circumstances require a temporary home away from your loved ones.

In Traverse City and Bloomfield Hills: We offer fully furnished independent and assisted living respite apartments, a full calendar of activities, gourmet meals and beautiful surroundings. We are offering, just in time for summer vacation season, a fantastic special on our respite care. Purchase two weeks and get an additional week free.

In Saginaw and Cadillac: We offer memory care respite, with specialized care and complete safety and security. We also provide short term skilled nursing respite care. All in private rooms, many with a private bath.

In Grand Rapids: We offer fully furnished independent and assisted living respite apartments, a full calendar of activities, gourmet meals and beautiful surroundings. We are offering, just in time for summer vacation season, a fantastic special on our respite care. Purchase two weeks and get an additional week free. We also offer memory care respite, with specialized care and complete safety and security. We also provide short term skilled nursing respite care. All in private apartments with a private bath.

Call (833) 505-CARE for more information or to schedule your short-term stay today!

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* Important Notice *

Earlier this year, Samaritas was under investigation by the state for allegations of abuse in our emergency shelter in Grand Rapids. We opened this shelter 26 months earlier for children from Central America crossing the border fleeing from horrible condition; we were asked to take in Afghan youth when there was no other place for them to go after the crisis in Afghanistan occurred. We accepted 19 youth in response to this request and our long-term commitment to help youth to the greatest extent possible at the time of their greatest need. Samaritas was one of several similar emergency shelters across the country asked to take in these refugee youth.

Due to the severe level of trauma they had endured, many of them required intensive therapy and counseling. As a result of the growing concern we had for the depth and breadth of those needs of the youth and the safety of our team, we made the decision to work with our referring partners to move the youth to other programs where they could access the higher level of trauma-informed care, supervision, and medical attention that they required. Due to state and federal oversight of our programs, we are unable to share specific details of the investigation but we were cleared of any abuse allegations by the state and all youth were transferred to appropriate residential placements where they could receive the care they needed. Samaritas continues to be a state and federal leader in refugee resettlement, including refugee foster care.

MEDIA INQUIRIES

Please Contact:
Joe DiBenedetto
Lambert & Co.
(516) 637-0597

Matt Friedman
Tanner Friedman Strategic Communications
(248) 762-1430