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.

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Upcoming Events

Jun
17

Refugee Youth Art Exhibit

Paintings by refugee youth in Samaritas’s foster care program will be on display at Tabooli in East Lansing for World Refugee Awareness Week! Stop by to learn about their stories through their work and show your support by leaving notes for the young artists! Click Here for more...
Jun
18

Flint Foster Care Orientation

Join us to learn more about becoming a foster parent! A 2-3 hour orientation will give you all you need to take the next steps! 1024 Professional Dr, Suite A3 Flint, MI  48532      Contact: Lauren Smith Resource Family Development-Team Lead Direct: (734)...
Jun
18

Flint Foster Care Orientation

Join us to learn more about becoming a foster parent! A 2-3 hour orientation will give you all you need to take the next steps! 1024 Professional Dr, Suite A3 Flint, MI  48532      Contact: Lauren Smith Resource Family Development-Team Lead Direct: (734)...
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News

WZZM - Helping Refugees Resettle in Michigan
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV) - Samaritas has been a leader in refugee resettlement in Michigan for many years now.  As they work to welcome refugees to our area, they wanted to build a broad coalition of other like-minded organizations and companies that also see the value  in having a... Read More
Tamieka Andrews
A very special congratulations goes out to our Rock, Tamieka Andrews, Family Center Director. Tamekia is a well-deserved winner of the 2019 Molina Healthcare Community Champion Award honoring her leadership, community contributions and extraordinary commitment to serving the... Read More
Family Center
In partnership with Wayne County, The Samaritas Family Center offers emergency shelter for homeless families. We welcome: two-parent families, single mothers or fathers with children and pregnant women. Watch this latest testimonial to fully understand the impact this center has on so many... Read More
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