family is everything


A partnership of Samaritas and Wayne County, offering emergency shelter for homeless families. We welcome: two-parent families, single mothers or fathers with children and pregnant women.

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We believe that no matter your budget, everyone deserves a beautiful, comforting place to live. For people on a fixed income, with low or no income, Samaritas offers affordable living in Michigan thanks to our HUD-subsidized communities.

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Through Samaritas’ Family Preservation programs, we seek to guide parents toward creating a satisfying, nurturing home life for the entire family, to keep children in their natural setting with their biological parents.

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Samaritas staff work with families to make changes that resolve a situation where a child has an emotional disturbance. Services can include counseling for individuals, couples, or the entire family. 

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Our community-based residential programs are tailored to fit the needs of each person who calls them home-from those requiring 24/7 care or to individuals who are more independent.

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building a healthy home

We all need a solid home base to help us grow to our full potential. If it takes a village to raise a child, it may also require a community to form a healthy family.

At Samaritas, we seek to empower families toward strength and wholeness. Our programs guide families along the path of staying intact, and when that is not possible, we help children find safe, nurturing alternative settings where they can flourish and thrive.

Upcoming Events

Jan
16

LAS Adoption Orientation

Provide a safe and permanent home to children in foster care by becoming an adoptive parent with Lutheran Adoption Service. Register for orientation by contacting Gabriella Nabozny at 248-663-8133 or gnabo@lasadoption.org.  All Orientations are by RSVP only. If none are...
Jan
22

January Series at Calvin College

The January Series at Calvin College cultivates deep thought and conversations about important issues of the day in order to inspire cultural renewal and make us better global citizens in God's world. Presentations at Calvin College: A Time to Speak: Addressing Justice and...

News

Be The Rock
Over the last 84 years, Samaritas has benefitted many Michigan communities through our work for, and dedication to, seniors, children, families, New Americans and more. Some of this work includes providing seniors with programs and services from memory support to home care to safe, affordable... Read More
How to Deal with Foster Care Programs
There are many things that you should keep in mind when looking to become a foster parent in Michigan. One of these considerations is how to deal with programs that will be setting up the fostering in your home. While some training and assistance programs will be better than others, all of them... Read More
Common Behavioral Issues with Children
If you are considering visiting foster care agencies in Michigan, first consider the types of behavioral issues that children can have. These issues can be especially prevalent in children who do not have stable homes or families, as these kids have likely been through a lot of negative and... Read More
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