Community Center Saginaw
3145 Russell Street
Saginaw, MI 48601-4350
Fax: (989) 752-2566

(989) 752-5805

A safe haven for children in struggling urban neighborhoods. Samaritas' Community Center Saginaw provides a safe haven for children in struggling urban Neighborhood. This center offers educational and recreational activities for children and a hot dinner program for families.

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Centered on Children

Our Community Center is filled with the noise and laughter of children every day. Some are painting colorful pictures, while others are playing basketball with friends or studying for a math test with their mentor. There are always a variety of educational and recreational activities to keep children busy after school and in the summer.

Child Programs

  • After-school activities
  • Homework help and tutoring
  • Arts and crafts
  • Sports, including Boxing Club
  • Self-esteem programs
  • Substance-abuse prevention
  • Summer activities

Hot dinner program

Families who are having a difficult time making ends meet are welcome to join us every evening for a nutritious hot dinner.


At the Community Center, older teens and adults volunteer their time to be friends and mentors to the children. If you or someone you know would like to become a mentor, please call or visit for more information.